Chaya, [Cnidoscolus Chayamansa] , Tree Spinach
Chaya has been refered to as an ideal food, and medicine, -it has more nutrition than Alfalfa, or Spinach. Chaya tastes good and is a little sweet when eaten raw, if cooked it is a good Spinach substitute.
According to the National Institute of Nutrition in Mexico City, -eating Chaya will have these benefits, –Improve blood circulation
Cassava, Plants have been used for food
for thousands of years, the leaves can be
cooked for greens, and are a good source
of vitamins and protein , The root is used
like Potato, Yam, or Taro root, -it is
especially good when added to soups and
Taro, [Kalo, Zuiki, luau] has been used for
food for thousands of years, it is very
nutritious and better for you than eating
most of the things “normal people” eat.
It is considered a sacred food to many
people. A combination of the greens and
the corm with a little meat will make a
complete meal, and sustain life
indefinitely, as a survival food.
Taro is the source of Poi an Island food
made from cooked ground Taro corm
[root]. Taro corm can be cooked any
way that Potato can be cooked.
The Leaf must be cooked for at least 15
min. with salt in the water to get rid of
the itch, caused by calcium crystals.Two
tablespoons of salt,- to a gallon of
cooking water is enough.
Raising Snails and Fish will provide meat [protein]
to complete your dietary needs.
Why aquatic snails,? -they wont escape and eat
all of your vegetables.[and the tank also holds
Tilapia] a great tasting fish that is an herbivore.
This is a full grown Apple Snail, -about the size of a
Apple Snails can breathe under water, [with gills] ,or
can breathe air with a lung. [like us humans