Wind down at the end of the day with the adult version of a glass of warm milk. Research shows cardamom may help ward off stomach ulcers. It and sesame seeds (the essential ingredient in tahini) also have heart-healthy and anti-inflammatory benefits. Be sure to use refrigerated coconut milk (found with nut milks in the dairy case) and not canned coconut milk.

Jamie Vespa, MS, RD
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Serves 1 (serving size: about 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring milk, cardamom, cinnamon stick, and syrup to a simmer in a saucepan over medium, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in tahini, cover, and let stand 5 minutes. Strain into a glass. Discard cardamom pods, and reserve cinnamon stick. Add bourbon; stir. Garnish with reserved cinnamon stick and ground cinnamon, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

174 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 4g; protein 1g; carbohydrates 16g; fiber 1g; sugars 12g; added sugar 12g; sodium 43mg; calcium 0 52% DV; potassium 0 1% DV.
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