If you’re looking for something crisp and refreshing to keep those kiddos in shape, try some delicious lettuce. In case you need a refresher on some of the most popular varieties, read below for a quick lesson!
Romaine (center) - grows with a tall head of sturdy leaves with a firm rib down the center, has a fine bitter herb taste
Iceberg (upper right) – has a dense head, and is pale white in its center, Iceberg is the most popular type of lettuce in the US
Lollo Rosso (lower right) -fringed, crinkled leaves tinged deep red at the ends with a tender yet crisp texture
Butterhead (lower left) – also known as Boston or Bibb, this type of head lettuce has a loose arrangement of leaves, with a sweet flavor and tender texture
Gem (upper left) – crisp like Romaine and sweet like Butterhead with a crunchy central stalk and thin, crisp leaves