Dandelion flowers can be used in cooking! Don't rid your lawn of these bright yellow flowers. Harvest them for wine, jelly and snacks! See our dandelion recipes.
The History of Dandelion Delicacies
Believe it or not, this plant was not always thought of as a weed. It used to be referred to as a "common herb" and was used for medicinal properties. The dandelion is rich in nutrients including protein, calcium, iron, Vitamins A & C.
Dandelion Remedies and Recipes
Dandelions are good for digestion and may ease rheumatism or liver problems. They can be eaten whole or divided up. Young dandelion greens can be tossed in salads and young leaves can be cooked like spinach. Leaves should be gathered before the plant blooms as they will become increasingly bitter and tough.
Here are a list of recipes to try with dandelions:
For a refreshing brew in the morning, try Dandelion Root Coffee.
Eat Your Weeds
For something sweeter, try Dandelion Jelly, one of our favorite recipes.
How do you use dandelions? Share your recipes!