Category: Microgreens

Microgreens vs. Sprouts

Microgreens: a Safe and Healthy Alternative to Sprouts   Microgreens should not be confused with sprouts. Sprouts are made from germinating seeds in water for a short period of time (usually 48 to 72 hours) with little to no sunlight––just long enough to grow roots, a stem, and small, underdeveloped leaves. Because of this soil-less, [Continue]

RECIPE: Pear, Prosciutto, and Arugula Microgreens Pizza

Pear, Prosciutto, and Arugula Microgreens Pizza This recipe combines 3 of my favorite ingredients onto pizza dough to make a sweet, savory, and spicy pizza for friends and family to enjoy.   Ingredients 2 red pears, sliced thin 1/2 red onion, sliced thin 6 very thin slices of prosciutto 2 cups of mozzarella cheese 3 [Continue]

RECIPE: Sunshine Smoothie

Sunshine Smoothie 16 oz  sunflower microgreens + 4 oz broccoli microgreens provides the perfect amount of greens to make this smoothie all week long! Ingredients About 2 oz sunflower microgreens About 1/2 oz broccoli microgreens 1/2 banana – chopped, frozen 1/4 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/2 teaspoon chia or flax seeds Ice 1/2 cup water [Continue]

Benefits of Microgreens In Your Diet

Basil Microgreens

Microgreens are a healthy snack which can be eaten right out of the bag or added to your favorite soup, salad, or sandwich.  Here are some examples of the benefits of microgreens in your diet.   Broccoli Microgreens are full of vitamin C and Sulforaphane, which contains anti-cancer, anti-diabetic, and anti-microbial properties. Sunflower Shoots  have Vitamin D, [Continue]

Microgreens On The Farm

sunflower shoot microgreens

sunflower shoot microgreens

What Are Microgreens? Microgreens are tiny edible plants, usually vegetable garden plants, that are grown in quantity and harvested while they are still juvenile plants. They are grown in a medium like soil or a hydroponic grow pad and are usually grown and harvested at about 10 days, which is usually 7 or 8 days [Continue]