Buckwheat Shoots are often referred to as "Lettuce" and is a tender, mildly tangy leafy shoot with pretty red stems. Grown from Canadian Certified Organic seed, it is hand-harvest at its optimal nutritive peak and offers Vitamins A, and C, Calcium, Chlorophyll, Iron, Lecithin, Potassium, Amino Acids and 15% Protein. Buckwheat is a great option to anyone who is gluten-free. Buckwheat microgreens are being studied for their potential anti-inflammatory compounds. A member of the rhubarb family it is excellent in salads, sandwiches, smoothie and juices.A small handful of these makes a great snack on their own.
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