When the leaves begin to rustle from the trees, and the night air turns crisp, what spice do we crave? Cinnamon! A sweet addition to a variety of recipes, cinnamon also boasts health benefits, including reductions in harmful cholesterol, and regulation of blood sugar. Add some to your fall repertoire this season!
1. Oatmeal Flax Pancakes with Creamy Apple Sauce
These hearty pancakes are topped with a complex apple sauce, featuring cinnamon and tahini. Get the recipe here.
2. Cinnamon Spice Almond Butter
Get your heart-healthy fats, protein, and calcium from this cinnamon-laced treat. Here’s the recipe.
3. Cinnamon Coffee
One of our favorite cinnamon recipes, this spiced coffee turns your morning cup of joe into an anti-inflammatory, blood sugar-regulating health beverage. Get it here.
4. Coconut Milk Pumpkin Ice Cream
One of the healthiest and most delicious ice cream recipes around! Grab it here.
5. Lighter Pumpkin Pie with Cinnamon Walnut Streusel
Creamy, spiced pumpkin filling with a wholesome, crunchy topping – who knew healthy eating could be so indulgent? Get the recipe here.
6. Warm Apple Onion Relish
Sweet. Savory. Cinnamony. Get the recipe here.
7. Roasted Tandoori Cauliflower with Mint Chutney
This whole-roasted cauliflower recipe is stunning both to the eyes and to taste buds. Get the recipe here.
8. Cottage Pie
One of those great meals with cinnamon that reminds us that the spice isn’t just for sweet treats. Get the recipe here.
9. Summer Salad with Maple Cinnamon Dressing
This blueberry-laden salad is topped with a sweet and spicy dressing. Get the recipe here.
10. Mexican Cacao, Rice, and Amaranth Drink
Loaded with protein and essential amino acids, this Mexican hot chocolate serves as a meal substitute! Get the recipe here.
11. Cinnamon Rolls
This list would hardly be complete without a healthy riff on this classic favorite. Get the recipe here.
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