You may have noticed your appetite increasing as the temperature drops. You may also have noticed that you are craving sweet, moist foods such as dates, sesame seeds and oats. Your morning fruit bowl no longer looks as appetizing and on days when eating ‘on-the-run is inevitable: try this date, cardamon oat cup!
The grounding. stable nature of dates and oats will help balance the erratic, cold, mobile qualities in Fall.
Date Cardamom Oat Jar. Ingredients
- 1/3 cup rolled oats
- 3 medjool dates
- 1 teaspoon maple syrup
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
- 1/2 cup coconut milk
Combine all the ingredients in a 1/2 pint glass jar, adding the coconut milk last. Seal with a lid and shake to combine. Let the mixture soak at room temperature for a few hours before eating.
This is a great meal for when you are on the move and just have to grab something. But, remember, eating on the go is not good for your digestion overall. Pay attention to any symptoms of poor digestion such as gas, bloating, heartburn, constipation or diarrhea. These are all signs that your digestive system is impaired.
If you struggles with any symptoms of poor digestion, it is important to find the underlying cause and then we can find the right solution for you.
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