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Wild Salad with garlic mustard, violet leaves & flower, dandelion greens & flowers and some homegrown lettuce

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Why Should You Eat Dandelion Greens

Do you like to eat salads? This green leaf contains more nutrients than all of your salad greens combined. Dandelion leaf is a mineral rich, bitter tonic that is one of the best herbs to munch on in summer salads. Why Should You Eat Dandelion Greens? » Living Awareness Institute

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10 Surprising Ways You Are Making Your Vegetables Less Nutritious

Modern varieties of vegetables, the ones you see for sale in the produce section of the supermarket, are generally sweeter, starchier, and less fibrous than their wild ancestors. They are also far less nutritious: wild dandelion leaves, for example, have eight times more antioxidants than spinach and forty times more than iceberg lettuce. So doing what you can to maximize the nutrients in the vegetables you eat is important — but it turns out that many common cooking habits are actually…

5 Reasons To Eat A Dandelion This Spring

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Dandelion Pesto

You know what I just love? I can walk out my backdoor and harvest all the leaves I need for dandelion pesto in a matter of minutes. And I didn't have to plant them, or tend them!

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Dandelion Blossom Syrup - This is a traditional recipe passed down from the old world Europeans. Use it as a substitute for honey.

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"Fried Dandelions (Appalachian Style)" by Micah Funk; "This recipe consists of picking the largest dandelion flowers and leaving the entire stem behind, battering the flowers up and frying them in butter. Has a flavor similar to that of mushrooms." Makes 8 servings.

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