San Antonio Microgreens

OUR MICROGREENS

sunflower

Sunflower comes from Black Oil sunflower seeds. Sunflower has a savory, nutty, and slightly sweet flavor profile. Our sunflower shoots are ready to harvest in only 7-10 days. Currently sunflower is know to be rich in antioxidants, which are know to help reduce bodily inflammation of the gut and joints.  Sunflower microgreens provide much of the daily dietary needs and vital nutrients such as vitamins A, C, E, K, and B6 as well as folate. They are rich in iron and protein as well as contain healthy fats like omega-3 and omega-6 for brain health. We are not providing any health advice, however, we encourage that 3 to 8oz of sunflower be included in a healthy diet over the course of a week.

Pea

Pea is one of our staple micros that every kitchen should have. 8oz of pea has been know to provide around 35% of the daily value of vitamin C and 15% of the daily value of vitamin A. In comparison, this is seven times as much vitamin C as blueberries and four times much vitamin A as tomatoes. They are a great source of vitamin K and can provide up to 66% of the daily value in just one-cup of pea. This microgreen makes a fantastic base for a salad, and its brittle shoots can be broken and sprinkled on top of any dish to add a crisp, fresh and nutrient filled garnish.

Broccoli

Broccoli microgreens are part of the Brassicaceae family and are more rich in sulforaphane than sprouts or mature broccoli. Sulforaphane is a micronutrient that is known to help the body fight cancer. Broccoli micros are rich in vitamins A, B, C, E, and K. Broccoli is well know for having the macro-elements calcium, magnesium and phosphorous, and the micro-elements of iron, copper and zinc. Broccoli microgreens have been alleged to be 40 times more nutrient dense than a fully grown head of broccoli. For more information on broccoli please check out microgreensworld.com. We highly encourage that broccoli micros be added to every meal as a garnish or as a generous focal point to your dish as your culinary creativity guides you.

Radish

Radish micros are nutritious and delicious with a spicy bite. They add a wonderful, colorful and flavorful kick to any dish. Radish micros are a good source of vitamin C, and contain zinc, potassium, folate, manganese, copper, sodium, phosphorus, dietary fiber, niacin, riboflavin, vitamin B1 and B6, calcium, iron, and magnesium. This list only begins to cover the nutritional benefits of radish micros. It has been alleged to have positive effects for weight loss, anti-cancer, diabetes, and helps in controlling Alzheimer’s and many more benefits. Radish is one of my personal favorites and goes great in any dish but especially wonderful on pizza or in a sandwich. The possibilities for you to incorporate this amazing micro into your dishes are limitless.

Amaranth

Amaranth is a unique experience that captures the aroma of “rain on a spring morning.” It is an ancient grain and considered a superfood in many circles. It is gluten-free and contains high complete protein amounts with vital amino acids. Amaranth micros contain vitamin A, C, E Folate, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, dietary fiber, calcium, amino acids, antioxidants, minerals and essential lysine.

Cilantro

Cilantro microgreens are extremely rich in the flavor profile of cilantro. If you love cilantro, you will love it in its most nutrient dense and flavorful state, the microgreen. Cilantro micros are known to be richest in lutein and beta-carotene. Those are nutrients that are vital for the skin, eyes and fighting cancer. Additionally, cilantro micros are a good source of vitamin K.

Micro Mix

Micro Mix contains Broccoli, Kale, Kohlrabi, Arugula, Red Cabbage and Mustard. It has a herby flavor profile and goes fantastic in all dishes.

Beet

Beet microgreens are not only beautiful and full of vivid color, they are also rich in vitamin B6, vitamin C, folate, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese and potassium. These nutrients can help boost immunity and regenerate new skin cell growth. 

Basil

Basil microgreens are small put pack a powerful punch of delicious basil flavor. Basil micros contain vitamins A, C and K and are also a good source of manganese, magnesium, calcium, iron and Omega-3 fatty acids. Basil micros are full of antioxidants, beneficial to blood flow and have anti-inflammatory effects.

Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is a superfood with many health benefits including: improving digestion, lowering cholesterol, eliminating toxins, boosting metabolism and immunity. Wheatgrass has been proven to lower blood sugar which can help with diabetes. It is also anti-inflammatory which can ease arthritis symptoms. This powerful antioxidant is a great nutritious addition to any juice or smoothie.

Cress

This small but mighty microgreen has a nice texture similar to broccoli micros with a delicious spice kick similar to wasabi. Cress is a superfood packed with vitamin A, C, K and omega-3 fatty acids. Some of the benefits of eating cress include: improved immunity and organ function, weight loss, reduced inflammation and diabetes prevention.

Arugula

Arugula microgreens have a unique peppery flavor that will add some kick to any dish. Arugula micros are a great source of calcium, vitamins and iron. They are also lower in oxalates than many other leafy greens, improving the body’s ability to absorb minerals.

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