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.
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.<br><br>We guarantee a minimum of 3 days until best before date from date of delivery.
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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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></br> Celery is rich in phytonutrients such as flavenols which have cancer fighting properties. Its fibre content is also a good aid for digestive issues.
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Perfect for lunches, veggie trays, or a quick snack between meals. </br> </br> 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.
A locally grown cucumber coming 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.
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.
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> Green peppers are younger colored bell peppers. They have a mild, but unique flavor that enhances sauces, soups and stir frys.
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Eggplant is actually a berry. There are many varieties ranging in color from rich purple to white, in length from 2 to 12 inches and in shape from oblong to round. Eggplant is available year-round, with the peak season during August and September.<br><br>Storage Tip: Eggplant is quite perishable. They last up to a week but are best eaten right away. Keep dry by wrapping in paper towel to absorb moisture. <br><br>Did you know... Eggplant absorb more fat than any other vegetable so choose methods such as broiling , baking, sautéing, grilling or braising rather than frying.
The Tomate Verde, or 'Green Tomato' that is a staple in Mexican cooking. These tomatillos have been de-husked for extra cooking ease. </br></br>For a wonderful resource on storing, preparing, and cooking tomatillos check out this website: http://whatscookingamerica.net/tomatillos.htm
This is your sauce and salsa tomato - make your tomato sauce or soup something special. </br> </br> 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.
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A favoured Italian variety, this roma is amazing fresh & for sauces alike! </br></br>The perfect canning tomatoes so you can have the taste of fresh tomatoes all year round<br><br> ****By ordering by the case you are getting a considerable discount however you accept the risk that there may be some waste
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Perfect size for mouth-popping! Add gorgeous color and flavour to fresh mixed green salads. Ideal garnish for sandwiches and pita bread specialties. Dress up appetizer platters and veggie trays. </br></br>A good source of potassium, tomatoes offer vitamin A, vitamin C, some calcium and iron.
Broccolini is a vegetable in its own right, a cross between broccoli and gai lon, or Chinese kale. Those tiny yellow flowers are a sign of the vegetable’s gai lon parentage — and the gai lon is what gives this vegetable its cool peppery flavor. <br>Though much more expensive than broccoli, the hybrid has little waste; the slim stems are so tender all the way down that their ends don't even need to be trimmed. In fact, it's a much more interesting and sweeter-tasting vegetable than broccoli crowns, the de-stemmed florets that are common in many markets today.</br></br> Broccolini is nutritionally very similar to broccoli and 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.
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> </br> 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.
Crunchy. Red. So good. Adds wonderful colour and texture to many dishes. Essential in homemade coleslaw! </br></br> Fat-free and cholesterol-free, red cabbage is rich in vitamin C, plus offers carbohydrates, calcium, iron, protein, thiamin, riboflavin, potassium and fibre. One cup of shredded cabbage contains about 25 calories.
Fresh local cabbage. Green and crisp. Definitely delicious. </br></br>Cabbage, particularly short cooked or raw cabbage, contains sinigrin. Sinigrin has been shown to have unique cancer preventative properties, specifically for bladder, prostate, and colon cancer. A great source of vitamins K, C, and A.