Eat Dandelions! Forget they are a "weed."
Dandelions! This "weed" is actually a powerhouse of nutrition, containing more protein than spinach. Packed with calcium, iron, vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber, potassium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, B complex vitamins, trace minerals, organic sodium, and even vitamin D! Full of antioxidants, good for the kidneys, liver, digestion, inflammation, gallbladder, cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes! Eat it raw in salad when the leaves are young to avoid too much bitterness. It can also be cooked like spinach to make a great green for dinner. The yellow petals can be eaten too! Just pick them off the bitter green base. The roots can be dried and made into a fantastic tea. The whole plant can be made into a tea or tincture.