Leafy green with coloured stems. Technically there is no difference between silverbeet and chard with both having the Latin subfamily name of Beta vulgaris. This is highly nutritious and can be added to many meals such as spinach and ricotta pie, in smoothies/juices, frittatas, Sauteed, poached in broth
- Rainbow Chard is a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, V It also contains Potassium, Magnesium and Dietary Fibre.
- Best Stored: In Fridge
- Can be eaten raw or cooked.
- Vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of the tissues in all parts of your body.
- Vitamin A is an antioxidant and helps with vision, bone growth, reproduction, cell function, and your immune system
- Vitamin K makes proteins for healthy bones and tissues and blood clotting.
- Potassium is a mineral that your body needs to work properly. It helps to regulate your heartbeat and ensures your nerves function properly. It also helps move nutrients into cells and waste products out of cells.
- Magnesium can help regulate muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure. It is also essential for making protein, bone, and DNA.
- Dietary Fibre, is important for a healthy bowel.
- Tarts / Crumbles
- Chutney / Relish