Powdering leaves vs. fruits and seeds
So, I was thinking today, it's pretty easy to dehydrate and powder leaves. Some leaves have a lot of protein (amaranth leaves, for instance). Seeds can be pretty difficult to harvest, and fruits take longer to dehydrate. So, why not powder lots of leaves?
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I'm considering powdering our edible weed leaves next year (all together instead of individually. Then maybe we can make edible weed smoothies or something. Maybe they'd be a tasty seasoning on something. They'd probably contain things like mallow, dandelion, lambsquarter, amaranth, etc.
I plan to powder a lot of domesticated plant leaves, too! :) (Probably more so than weeds.)
I dehydrated and powdered some epazote. this was my first time dehydrating and powdering herbs in a food dehydrator, as far as I remember. It was easy and fun. So, that's why I'm excited to try other leaves.