VATA PITTA KAPHA'S GOLDEN LATTES
GOLDEN LATE FOR VATA
This latte will warm cold digestion and extremities, increase appetite, encourage regularity, and calm nerves.
1.5 c cow’s milk / 1/2 tsp sesame oil / 1 tsp honey / 1/8 tsp turmeric* / 1/8 tsp of cinnamon / 1/8 tsp of ginger / 1/8 tsp nutmeg
mix well and serve warm.
GODEN LATE FOR PITTA
This latte will cool hot digestion, clean the blood and liver and help heal skin eruptions. you can serve it hot or cold but skip the oil for chilled version.
1.5 c raw cow’s milk / 1/2 tsp ghee or coconut oil / 1 tsp maple / 1/4 tsp turmeric* / 1/8 tsp coriander / 1/8 tsp fennel
mix well and serve warm or cold. if cold, leave off the ghee / coconut oil.
GOLDEN LATE FOR KAPHA
This latte will warm and stoke slow, cold digestion, burn waste products like fat and phlegm and uplift the spirit.
1.5 c cashew milk / 1 tsp honey / 1/4 turmeric / 1/4 tsp of cinnamon / 1/4 tsp cardamom/ 1/8 tsp of dry ginger / a pinch of black pepper
mix well & serve warm.
*please note that even in small doses, turmeric is not recommended if you are PREGNANT or NURSING, HAVE DIABETES or a BLEEDING DISORDER, GALLSTONES, BILE DUCT OBSTRUCTION or ULCERS.
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