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missing Cinnamon.....What can I put it in to get that old buttery yummie

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created February 08, 2012 at 1:52 AM

cinnamon roll type sweetness? I dont care for the pastry part it is the butter, cream cheese, cinnamon frosting....I have tried it in my coffee, tea, on a bit of banana in butter, nuts in butter with cinnamon warmed...but it just isnt cutting it.

MY all time favorite before paleo was ice cream.....and i am not even craving that...BUT cinnamon sugar....is calling me....I have been the best paleo/primal version I can be for a year...but this want keeps coming back ....

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

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on February 10, 2012
at 01:14 PM

Phazo, i understand. I was looking for a alternate so that I dont start eating it all the time. just because i want it....i think i will want it more. Before Paleo, I thought about food allday....now it is like my brain is calmer...i only think about it 1/2 the day now ;)

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

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on February 10, 2012
at 01:11 PM

thx i appreciate it

Fb67dc30cead043d1d13ea503a3044dc

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on February 08, 2012
at 09:09 PM

YUM! Cinnamon with beef is seen in some Mediterranean dishes. My Greek ex-hubby does that. So good. Try cinnamon in your tomato sauce, too!

Fb67dc30cead043d1d13ea503a3044dc

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on February 08, 2012
at 09:08 PM

FED's website = pure awesomeness.

96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

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on February 08, 2012
at 04:22 PM

I have got to try that! I'm imagining the blend of aromas as I type.

D117467bf8e8472464ece2b81509606c

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on February 08, 2012
at 04:04 PM

didn't mean for that to sound stinging... that's just what I do when I really want something I know I shouldn't be eating. Right now it is peanut butter!

D117467bf8e8472464ece2b81509606c

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on February 08, 2012
at 04:02 PM

... if you are fixated enough on the craving to create a topic for the world to see, just have the frosting and cinnamon sugar and move on.

246ebf68e35743f62e5e187891b9cba0

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on February 08, 2012
at 03:51 PM

Theresa, I am in Florida. I got the golden beets at the Fresh Market in St. Petersburg.

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on February 08, 2012
at 02:33 PM

You have loads of great answers so I'm just going to **UPVOTE** you as **13 answers** and just a single +1 is not cool. People - you have many points to reward to others each day that will not affect your points - rewarding just makes you look awesome. If someone takes the time to post, and you feel good about giving a nice positive helpful answer.. then give the love. K? K.

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

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on February 08, 2012
at 01:17 PM

it isnt the roll. plus I like breathing clearer now without wheat. it really is the frosting and the cinnamon sugar butter crumble that they put on the bread before rolling.

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

(1471)

on February 08, 2012
at 01:15 PM

i have never tried the squash with coconut butter...wow! thx

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

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on February 08, 2012
at 01:14 PM

we do this on acorn and butternut squash as well as sweet potatoes. yummie

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

(1471)

on February 08, 2012
at 01:14 PM

I think i am going to try the apple route! this sounds good.

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

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on February 08, 2012
at 01:13 PM

HMM golden beets. I dont even know where to get those here in FL. I will have to check whole foods. But yes, it isnt the bun but the frosting and stuff they put ON the bun before cooking...

Bf57bcbdc19d4f1728599053acd020ab

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on February 08, 2012
at 12:08 PM

the bengal spice celestial seasonings is also really heavy on the cinnamon and tastes really sweet - without the apple part. I love it when I'm having a sugar/cinnamon craving.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

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on February 08, 2012
at 11:29 AM

Pls switch to almond butter instead, as peanuts are a legume, and there's issues with micotoxins. Not that almonds are a great thing to eat a lot of either.

0382fa263de4c83328dc34a56e25437f

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on February 08, 2012
at 03:54 AM

Ditto the yam idea, but I loves the skins. Bit of cinnamon, kerrygold and cayenne pepper and I'm good to go.

D18b9da1250a3118e380b2b93c9ce3bc

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on February 08, 2012
at 03:01 AM

Mashed acorn squash with coconut butter and cinnamon is probably the most delicious ever. And pumpkin with coconut butter. And spaghetti squash with coconut butter. And sweet potatoes (baked or GRILLED!) with coconut butter. And coconut butter with coconut butter.

C79a5b43dfc5749200bd9dcaa6bb0858

on February 08, 2012
at 02:25 AM

OMFG! That all looks like amazing! Thanks for taking the time to post picts and links.

96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

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on February 08, 2012
at 02:09 AM

I slice a banana into my home-made yogurt and add lots of cinnamon. Or, I chunk up a couple kinds of fruit and add cinnamon. Once I tried nuts, cheese and a little cinnamon and that worked too.

