Butternut squash pudding

When I am starving I cannot focus and my mood becomes terrible. So, I always try to keep a healthy filling snack at hand for urgent cases. I also love variety and thus, I am on a constant search for quick snack recipes.

My recent discovery I owe to my mother. She is always full of ideas how to turn a plain dish into a masterpiece by using the proper ingredients.

What you need?

1 medium butternut squash

Fresh milk/ coconut milk (if you are avoiding animal products)

1 cup mixture of rolled grains and seeds (sunflower seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds)

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Did you know?

Butternut squash has a lot of healthy benefits:

butternut squash benefits

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Rooibos tea: A healthy alternative to coffee

Drink coffee

I used to be a coffee addict. I went with an eye-opening coffee in the morning and then switched to energy-boosting cappuccino in the late afternoon. This was the best-case scenario, though. Under pressure and during exam time at the university, I drank it to improve concentration and I used caffeine instead of sleep. There were days when my coffee consumption was more than 5 cups per day. This is how I reached the point when coffee no longer gave me a boost. On the contrary, I started suffering common caffeine overdose symptoms like nervousness, anxiety, and insomnia. When the symptoms escalated, I just decided to quit. However, it took me a long time to find the best coffee substitute. And honestly,  also didn’t want to give up the milk which is a great supplement to the hot beverage.

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