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Elderberry Lemon Chia Pudding Recipe & Benefits of Chia Seeds

Chia seeds. Where do chia seeds come from? What are chia seed health benefits? Are there calories in chia seeds? Those funny looking little black seeds that everyone is always raving about, you know the ones famous for the Chia Pet® creatures that gained their popularity in the 80's? (Yep, I'm an 80's kid).

 

 Yep, those chia seeds.

 

Only today we are not planning on growing any little creatures with these seeds. We're going to cover their wonderful benefits and how they help us easily add our daily elderberry syrup to our diet without having to work too hard at it. After all Sambucus Nigra (or black elderberry) is super popular right now with covid. Not to mention the concerns over cytokine storms and elderberry.

 

Let's dig in, shall we?

Photo by @kaylajoycreative

 

Before we start:
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Vegan Pancakes from Scratch with DIY Elderberry Syrup

 What if your New Year's resolution tasted good and didn't seem like a resolution?

If you have decided to go gluten free and dairy free, and are looking for a quick healthy breakfast or you are trying to work more elderberries into your daily routine, then you have come to the right spot!

This quick, vegan pancake recipe from scratch is better than Joanna Gaines banana bread recipe. Not only is it tastier, it is faster too. These dairy free banana oatmeal pancakes are topped off with DIY Elderberry Syrup which will beat any blueberry sauce for pancakes! The combo is delish!

Let's take a deeper look into the ingredients and the simplicity of the recipe, shall we?

Photo by Kayla Joy Creatives

 

So many of our readers have questions about elderberry syrup including, but not limited to:

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Herbs for Colds, Coughs & Flu Part II

Diet, rest, hydration are just the start of preventing colds, coughs, and the flu. But what happens when you catch that virus going around? Natural herbal medicines are a great way to try and help those symptoms out at home when they are in their earliest stages. 

In last week's post (Tools for Preventing Coughs, Colds, and Flu Part I), we chatted about the Coronavirus along with ways to prevent getting viruses, including the common cold and flu. This week it is time to dive deep into the types of herbs that one might find helpful in preventing coughs, colds, and flu along with those that are helpful after catching them.

Before we start:
This herbal information is just that, information. This blog post and I DO NOT INTEND to treat, cure, or diagnose any disease or illness. This is for informational, educational and entertainment purposes only. Please consult a physician before using herbs medicinally.

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How to Fight Colds This Year- Enjoy Awesome Berry Syrup

There is a chill in the air. The mornings are a bit crisper and the sun sets a bit earlier. Yellow, orange, and red leaves are popping up more and more. My tea is turning from fruity, sweet, and iced to hot, rich, and spicy.

Fall is in the air and in my cup.

With all of that comes back-to-school season (or in our case, home school season), and with back-to-school usually comes back-to-germs, colds and flu.

No need to fear though! This week we are sharing a secret weapon of how you can fight cold and flu season naturally. Not only will this super awesome berry syrup help you prevent colds and flu, but it will help kick any cold and flu you catch, to the curb, quicker and faster. This berry syrup is full of super berry goodness and one berry in the mix you may not even be familiar with.

Before we start:
This herbal information is just that, information. This blog post and I do not intend to treat, cure, or diagnose any disease or illness. This is for informational, education and...

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