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Soothing Moon Mylk

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    Getting a good night’s sleep often requires more than sheep counting. Sipping on a cup of warm milk with Ayurvedic spices and added adaptogens is a soothing way to slide into dreamland. We’ve included ashwagandha powder in this warm nighttime brew. For a stronger hit into the “sleep zone,” use organic dairy milk.

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    Raw honey advice

    Avoid cooking raw honey, as it will affect the nutritional components and healthy antibacterial properties.

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    Soothing Moon Mylk

      Ingredients

      • 1 1/2 cups (350 mL) unflavoured oat, coconut, cashew, or almond milk
      • 1 tsp (5 mL) coconut oil
      • 1 star anise
      • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) cinnamon
      • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ashwagandha powder
      • Generous pinch of cardamom
      • Generous pinch of ground ginger
      • Pinch of nutmeg
      • 1 tsp (5 mL) raw honey
      • 1 cinnamon stick (optional)

      Nutrition

      Per serving:

      • calories258
      • protein6 g
      • total fat8 g
        • sat. fat4 g
      • total carbohydrates42 g
        • sugars34 g
        • fibre4 g
      • sodium158 mg

      Directions

      01

      In small saucepan, combine milk and oil. Simmer over medium-low heat until bubbles appear around edges. Stir in remaining ingredients, except for honey and cinnamon stick; whisk vigorously until milk is warmed through. The longer it simmers, the more flavourful it becomes. Strain into heated mug and stir in honey to dissolve.

      02

      Serve with cinnamon stick for stirring, if you wish.

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