Toughening up one’s immune system is essential in maintaining a healthy body. Try this immunity-boosting ginger latte recipe that supports digestion and helps relieve nausea, cramps, headaches, and arthritic pains. This recipe makes about 1 1/2 cups or 1 serving. 


1-inch ginger scrubbed well and optionally peeled 

1/2 tsp turmeric powder 

Dash of black pepper 

3/4 cup soy milk

Coconut milk

Almond milk 

3/4 cup water or more milk 

Optional: alternative sweetener to taste (coconut sugar, muscovado, agave nectar, coco nectar, stevia) 


  1. Slice the ginger thinly and place in a small saucepan together with the turmeric, pepper, milk, and water.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat then simmer on low for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat and discard the ginger slices. Stir in the optional sweetener and serve.
  4. You can add other spices, such as cinnamon, nutmeg, or cloves for added flavor.
  5. Make a double, triple or quadruple batch and store in the refrigerator. Drink iced or hot.

Important facts:

  • Turmeric’s superpowers and bioavailability are heightened when consumed with black pepper.
  • Turmeric helps fight inflammation, cancer, and diabetes.