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Dark immune brew

Summary: A dark coffee-like immune boosting beverage

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp roasted dandelion root
  • 1 tsp chicory
  • 1L water
  • Almond milk to taste
  • Sweetener of choice (nice with maple syrup)

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to water and bring to boil. Simmer for 15 – 30 minutes
  2. Strain & flavor to liking
  3. Can be re-steeped for an extra brew

Quick notes

Dandelion root is best self – harvested and dried in the fall. It can also be purchased from bulk herb sections and roasted at home on a skillet or baked. Toast until fragrant. Do not burn.  All ingredients can be fine group in a coffee grinder and also made with a percolator

Variations

Additional complimentary herbs:

  • Chaga mushroom (immune boosting)
  • Pau d’arco (yeast busting)
  • Chai spices (digestive/warming/comforting)