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When my friends at Traditional Medicinals® asked me to incorporate three of their herbal teas into my wellness routine for a three- week period, I immediately knew that I wanted to try out theRoasted Dandelion Root tea. I was reminded of the dandelion syrup that my Mormor would make when I was a boy growing up in Norway.
My Mormor was an expert at foraging, and she’d cook and bake the most delicious recipes with the things we’d gather together. Each year in the spring, it was my job to run around the field behind our house picking dandelions. Mormor would use the yellow flowers to make this incredible apple and dandelion syrup that she’d bottle, and we’d use it to sweeten our tea or pour on top of ice cream and cakes in the cold winter months.
I truly adore the teas from Traditional Medicinals. They focus on quality … selecting the perfect ingredients … only the best makes its way from the field to your cup of tea. My Mormor was the exact same way. Her focus on using the best quality ingredients is something that I carry with me to this very day.
Over the last three weeks, I’ve made it a routine to drink a cup of Roasted Dandelion Root tea each morning with my breakfast. My friends at Traditional Medicinals tell me that the benefits of the tea are that it stimulates the liver and helps support healthy digestion.* I must say, I do feel like my digestion has improved. Also, I love balancing the slightly bitter and roasted flavors of the tea with a bit of a sweet treat each morning.
One of my favorite breakfasts also pays homage to my Mormor. She loved berries and rosemary together. I love to make a warm berry concoction flavored with rosemary and sweetened with maple syrup and serve it atop my favorite Greek yogurt. It’s the perfect combination!
Incorporating the power of plants into your routine is easy and effective with Traditional Medicinals teas. You can try for yourself by simply adding three Traditional Medicinals teas into your daily routine for three weeks. I’ve selected Roasted Dandelion Root in the mornings, Turmeric with Meadowsweet & Ginger in the midday, and Nighty Night® in the evening (you’ll learn more about these last two teas in upcoming posts). Not only have I felt fabulous, it’s a calming and soothing way to add a little self-care time into my days.
If you head over to Traditional Medicinals right now, you can stock up on teas with a buy two, get one free offer. I typically buy my teas online or at Target, but you can also track down Traditional Medicinals at a store near you by using theirstore locator.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Yogurt with Warm Rosemary Berries and Maple Syrup
1 tablespoon butter
2 cups mixed berries (I used strawberries, blackberries and blueberries)
½ cup real maple syrup
2 sprigs rosemary
20 oz Greek yogurt
- Melt the butter in a pan and add the berries.
- Cook them for 2 minutes, add maple syrup and rosemary.
- Cook until everything is warm.
- Divide the yogurt in bowls and top with the berry mixture.
- Spoon some of the liquid into each bowl.
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