- They offer a load of flavor: Don't judge a book by it's cover. Microgreens may be harvested when they're just about two inches high, but they pack an impressive punch of flavor. While there are quite a few varieties available, I'm partial to micro arugula and mustard greens.
- They've got some serious vitamin power: Like alfalfa sprouts, microgreens have high levels of nutrients, namely vitamin A, vitamin C, and calcium. And if you chow down on microgreens that have a little red pigment, then you'll be getting a serving of the immune-boosting antioxidant lycopene!
- You can grow them at home: If you're interested in digging into the dirt and getting a green thumb for the first time, then microgreens are a great place to start. They're easy to grow and don't take up much space; you can grow them on any windowsill with ample light!
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