diet and nutrition

Eating, juicing, nutrients

Tender Broccoli Microgreens

The Beginner’s Nutritional Guide to Incredible Microgreens

When my friend Stephen told me a few months ago to come by and try some incredible microgreens, I said, “What the heck are microgreens?” He said, “Come on over, you’ll see.” I was curious, changed my plans, and popped over for dinner.

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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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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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How long can you store microgreens?

How Long Can You Store Microgreens at Home?

My family loves microgreens, but we’re not big on left overs. That’s why when my son asked, “How long can you store microgreens”, it got me thinking.

We hadn’t thought about that before. We grow small trays (5”x5”, and 2” deep) at home perfect for growing small amounts of microgreens. That’s about enough for everybody to get two servings at any one meal (35 grams).

And if we have any leftovers, they go in a plastic Ziploc® bag, and one of us eats them the next day. My son’s job is to compost the roots and soil.

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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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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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How Much Microgreens To Eat

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.

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