Good Night Smoothie

Good Night Smoothie

This smoothie is good to be consumed both morning and night times to balance the sleep-wake cycle or recover from jet lag. The ingredients chosen into this smoothie is by their calming, soothing and sleep enhancing nutrient capabilities. More info after the recipe.

Serves 2

Good Night Smoothie

10 min

10 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 4 dl=1,6c Almond milk
  • 2,5 dl=1c Tart cherries
  • 0,5dl=0,2c Walnuts
  • 1 Banana
  • 1 tsp Organic vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp Honey or Coconut nectar

Instructions

  1. Pit the cherries - you can use fingers or an opened paper clip to remove the seeds.
  2. Combine ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
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Walnut benefits for sleep:

  • Good source of tryptophan, a sleep-enhancing amino acid (sleep-wake cycle).
  • Contains also their own source of melatonin, which may help you fall a sleep faster.

Tart cherry benefits for sleep:

  • Good source of melatonin.
  • Reduces muscle pain.
  • High potassium – helps regulate heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Contains many anti-inflammatory compounds.

Banana benefits for sleep:

  • Rich in magnesium and potassium, the minerals needed for quality sleep and to relax overstressed muscles.
  • Contains tryptophan, that helps regulate our sleep-wake cycle.

Almond milk benefits for sleep:

  • Rich in calcium, that helps the brain to produce melatonin and magnesium.
  • Almonds also contain magnesium – a mineral needed for quality sleep.

Raw honey sleep benefits:

  • Raw honey contributes to melatonin being released in the brain – important sleep hormone for high-quality deep sleep.

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