Customer Favorite Microgreens and Information
Amaranth - Red Garnet
With its’ striking color, Red Amaranth, makes a beautiful garnish to any dish. With a mildly sweet, but earthy beet flavor this bright microgreen is often used in sandwiches, salads, wraps, any other cold applications as its’ leaves will wilt when left exposed to sun or high heat for long amounts of time. Red amaranth is known to lower cholesterol, reduce cardiovascular disease, reduce the risk of osteoporosis and other calcium deficiencies, fights cancer, digests easily, helps improve eyesight, helps with hair loss and greying. Often used as an appetite suppressant, this colorful green aids in weight loss routines and maintaining a healthy weight. The presence of lysine and other vital amino acids in this green help to repair cells and tissue. Red amaranth presents a holistic fitness and well being solution.
Vitamins & Minerals: A, B (folate), C, E, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorous, potassium, phytosterol and lysine.
This favorite is considered a staple of the spicier side of microgreens, with a strong peppery, slightly buttery and cabbage like flavor. Arugula microgreens are perfect in sandwiches, salads, smoothies or used on top as a colorful garnish. These microgreens are used to keep bones healthy and strong, help fend off environmental toxins, prevent heart disease, repair cells, and help reduce the risk of colon cancer. Arugula microgreens contain the same amount of calcium as found in spinach. Phytochemicals in this miniature green help the liver produce glutathione, a cell detoxifying antioxidant. Arugula is best used in cold/raw preparations to avoid wilting the leaves with high heat preparations.
Vitamins and minerals: A, C, Copper, calcium, iron, and phosphorous
Broccoli - Waltham 29
With rich dark green color, tangy, mildly peppery, fine broccoli flavor this microgreen is often used on sandwiches, salads, smoothies, and pasta dishes. This smaller version of fitness food also makes a beautiful garnish to pretty much any soup. These greens are also great added to a tofu scramble or any other cooked grain dishes. This powerful green contains up to 40 times the amount of minerals and vitamins than their mature counterpart, while containing larger quantities of magnesium, manganese, copper and zinc (the essential minerals most people are deficient in). Broccoli contains the highest amount of sulforaphane available compared to almost any other food available. Broccoli microgreens are super nutritious, contain cancer fighting agents, fight inflammation, improve heart health, improve digestion, are high in antioxidants, which are essential for stimulating the metabolism. These powerful minis are high in sulforaphane, carotene, chlorophyll, amino-acids and antioxidants.
Vitamins and minerals: A, B, C, E, K, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, zinc
Often mistaken for wheat, but actually a fruit seed similar to Rhubarb or Sorrel, this Gluten-Free and nutrient packed green is both rich and flavorful. Buckwheat can help to boost the Immune system, aids in slowing down the glucose absorption rate, improves and promotes bone and teeth health, lowers cholesterol levels, and also contains all 8 amino acids which help with collagen production to preserve the skin and its elasticity.
This folic acid packed green contains Rutin, a powerful antioxidant, heavily responsible for Buckwheat’s amazing health benefits, including its ability to fight leg adema, varicose veins, poor circulation, and atherosclerosis (the hardening of arteries). While containing such a powerful variety of minerals, nutrients, and vitamins, buckwheat is suggested in servings of less than 40mg per day to avoid any potential harmful side effects. Please eat your greens responsibly.
Vitamins: B, C, K
Minerals: copper, manganese, magnesium, zinc
Cilantro is a great tasting green with amazing aromas! While they taste delicious, their health benefits are the reason to add this green to your diet. Cilantro contains a wide array of minerals and vitamins, assisting with the following protection for organs and cells, eye health and protection, blood coagulation, under active thyroid, and general immune system boost. Cilantro has become one of our top greens, not only for it’s high nutritional value, but also due to its bio-active compounds, known to have overall health enhancement and disease prevention.
Vitamins/ Minerals: A, C, Calcium, Phosphorous
Fava Bean microgreens offer a buttery and rich nutty flavor. These unique greens are full of nutrients and fiber. Like pea microgreens, fava microgreens are heavy enough to put on a salad and not get lost under the dressing. Fava Bean microgreens have been shown to help with cancer prevention, colon health, cholesterol control, digestive tract function, Diabetes and blood sugar and overall heart health, and weight loss These beans are common throughout the middle east and often used for Ful-Medammes, a breakfast staple in Egypt, and are great in Hummus!
