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Purslane - Yummy and loaded with Omega 3. I prefer it raw or I make salsa with it.

Purslane - leaved loaded with Omega 3 - stems high in vitamin C. I prefer it raw or stems pickled.

I have been eating a small amount ( 6 or 8 leaves ) of raw purslane each day for about 2 months now.  I have Fibromyalgia. This has helped relieve some of the aches and helped a great deal with the "Brain Fog" associated with Fibro. the plant is very high in omega-3-fatty acids and quite tasty!

Purslane Cucmber Salad

I have been eating a small amount ( 6 or 8 leaves ) of raw purslane each day for about 2 months now. I have Fibromyalgia. This has helped relieve some of the aches and helped a great deal with the "Brain Fog" associated with Fibro. the plant is very high

AMARATH. Edible parts: The whole plant – leaves, roots, stem, seeds. The Amarath seed is small and very nutritious and easy to harvest, the seed grain is used to make flour for baking uses. Roasting the seeds can enhance the flavor, also you can sprout the raw seeds using them in salads, and in sandwiches, etc. Young leaves can be eaten raw or cooked like spinach, sautéed, etc. Fresh or dried pigweed leaves can be used to make tea.

Edible parts: The whole plant – leaves, roots, stem, seeds. The Amarath…

Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea) - Edible parts: Young leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. The leaves have a mild bitter flavour and can be tossed into salads. They can also be cooked like spinach, added to soups, stews, or omelet. Tea is made from the fresh or dried leaves. It is often used mixed with verbena leaves or lovage. This wild edible has been added to beer in much the same way as hops in order to clear it and also to improve its flavour and keeping qualities.

Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea) - Edible parts: Young leaves can be eaten…

We got some purslane in our CSA bag ,this year. It was so tasty I'm thinking of seeding it in our garden.

Purslane: Weed it or Eat it?

Purslane is packed with nutrition: Purslane is low in calories, high in fiber, an excellent source of the essential amino acids, and vitamins A, C and E. Purslane also has one the highest known concentrations of fatty acid in any plant.

Amaranth/Pigweed is a common weed that is highly nutritious! Use the greens in soups, stir fries, or salads. eat the dried seeds raw or roasted. The seeds are very high protein and have lysine, fiber, and calcium. A single plant can produce 100,000 seeds! The leaves have vitamins A and C, iron, fiber, calcium, and manganese. Amaranth is a highly sustainable food crop because of its drought resistance and fast rate of growth and proliferation.

Amaranth/Pigweed is a common weed that is highly nutritious! Use the greens in soups, stir fries, or salads. eat the dried seeds raw or roasted. The seeds are very high protein and have lysine, fiber, and calcium. A single plant can produce seeds!

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Purslane - It may be considered a pesky weed by many farmers, but this superfood’s a worthy addition to any salad bowl. It is lemony, succulent, and crisp—and packs up to 400 milligrams of fatty acids per serving.

You can preserve herbs from your garden and have homegrown seasoning for your food all of the time! There are many herbs that you can preserve by drying them.  CLICK THROUGH TO THE POST for some quick tips on how to dry cilantro for use in salsa, Mexican food, or however else you like to use it.   You won't believe how easy it is!

You can preserve herbs from your garden and have homegrown seasoning for your food all of the time! There are many herbs that you can preserve by drying them. CLICK THROUGH TO THE POST for some quick tips on how to dry cilantro for use in salsa, Mexican food, or however else you like to use it. You won't believe how easy it is!

Pineapple Weed, also called Wild Chamomile, is a common "weed" that makes a delicious herbal tea you can forage for free! Montana Homesteader

Pineapple Weed Tea

Pineapple Weed, also called Wild Chamomile, is a common "weed" that makes a delicious herbal tea you can forage for free! be certain you know which variety of chamomile you pick though

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