Bed-time Almond Snacks

Getting a good night's sleep is essential. It is not about the length of sleep, but the quality of sleep. These bed-time snacks will help you get a better quality of sleep; this recipe has ingredients with a high component of Tryptophan. This is an amino acid that interacts with those brain chemicals important for sleep and the timing of your biological clock’s sleep-wake cycle.

Servings: 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

By: Chef Ivan Castro

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup Gluten Free Oats
  • 1 Date
  • 1 Tbsp Almond Butter
  • 1 pinch Cinnamon Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Oat Milk
  • 1 scoop Iron Vegan Vanilla Powder

Directions

  1. Combine ingredients in a food processor and pulse until a smooth paste is created.
  2. Roll into little balls. You can cover them with lavender-chamomile tea leaves, lavender flowers (food grade).
  • You can turn this into a midday snack, cover them with cocoa powder or matcha!
  • For a bed-time snack, eat 2 - 3 balls before bed. This will help you to rest more soundly thanks to the high content of the Tryptophan found in almonds and oats.