SLEEPY TIME SMOOTHIE BOWL

Want to get more sleep instead of counting sheep? Chamomile helps to calm the nervous system, while bananas are a high source of tryptophan which helps to promote your happy and sleep hormone serotonin. Oatmeal provides the carbs needed to increase the absorption of tryptophan through the blood brain barrier which increases the conversion to serotonin. Almonds give you relaxing magnesium while tart cherries help to increase your hormone melatonin that controls your sleep/wake cycles. Be sure and choose tart cherries as they can provide up to 50 percent more melatonin than sweet cherries!

Power Food: Pumpkin Seeds

Prep. Time: 5 min. | Cook Time: 0 min. | Total Time: 5 min. | Servings: 1 | Serving Size: 2 cup

Free From: Gluten, Dairy, Soy

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chamomile tea
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • ½ cup oatmeal
  • ½ cup almonds
  • ½ cup tart cherries, pitted (or pineapple)
  • 1 tsp honey, raw & local
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg

Optional: 1 Tbsp. Liquid Magnesium, 1 Tbsp. flax seeds and or ½ Tbsp. cacao powder

Toppings: tart cherries, coconut, almonds, cacao, cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Add chamomile tea, banana, oatmeal, almonds, tart cherries, honey and nutmeg to a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into a bowl or glass and top with toppings of choice.

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