Are you hoping to add elderberries to your natural medicine cabinet this year? Have you been searching for recipes and ideas? If so, I’m delighted you stopped by! My aim with this post was to offer you 7 elderberry recipes for your kitchen.
They aren’t all mine. When I was searching for ideas, I asked like-minded bloggers if they had elderberry recipes they wanted to contribute. This collection is a result of their response. To access, click on the recipe name in the headings, or on the image below.
In this article, you’ll learn about the health benefits of the elderberry, how to identify and harvest the fruits. Once you have them in the kitchen, this tutorial includes an easy, honey-sweetened syrup you can add to your natural medicine cabinet!
My own recipe, this tutorial will teach you how to ferment elderberries with raw honey for a simple, very sweet syrup.
If you are making an elderberry syrup for the cold and flu season, you can increase it’s healing power with a few additives. Here’s a list of other items you can add for extra immune support.
Want a unique way to preserve elderberry? This tutorial will teach you how to make homemade elderberry jelly! With the use of Pomona’s Pectin, you can cut back on sugar or even use alternative sweeteners!
Make simple elderberry lollipops with this tutorial from Anna! With honey as it’s only sweetener and a lemon balm/lavender infusion, it’s a sure way to convince children (and adults) that elderberry is a good thing!
Do you use elderberry to fight off sickness? Instead of purchasing expensive, prepared tinctures from the store, perhaps it’s time to consider making your own. It doesn’t get any easier than this!
If you want to be frugal, elderberry mead can take the place of a tincture in your medicine cabinet. Even though it takes a while to mature, this is one of my favorite home remedies!
There are many ways to use elderberry in the home! The key is to discover which ones suit you and your household. And then? Implement it during the cold and flu season!
Which one will you start with?