Lambs Quarters (Chenopodium album) - Edible parts: Saponins in the seeds are toxic and should not be eaten in excess. It contains some oxalic acid therefore when raw, eat in small quantities. Cooking removes this acid. It can be eaten in salads or added to smoothies and juices. Steaming is 1 method of cooking, or can be added to soups, sautés, etc. Drying is a way to add this nutritious plant to your meals throughout the winter or you can blanch and freeze the leaves.