Small But Mighty
A general term, micro-greens refers to foliage harvested at the cotyledon growth stage (shortly after sprouting), and not a particular plant. In theory, any edible leaves qualify, but chefs and home cooks seek those with a unique flavor, color, or texture.
Microgreens are "superfoods", they are foods that contain health promoting or disease preventing properties beyond normal nutritional values and often significantly more nutritious then the baby or adult plant itself. Ounce for ounce, they provide more nutrients than any other natural food known.
These super-food seedlings are naturally high in quality protein, vitamins, minerals, trace elements, enzymes, anti-oxidants, and have few calories and no cholesterol.
Microgreens are virtually free of fat and cholesterol, naturally high in quality protein, low in carbohydrates and sodium, low in calories and depending on the variety, are packed with Vitamin’s A, C, E, and K.
Microgreens have been found with up to forty times more nutrients then their adult counterparts in many University studies and concluded that it is a great addition to a healthy and nutritious diet.
Red Garnet Amaranth Microgreens
The small sprouts have a rich fuchsia colored stems and diamond-shaped burgundy leaves. They have a mild earthy flavor that is reminiscent of a beet with a delicate sweet grassy finish and a nice snappy texture. Red Garnet Amaranth is rich in vitamin C, carotenoids, vitamin K, and vitamin E.
Red Acre Cabbage Microgreens
Red Acre Cabbage Microgreens produces very dark green leaves and lightly lavender colored stems that offer a garden-fresh cabbage flavor. Red Acre Cabbage is rich in vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin K.
Bulls Blood Beet Microgreens
Bull's Blood Beet Microgreens have bright red stems topped with two elongated ovate leaves. Bull’s Blood Beets are tender and sweet with a distinct beet-like flavor and has earthy taste and aroma. Bulls Blood Beets are rich vitamins A and C, and antioxidants that have anti-inflammatory and natural detoxification properties.