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.
YUM - a definite favourite around here. This is a mixed sized bunch of asparagus!</br> </br> Asparagus is low in calories and is very low in sodium. It is a good source of vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium and zinc, and a very good source of dietary fibre, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, rutin, niacin, folic acid, iron, phosphorus, potassium, copper, manganese and selenium, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin to transport glucose from the bloodstream into cells. The amino acid asparagine gets its name from asparagus, as the asparagus plant is relatively rich in this compound.
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This Butter lettuce has a buttery texture and a subtle sweet taste. It is grown aquaponically. This means that the it is grown in a soil-less medium in a closed-loop system with fish as the nutrients providers. It is a good source of Vitamin A, and folic acid, while also being very low in calories. </br></br>Good source of vitamin A, K, C and folate. Low in calories.
A frost tolerant variety of kale that grows perfect in out Northern climate. This curly kale is perfect for all your kale needs. Our favorite thing to do with this kale is kale chips. The curls of the leaves give great texture and let the seasoning sink in.
Trusted Freshness® Nutri Kale – A vegetable of the Brassica (cabbage) family. It is considered one of the world’s healthiest foods as it is packed with nutrients, high in fibre and is a great source of vitamin C and iron. Nutri Kale combines the flavour like kale but with a lettuce-like texture. It is harvested at its juvenile stage for peak taste, colour and nutritional value.
Local greens in the winter is the best. These baby greens are packed full of nutrition to keep you healthy in these dark winter day. Grown only 20 minutes from our warehouse, Trusted Freshness grows these greens with no pesticides, herbicides or chemicals. They are harvested at the tender leaf stage retaining freshness and flavor.<br><br>Green Wave is a buttery tasting lettuce ideal for salads, wraps, tacos, lettuce rolls and sandwhiches. It is an excellent source of nutrients, minerals and fibre<br>Tenderleaf Romaine is a mild tasting and tender deep green leafy variety of romaine. Its savory flavor makes it perfect for salads, wraps and grilling. It is harvested at the juvenile stage for peak nutritional content.<br>Chef's Bibb is known for its slightly buttery taste and unique texture. This butter head lettuce is excellent for salads, warps and sandwiches.
A heritage cabbage green and relative to kale. With their giant green leaves that are nutrient rich, they are a great substitute for tortilla wraps! </br></br>These are vitamin K bombs! Vitamin K is really good for bone health and also helps to thin our blood making it a great cardiovascular aid. They also have cholesterol lowering capabilities which are exemplified when steamed/cooked.
Fresh Swiss Chard. This bundle of goodness is one of the most popular greens around the world! </br></br>Chard is considered one of the most nutrient packed vegetables around, second only to spinach. The vitamin content is unrivalled, with K and A levels being off the charts. Green or Rainbow depending on stock
A favourite in asian cooking, bok choy is an excellent green addition to any stir fry, salad mix, or as a substitute for spinach in any cooked green recipe. </br></br>Bok choy is very low in calories, carbohydrates, has no fat and supplies many vitamins and minerals, but it's especially high in vitamins C, A and K.
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A local mix of greens. Perfect for juicing and smoothie makers. A seasonal mix of Kale, Chard and Mint. Perfect to add some greens to your favorite fruit smoothies and juices.<br><br> Check out our frozen bananas and cherries as well!!<br><br> As the weather changes, contents may change to include other healthy greens
This is one beautiful bulb of fennel. The root or bulb is great raw, roasted, or glazed. </br> </br> If you are lucky to get a bulb with the fronds make a wonderful tea. Be sure to use the whole plant! </br> </br> Like many of its fellow spices, fennel contains its own unique combination of phytonutrients including the flavonoids rutin, quercitin, and various kaempferol glycosides that give it strong antioxidant activity. In addition to its unusual phytonutrients, fennel bulb is an excellent source of vitamin C. Vitamin C is the body's primary water-soluble antioxidant, able to neutralize free radicals in all aqueous environments of the body.
