Insomnia Fix ~ Recipes: 5 Tryptophan Rich Snack Recipes to Help you Sleep

Here is my latest post from my recipe site: The Purple Almond Wellness Kitchen

The Purple Almond Wellness Kitchen

Experts always tell you not to eat at night. However, when you have insomnia, you are willing to try anything. In my last Insomnia Fix article, posted yesterday, I recommended adding tryptophan rich foods into your diet. Why? Tryptophan is a precursor to melatonin. Everyone knows the sleepy effect a big Thanksgiving dinner has on our body. That’s due to the tryptophan rich foods in the dinner, such as sweet potato and turkey. Below is a chart from Dr. Axe, which details some of the top tryptophan rich foods.

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In today’s post, I’ve looked for recipes that use at least one of these foods. In some cases, more than one is used in the recipe. In most cases, you can add nuts or seeds to boost levels of melatonin. As a reminder here are some seeds/nuts rich melatonin.

  • Walnuts
  • Almonds
  • pumpkin seeds
  • sunflower seeds
  • flax seeds

Banana-Yogurt…

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7 Comments on “Insomnia Fix ~ Recipes: 5 Tryptophan Rich Snack Recipes to Help you Sleep

    • In combination with a healthy bedtime routine and some meditation. I apologize for the delayed reply. I’ve gotten a bit behind on my comments. Thanks for stopping by.

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