Chaga Mushroom Elixir

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This energy boosting elixir, made with chaga mushrooms is great as an alternative to coffee and is perfect for helping look after the endocrine system and supporting a healthy immune system.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz Chaga mushroom
  • 3 star anise
  • 1 tsp maca powder
  • 1/4 tsp Activated Charcoal
  • 1/4 tsp Baobab powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
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Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a coffee grinder or spice grinder and grind until a fine powder forms.
  2. Add the powder to a french press and fill with warm water. Refrain from using hot water as this negates some of the beneficial properties of the mushrooms.
  3. Leave to steep for 15-20 minutes and then plunge and pour into cups. It is great with some coconut milk or turned into a coconut milk latte.

Notes

You can use the powder more than once! Simply leave it in the French press and store it in the fridge and then add more water the next day when you are ready!
Laura PeillAbout Laura Peill

An avid runner and passionate foodie, Laura writes the blog Viand Nutrition, a healthy lifestyle blog featuring vegan recipes, healthy living tips, at-home workouts and fitness motivation. Her love of good food filled with good nutrition comes from her years as a runner, completing marathons and seeking out adequate plant-based fuel for hundreds of kilometers, and then working as a running coach and needing the same fuel to offer her runners. In addition to focusing on good whole food meals, she is especially passionate about creating raw, vegan desserts and experimenting with new ingredient combinations in the kitchen. Her passion for food and nutrition has led to her return to school where she is studying to become a Registered Holistic Nutritionist with plans to combine running, writing and recipe creation and nutrition all into one. When she's not out on the trails, you'll find her hanging out in running clothes in the kitchen, in downward dog, or brewing a fresh batch of kombucha!

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