“A common flower, a weed that no one sees, yes. But for us, a noble thing, the dandelion.”
― Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine
A dandelion is a stubborn weed that easily could be found in your backyard and garden. Surprisingly it contains a lot of good nutrients for your body. Its fresh leaves for example contain lutein and taraxanthin, provitamin A, vitamins C and B2. The roots are rich in glycerides of oleic, linoleic, and a number of other acids, proteins (over 10%), and others. There are really interesting, and delicious dandelion recipes you can try. Of course one of them is the famous dandelion wine!
You can make so many things with dandelion flowers, and leaves. Fresh green salads, pesto ideally fit your spring menu. Creamy soups, or tea that can boost your immune system when you have a cold. Sunny elixirs that can make your garden party unique!
So, if you are in a creative mood, and you are open to experiments, try one of these dandelion recipes and share your thoughts in the comments!
Kick start your day with a boosting dandelion iced coffee, ideal for the hot summer mornings.
3Dandelion & Honey Gummy Bears
Having a kids party? Forget about the packed gummy bears, and offer homemade dandelion gummies.
Try to make this vegan honey and enjoy its magical effect on your body. It is good for the heart, and you can use it to seaten up your tea, or even to add it in your salads.
Hey, it is summertime, and it is impossible not organize a s’mores party. Here is a great recipe to try!
6Dandelion and Lemon Paleo Cupcakes
“When you share cucake, you share love”- so sweet!
7Dandelion Infused Vinegar
When you want to offer a salad dressing infused with the flavors of summer, add dandelion vinegar. You can use it for veggies, or meat marinate too.
Fill the glasses with the taste of summer. You will feel the summer breeze, and the sunlight on your skin, only with a sip of a dandelion wine.
You can make this pesto with sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, or even with wallnuts. The taste is awesome.
13Dandelion Iced Tea
Dandelion tea is an excellent source of potassium, a mineral and electrolyte that stimulates the heartbeat. You can have it hot during the cooler months, or cold in the hot days.
Add more flavors to the refreshing lemonade with some dandelion summer taste.
…Is it a cookie time?
I like these because you can make them sweet, or salty. It is all about tastes!
One of the most appetizing dandelion recipes so far.
Do not forget to serve this dandelion recipe with a dipping sauce.
Sunday morning is my pancake day and I need to try these for sure.
Your Friday movie night “junk” food could be healthy.
21Dandelion Cauliflower Soup
A creamy cauliflower-dandelion soup that it is tasty hot and cold.
22Dandelion With Eggs
Make this for a breakfast and you will have the power to conquer the world.
Refresh yourself with a cold glass of dandelion beer. Your next favorite summer bevarage offers the taste of the endless summer.
27Dandelion Hot Chocolate
28Sauteed Dandelion Greens
No matter if you serve this meal as a side- dish, or you will have it as a main course, the taste is toothsome.
29Dandelion Salad With Avocado Ceasar
Crunchi dandelion salad, with creamy avocado… so yummy!
30Green Dandelion Salad
There is nothing healthier than fresh, green, raw salad. Full of vitamins, minerals, ideal way to boost your body.
31Dandelion Greens With Mustard
Dandelion greens, also known as Swedish mums. They are an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K. They also contain vitamin E, folate, and minerals like iron, magnesium and potassium.