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    Blog — Summer

    Elderberry Jello Snack

    Elderberry Jello Snack

    Jello is always a fun snack to have for the kids so why not add some Elderberry in there to add some health to the fun. We have found the perfect recipe to enjoy Elderberry Jello snacks for both in the house and on your way out of the house. 

    Ingredients

  • ½ cup tart cherry juice
  • ¼ cup gelatin
  • 1 cup Elderberry Syrup from The Elderberry Co
  • ¼ cup Honey from The Elderberry Co

  • Instructions

  • Heat cherry juice and ¼ cup elderberry syrup until almost boiling.
  • Remove from heat and stir in gelatin until dissolved.
  • Stir in The Elderberry Co. Elderberry Syrup and Honey.
  • Pour mixture into a mold of your preference, we love these ones on Amazon!
  • Put molds into the refrigerator for two hours or until mixture has set.
  • Enjoy!
  • Elderberry Smoothie Recipe

    Elderberry Smoothie Recipe

    Smoothies have always been a favorite around our house.We like to put all kinds of fruits and vegetables in them to make our bodies healthier. The kids seem to take their veggies easier in drink form, mostly because they can't see or taste it! Our smoothie recipe is a simple, quick and healthy way to cool down this summer...the whole family will LOVE it :-)

    5 quick ingredients to make a delicious smoothie!

    • 1 Banana
    • ½ cup of blueberries
    • 3 strawberries
    • 1 cup of vanilla greek yogurt (or coconut milk if you prefer)
    • 1 tbsp of Elderberry Syrup
    • Optional: Toss in a handful of spinach to give your kiddos daily veggies.

    Directions:

    • Throw it all in a blender and blend until smooth! 
    • Enjoy!

    We know you are busy getting kids from A - B, working and juggling all the things! We recommend this Portable Blender for smoothies on the go!

    Have you tried this recipe or our other recipes? Let us know which one is your favorite or if you have any new ones you would like to see!


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    Elderberry Cocktail Recipe

    Elderberry Cocktail Recipe

    Did you know you can take your daily dose of Elderberry mixed into food or drinks? We have some customers who prefer not to take it straight out of the jar so they mix it with their oatmeal, smoothies, tea or even wine! The cool thing about this is that you still are receiving your daily immune boosting dose. So why not make it into a fun little cocktail?! With summertime being just around the corner, comes family dinners, backyard BBQ’s, girls night or even just a relaxing evening on your back porch. 

    We have a fun recipe that you can include in your happy hour! We of course always love to hear our customers' recipe concoctions, so feel free to drop those in the comment section below!

    6 items to make a tasty immune boosting cocktail:

    • 1 tbs of The Elderberry Co. Syrup

    • 1 tbs of lemon juice

    • Cherry sparkling water

    • 1 shot of vodka

    • 1 tbs of coconut water

    • Lastly, throw in a few frozen blueberries!

    1: Pour your Elderberry Syrup, lemon juice and coconut water in the glass.
    2 : Fill the glass with ice and toss in a few frozen blueberries.
    3 : Top with your sparkling water, then add your shot of vodka.
    4 : Sit back, relax, and sip your delicious drink!

    Need some cute reusable cocktail stirrers? We love these from Amazon!

    How to Make Your Own Elderberry Popsicles

    How to Make Your Own Elderberry Popsicles

    If you have been with us for a while, you might remember we used to make popsicles for our local customers and they were a fan favorite! For those of you who are new or haven’t been with us for as long, our popsicles served as a treat to make those hot summer days a little bit cooler. We get asked for the popsicles a lot, but have not found a way to make them shippable…. yet ;)

    We know our customers are always looking for ways to support their immune system and keep their families healthy! We thought it would be fun to give you some recipes over the next few blogs as a way to bring a little fun to your daily dose of Elderberry Syrup! Whether that’s through popsicles, drinks, smoothies, and so on, we want you to be fully confident that you are staying healthy while being able to use our syrup in different ways. 

    We have an AWESOME popsicle recipe for you to make your own popsicles with our Elderberry Syrup at home! 

    Why Popsicles? We say, why not popsicles?

    They’re a delicious treat everyone loves, ESPECIALLY kids! It’s a bonus that this recipe is a healthy one! 

    5 items to make a tasty popsicle:

    • 4 Tablespoons of The Elderberry Co. Syrup
    • 2 Tablespoons of Our local raw honey if you would like it a little more sweet
    • 1 cup of Organic Apple Juice (100%)
    • ½ cup of organic Cranberry juice (100%)
    • 1 cup of coconut water
    • Juice of 1 lemon

    Directions-

    1. Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher (Makes it easier to pour) and stir well.
    2. Pour the mixture into Popsicle Molds and freeze for at least 6 hours until completely frozen. We’ve included a link to a BPA free silicone Popsicle mold from Amazon that we love! 
    3. If you are using molds, you may run warm water over the molds for 15 seconds once they are frozen. This will help to release the ice pop.
    4. Enjoy your tasty Elderberry Popsicle. 

    Let us know in the comments what recipe kind of recipe you would like to see next!

     

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