Warm milk is a great cure for insomnia, right? Apparently many of us think so. No one really knows why warm milk helps us sleep better; maybe it is psychological. In any event, I have been drinking warm milk before bed for a few months now and it certainly helps me go to sleep.
Ever since I listened to the Healthy Life Summit about how everyone is magnesium deficient, I have been wanting to get more magnesium in my diet. I noticed that blackstrap molasses is a good source of magnesium and this recipe for what I call ‘Sleepytime Milk Tea’ was born.
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Sleepytime Milk ‘Tea’
- 1 cup raw whole milk
- 1 Tbsp blackstrap molasses (where to buy)
- 1 tsp honey (optional) (where to buy)
- 1 tsp ghee (making ghee is easy)(where to buy ghee)
Using a small saucepan / butter warmer, heat all of the ingredients on medium low until hot and foam is forming around the edges. Enjoy and nighty night!
Kendahl @ Our Nourishing Roots says
This just SOUNDS good. Nom nom nom. Gonna try this my my hyper kiddos the next time they say “I’m too wiggly, Mama!” when it’s time for bed 🙂
Kristine Cocchiarella says
I’m asking because I know my readers will ask. What if you don’t have access to raw milk? Will this still have the same results?
Yes it will. I grew up unable to access raw milk and had a similar drink as a child – worked like a charm.
Can you use non dairy milk too? Maybe almond milk?