Apple Pie a la Mode – Hot Bedtime Beverage

1/4 tsp
Apple pie spice
1 tbls
Honey
1/8 oz.
Apple chips
3/4 cup
Milk, 2%, organic
1/4 tsp
Valerian root extract
1/4 tsp
Vanilla extract

Per Serving: 171 Calories, 4g Fat, 6g Protein, 31g Carbohydrate, 1g Dietary Fiber, 14mg Cholesterol, 94mg SodiumNote: Do not use valerian root extract if you are pregnant, before driving or using heavy or hazardous machinery, or if you are taking depressants or antihistamine drugs.  

Recipe by: Chef Kelly Yorke

A bit of valerian root extract added to this hot beverage before bedtime helps to induce a good night sleep.
Valerian root extract is made from the oils of the dried root of a flowering perennial plant. It can be purchased at health food stores, high end grocery stores and online.

  1. In a small sauce pot or in a microwave safe measuring cup heat the milk until scalding and then set aside

  2. In a coffee mug, stir the apple pie spice, honey, crushed apple chips, valerian extract and vanilla into a paste. Carefully pour the hot milk into the mug and, stir and enjoy.

  3. If desired, sprinkle some additional apple pie spice and crushed apple chips on the top surface of the mixture.

  4. Drink 1-2 hours before turning in for the night to help with falling asleep quicker after going to bed and for a longer time after falling asleep.

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