Tag: 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]

RECIPE: Shrimp and Microgreens Wraps

Shrimp and Microgreens Wraps Serves 4 as an appetizer Here, microgreens replace lettuce in these nontraditional Asian spring rolls. 8 rice paper wrappers* 1 large bowl of very warm water 1/4 cup red pickled ginger, julienne* 1 1/2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds or black sesame seeds 1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp, shelled and deveined 1/2 [Continue]

RECIPE: Homegrown Microgreens Salad

  Homegrown Microgreens Salad Microgreens are packed with vitamins and minerals. Ingredients For the Salad: 1 cup of microgreens 1 blood orange, peeled and cubed 1/2 avocado, peeled and cubed 1/2 cup of shredded carrot or daikon radish 1/4 cup chopped walnuts For the Dressing: 1 Tbsp. cold-pressed olive oil 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 [Continue]

RECIPE: Roasted Root Veggie Fajita with Microgreens

Roasted Root Veggie Fajitas We already have a growing social media presence on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and Pinterest.  We will also be working with great companies like Amazon.com and YouTube in the hopes these ventures can help us afford this website and help us earn a little online income for our many projects.  If you [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]