We all love midnight snacks, don’t we! Did you know these nighttime snacks could truly promote a good nights sleep? How? By eating foods high in simple carbohydrates, your body produces an amino acid that is an actual precursor to serotonin, the sleep-inducing chemical. Don’t know which snacks to choose? Keep reading to find out!
1. Tart Blueberry Tarts
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Spoon homemade or store-bought lemon curd into a phyllo shell. Top with fresh blueberries and lemon-zest.
2. Raspberry Jam Toastie
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Mix 1 egg, ¼ cup milk, and ½ tsp. vanilla. Spread 2 slices of bread with raspberry jam, dip in egg, and cook on greased skillet for about 5 minutes, flipping once ½ way through cooking time. Top with strawberries and bananas.
3. Cereal Cluster
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Melt 1 cup chocolate in saucepan over medium heat. Add 2 TBS> honey. Stir. Mix 1 cup cornflakes and ½ cup dried fruit (bananas or apples, or a mixture of whatever you like) Drop by spoonful; chill for 6 minutes. Drizzle with chocolate.