Healthy recipes with Cinnamon, for a healthy and balanced diet

It is well known the amount of benefits that this fabulous food has to include in our diet.

Healthy recipes with Cinnamon

Cinnamon is an aromatic seasoning that comes from the bark of a tree called cinnamon. This spice is used in the form of a powder or stick to prepare various culinary dishes, because it gives a sweet touch to meals, and it can also be prepared in the form of tea or used as a tincture.

Its regular consumption of cinnamon, along with a healthy and balanced diet, could provide several health benefits. Adding it to food is the simple way to consume it, they can be prepared from desserts to more elaborate dishes.

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Cinnamon is rich in mucilage, gums, resins, coumarins and tannins that give it antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, antispasmodic, anesthetic and probiotic properties.

Here we leave you two simple recipes that you can make without any inconvenience:

1. Banana and Cinnamon Cake


5 eggs
2 and ¼ cups of wheat flour
1 cup of brown or muscovado sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
¾ cups of milk
2 mashed bananas
1 cup of oil
½ cup crushed walnuts


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Blend the eggs, sugar, milk and oil for 5 minutes. Then add the wheat flour and baking powder, blending a little more to mix everything.

Finally, transfer the dough to a container, add the mashed bananas and the crushed walnuts and stir well until the dough is uniform. Pre-heat the oven to 180º. Place in the oven until golden brown, remove and sprinkle cinnamon on top of the cake.

2. Roasted apple with cinnamon


2 Units of Apple
2 Units of Cinnamon stick
2 tablespoons of brown or muscovado sugar


Wash the apples and remove the central part where the stem and seeds are, but without splitting the apples. Place the apples on a baking sheet, placing a cinnamon stick in the center and sprinkling with the sugar. Bake at 200ºC for 15 minutes or until apples are very soft.

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Some side effects of cinnamon are allergies and skin irritation, and it should not be consumed in case of gastric or intestinal ulcers. In addition to this, cinnamon should not be ingested during pregnancy because it could promote uterine contraction. 


Cinnamon should not be consumed during pregnancy, by people with gastric or intestinal ulcers or who have serious liver diseases.

In the case of babies and children, caution should be exercised, especially when they have a family history of allergies, are asthmatic or suffer from eczema.

Arymel García

Editor of Passionate about nutrition and healthy living, I have been a content creator for 8 years.+ info

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