Who's the "King of Crisp"?
Who’s “the king of crisp”? Romaine, of course! This year-round salad favorite has a crunchy texture and mild flavor that’s perfect for just about any combination of ingredients and dressings you like.
But romaine is more than salad. It’s a nutritious green in its own right:
- Excellent source of vitamin A: helps keep your skin and teeth healthy, and supports your immune system
- Important prenatal nutrient: contains 29% of your Daily Value for folate — an essential nutrient for the health of your baby
- Packed with antioxidants: lutein and zeaxanthin (which promote eye health), and beta-carotene (which your body converts to vitamin A when needed) may reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases
Like all leafy greens, romaine lettuce can absorb many pesticides when it’s grown conventionally. In fact, lettuce is #14 on the Environmental Working Group’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce. So step away from chemicals and choose Earthbound Farm certified organic romaine — in a salad mix, as leaves or hearts. We grow our lettuce without synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, using farming methods that regenerate the soil and protect the health of the land and the people who work on it. And that’s good for everybody!
Make your next salad with fresh, crisp organic romaine. What’s your favorite combo of ingredients to add?