Amy Cook
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Golden milk is a comforting, delicious drink with all the powerful antioxidant properties of turmeric, minus the bitter taste. Turmeric is, without doubt, one of the world’s super spices with well-documented, powerful anti-inflammatory properties.

It will help with:

• Reducing inflammation
• Fighting bacteria
• Mopping up toxins in the body
• Clearing up itchy skin
• Improving digestion
• Deterring internal parasites
• Protecting against cancer
• Cleansing the blood

 

Make it with goat’s milk as dogs don’t tolerate the lactose in cow’s milk. Add raw coconut oil as turmeric is fat-soluble, meaning it dissolves in fat and oil, rather than water to make it more bioavailable.

All you do is make a turmeric paste, store it in the fridge for up to 30 days or freeze it in small amounts. Then you can make golden milk any time you like or the need arises.

Also read: 5 Reasons Broth is Healthy for Dogs

 

Golden Paste

Ingredients
• 120ml water
• 60g organic turmeric powder

Method

Mix the water and turmeric in a small pan, keeping mixing on medium heat until you have a thick paste. Keep a little extra water on standby in case it gets too thick. It won’t take two shakes to become a paste so don’t walk away. Remove from the heat and leave to cool. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a month.

 

Golden Milk

• 240 ml goats milk
• 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric paste
• 1 teaspoon honey
• 1 teaspoon of raw, organic coconut oil
• 1 pinch of ground black pepper

Method

Heat the milk and stir in the turmeric paste until dissolved, add the honey, coconut oil, and black pepper. Stir and drink.

Share with the dog.

 

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