Microgreens – Savor Them!
Young plants of vegetables, herbs or cereals, microgreens are known for their concentration of taste and nutrients. BEBG microgreens, based on non-genetically modified organic seeds and cultivated on organic soil, are produced with care in order to provide well-being and good taste to the followers of healthy eating.
A microgreen is the result of seed germination. More precisely, it is the baby size of a grass, cereal, or vegetable plant. It is said that a sprout, depending on the variety, can contain 20% to 600% more nutrients than the mature vegetable of the same variety. It’s simple: microgreens are vegetables before they increase their water content. So you could almost say that the microgreens are concentrates of vegetables.
It is when it reaches between 2 and 15 cm (1 to 6 inches) – when it is not yet mature – that it is found to have the best taste and the highest concentration of nutrients. In addition, when they are cultivated in organic and very rich soil, microgreens feed on it and store maximum amounts of nutrients. Each of the varieties has its fresh, intense taste and has its own list of nutrients.
Savor them all!
Called Bette-a-carde in French, Swiss chard has a good crispy and slightly salty taste.
Broccoli microgreens taste like broccoli – no surprise there – but the flavor is multiplied by three and the freshness flavor is much greater.
Already considered sweeter than its green and white brothers, red cabbage can be eaten well in salads, and its microgreens are simply delicious.
Garlic chives – no wonder – tastes like garlic. It’s also a great and delicious way to add garlic flavor without using garlic as such – which may be less digestible for some people.
Although watercress is known for its peppery, spicy, even spicy notes, it is often blamed for being bitter. However, its microgreen is pleasantly lighter in bitter notes!
Wheatgrass has a light, sweet taste and its microgreens have nutritional qualities to the nth degree!
Kale has a taste similar to that of Brussels sprouts, but much milder. They’re less bitter than the adult vegetable and contain a higher percentage of vitamins and minerals.
Alfalfa is known for its fresh and sweet iceberg lettuce-like taste. So you can never accuse their micro versions of being too bitter or too spicy, that’s for sure.
The oriental mustard microgreen has a delicious, very pronounced horseradish taste that allows you to add a whole lot of kick to your recipes.
If you like the taste of radishes, you will love the taste of radish microgreens. You’ll recognize the delicious spiciness of the round pink radish in this sublime mixture of green and red radishes.
The arugula microgreen will give you the same nutty taste as the adult arugula, but with an intense shallot taste from its sprouting state.
The sunflower microgreen gives you a tender nutty taste. If you like sunflower seeds and nuts, you will absolutely want to try sunflower these!
Several alfalfa lovers have switched to clover because of its even more crispy side.
Are the microgreens organic??
The sprouts – as well as all the other edible products that come out of our greenhouses and kitchens – are of organic origin! Indeed, in accordance with the mission of our company, we care about the smallest detail to ensure the purity of our food. First, we use certified organic potting soil that we get from Fafard, a Quebec company. Second, all of our seeds are organic and not genetically modified. In addition, no chemical fertilizers or treatments are applied to our products.
Our company wants to offer you the healthiest foods!
foods that will give you health, well-being and good taste.
How to maintain them ?
When you arrive home with your sprouts, there is no problem, because it is very simple to take care of. You can leave them on the counter or on a window sill. The sprouts should be lightly moistened with a spray bottle at least once a day and kept in a cool place. The sun is obviously not fatal to their growth, but direct exposure will require that you water it more often, so that the soil is always slightly moist.
Like a vegetable bought at the grocery store, the sprout will start to lose its freshness after a week. At this point, you will notice that the sprout tends to change color and sag. Depending on the variety, BEBG microgreens must be cut to their baby size, so when they reach between 2 and 15 cm (1 to 6 inches), otherwise their taste will be altered!
To be able to keep them, you will have to cut them, wrap them in a damp paper towel, and put them in the refrigerator in an airtight bag or container. This way, you will be able to keep them for about two weeks.
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