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Golden Pumpkin Spiced Moon Milk

Originally published on October, 30th 2022. Last updated on October 31st, 2022 Skip to Recipe

Golden Pumpkin Spiced Moon Milk (vegan, keto, paleo, & body ecology) is the perfect tonic for a full moon in the sky. This harvest moon milk is made with ingredients that will nourish your body and help you relax and rest when you need it most. Turmeric and pumpkin spice give this warming drink the perfect autumn magic!

The harvest moon is a time to celebrate how far we have come. What are you ready to celebrate? Are you ready to harvest all of the hard work you have been doing? Change is in the air over here, and I’ve seen it going on for everyone else too. It can be bittersweet, and emotional. A time for letting go in order to make room for the new harvest.

Letting go of the fear of what is come, and being open to the miracles yet to come and the ones present now. I’ve been practicing gratitude and feel grateful for even small things: having a job to go to, a healthy family, a loving and supportive boyfriend, and the most loving friends. Our tiny home and kitchen, a roof over our heads, a space for many mugs of moon milk, a couple of crystals, tarot cards, and a ritual to ground me. What are you thankful for?

What is Moon Milk?

Moon milk is plant-based milk that is infused with a variety of healing herbs, and in this case, warming and calming herbs. In each recipe, the herbs that are used can be grounding, calming, aid in digestion, or customized for each person’s specific needs. Alter it to your day, cycle, or season. This warming herbal drink is a great way to listen to your body’s needs, receive beneficial herbs, and create an enjoyable and relaxing drink.

Moon Milk Benefits

Good for you and made with nutrient-rich ingredients, this drink brings calm energy and grounds you when you need it. It gives time and space for you to reconnect with yourself, take a deep breath, and process the day.

This drink can calm your nerves and regulate your nervous system too, which helps with a restful night’s sleep. They are an accessible, simple, delicious drink that delivers your daily herbs and adaptogens in a single serving. A perfect way to wind down!

For another spin on moon milk, try this Calming Moon Milk Recipe.

Ingredients

Coconut milk is my favorite vegan milk to use for this recipe. It has a lovely thick and creamy texture, plenty of healthy fats, and tons of nutrients. Feel free to substitute any milk that works best for you!

Pumpkin puree can be from your favorite can, leftover from a roasted pumpkin you made yourself, or frozen. This ingredient is optional, but it does add to the flavor and has many vitamins as well.

Pumpkin pie spice is the autumn mix magic that is the star of this moon milk show!

Turmeric is a big part of what makes this golden moon milk golden. It’s known for helping with inflammation too.

Cinnamon is a well-known warming spice, perfect for fall flavors and warm comforting drinks.

Cardamom has a lovely aroma, is related to ginger and adds a warm and calming taste to this recipe.

Black pepper gives this drink just a little bit of extra spice and heat to warm you up!

Stevia is a plant-based sweetener that is a great replacement for sugar. It is actually a bit sweeter than sugar, however, so just add a tiny bit at a time until your sweet tooth is satisfied.

How to Make Golden Pumpkin Spiced Moon Milk

  1. First, put your milk of choice into a saucepan and warm it to your own desired temperature.
  2. Once warmed through, add the rest of the ingredients and spices. Mix it together in the pan with a milk frother, or pour it all into a blender to incorporate.
  3. Add stevia if desired, until it suits your taste.
  4. Relax, sip your moon milk, light a candle, and enjoy!

This moon milk recipe is very simple to make. I have hope that no matter how much time you have after work, after the gym, or after putting your kiddos to sleep, you can carve out 5 minutes to make this relaxing concoction. Pull out the ingredients from your fridge or cupboard and brew up a special treat just for yourself, you deserve it!

Love for fall is quite popular, I’ll spare you my favorite things about it. But really, who can’t get enough pumpkin? I’m just in love with autumn pumpkin and spices, and can’t wait to make all the pumpkin everything!

Make it a Ritual

This moon milk is a powerhouse of minerals and nutrients. The spices in this recipe are warming and grounding which is perfect for a full moon brew, or any fall night you just need to unwind, relax, and let your intentions and potion do their magic. Read a book, close your eyes, say a prayer, journal, or get cozy.

I’ll be getting cozy with a journal, and my Many Moons book. I like a small ritual with a few candles lit, setting some intentions, and doing the work of letting go of the things not serving me. Letting my nervous system reset, and allowing my body to ease. Oh and of course brewing up a cup of Golden Pumpkin Spiced Moon Milk. I hope you will too.

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Golden Pumpkin Spiced Moon Milk Latte

Golden Pumpkin Spiced Moon Milk

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Golden Pumpkin Spiced Moon Milk is the perfect tonic for a full moon. Turmeric and pumpkin spice give this warm drink perfect autumn magic!

Instructions

    1. Put the milk in a saucepan and warm it to your desired temperature.
    2. Add all the ingredients (except sweetener) and mix using a milk frother or put into a blender to mix fully.
    3. Add your sweetener last, first add half to see how sweet you want your moon milk.
    4. Enjoy!

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