Elderberry Oatmeal

Elderberry Oatmeal

Supercharge your comforting bowl of oatmeal and brighten your day with the addition of Flora Elderberry Crystals. This superfood bowl is a perfect way to bring you through winter: it supports your immune system against seasonal issues and provides purple-hued health-promoting antioxidants.*

Simply prepare your oatmeal as normal, add a scoop or two of Elderberry Crystals, and stir to dissolve. You can sweeten and/or top it in your favorite way.

Need more direction? Some options: Our preferred method would be to use organic rolled oats, soaked overnight in water. Adding a squeeze of lemon juice will make the nutrients in the oats more available.

Elderberry Oatmeal: 

Ingredients:
Rolled oats A squeeze of lemon Double the amount of water as oats
A pinch of salt
1-2 scoops Elderberry Crystals
Sweetener to taste

Instructions:

  • Combine oats and water. Add a squeeze of lemon if available and soak overnight.
  • The next morning, place a small pot of water on the stove and add a pinch of salt.
  • Drain and discard the soaking water from the oats. When the pot comes to a boil, add the drained oats.
  • Boil for 1 minute before lowering the heat. Stir and cook for about 5 minutes depending on your oats and remove from heat.
  • Stir in Elderberry Crystals, place lid on the pot, and allow to sit for 1-2 minutes before serving.

Optional Toppings:

Walnuts or your favorite nuts
Flax seeds or your favorite seeds
Maple syrup or your favorite sweetener

Flax oil or your favorite fat Not into grains? Try No’atmeal!

Elderberry No’atmeal:

Ingredients:

½ cup pecan pieces
2 Tbsp flax seeds
¼ cup Flora flax meal
1 scoop Elderberry Crystals
Grated ginger or favorite sweetener to taste (optional)

Instructions:

  • Cover the pecans with water and soak overnight.
  • The next morning, place a pot with about 2 cups of water on the stove.
  • Drain and discard the soaking water from the pecans. When the pot comes to a boil, add drained pecans and remaining ingredients to the pot. Stir and cook on medium heat for about 3 minutes and remove from heat.
  • Stir in Elderberry Crystals, place lid on the pot, and allow to sit for a minute or two before serving.

Optional topping: Walnuts or your favorite nuts Coconut milk or favorite milk Maple syrup or your favorite sweetener Flax oil or your favorite fat Enjoy!