Cinnamon, a spice that is derived from the bark of trees in the Cinnamomum family, has been used in traditional medicine and cooking for thousands of years.
Crave Nutrients Organic Cinnamon 4" sticks are a premium quality product that is carefully hand-selected, sun-dried, and hand-rolled. These cinnamon sticks are made from the inner bark of cinnamon trees and are carefully sourced.
Cinnamon sticks can be utilized in a variety of ways, making them a versatile ingredient in cooking, baking and drinks. In cooking, they can be added to savory dishes such as stews, curries, and chili to give them a unique, warm, and spicy flavor. They can also be added to sweet dishes such as cakes, pies, and pastries for added flavor and aroma.
In drinks, they can be used to make tea, by steeping the cinnamon sticks in hot water for a few minutes and adding honey (agave, stevia or monk fruit) and/or lemon juice to taste. They can also be added to coffee, providing a delicious and warm flavor to the drink. It's a great alternative to artificial flavorings.
Crave Nutrients Organic Cinnamon 4" sticks are also great for garnishing dishes and drinks, they can also be used as a natural air freshener by simmering the cinnamon sticks in a pot of water with other natural ingredients such as vanilla and orange peel.
These cinnamon sticks are also long-lasting, and will retain their flavor and aroma for a long time, when stored in an airtight container in a cool and dry place, they can last up to 6 months or more.
- High in antioxidants
- Anti-inflammatory properties
- Blood sugar control
- Improve heart health
- May enhance brain function
- As a spice in cooking, it can be added to savory dishes and sweet treats to give them an extra boost of flavor
- Make a tea by adding hot water to a cinnamon stick and allowing it to steep for several minutes
- Add cinnamon to coffee or other hot drinks for an added flavor boost
- Use it as a natural sweetener for oatmeal, yogurt, or other breakfast dishes
- Use it as a natural air freshener by simmering a cinnamon stick in a pot of water on the stove
Here is a simple recipe for making cinnamon sticks tea:
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 2 cups of water
- 1 tbsp honey (optional)
- 1 lemon wedge (optional)
Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan.
Once the water is boiling, add the cinnamon sticks to the pan and reduce the heat to a simmer.
Let the cinnamon sticks steep in the water for about 10 minutes, or until the water has taken on a strong cinnamon flavor.
If desired, add honey or lemon juice.
Strain the tea into a mug or teapot, using a fine mesh strainer or a coffee filter to remove the cinnamon sticks.
Enjoy your warm and comforting cinnamon stick tea, you can also add a pinch of nutmeg or cloves, to enhance the aroma and flavor.
Alternatively, you can also use a tea infuser to steep cinnamon sticks, and infuse your tea, this way it's easy to remove the cinnamon sticks after steeping.
Note: It's also best to consult with a healthcare professional before using cinnamon stick as a supplement or in large amount, as it can be toxic in large amount.
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