I absolutely love this hot apple-elderberry-chaga cider and it is a perfectly delicious and smooth pick me up on a cold winter night. Enjoy a cup alone or share the comfort of this warm beverage. The combination of these ingredients creates a powerful elixir to help heal your body, and keep away those pesky winter illnesses – what better way to keep your immune system strong!
Elderberries are one of the most effective remedies for viral and bacterial infections such as colds or the flu. I use Chaga powder from Vimergy, which is linked below. Cinnamon is very helpful in reducing inflammation, and in helping to regulate blood sugar levels.
Hot Apple-Elderberry-Chaga Cider
- 4 cups apple cider (preferably organic, with no additives)
- 1 cup elderberries (or 6 tbsp elderberry syrup)
- 1 tbsp chaga powder
- 3 cinnamon sticks (additional ones to serve)
Bring all the ingredients to a boil. And then turn down to a simmer for about an hour. Once the elderberries have softened, you can strain the berries out and serve with a fresh cinnamon stick.
For those interested in other medicinal tea blends, check out this link of Winning Medicinal Tea Blend recipes for more ideas on warm healing beverages.