Wheatgrass is one of nature’s wonder foods, it is used as a natural healer. Rich in oxygen, which is absorbed into your bloodstream, wheatgrass works as a natural detoxifier.
The health benefits of wheatgrass are varied and the list goes on, it has the ability to absorb 92 of the 150 minerals known to man and is also one of the most alkalizing foods we know of.
People who consume wheatgrass regularly often develop a taste for the intense flavor. It is reminiscent of fresh cut grass in the springtime.
Wheatgrass can be mixed with other flavors and juices to help downplay the intensity. Even if you don’t love it at first, you have to admit you can’t beat the health benefits.
Typically the grow time for Wheatgrass microgreens is 10-14 days.
Wheatgrass microgreens will stay fresh in your refrigerator for 2 to 3 days.
Usually, you’ll find wheatgrass in juices or smoothies, but it also mixes well in a salad or on a sandwich. See the recipes below for more ideas on how to incorporate wheatgrass into your cooking.
Wheatgrass Microgreens are an excellent source of:
- Vitamins A, B, C, E and K
- Calcium, Chlorophyll, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Riboflavin, Selenium, Thiamin, Trace Elements, Amino Acids, Zinc
- Protein: up to 30%
- Dietary Fiber
Many recipes you find require for wheatgrass powder, you can use your fresh wheatgrass to make powder or juice.