We all have a weakness for the warming, sweet and delicious flavour that cinnamon gives. Cinnamon can be added to many sweet as well as savoury dishes, creating extraordinary sensations for your taste buds.
However, organic Ceylon cinnamon is also packed with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and other health boosting properties, offering your body a variety of health benefits, giving you all the more reason to include the superfood into your diet!
Here are 5 delicious recipes you can make using Ceylon cinnamon.
1. Immune boosting cinnamon tea
As the weather slowly transitions from summer to winter, it is easy to catch a nasty cold. This fantastic recipe of ginger, lemon and Ceylon cinnamon tea can help naturally protect against such sicknesses, and even the flu.
- 1 tbsp of freshly squeezed lemon
- 1 tbsp of freshly squeezed lime
- 1 tbsp of raw honey
- 2 slices of ginger
- 1 tbsp of Superfood World Ceylon Cinnamon powder
- 1 tbsp of organic raw coconut oil
- 1 cup of hot water
Stir and add one cinnamon stick and a slice of lemon to enjoy this soothing cup of antioxidant tea!
2. Cinnamon and banana smoothie
The superfood can help fight off many infections, viruses and bacteria as well as inflammatory diseases, such as dementia and heart diseases. With such powerful abilities, it would be a shame not to include Ceylon cinnamon into your morning smoothie! For an energy booster, we’ve also added some organic Ashwagandha powder.
Sweeten with some maple syrup or raw honey if you wish and enjoy!
3. Cinnamon porridge
Did you know that Ceylon cinnamon can help you lose weight? Research shows that the compound cinnamaldehyde, can help fat cells burn more energy and support your metabolism.
This cinnamon porridge will not only satisfy your sweet tooth, but will also keep the calories low, making it the perfect breakfast for your weight-loss diet!
Add the oats and cinnamon with the almond milk to a pot and cook over a low-medium heat for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally until rich and creamy. Grate the pear, placing it on top of the porridge, sprinkle some cinnamon and enjoy!
4. Cacao-Cinnamon Pudding
Cacao also comes with a range of health benefits. The superfood can help reduce high blood pressure, maintain your body’s immune system and can help boost flexibility in the arteries. Combining both superfoods makes a nutrient-packed recipe you don’t want to miss out on!
In a pot, combine the Cacao and Ceylon cinnamon powder with the almond milk and yoghurt over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly until the pudding is thick. Remove it from the heat and add the vanilla. Enjoy the pudding warm or chilled, with some optional raspberries on top.
5. Peanut Banana Cinnamon Smoothie
Are you on the go and need something quick and easy? Or are you heading to the gym and need an energy-booster? If so, you’re going to love this smoothie, as peanut butter is packed with protein and energy, providing you the endurance and strength you need for a successful workout session!
Place your ingredients into a blender and puree until smooth. Pour the smoothie into a glass and sprinkle some cinnamon on top!
To make the most of Ceylon cinnamon’s fantastic health benefits add these delicious recipes to your daily diet for amazing results now, and in the long-term!