These aromatic greens, also known as micro herbs or vegetable confetti, are rich in flavour and add a welcome splash of colour to a variety of dishes.
Despite their small size, they pack a nutritional punch, often containing higher nutrient levels than more mature vegetable greens.
Microgreens possess significantly higher nutrient densities than mature leaves. They are often used in Wraps, Soups, Salad, Spring rolls. One can add them into smoothies too.
Popular ways to use microgreens are:
Heart Disease - Microgreens are a rich source of polyphenols, a class of antioxidants linked to a lower risk of heart disease.
Diabetes - Antioxidants may help reduce the type of stress that can prevent sugar from properly entering cells.
Alzheimer’s disease - Antioxidant-rich foods, including those containing high amounts of polyphenols, are linked to lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Carrot Risotto with Pea Microgreen Salad
This is a variation on the classic peas and carrots. Carrot juice reduces and enriches this delicate and delicious risotto recipe. Easy to make and fun to eat!
Mushroom Burger with Fried Egg and Microgreens
Gourmet Mushroom Veggie Burger Topped with a fried egg on a bed of quick-fried bell peppers.