Season: All year round | Flavor: Citrus
Plant with thin long leaves
Benefits : Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 & C. Moreover, lemongrass is packed with many important minerals – Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Copper and Zinc.
Primary uses : Soups & teas
Season: All year round | Flavor: leafy, like a cross between broccoli rabe and bok choy
Also known as Kailan – has great texture and crunchy leaves & stems yet tender enough to enjoy it raw.
Benefits : Low in Sodium, and very low in Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc and Copper, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium and Manganese.
Primary uses : Smoothies, Salads and stir-fried dishes
Yam Beans (Jicama)
Season: All year round | Flavor: Sweet
Looks like Potato and is crispy & juicy
Benefits : It's health benefits are mainly derived from the unique mixture of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and other organic compounds, including dietary fiber, vitamin B6, C, E, Folate, Pantothenic acid, Potassium, Magnesium, Manganese, Copper, Iron, and a small amount of protein.
Primary uses : Eaten fresh or in salads
Season: All year round | Flavor: Very Spicy
Famous for their intense heat with heart of the flavor in the seeds.
Benefits : Contains up to seven times the vitamin C level of an Orange and has a range of health benefits, including fighting sinus congestion, aiding digestion and helping to relieve migraines and muscle, joint and nerve pain. It's also a good source of vitamins A and E, Beta-carotene, Folic acid and Potassium.
Primary uses : In any dish to bring up the heat