Flower Power: Eat Some Blossoms for a Healthier You
High in potassium and other minerals, pansies have a slightly sweet green or grassy flavor. They are beneficial for your heart, kidney and blood pressure. You can eat the entire flower. Use pansies as garnishes in salads, in fruit salads, desserts or in soups. One idea for an elegant hors d’oeuvre: spread cream cheese on a plain cracker and top it with a whole pansy.