What Are Microgreens?

What exactly are microgreens?

Microgreens are vegetable greens (not to be confused with sprouts or shoots) harvested just after the cotyledon leaves have developed (and possibly with one set of true leaves) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microgreen

What are the health benefits of microgreens?

While their nutrient contents vary slightly, most varieties tend to be rich in potassium, iron, zinc, magnesium and copper https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/microgreens

What are the healthiest microgreens?

Researchers found microgreens like red cabbage, cilantro, and radish contain up to 40 times higher levels of vital nutrients than their mature counterparts. https://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20120831/tiny-microgreens-packed-nutrients

Are microgreens better than vegetables?

Microgreens, tiny versions of leafy vegetables and herbs, have been described as healthier than full sized greens. They’re also more expensive. Microgreens are not to be confused with beansprouts or alfalfa, which are the young seedlings typically eaten whole within a few days, and usually grown in water https://theconversation.com/health-check-are-microgreens-better-for-you-than-regular-greens-73950

Should you wash microgreens?

You should rinse your microgreens. Yes, I know it is easier to just eat out of the package (or right out of the living tray), but your really do want to rinse them off anyway. … AND, you microgreens have probably not been washed because microgreens that are cut and put away wet or damp turn to mush really fast https://www.quantummicrogreens.com/blog-1/2018/5/6/3waystowashmicrogreens

How to eat Microgreens

You can eat microgreens in many different and exciting ways as smoothies, apart of a salad mix or they can look and complete a meal as a garnish. Here is a website that provides recipes that we use till this day https://grocycle.com/best-microgreens-recipes/

30 Of The Best Microgreens Recipes Ideas

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