Carrie Fehr

Kitchen Garden Food and Fitness

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Turmeric Latte

Turneric LatteMeet your new favorite latte! Creamy coconut milk, spiced and fragrant with fresh turmeric, ginger and cinnamon, is accented by just the right amount of sweetness that is both soothing and rejuvenating. There’s a good chance you will need to make this. Your body will thank you!

Turmeric Latte

Ingredients:

¾ cup coconut milk

¼ cup water

½ inch of fresh turmeric, grated

¼ inch fresh young ginger, grated

1 cinnamon stick

1 teaspoon honey (optional)

Directions:

Whisk coconut milk, water, turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, and honey in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let mixture steep 5 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve and pour into your cup. Makes 1 serving.

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Chai Spice Cookies

Photo Chai Spice Cookie

A special blend of cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves, and white pepper, along with tiny flecks of crystallized ginger is what gives these soft and chewy, chai-spice cookies their unique flavor.

Chai-Spice Cookies

Ingredients:

2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼  teaspoon ground cardamom

¼  teaspoon ground cloves

¼ teaspoon white pepper

¼ teaspoon salt

8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted

¼ cup molasses

½ cup sugar

1/3 cup packed brown sugar

1 large egg

¼ cup crystallized ginger, diced

About ½ cup granulated sugar for rolling

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

Combine flour, baking soda, ground ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, white pepper, and salt in a medium bowl.

Combine melted butter, molasses, brown sugar, and egg in a large bowl and mix thoroughly. Add the flour mixture and diced crystallized ginger and stir until incorporated. The dough will be soft.

Using an ice cream scoop, form the dough into 2-inch balls. Roll the balls in sugar and place them on a parchment-lined cookie sheet. Press dough ball gently with two fingers. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.  Remove from pan to a cooling rack.