Loose leaf lettuce
.One of the most commonly found lettuce varieties, these have a mild, sweet taste with a satisfying crunch. Lettuce is rich in vitamins A, K, C and folate. Like most leafy greens, iceberg lettuce is low in calories, sugar, and fat and has a higher water content than many other types of lettuce.
These are one of the easiest to use in recipes too, just tear, toss and serve!
Black rose lettuce
This lettuce variety has loose dark leaves and a crisp yet slightly bitter taste that adds interesting flavor in salad dishes. It is densely packed with nutrients like vitamin A, C, folate and has 100 times the antioxidants as common lettuce. Additionally, it provides more vitamin K, more iron and less calories.
and the cherry on the cake, it adds a beautiful burst of color to your favorite salad or sandwich!
Rightly called the nutrition superstar, kale is one of the nutrient dense foods on Earth. A cup of cooked kale provides almost five times an adult’s daily need for vitamin K, around 15–18% of their calcium need, and about 7% of the daily phosphorus, in addition to copious amounts of vitamins A, B6 and C.
Curly kale has a a bitter, peppery flavor and can be eaten raw as well as cooked!
Tuscan kale, like all kales, is extraordinarily nutritious: a cup provides more than 100 % of the daily need of vitamins K and A, and 88 % of the daily need for vitamin C. This is a more resilient variety of kale and has deep and earthy flavor— it’s less bitter than curly leafed kale, with an almost-nutty sweetness.
Pak choi, or Bok Choy is native to China, but is quickly finding place in salads and soups around the world. Along with being crunchy and delicious, Pak choi is full of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that make it a beneficial addition to your diet. Like other dark, leafy greens, it’s full of antioxidants and other compounds that help to promote better health.
Yet another nutrition superstar, spinach is one of the best sources of dietary potassium and magnesium, two very important electrolytes necessary for maintaining human health. Spinach provides a whopping 839 milligrams of potassium per cup.. As a comparison, one cup of sliced banana has about 539mg of potassium. Baby spinach has a mild, almost sweet flavor the leaves and stems can be eaten raw.