Ghee isn’t just a healthier alternative to butter; it’s also delicious in recipes. Try making one or more of the following recipes; they are easy and taste great. As an added benefit, you’ll be enjoying the health benefits of tasty ghee.
A few ingredients combine to create this delicious, warm, nutritious drink. Best of all, it’s gluten-free and paleo-friendly.
- Almond butter
- Date nectar or honey
- 2 cups water
Heat the water in a saucepan, then mix in the other ingredients. Place everything in a blender until it gets frothy. You may want to play around with the amount of sweetener and other spices you use so that it suits your taste.
Other golden milk recipes
Golden milk and golden latte are terms that are used interchangeably by many. Just as there is more than one name, there is more than one recipe; there are many recipes for golden milk.
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup milk
- Sweetener such as honey or date nectar
- Grated ginger
You can substitute coconut milk or almond milk for a different flavor profile. Add turmeric to increase the anti-inflammatory properties already in golden milk, thanks to the ghee. Play around with the ingredients to find the spices, sweetener, and liquid you prefer. Prepare your golden milk the same as the above golden latte.
This recipe makes two cakes; divide everything in half if you only want one. Once you smell the amazing aroma from this cake, you’ll want more than one.
- 1 cup ghee
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 2 tsp baking powder
Mix the dry ingredients, except for the sugar, together in a bowl. In another bowl, combine the ghee and the sugar, and then mix in the vanilla and milk. Once this is well combined, add both eggs. Next, add the ingredients from the first bowl. Mix well to form the batter.
Grease two loaf pans; pour half of the mixture in each pan. Bake this in a preheated oven set to 350 degrees. Bake the cake for about 30 minutes. Start checking the cake at 25 minutes. Check by inserting a toothpick into the center. If it comes out clean, the cake is done. Turn the cakes out onto a plate and allow them to cool before serving.
- Fresh or frozen cauliflower
Cook the cauliflower on the stovetop or in the microwave until soft, and then add ghee to the cooked cauliflower. Mash the cauliflower and garnish it with chopped chives. This is a healthier option than mashed potatoes and it tastes great.
Avocado toast with egg
- 2 slices bread
- Italian seasoning
Mash the avocado in a bowl with Italian-style seasoning. Toast the bread. Add ghee to a frying pan and make two over easy eggs. Use ghee in the frying pan. Butter the toast with ghee, spread the avocado mixture on the toast and top each piece of toast with an egg.
You can use ghee in place of butter in many recipes; the above are just a few. You’ll love the taste. It has a nuttier flavor than butter and the aroma fills the home when you cook with it. It has health benefits thanks to the healthier fats and vitamins in ghee. Organic ghee is gluten-free and can be eaten by are vegetarians, as well as those who are lactose-intolerant.