Elderberry Syrup, Wild Granola with Manzanita Sugar, Oregon Grape/Yerba Santa Tea

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First week of 2012

Sun. Jan. 1 – Elderberry syrup (son’s sore throat)

Mon. Jan. 2 – Wild Granola with Manzanita sugar

Tue. Jan. 3 – Oregon Grape/Yerba Santa Tea (sister, daughter for flu)

Flu Fighter Recipe

1 cup Grindelia (dried flower buds, supports lungs)
1 cup Yerba Santa (dried leaves, breaks up congestion)
1 ½ cup Oregon Grape (root, fights infection)
1 cup Douglas Fir (vitamin C)
1 cup Manzanita berries (antioxidant, sweetener)
honey to taste if needed

* If all of the above plants are not available, use what you have.

Method: Fill pot with water and bring to a boil. Add Oregon Grape root and simmer for 20 minutes. Turn off heat and add remaining ingredients. Let steep covered for 10 minutes. Strain herbs and drink. Sweeten if needed.

Wed. Jan. 4 – Oregon Grape/Yerba Santa Tea (sister, daughter for flu)

Thu. Jan. 5 – Oregon Grape/Yerba Santa Tea (sister, daughter for flu)

Fri. Jan. 6 – Yerba Santa/Grindelia/Ceanothus Tea (sister, daughter for congestion), Elderberry syrup (daughter’s sore throat)

Sat. Jan. 7 – Yerba Santa/Grindelia/Ceanothus Tea (sister, daughter for congestion)