96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

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on February 08, 2012
at 02:08 AM

YYYY UUUU MMMM !!!!

D7cc4049bef85d1979efbd853dc07c8e

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on February 08, 2012
at 01:56 AM

I'm so with you!

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518bce04b12cd77741237e1f61075194

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on February 08, 2012
at 02:54 AM

My go-to cinnamon paleo treat is a baked apple!! Core an apple so there's a hole down the middle, turn the oven on to 350 degrees F. Combine some room temperature butter, flaked coconut, chopped nuts/dried fruit (I usually do almonds and dried blueberries), cinnamon, touch of vanilla, and a spoonful of cocoa powder. Mash that into a paste consistency, then stuff it into the apple. Bake it until it is buttery, bubbly, and warm throughout. Such a good treat, definitely cured the cinnamon cravings.

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

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on February 08, 2012
at 01:14 PM

I think i am going to try the apple route! this sounds good.

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on February 08, 2012
at 02:05 AM

Just a few suggestions to get your nix your cinnamon fix! (I apologize for that btw)

Sweet potatoes and coconut butter...

missing-cinnamon.....what-can-i-put-it-in-to-get-that-old-buttery-yummie

(full recipe here)

Baked peaches and heavy cream (although coconut milk would also do)...

missing-cinnamon.....what-can-i-put-it-in-to-get-that-old-buttery-yummie

(full recipe here)

Mashed acorn squash...

missing-cinnamon.....what-can-i-put-it-in-to-get-that-old-buttery-yummie

(full recipe here)

C79a5b43dfc5749200bd9dcaa6bb0858

on February 08, 2012
at 02:25 AM

OMFG! That all looks like amazing! Thanks for taking the time to post picts and links.

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

(1471)

on February 08, 2012
at 01:15 PM

i have never tried the squash with coconut butter...wow! thx

D18b9da1250a3118e380b2b93c9ce3bc

(68)

on February 08, 2012
at 03:01 AM

Mashed acorn squash with coconut butter and cinnamon is probably the most delicious ever. And pumpkin with coconut butter. And spaghetti squash with coconut butter. And sweet potatoes (baked or GRILLED!) with coconut butter. And coconut butter with coconut butter.

Fb67dc30cead043d1d13ea503a3044dc

(3280)

on February 08, 2012
at 09:08 PM

FED's website = pure awesomeness.

96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

(37227)

on February 08, 2012
at 02:08 AM

YYYY UUUU MMMM !!!!

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Cd2ff8c68dd1f1d539ad7f0ee94b0421

on February 08, 2012
at 01:57 AM

I like baked yams (no skin) with butter, cinnamon, and nutmeg. If you're on a PHD like diet, that's "legal". :-)

0382fa263de4c83328dc34a56e25437f

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on February 08, 2012
at 03:54 AM

Ditto the yam idea, but I loves the skins. Bit of cinnamon, kerrygold and cayenne pepper and I'm good to go.

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8949bf87b0e0aefcad10f29975e4fa2b

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on February 08, 2012
at 03:06 PM

Sprinkle it all over your beef roast, but don't do this if you are having visitors. They will want to stay for dinner.

96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

(37227)

on February 08, 2012
at 04:22 PM

I have got to try that! I'm imagining the blend of aromas as I type.

Fb67dc30cead043d1d13ea503a3044dc

(3280)

on February 08, 2012
at 09:09 PM

YUM! Cinnamon with beef is seen in some Mediterranean dishes. My Greek ex-hubby does that. So good. Try cinnamon in your tomato sauce, too!

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98bf2ca7f8778c79cd3f6c962011cfdc

on February 08, 2012
at 02:00 AM

You won't recreate that without some kind of serious sweetener. I take coconut fat from coconut milk and whip it or use whipped cream if I'm to lazy or can't wait for the can of coconut milk to chill then add cinnamon and sweetener. That's pretty darn tasty. If cream cheese isn't completely off you list why not whip that up and add sweetener and cinnamon effectively recreating the frosting? Id probably mix half butter half cream cheese and go from there. Obviously not something to regular consumption but as a special treat I'd totally do it.

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D117467bf8e8472464ece2b81509606c

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on February 08, 2012
at 01:58 AM

I can smell the Cinnabon aroma as I type... too bad it's not doing anything for me anymore! For your craving, have a cinnamon roll or two and return to healthy eating afterwards. It ain't gonna kill you if you want them that badly.

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

(1471)

on February 08, 2012
at 01:17 PM

it isnt the roll. plus I like breathing clearer now without wheat. it really is the frosting and the cinnamon sugar butter crumble that they put on the bread before rolling.