Vitamins/ Minerals: B1, B6, K, Manganese, selenium, iron, copper, phosphorous, potassium, magnesium
Kale - Red Russian
Containing over 40 times more nutrients than their adult counterpart and loaded with powerful antioxidants, kale microgreens are a great addition to any salads, smoothies, juices, or wraps. Kale microgreens have significantly more vitamin c than other kale types. This miniature green leafed, purple stemmed plant looks amazing on avocado toast, bagels, sandwiches, salads, or any other dish where color is your goal! Kale microgreens, one of the world’s leading sources of vitamin k, which is critical for blood clotting. Kale microgreens have been known to help prevent heart disease and osteoporosis, help aid in weight loss routines, and promote bone health. With high amounts of fiber and antioxidants, kale microgreens have great potential to help protect against diabetes, prevent constipation, and promote digestion health regularity.
Vitamins and Minerals: A, B, C, E, and K, as well as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, carotene, amino acids, and protein.
Mustard - Spicy Oriental
Did you know that mustard is the 2nd most popular spice worldwide?
Did you know that mustard microgreens are one of the most nutrient dense foods in the world?
This mildly spicy, tender green can add a mild horseradish flavor to virtually any dish! Mustard microgreens are also a powerhouse in the benefits arena: helping to fight off heart diseases, cancer, relieves congestion, relieves muscle pains, relieve congestion, detoxifies the liver and blood, promotes eye and skin health, helps builds the immune system, reduces fevers and helps relieve migraines. Due to Mustard’s high vitamin k content, this spicy powerhouse helps build strong bones. This green is also said to provide relief for people with arthritis due to its high anti-inflammatory values.
Vitamins and Minerals: A, B6, C, K, E , high in protein, fiber, folate, calcium, iron, sodium.
This powerful anti-inflammatory contains a complex variety of minerals, nutrients, and vitamins. Vitamins found in this green are known to relieve symptoms associated with menopause, fibrocystic disease, and hot flashes. This crisp and slightly spicy green helps provide the body essential amino acids, aids in increasing energy levels, and promotes digestion health. Containing folate, this green is being used to promote cardiovascular health. Vitamins A and C found in this green may be used to help manage chronic inflammation illnesses, help reduce the risk of arthritis, and aid in discomfort from injuries. Pantothenic Acid (B-5), found in this tiny green makes it a popular choice during healthy weight loss and work out routines. B-5 assists in breaking down starches in the body and promotes nutrient absorption.
Vitamins/Minerals: A, B, C, E, K, Copper, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid (B-5), Phosphorous, Potassium, Zinc
Rambo Purple Radish
This powerful little purple and speckled with green, offers a unique radish flavor with a little more bite. Rambo radish flavor profile is crunchy, nutty, slightly floral with just the right flare of spice! This lovely purple mini can be added to many meals, including salads, coleslaw, smoothies, juices and much more. Radish sprouts are loaded with vitamins, and research suggests that these little powerhouses may even be more effective at preventing cancer than broccoli or other sprouts. Radish greens are a great source of folate, 3.5 ounces added to your daily diet, gives you about ¼ of your daily value. Radish is also shown to help with atherosclerosis, B6 intake, cardiovascular health, assist in weight loss programs, and skin care. These radish greens are sure to put a smile on your face!
Vitamins/Minerals: A, B6, C, E, K, Calcium, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic acid, phosphorous, potassium, Riboflavin, Zinc, Carotene, Chlorophyll, Thiamine
This sweet powerhouse is packed with nutrition, strong antioxidants, and high-quality proteins. Known for their incredibly low fat and Omega 3 content, this small but mighty green is used in promoting overall good health. Peas have been known to ward off disease, aid in the fight against cancer, and help protect the immune system against major health risks. Its nutritional profile includes beta-carotene converted by our bodies to Vitamin A, C, and folate. These fresh and crispy greens have been used to help regulate mood, and better the body’s glucose and insulin production.
Vitamins/Minerals/Nutrients: A, C, several B’s, E, Calcium, Folic Acid, Iron, Phosphorous
Sunflower (Black Oil)
Balance, Balance, Balance…. That’s what this crunchy green brings to the table. Said to be one of the most well-rounded greens, the sunflower offers a unique and powerful approach to overall health and well-being. This fresh and nutty green is known for its ability to boost the immune system, maintain digestive health regularity, and produce folic acid (essential before and during pregnancy), and also used to create new healthy cells in the body.
Vitamins/Minerals: A, B Complex, D, E, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc