CressSharp and peppery flavour
Did you know?
We call our Upland Cress the King of all Superfood as it is the most nutrient-dense vegetable out there!
And yes Upland and Watercress have the same flavour and nutrient density. They just look slightly different, one stays up and the other one likes to crawl!
Cress is great for…
Enjoy your Cress like fresh spinach: raw in salads, as a side salad and boiled or stir fried with other veggies and in smoothies. Add in your kids sandwiches for their lunch for a quick shot of nutrition.
Pairs well with…
Cress is most nutritious when freshly picked and eaten raw. Snip or cut the whole pot and use in your cooking like you would use raw spinach.
Take care of your Cress
Your beautiful pot of Cress will enjoy a cool spot on your kitchen bench, not in direct sunlight and with plenty of water.
Keep your pack of pre-cut Cress in the vegetable compartment of your fridge and use within 8 days.
Best in Class! Exceptionally rich in Vitamins A, K, D, E, several B vitamins, it is also loaded in Iron, Potassium, Calcium, Glycosides, Protein and Omega3. That’s just to name a few!
Cress is a good source of lutein and beta-carotene, two important components in preventing UV-damage and maintaining skin health, which is key to an anti-ageing regime. It may also help in treating eczema, acne, and generally problematic skin.
Cress is heavy in antioxidants, a key ingredient in the prevention of cancer. These active antioxidants include vitamins C, A, E, and several B vitamins. Cress is also good for your liver as it is very rich in glucosinolates, which are water soluble phyto-chemicals that contain sulfur.
Finally and because the list could go on and on, Cress is loaded with potassium, which acts as a diuretic and draws out excess water weight from the body. Cress has a lot of fibre as well, which helps a healthy digestive system – imperative to maintaining a healthy weight.
All round Multivitamin – There are many more health benefits to Cress than the ones listed above, and it really is something of nature’s multivitamin so please eat without moderation!