The particular qualities of dried vegetables
Are dried vegetables healthy?
Dried vegetables: where to buy them? At VehGro, the wholesaler of organic products. They are full of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Especially when vegetables are dried professionally, the quality is preserved.
You do not have to be afraid of an overdose of vitamins when consuming vegetables on a large scale: this is almost impossible. Of course you should be careful with vitamin pills and supplements and the maximum daily dose should not exceed.
The benefitsBuying dried vegetables has a lot of advantages. For example, a dried vegetable powder has more flavor. This is because the extraction of moisture provides a more concentrated flavor. Vegetable powder can easily be added to sauces, in energy shakes or in yoghurts.
Dried vegetables to buy
Practically all types of vegetables can be dried. This applies to Dutch 'classics' such as potatoes, beets, onions and broccoli, but also to special vegetable products such as chlorella, galangal and maca.
At Vehgro, the organic wholesaler of organic vegetables, we have a large selection of different dried vegetables.
Magic of the potato
Typically Dutch? Absolutely not. The potato originally comes from South America. Meanwhile, the potato is consumed massively in Western countries. A shavings of grated raw potato is often used for skin problems, although the effect is not medically proven.
Ashwagandha powder is made from the roots of the 'Withania Somnifera' plant. The powder contains useful nutritional components, including choline, alkaloids, fatty acids and amino acids. Among other things, it helps the body to regain fitness more quickly after various common ailments.
Kale also outside the winter months
Ah, kale! Who does not know it? This leafy vegetable is widely consumed in the Netherlands in the winter months, including in the form of a stew with smoked sausage. Kale is packed with vitamins and antioxidants.
What to expect from chlorella?
Chlorella is a so-called single-celled 'micro alga'. It lives in fresh water and grows all over the world.
Chlorella contains a lot of protein, iron, potassium and fibre. In short: it is full of useful building blocks for the human body, including maintaining muscle mass and normal bones.
Maca: a natural flavour enhancer
Maca is a root vegetable and originally comes from South American Peru. It was mainly grown in inhospitable areas which proved unsuitable for other crops. Nowadays Maca is available at a.o. a wholesale trade in vegetables.
Maca is a good flavor enhancer and it goes especially well with raw cacao, nut milk and in various juices.
Galangal root: a Thai pearl
Galangal root is a perennial tropical plant which is related to ginger. Currently, the root is cultivated in Malaysia, Indonesia, Indochina and Thailand. It has also been found in Europe for a long time.
Any claims are associated with the Galangal root, such as the claim that it fights cancer. Further research is obviously needed, but this plant seems to have a lot going for it.
What about Maggi herb?Ground Maggi herb leaf is said to help the digestion. The herb is also used as a salt substitute in numerous dishes, including fish dishes, soups, sauces and it adds flavour to salads.
Liquorice: a super fuel
Liquorice root powder contains a sweetener that can be up to 50 times stronger than sugar. Moreover, it is harmless for the teeth.
The products of VehGro, the wholesaler of vegetables, are certified organic and of premium quality.