Recipe By Buckwheat Queen
Published Apr 2nd
Prep 5m Cook - Additional - Ready In 5m
Servings 1 cup Calories 76.9

A quick and easy paste made with ground turmeric, pepper, coconut oil, and honey to use in cooking or beverages. Add a tablespoon or two at the end of cooking of your favorite soups, stews, or cooked meals. Add 1 tablespoon or more to a cup of hot water or milk (or milk substitute) for a lovely drink. Add lime, ginger, and cinnamon for a flavorful break from the usual tea. Always allow the paste to heat for at least 5 minutes in any of these before consuming.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons ground turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground black pepper

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Mix honey, turmeric, coconut oil, and black pepper together in a resealable container using a butter knife until thoroughly combined. Cover and store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 76.9
  • Carbohydrate 18.4 g
  • Fat 1 g
  • Fiber 0.4 g
  • Protein 0.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.8 g
  • Sodium 1.4 mg
  • Sugar 17.4 g

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Chef's Notes

Pregnant or nursing women, young children or diabetics should consult their physician before consuming turmeric; Turmeric can stain any utensil, working area or skin; Keep any leftovers in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks. Just give it a stir every other day to help the flavors meld.


  1. This is a nice and easy paste to make. I add a tablespoon to a cup of milk and boil. It’s such a great morning drink for a pick me up.
  2. This is the first time I'm writing a review but I just couldn't help myself. This is literally what I put on my face as a moisturizing anti-inflammatory mask. (minus the pepper) I always make a tea with the leftovers. Use organic honey just rub the mixture on your face. Let it sit for 15 - Read more ...