Very crisp and fresh... straight from the field to your plate. It is one of the very low calorie vegetables; providing just 15 calories per 100 g. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. A good source of vitamin K, C, and of potassium.
It is one of the very low calorie vegetables; providing just 15 calories per 100 g. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. A good source of vitamin K, C, and of potassium.
Crunchy & colourful with the mild bitterness of the perfect celery stalk. Make some 'Ants on a Log' or chop into an egg salad sandwich. Yum-me! </br>_x000D_ </br>_x000D_ Celery is rich in phytonutrients such as flavenols which have cancer fighting properties. Its fibre content is also a good aid for digestive issues.
Broccoli florets from our local soil. Enjoy this one pound bag of little broccoli heads. Perfect for steaming, sauteeing, or dipping. _x000D_ </br></br>_x000D_ A bunch of 2 crowns with stalks. Broccoli is considered a tremendous source of carotenoids and other anti-inflammatory nutrients that may help decrease the odds of cancer and cardiovascular disease. It's also an amazing source of vitamins A, C and K.
Just the broccoli heads/crowns. No stems. Perfect for the kids, and for making a broccoli quiche or cheese sauce. </br></br>Broccoli is low in calories and provides vitamins A and C, as well as B-complex vitamins, and fiber, folic acid, carotenoids, calcium, iron, potassium and other nutrients.
These little buds of delicious flavour are a classic! Try some new recipes with brussel sprouts to engage the kids. </br> </br> Brussels sprouts are high in fibre (even more effect after steaming), glucosinolates, vitamins K and C, and an important detoxifier.
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An excellent alternative to broccoli, organic cauliflower has taste that is unparalleled. So good that you might not even need dip to enjoy it! </br>_x000D_ </br>_x000D_ Often steamed or boiled, try sauteeing cauliflower for a change. Adding cauliflower to a skillet helps retain the vegetables crispness, and holds in the flavour. Cauliflower is high in both fiber and vitamin C, with a half cup of florets providing nearly half of ones daily requirement for vitamin C. It also contains a fair amount of vitamin A, folate, calcium and potassium as well as selenium, which works with Vitamin C to boost the immune system.
Avocados are also known as 'Alligator Pears'. They're great chopped in a salad, garnishing a soup, spread on toast or lightly salted. </br> </br> Avocados are a good source of folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin K, fibre, potassium, and healthy unsaturated fats. They're also a good source of cartenoids, which are good for anti-inflammation.
Beautiful local tomatoes are back! These beefsteaks are indeed beefy, so be ready for a treat. </br></br>Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C and are full of fibre. Tomatoes are noted for containing the antioxidant compound lycopene, which may help protect against prostate cancer and heart disease. Lycopene is found in higher concentration after cooking.
Add gorgeous colour and flavour to fresh mixed green salads with these gorgeous rich red cherry tomatoes. Ideal garnish for sandwiches and pita bread specialties. </br>_x000D_ </br>_x000D_ A good source of potassium, tomatoes offer vitamin A, vitamin C, some calcium and iron.
1 lb of premium Roma Tomatoes! This is your sauce tomato - make your tomato sauce or soup something special. </br>_x000D_ </br>_x000D_ Tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamins A, C, E and K. They are also low in fat and calories and high in potassium, folate and fiber. Studies have shown that a diet rich in tomatoes can help prevent cardiovascular disease by reducing LDL Cholesterol and lowering both blood pressure and inflammation. Tomatoes contain the powerful antioxidant lycopene, which has been shown to protect against many different types of cancer most notably prostate. The lycopene in tomatoes, particularly cooked tomatoes, helps prevent and reduce the progression of prostate cancer.
The skin is a little softer and the core is a little juicier than many other varieties. They have that 'just picked from the garden' flavor. </br>_x000D_ </br>_x000D_ Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C and are full of fibre. Tomatoes are noted for containing the antioxidant compound lycopene, which may help protect against prostate cancer and heart disease. Lycopene is found in higher concentration after cooking.
A lottery of striped, red, yellow, or orange bell peppers. What will you get? _x000D_ </br></br>_x000D_ Low in calories and fat, sodium, and cholesterol free! Bell peppers are great sources of vitamins A, B, and C and contain carotenoids.
Spice up your weekend with some heat! Great in salsa, chilli, sandwiches, burritos, tacos... anything. </br></br>Jalapeos are an excellent source of vitamin A, C and the B vitamins, plus offer significant amounts of iron, thiamine, niacin, magnesium and riboflavin. Not only are they cholesterol-free, saturated fat-free, low in calories, low in sodium and high in fibre, they also increase metabolic rate.
