Almonds to the Rescue and giveaway!

My 8 year old daughter is in serious need of a “mood regulator”.  She can swing from laughing to crying from the simple touch of her younger brother, or the call to get into bed.  She must need some Serotonin!  Our bodies natural mood regulator and depression fighter is Serotonin!

To naturally raise serotonin, our body needs the essential amino acid, tryptophan!  Being an essential amino acid, we must get tryptophan from food. And a great source of tryptophan: Almonds and raisins.

Almonds
What a perfect snack!! I add some chocolate chips in to sweeten it up (the HFCS free kind of course).  My kids love this snack just out of the bowl, but they also like to put a bag full in their lunch for school.

DSC_0059 (2) There are a million ways to eat almonds.  Here are some other ideas:

You ready for some nuts??  Or dried fruit? Or other delicious foods?   Click over to my giveaway page to win a $25 gift certificate to Oh Nuts!

written by
Amy Roskelley

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Mary Kathryn says:

Almond overload her I come!! With a house full of girls this is needed… what else has tryptophan in it?

cathy says:

I’m making your Christmas Almonds for teachers’ presents this year! I placed my order for bulk almonds yesterday. I’m sure that they’ll be a hit!

Jennifer Davis says:

Oh, these Christmas almonds look great! I can’t wait to try them. I love your blog. I’ve really learned a lot. Thanks!

dp says:

I’m going to try this, for my kids who both need some mood regulation

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