D117467bf8e8472464ece2b81509606c

(2873)

on February 08, 2012
at 04:04 PM

didn't mean for that to sound stinging... that's just what I do when I really want something I know I shouldn't be eating. Right now it is peanut butter!

D117467bf8e8472464ece2b81509606c

(2873)

on February 08, 2012
at 04:02 PM

... if you are fixated enough on the craving to create a topic for the world to see, just have the frosting and cinnamon sugar and move on.

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

(1471)

on February 10, 2012
at 01:14 PM

Phazo, i understand. I was looking for a alternate so that I dont start eating it all the time. just because i want it....i think i will want it more. Before Paleo, I thought about food allday....now it is like my brain is calmer...i only think about it 1/2 the day now ;)

1
0266737ea1782946902fd3f8e60fa0b9

(2504)

on February 08, 2012
at 09:44 PM

Have you tried Good Earth sweet and spicy tea? Add a little coconut milk to that, and you've got something hot, creamy, and super cinnamony. Highly recommend.

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B4e1fa6a8cf43d2b69d97a99dfca262c

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on February 08, 2012
at 02:18 PM

if its just a quick fix you are after try a spoonful of butter mixed with cinnamon and a dash of vanilla

1
887d0763467c8c6c7a24e4f33a467f84

on February 08, 2012
at 04:06 AM

I put cinnamon on buttered yam or baked acorn or butternut squash, as others have suggested. It's slightly sweet in itself and I don't crave added sugar.

I also mix cinnamon in "natural" peanut butter. Again, no sweeteners added or necessary.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

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on February 08, 2012
at 11:29 AM

Pls switch to almond butter instead, as peanuts are a legume, and there's issues with micotoxins. Not that almonds are a great thing to eat a lot of either.

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246ebf68e35743f62e5e187891b9cba0

(21430)

on February 08, 2012
at 03:16 AM

I did baked golden beets tonight with coconut oil, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Didn't satisfy any craving for a cinnamon bun (I find the damnable things revolting) but was very tasty.

246ebf68e35743f62e5e187891b9cba0

(21430)

on February 08, 2012
at 03:51 PM

Theresa, I am in Florida. I got the golden beets at the Fresh Market in St. Petersburg.

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

(1471)

on February 08, 2012
at 01:13 PM

HMM golden beets. I dont even know where to get those here in FL. I will have to check whole foods. But yes, it isnt the bun but the frosting and stuff they put ON the bun before cooking...

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

(1471)

on February 10, 2012
at 01:11 PM

thx i appreciate it

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D7cc4049bef85d1979efbd853dc07c8e

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on February 08, 2012
at 02:53 AM

We sprinkle cinnamon on squash. Good stuff. Not a substitute for the stick cinnamonny goodness of mom's rolls however.

Ab19df3ededa28f7bf7daeba8435b205

(1471)

on February 08, 2012
at 01:14 PM

we do this on acorn and butternut squash as well as sweet potatoes. yummie

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6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on February 08, 2012
at 02:39 AM

Hi Theresa,

This is one of my favorite products in the link below:

I like to add heavy cream and some ground cinnamon to add even more flavor.

http://www.celestialseasonings.com/products/herbal-teas/cinnamon-apple-spice

Also, I like to eat baked sweet potatoes with melted butter and sprinkled with ground cinnamon.

Bf57bcbdc19d4f1728599053acd020ab

(5043)

on February 08, 2012
at 12:08 PM

the bengal spice celestial seasonings is also really heavy on the cinnamon and tastes really sweet - without the apple part. I love it when I'm having a sugar/cinnamon craving.

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F0e558010a2ecb31fa37b7c491596b8e

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on February 08, 2012
at 02:24 AM

I made some baked applesauce the other night - just peeled apples and some cinnamon. Baked until mushy and a little browned. Really hit that cinnamon craving on the nose.

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7841848bd0c27c64353c583fb7971242

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on February 08, 2012
at 02:21 AM

Maybe cooking up some apples with butter and cinnamon would satisfy the craving?

Another good option is Andy Deas's coconut apple pudding.

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F92e4ca55291c3f3096a3d4d3d854986

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on February 08, 2012
at 02:13 AM

My nightly dessert is frozen blueberries (the little wild ones with lots of flavour), heated up and doused with coconut oil and cinnamon. I will also just mix coconut oil and cinnamon and eat as is.

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on February 08, 2012
at 08:59 PM

quest protein bars (http://www.questproteinbar.com/) have a cinnamon roll bar. its as close to a "paleo" protein type bar that you are going to get. warm that baby up in a microwave for 20 seconds and BAM! instant cinnamon roll.

i wouldn't recommend this as an everyday type thing, but if you really have a craving for it, i think this would do a good job!

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