The next time you wind down after a long day, consider this dessert-like elixir from nutritionist Kimberly Snyder's newest book, The Beauty Detox Power. At just 84 calories, the honey, almond milk, and cardamom concoction can help calm sweet cravings, but Kimberly also recommends it as a way to help manage stress, since the healthy fats from the almond milk help nourish your nervous system. In addition, the mix of spices cardamom and saffron (or turmeric) helps relieve digestion and flush out kidneys. Consider this dessert a healthy addition to any diet.
- 1 1/2 cups of unsweetened almond milk
2 teaspoons honey (preferably raw) or coconut nectar
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
Pinch of saffron (or turmeric)
Heat the almond milk in a small saucepan over medium heat to just under a boil. Stir in honey, cardamom, and saffron, and enjoy at once.
Source: Calorie Count
- Drinks, Hot Drinks
- 1 serving
- Total Time
- 4 minutes, 59 seconds
- Calories per serving