Did you know there are many parts of a plant we can eat instead of discard?
We challenge you to think outside the box and eat from root to stem.
Let’s use the pumpkin plant as an example and start with the basics:
Discover the many parts of a pumpkin that you can eat
Discover the many parts of a pumpkin that you can eat:
Roast pumpkin seeds with a little salt and olive oil.
Include pumpkin leaves in stir fry, soups or stews.
Pumpkin flowers are great in salads or stuffed with rice and veggies.
Pumpkin fruit is a classic, but did you know you can eat the skin? Make pumpkin chips and pair with a nice dip.
Eating Root to Stem is:
- Delicious and nutritious
- Good for the environment by preventing food waste from ending up in landfills
- Ensures all the resources that go into making our food are not wasted.