Consider this saffron immunity latter your comfort-food companion to get spring mornings off to a brighter start. Instead of starting every day with coffee, opt for this alternative.
Here’s what you need to know about the key immuno-regulatory ingredients:
Saffron: The powerful carotenoids contained in saffron make it an ideal multidimensional immune-protecting, -enhancing -healing food.
Camu berry: This vitamin C powerhouse contains 50 percent more C than a navel orange making it the most potent vitamin-C containing food.
Astragalus : Popular in Chinese medicine, astragalus is an adaptogenic herb that assists in protecting cellular immunity.
SAFFRON IMMUNITY LATTE
2-3 cups nut milk or organic whole milk* (my pistachio mylk works great for this)
1 Tbsp saffron
½ Tbsp astragalus
½ Tbps camu
pinch to ¼ tsp black pepper
organic raw honey to taste
*Note: Use 2 cups of milk for a richer flavor
Add milk to pot over medium heat. Once boiling, add other ingredients.
Whisk saffron, astragalus, camu and pepper together, lower heat and cover for 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes, remove from heat and serve. Stir in honey if desired.