Wild Edible Wild Violets

Wild Violet: Viola Species

Want to make any fresh salad or dessert look really fancy?  Add in some wild purple violet blooms.  They even have a sweet floral flavor.  The blooms brushed with egg white and dusted in sugar are as good as any candy I’ve ever had.  The heart shaped leaves are edible as well and can be added raw to fresh salads.  Wild Violets love to grow in slightly sunny and moist wooded areas but I’ve found them right in the middle of my lawn before as well.