Hello, and welcome to another My Week on Wednesday. Today we’re doing dandelions. 🙂
Um… what? It’s January.
Yeah. But I’m cold. And it’s snowing outside and a whopping 5 degrees. And wind. Did I mention the howling wind? So I thought that thinking about cheery little yellow bursts of sunshine and springtime would be a really nice way to spend the evening.
Dandelions: What’s So Good About Them?
Dandelion: The Dandiest Weed of All from Herbal Academy of New England
Dandelions Aren’t Weeds! The Healing Properties of Dandelions from Our Heritage of Health
Dandelions: Foraging Them, Eating Them, and Keeping Them Out of Your Lawn from Yearning & Learning
5 Weeds You Want in Your Garden from Tenth Acre Farm — Guess which one is at the top of the list! 😉
Useful Weed: Dandelion from Homespun Seasonal Living
Dandelions for Health & Beauty
Whipped Dandelion & Coconut Oil Moisturizer from The Nerdy Farm Wife
Dandelion Lotion Bars from The Nerdy Farm Wife
Eating & Drinking Dandelions
16 Ways to Eat Dandelions from The Prairie Homestead — The greens, roots, and flowers are all edible! That’s pretty cool!
Dandelion Fritters from Pixie’s Pocket — Yup, just fry ’em up, and eat ’em, Baby! 😉
Dandelion Flower Infusion and Syrup from Pixie’s Pocket
Dandelion Jelly from Simply Canning
Traditional Scandinavian Dandelion Syrup Recipe from The Nerdy Farm Wife
Dandelion Wine and Dandelion Cookies from Common Sense Homesteading
Three Dandelion Coffee Recipes from Natural Living Mamma
Happy Liver Herbal Coffee from Delicious Obsessions — An herbal coffee made with dandelion root and other herbs to help your liver!
Dandelion Gelatin from the Children’s Garden from Homestead Lady — How fun!
Dandelion Cookies from Homestead Lady — These are gluten free, besides!
Sweeten Your Breakfast with Dandelion Flower Syrup from Herbal Academy of New England
Learning & Growing with Dandelions
Homestead Homeschool: Making Dandelion Oil from Little Mountain Haven
Growing Dandelion from Seed to Harvest from Back to the Basics
And, finally, Dandelion Mind: Do you have it? from Simplicity for Julia. This post, which kind of sums up what I was hoping to get out of writing a post about dandelions in the middle of winter!
But, cheery post or not… it is still January. So if you’re looking to add a little sunshine into your life, check out these affiliate links:
Where to Find Dandelions NOW
Or from Mountain Rose Herbs
You can also see more of my pictures in Dandelions in the Rain.
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