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Cooking With Wild Plants

By |July 30th, 2011|

cooking by barockschloss at flickr

When the weather get  warm I get excited about picking wild greens (also known as Weeds) and wild berries as saskatoons are my favorite berry.

All of my life I have eaten wild plants. My father would bring in dandelion greens and boil them up for us. (sometimes it was out of necessity as there simply was no food in the cupboards).

Benefits of  eating wild plants:
•     Full of more nutrition than the same plant grown domesticated.
•     Are fresher than store bought as vegetables and fruits are shipped long distances to market, sit on shelves, losing flavour and nutrition. […]