Weed salad

This is for my gardening friends, weeds are happy plants!

goodness grows

Oh the weeds!    They pop up when and where it is least convenient, changing my entire day’s plan… and dinner.   I have decided to take advantage of my bounties of weeds over the years and have come across some delightful ways to prepare them.   For this time of year, I am dealing with dandelions, lamb’s quarters and upland cress in my garden, and soon to be in my kitchen and on my plate.

Weeds can be not only delicious, but packed with good nutrients.   Upland cress contains vitamin C, Riboflavin, Iron and Calcium.   Lamb’s quarter’s contain vitamin A, folate, magnesium, potassium, vitamins E, B6, and thiamine.   Dandelions are a real super food, bearing vitamins A, C, B1, B2, B6, E, K.   Dandelions contain respectable amounts of Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Manganese, Copper, Phosphorous and Potassium. And dandelions are 14% protein and contain all essential amino acids so it’s a…

View original post 607 more words

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Recipes, Uncategorized by vsvevg. Bookmark the permalink.

About vsvevg

Hi, My name is Abby, my husband Felipe and I are currently living at Rancho Santana, a resort in Nicaragua, facilitating their farm to table concept. My blog VSVEVG(very simple, very easy, very good) has been about life in rural Mexico, but for the time being will be about living in Nicaragua, farm to table, and whatever sundry stories present themselves. https://vsvevg.wordpress.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s