SafeSpace Iced Orange Dandelion Tea Tonic.

By Jackie DeKnock  

June 17, 2020

Dandelions – the miracle weed – are actually considered as one of the 5 most nutritious green vegetables on earth! Dandelions have amazing health benefits, they are high in antioxidants and excellent for boosting your immune system, liver cleansing, plus they are high in vitamins A, C, K, and B, they are also high minerals like magnesium, zinc, potassium, iron, calcium, and choline! Plus you can use all parts of the plant - use the flowers in drinks and baking, the leaves in salads, PLUS the roots roasted can be made into a (super liver healthy) tea!

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • 20 mins

    20 mins

  • Yields: 1 Cup

Ingredients

1 teaspoon dried, roasted dandelion roots

1 tablespoon dried dandelion leaves

1 cup cold water

Zest of ½ orange

2 fresh oranges, juiced

½ tablespoon raw, unpasteurized honey, to taste

Large pinch cinnamon

A splash of love

Method

Place dandelion roots and water into a large saucepan, bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and add dandelion leaves. Simmer for 20 minutes 20 Minutes, allow to cool and add orange zest, juice and honey, stir gently.

Refrigerate until completely chilled, serve dusted with cinnamon. During a liver detox, enjoy 2 cups per day without food! Enjoy!

PS: Waste not, want not! Turn your leftover dandelion leaves into Chocolate Dandelion Banana Bread (recipe below)!

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