You can either use whole cinnamon sticks or cinnamon powder for this recipe. Boil a glass of water for about 10 minutes with a cinnamon stick or a pinch of cinnamon powder. Let it cool for a while till it becomes lukewarm. Add in honey to it and drink it on an empty stomach. You can also have it between meals and at night before going to bed so that your body burns fat even while you are sleeping.