09 juin 2017
What the h*ck are microgreens ?
Do you know exactly what are microgreens? Are you aware of the benefits that they can bring to your food ? They are a lot of them, both good for the flavor of your meals and for their wealth in nutrients and vitamins. Discover all you need to know about microgreens in this post.
It is very common to hear that the meat of a young animal is softer and richer than that of one of his elder brothers Well, you should know that it is exactly the same principle for microgreens! While the potential of the young plant is at its maximum, it contains all the necessary fibers for its growth until a grown-up size.
To distinguish it from germinated seeds, a microgreen is a plant on which appear the first leaves, about 5 to 10 days after seeding. We can say that these microgreens are richer in essential nutrients for our food, and in higher concentrations than adult plants. In one kilogramme of microgreens of broccoli, we can find up to 40 times more nutrients than in the same grown-up plant !
"Microgreens" can thus be very beneficial for any person who attaches special importance to its nutrition. If you are an athlete, you can find all the vitamins and the nutrients that your food requires by growing them very simply at home. If you suffer from deficiencies, you can also simply target nutrients that you need by selecting your microgreen seeds. And if you are a star chef or a home chef, you can choose your microgreens according to your recipes. They will always bring some freshness in the plate and some concentrated flavor !
These microgreens possess incredible wealth. They will allow you to flavor your dishes without efforts, they will bring diversity, while arousing the interest of the people which you will want to impress with your cooking. From pizza to broth, these microgreens will never stop amazing us !