Calm Me Down Toddy

I have two very active preschoolers at home. Sometimes especially during the winter months they need a little help calming down at bedtime. Tart cherry juice is a wonderful full herb that helps the body to release melatonin , and combined with chamomile tea for its calming effects this drink is a wonderful way to wind down. Add a warm cozy blanket and a favorite story book you have the perfect recipe for sweet dreams.

Calme Me Down Toddy

8oz of hot water

1 bag of chamomile tea ( steep 3-5 minutes)

1/4 cup tart cherry juice. ( enough to add a nice flavor but keep sugar low )

Stevia to taste (I would avoid honey if possible to avoid a sugar high right before bedtime)

A scoop of collagen (optional)

*Tart cherry juice has 30 grams of natural sugar per 8oz. By keeping the juice to 1/4 cup or less keeps sugars to about 7 grams of carbs. To keep it in FP mode use a little less juice

** Sometimes I add a little collagen to stave off the need for before bed snacks or I pair with a string cheese for my children

Published by livelovesisters

We are two sisters who grew up in the Mid-West. We have a passion for natural living and home making.

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