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Broccoli shoots are three- to four-day-old broccoli plants that look like alfalfa sprouts, but taste like radishes. </br></br>There has been vast research into the health benefits of sprouts, but especially broccoli shoots! They are known for their high concentrations of glucosinolates, which are precursors to sulphoranes... a potent anti-cancer phytochemical. _x000D_ _x000D_ Not only that though, broccoli shoots are loaded with nutrients and minerals for healthy minds and bodies.
A blend of broccoli, kale, kohlrabi, and cabbage microgreens </br></br>This classic mix a wonderful blend of fresh, young shoots from a variety of plant bases. Becoming more well known for their rich concentration of vitamins and nutrients, young harvested shoots are super high in vitamin K and other purifying nutrients that help cleanse our bodies and promote our health.
Adds hint of spice to any dish with this colourful sprout mix. A mix of Arugula shoots, Pink Stem Radish shoots, and Broccoli shoots. </br></br>Microgreens are a wonderful blend of fresh, young shoots from a variety of plant bases. Becoming more well known for their rich concentration of vitamins and nutrients, young harvested shoots are super high in vitamin K and other purifying nutrients that help cleanse our bodies and promote our health.
Sunflower shoots are a fantastic raw, living food that has an amazing taste, and health benefits too! Try them on a sandwich or salad. </br></br>Sunflower greens are a nutritional powerhouse packed with vitamins A, B complex, D, and E. They also contain minerals including calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus and zinc. In addition to these vitamins and minerals, sunflower greens are a rich source of lecithin which helps break down fatty acids into an easily digestible water soluble form, and chlorophyll which benefits many functions within the body, including building blood supply, revitalizing tissue, calming inflammation, activating enzymes, and deodorizing the body.
Infused with Sound Therepy, this bold flavour profile is the perfect way to add a spicy flair to any dish -- full of color and texture with a hot radish finish. <br><br> Pairs well with Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon or Petit Syrah <br><br> <br><br> It is normal to have a few seed leaves, or cotyledon to be a bit yellow. Microgreens are grown past their seed leaf (sprout stage) and are harvested shortly after the true leaf emerges but before they shed the seed leaf.
A chef favourite with a sweet-greens and peppery finish, enjoy on it’s own, or ideal for adding a little pop to your salad or entrée. Perfect pairing with an Asian sesame or balsamic dressing and a lightly oaked Chardonnay. <br><br> <br><br> It is normal to have a few seed leaves, or cotyledon to be a bit yellow. Microgreens are grown past their seed leaf (sprout stage) and are harvested shortly after the true leaf emerges but before they shed the seed leaf.
Pea Shoots from Micro YYC are an amazing addition to any meal... </br></br>Packed with vitamin A, C, and folic acid. Pea Shoots are a delicious snack, salad garnish, or stir-fry addition. Pea shoots are also very high in Vitamin K, which is important for blood clotting and other body processes.
Alfalfa’s chlorophyll and enzymes boost the body’s ability to eliminate toxins while improving digestion. They’re great for overall health, and it’s nice that they taste so good too! They’re crunchy and nutrient-rich, perfect for sandwiches, salads, wraps or with eggs.
These 6x8 mini trays will give approx. 2 ounce of juice and are the perfect size to share with pets (cats especially)! </br></br> Wheatgrass is a favorite among juice lovers. Super high in vitamin E, A, and B... as well as riboflavin, and proteins (contains 12 amino acids). However, it's best known for its chlorophyll. Chlorophyll cleanses the liver, tissues and cells and purifies the blood.
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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.
Red bell pepper to zest up that dish! Low in calories and fat, sodium, and cholesterol free! Bell peppers are great sources of vitamins A, B, and C and contain carotenoids.</br></br> Note that if stock runs through the red pepper we will substitute another colour of pepper.
Bell Peppers were first discovered by Christopher Columbus who mistakenly named them a pepper expecting a spicy or hot flavour. These are sweet peppers.</br> </br> Bell Peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C, often twice as much per pepper as found in a regular navel orange.
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