Dandelion Root - healing detox infusion 4 cups water 2 tablespoons roasted dandelion root 2 tablespoons roasted chicory root 1 cinnamon stick 1. Place water, dandelion root, chicory root and cinnamon stick in a pot 2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer for 5 minutes 3. Pour coffee through a small mesh strainer into cups and serve Serves 2-4
From their bright-yellow blossoms right down to their roots, dandelions are incredibly nutritious. This recipe focuses on the root, which can be eaten fresh as a vegetable, or can be dried and roasted to make hot drinks that are delicious substitutes for tea and coffee.
This is my step-by-step tutorial on how to make dandelion root tea. There are many reasons to drink dandelion root tea, and it's fun and easy to dig your own roots, dry them, and make them into a delicious drink – even use it as a coffee substitute! You can use the whole plant: roots for tea, greens for salads and soups, flowers in wine and syrup.