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Perfect pepper for stuffing, fresh eating or sauteing. Mini-bell peppers make attractive appetizers and hors d'ouevres. </br> </br> Low in calories, bell peppers are fat-free, sodium-free, and cholesterol-free. An excellent source of vitamin C, one raw bell pepper provides more of this nutrient than one cup of orange juice.
Crisp, bright, and biting!! Hotter than a jalapeo. </br></br>Their flavor is crisp, bright, and biting, notably hotter than the jalapeo pepper they resemble, and they are typically eaten raw.
A bag of rebel produce! This produce may have been rejected from stores based solely on aesthetics. Anything from knicks, some bruising, deformed or irregular shape can be found in this bag, but one thing is guaranteed, the produce is delicious with the bonus of being saved from a landfill! </br>_x000D_ </br>
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Delicious green beans. Often steamed, boiled, stir-fried, or baked in casseroles... green beans are as versatile as vegetables get. </br> </br> Found to have high levels of vitamins C and A, green beans are also full of beta-carotene and other healthy carotenoids which help out cardiovascular system.
Snap peas are a sweet, crisp pea with edible pods that are very enjoyable raw, or cooked in stir fry. </br></br> Sugar snap peas contain many vitamins that offer benefits for the entire body. They are a source of vitamin K, which activates osteocalcin and helps keep calcium in bones. They also contain vitamin B6, another vitamin that improves bone health by reducing the buildup of molecules that can cause osteoporosis. Sugar snap peas are a source of vitamin C, a nutrient that protects DNA structures from damage and improves the immune system. Folate is also found in sugar snap peas, which helps to improve heart health.
Crimini Button mushrooms are our hardworking, standard mushroom variety. Wonderful in soups, salads, sandwiches and especially sauteed! </br>_x000D_ </br>_x000D_ Replace your white buttons with these and enjoy the enhanced flavour and texture. These grow up to eventually become the beloved portabello. Crimini mushrooms are a good source of vitamin D and B vitamins, making it a great immune boosting treat.
This distinctly trumpet-shaped mushrooms possesses a wonderfully elegant, buttery flavor. </br></br>Known as the poor man's truffle or horn of plenty Black Trumpets have a natural, smoky aroma that makes them a perfect accompaniment for beef or lamb. The long shelf life and the fact that you only need to use a little bit makes this a perfect pantry item so you never run out! Black Trumpets are a good source of Vitamins B6 and D, protein, dietary fiber, and Niacin.
Always worried about supply and spoilage? No more! Once re-hydrated, these lobster mushrooms are firm and soft, and go well with anything! </br></br>This extremely versatile mushroom can be replaced when a recipe calls for any other mushroom. Lobster mushrooms resemble a cooked lobster in color and has a slight seafood taste. You'll only need a little bit to make the perfect meal. With dried mushrooms, you get concentrated dietary fiber and protein.
Once re-hydrated, Porcini mushrooms have a chewy texture and a strong nutty-woodsy, sweet, and meaty taste. </br></br>Porcini mushrooms are a rich brown color with hints of yellow. Drying enhances their flavor in much the same way as sun-dried tomatoes flavor's are enhanced with dehydration. Porcinis, like most wild mushrooms, can be substituted into any recipe. The authentic flavor of these mushrooms is especially popular in Italian cooking where Porcinis are added to risotto, pasta, sauces, soups, casseroles, and stuffing.
This mixed mushroom basket is a perfect combination of your favourite mushrooms: Portabellini, Shiitake, and Beech. ~ 1/4 lb of each. </br></br>Many yummy dishes are made even better with the combination of rich flavours from a mix of specialty mushrooms. _x000D_ _x000D_ Mushrooms are a great substitute for meat, and provide loads of antioxidants and nutrition... including vitamin D.
Portabellas are the king of mushrooms and are the 'steak' of the veggie world. Grill with melted cheese and peppers on the BBQ, or saut them with some balsamic vinegar and parmesan cheese. </br></br>Portabellas are the older brother of crimini mushrooms... meaning they are just the oversized, grown up version. These mushrooms are a good source of vitamin D and B vitamins, making it a great immune boosting treat.
Pair shiitake with Asian mustard greens, eggplant, rice, noodles, garlic, soy and chile. May be sauteed, roasted or skewered and grilled. </br></br>Shiitake mushrooms have long been used for medicinal purposes in both raw and dried form. They are rich in vitamins and minerals with potently high levels of vitamin B2, B12 and vitamin D. Shiitakes are a source of the compound Lentinan, which is being evaluated as an anti-cancer drug.
Fresh basil, perfect for pasta dishes or homemade pesto!! </br></br>Known as a good digestive aid, basil also has antibacterial properties on account of its volatile oil concentration. This is a very well known property of oregano, but basil holds similar properties.