Our nutrient packed Broccoli looks like a deep green and miniature version of this popular vegetable with a mild and slightly bitter taste that’s very crunchy and dense.
Facts and Knowledge
- Our microgreen team harvests fresh microgreens every day to ensure that the different harvest times of the different plants are strictly followed to ensure the highest quality. Environmentally friendly and reusable materials are used for packaging, No mold can appear for 8 – 14 days if stored correctly
- The weight information on our boxes is the actual usable plant weight.
- If you prefer microgreens in a plant tray, you must consider the following:
- Caution! Some types of plants tend to form mold in the root area. Be sure to store dry and ventilate the planting mat. The weight of the products offered in trays includes grow mats, water, roots and packaging this is why the usable plant weight is generally 40-50% below the declaration. For technical reasons, this applies to all suppliers of planters. Find out what Wikipedia has to say.
The #Microgreenteam only offers government approved microgreens with eco-friendly and reusable packaging.
Use it in salads, soups, smoothies and sandwiches along with quiches, omelets or other breakfast food that incorporates eggs. There are a tons of ways to eat broccoli microgreens. Depending on your family and their pickiness level you could serve these hidden where the kids can’t see them or in something like a salad.
If you need to hide the powerhouse veggie, then I would consider a microgreens smoothie. Green smoothies can taste amazing and can be a great way to add a ton of veggies and fruit into your day without much effort. Your broccoli microgreens can also be added to sandwiches. Add them in addition to your normal favorites like lettuce and spinach. Or add them into your favorite egg scramble, quiche or omelette for a super tasty breakfast. There is no wrong way to eat microgreens. You can even just snack on a handful of them if you want to give that a try!
Let’s dive into their nutritional values:
They are a nutritional powerhouse! Studies have shown that broccoli microgreens can have up to 40 times the amount of vitamins and minerals than their mature counterparts (source). How microgreens are grown can have an impact on the amount of vitamin c found in broccoli microgreens, but in general broccoli microgreens have very high amounts of vitamin C.
Broccoli microgreens have larger quantities of magnesium, manganese, copper, and zinc. These are very essential minerals that most people are deficient in. Broccoli microgreens aid in diseases prevention as they contain the highest amount of sulforaphane available compared to almost any other food available. Sulforaphane is a sulphur compound found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, bok choy and cabbage.
The benefits of sulfurophane include fighting inflammation, cancer prevention, improved heart health and improved digestion!