Growing Microgreens At Home in Containers
It all started when we ordered house salads. On top was a garnish of arugula microgreens, crisp, green, and with a nutty flavor that left a hint of sweet peppers. While at dinner with my sister-in-law Lisa last Friday, she asked me, “How do I start growing microgreens at home?”
Arugula Microgreens: A Delicious Way to Get Your Vitamins and Minerals
How could I be talking about connoisseur coffee and arugula microgreens in the same sentence? Let’s do some math. One pound of the very best coffee in the world will cost you USD 70 ex shipping. One pound (16 one-ounce boxes) of arugula microgreens will set you back USD 107! “What?!” you say.
Microgreens Don’t Look Anything Like Vegetable Confetti
Have you ever shredded carrots to make muffins, carrot cake, or just a fancy addition to your latest dish?
Shredded carrots look like confetti, don’t they?
And carrots are bright orange, yes?
Don’t you want to know why carrot microgreens don’t look anything like carrots or strings of carrot confetti?
Microgreens Can Be Dehydrated: The Easiest and Most Economical Method for Drying and Preserving (Electric Dehydration)
Lately, I have noticed we throw away leftover microgreens, even after putting them in the fridge. Yesterday I asked my wife, “how can we preserve our microgreens longer than a week?” She answered, “why don’t we try drying microgreens? My mom used to dry herbs and flowers back in the old country. I’m sure there has to be new technology.”
Eat To Meet Your RDA: The 12 Microgreens Vitamins You Need
I’d been sharing my thoughts about microgreens nutrition with my neighbor Doug, and yesterday we were on our daily walk when he asked me, “how much microgreens to eat per day?” That’s an excellent question, I thought.