Spice up your life with…Cinnamon!

 

Cinnamon is not just a spicy flavoring… it has many health benefits being a potent antioxidant.

cinnamon

Let’s see what this exotic spice can do for you:

Circulation- Cinnamon stimulates the circulation of blood, warms the body and can reduce pain significantly.

Weight Loss- Cinnamon increases metabolism activity as good blood circulation increases oxygen supply to the body’s cells.

Digestive tonic- Cinnamon is very effective for indigestion, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, diarrhea and flatulence.

Pain Relief- Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory properties, which will help remove stiffness in the muscles and joints.

Diabetes- Cinnamon helps balance blood sugar , so diabetics find it very useful because cinnamon aids them in using less insulin.

 Kissable breath – Cinnamon is a natural Mouth freshener, it is often used in chewing gums, as it eliminates bad breath.

Are you adding Cinnamon to your diet? 

The warming, spicy flavor of cinnamon makes it a perfect complement to winter foods such as soups/stews and hot beverages, as well as spicy dishes.. It is also a staple in baked goods, and can be added to fresh fruit, black beans and cereals.Spice up you life by adding some to hot cereals, protein shakes, your morning coffee and more.

Here is one of my favorite raw hot cocoa recipes including cinnamon…

Natural Hot Cocoa

hot cocoa

1 cup Almond, or any nut milk of your choice

1 packet stevia ( you may substitute with agave nectar or honey)

1 tablespoon Raw Cacao powder

Sprinkle cinnamon and/or nutmeg to flavor

Enjoy!

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