Black-Jack: A Nutritional Powerhouse


At Yanni Bistro, we’re passionate about introducing you to unique, nutritious ingredients that not only elevate your dining experience but also contribute to a healthier lifestyle. Join us on this journey as we explore the wonders of Black-Jack and how it’s making its mark in the vegan culinary scene.

What is Bidens Pilosa?

Bidens Pilosa, or Black-Jack, is a flowering plant that has been gaining attention for its impressive nutritional profile. Native to North America, this plant belongs to the aster family and has found its way into vegan cuisine for good reason. From its tender leaves to vibrant blossoms, every part of Black-Jack offers a unique blend of flavors and health benefits.

A Nutrient Powerhouse

Digging into the nutritional treasure trove of Black-Jack, you’ll find an abundance of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Packed with essential nutrients like vitamin C, iron, and calcium, this plant goes beyond just satisfying your taste buds. Incorporating Black-Jack into your diet can contribute to overall well-being and support a robust immune system.

Must-Try Dishes

  1. Black-Jack Bliss Salad: A refreshing blend of Black-Jack leaves, crisp veggies, and our signature dressing, offering a symphony of flavors in every bite.
  2. Blossoming Burrito: Experience the unique taste of Black-Jack blossoms wrapped in a warm, gluten-free tortilla, accompanied by a medley of savory fillings.
  3. Zesty Black-Jack Smoothie: Kickstart your day with a nutrient-packed smoothie featuring the goodness of Black-Jack, blended with fruits and plant-based milk.

Beyond the Plate

Sustainability and Wellness

Choosing Black-Jack isn’t just about its delightful taste; it’s also a sustainable choice. This resilient plant requires minimal resources to thrive, making it an eco-friendly addition to our menu. At Yanni Bistro we prioritize not only your health but the health of the planet as well.

Connecting with Local Farmers

We take pride in sourcing our Black-Jack locally, supporting farmers who share our commitment to sustainable, ethical practices. This not only ensures the freshness of our ingredients but also strengthens our ties with the community.


Bidens Pilosa, the unassuming Black-Jack, has emerged as a star in the vegan culinary world.  We invite you to savor the unique flavors and embrace the health benefits this plant has to offer. Join us in this culinary adventure as we continue to explore and celebrate the wonders of plant-based living. Your taste buds and well-being will thank you!



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