Sharp peppery taste. Its strong familiar taste makes it a great addition to larger salad mixes. Thought to have aphrodisiac qualities dating back to the first century. With health claims ranging from curing freckles to acting as a natural deodorant, arugula certainly has more allure than just a simple salad green.
These shoots have a very unique flavour. A touch of bitterness and a nice lemony acidity (similar to garden sorrel) that follows. Buckwheat shoots are delicate and almost melt in your mouth when you eat them! They are also a very beautiful sprout with tiny leaves and a lovely red-tinged stem (made more red in cooler weather). Buckwheat sprouts are another highly nutritious sprout containing: Vitamins A and C Chlorophyll Calcium, Iron, Lecithin, Potassium Amino Acids
Mildly spicy and a great addition to any Asian mix. Known for its fiery nature, mustard dates back five thousand years. It is one of the few plants that has been cultivated for both its seed and leaf. Mustard also yields medicinal benefits. It was said to help with the sting of a scorpion as well as to serve as a poultice for various ailments. Mustard was also said to give a bride power if sewn into the hem of her wedding dress and thought to provide protection from evil spirits.
Kale is high in beta carotene, vitamin K, calcium and phytonutrients. During the Second World War, cultivation of kale in the UK was encouraged by the "Dig for Victory" campaign. The vegetable was easy to grow and provided important nutrients to supplement those missing from a normal diet because of food rationing. Surprisingly subtly sweet, tender and succulent, with finely cut wavy leaves.
A proprietary blend of fennugreek, flax, fennel, buckwheat & broccoli shoots: Vitamins A,B,C & E, helps kidney function, common cold, relieve pain, joint pain. Estrogen-like properties assist in PMS & Menopause issues, skin, brain, nervous system & digestion - "a meal in a glass". Fennel adds a licorice mint like flavor to our green giant juice blend.
Tastes slightly earthy. Native to the Americas and a staple of the HoHoKam Indians of Arizona as well as some of the great Mayan and Inca civilizations of Central and South America where it was thought of as a "super grain" and rotated in fields with maize and beans because of its high protein content and overall health benefits. The entire plant features an unmistakable vibrant magenta color. While still unknown by most of the US population, amaranth has been cultivated for over 8000 years.