We often realize the value of sleep when we are up at 2 a.m. staring at the celling. Unfortunately, this is something some people suffer from every night. While there are medications prescribed for clinically diagnosed Insomnia, bananas, almonds, honey, flax seeds and the most popular of all, milk are natural ingredients that help induce sleep in the mild cases of sleeplessness. And what better way to enjoy them than a cup or two of smoothie before bed. Read on for delicious recipes that will have you dozing off in no time.

Instruction: Add all the ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until creamy.

Cherry Smoothie

  • 1/2-cup of warm milk
  • 1/2 cup of pitted cherries
  • 1/4-teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1-teaspoon of honey
  • 1/2 of fresh medium banana

Almond & Flax Seed Smoothie

  • 2 tbsp. of peanut or almond butter
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup of almond milk
  • 1 tsp. of honey
  • 2 tbsp. of flax seed

Green Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup of uncooked oats
  • 2 cups of baby spinach
  • 1 cup of cooled brewed chamomile tea
  • 2 large bananas
  • 2 tablespoons of almond butter

Peanut butter banana smoothies

  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup of peanut butter
  • 2 cups of ice cubes
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 tbsp. of honey

Written By : Bisrat Atalay Tasew

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