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Orange Spiced Yogurt Lassi

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    Both satisfying and soothing, Orange Lassi is the perfect recipe for a dreamy slide into sleep. It’s the tryptophan in Greek yogurt that can spur on the zzz’s. And if diabetes is a concern, a boost of protein coupled with cinnamon may help lower blood sugar, further providing a calm night. Blitz up this easy recipe and sip it while reading a bedtime story.

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    Looking for dairy free?

    Substitute Greek yogurt with plain soft soy or coconut yogurt. What it lacks in tryptophan, it brings in protein.

    Each serving contains: 24 calories; 4 g protein; 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat); 6 g total carbohydrates (4 g sugars, 1 g fibre); 1 mg sodium

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    To jazz up your serving glass, drizzle a little bit of honey on a shallow plate. On a separate shallow plate, scatter some cinnamon. Dip rim of glass in honey and then into cinnamon. Set aside while making lassi.

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    Orange Spiced Yogurt Lassi

      Ingredients

      • 1 cup (250 mL) plain Greek yogurt
      • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) concentrated frozen orange juice, thawed
      • 1 tsp (5 mL) orange zest
      • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) cardamom
      • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) cinnamon, plus more for garnish
      • 2 ice cubes
      • Liquid honey (optional)

      Directions

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      In high-speed blender, combine yogurt, orange juice concentrate, zest, cardamon, cinnamon, and ice cubes. Whirl at high speed until creamy. Pour into glass, garnish with a dusting of extra cinnamon, and serve immediately.

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