Unlock the Flavor: Discover the Ideal Moment to Eat Microgreens

Unlock the Flavor: Discover the Ideal Moment to Eat Microgreens

Once cotyledons have fully developed and the first true leaves begin to emerge, it is when to eat microgreens. Fast-growing microgreens like arugula take 8-15 days to harvest. Slow-growing microgreens like alfalfa can take 16-25 days. Eat microgreens immediately after harvest (1-2 days). The shelf-life ranges from 5–10 days under proper storage conditions (washed and refrigerated). Microgreens are best eaten raw.

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Microgreen Salad with Tahini Dressing

Why Eat Microgreens?

My wife and son love to watch the Food Network together. They’re always looking for new foods and new ways to cook. One Saturday afternoon, they called me to watch an episode about cooking with microgreens.

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Superfood Hype

Forty Times More: Microgreens, The Superfood of Superfoods

What makes microgreens so nutritious? Can microgreens give my body immunity? Can microgreens be the superfood that can help reverse my chronic ailments?
Here is why, along with research-backed information to help you integrate super microgreens into your everyday nutrition.

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Can You Cook Microgreens

Beyond The Decorations: Cooking With Microgreens

Are you new to microgreens and wondering, “can you cook microgreens?”
Are you tired of using microgreens to “enhance” salads or as edible garnishes to embellish a wide variety of other dishes?
I created this post to give you everything you need on how to cook microgreens.

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Children enjoying the benefits of different microgreens

Boost Your Child’s Immune System: 10 Amazing Microgreens You Can Put in Their Lunchboxes

To ensure they eat a balanced diet, I add microgreens to my children’s lunch boxes every day. Now, they love microgreens.
In recent years, microgreens have become one of the popular topics of discussion. As a parent or guardian, you might wonder if microgreens are edible and healthy for your kid.

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Collage of Fresh Fruit Juice Drinks in Glass

Can You Juice Microgreens?

Where did this idea of juicing come from, and can you juice microgreens?

My favorite salad restaurant had just moved to a new location. When I walked in, they had divided the space. On the right, I ordered my salad. New was the juice bar on the left.

What was it about juicing? Was it the convenience of getting your nutrients? Did juicing provide more? As I walked up to the juice counter, I noticed my host adding what looked like microgreens.

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Keto diet concept

Are Microgreens Keto Friendly?

My wife Tracey just started this new Keto diet, and she asked me, “Are microgreens keto-friendly?”
That was the question she posed one evening on our daily one-mile walk. Of course, even though I had been growing microgreens for over 3 months, I had no clue. But I wondered, “if microgreens were Keto-friendly, I could be on to something.”

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What Do Microgreens Taste Like?

What Do Microgreens Taste Like?

What do microgreens taste like?
That was the question Judy, my best friend’s wife, asked me several months ago at dinner. We were talking about what it meant to be vegan versus following a plant-based diet. I introduced microgreens into the conversation, and that was the first question. Duh?! Ah? JPure Farms grew only arugula and broccoli back then. I couldn’t answer. That got me thinking.

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Can Microgreens Make You Sick?

Can Microgreens Make You Sick?

Marty, my next-door neighbor, has been eating my microgreens for months now, and he calls me up last week and asks out of the blue, “Hey Andrew, can microgreens make you sick?”

Turns out, he had read an article that mold on microgreens was common. He just wanted to know are microgreens food-safe and do growers have to follow government standards.

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Vegan keto diet: Everything you need to know

Vegan keto diet: Everything you need to know

A vegan keto diet is a plant based version of the popular ketogenic diet. A ketogenic, or keto, diet is a very low carbohydrate diet.

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Microgreens Benefits

Health Check: Are microgreens better for you than regular greens?

Microgreens, tiny versions of leafy vegetables and herbs, have been described as healthier than full sized greens. They’re also more expensive.

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