Looking for a Way to Spice Up Your Salads? Try Organic Micro Greens, Candied Flowers, and More

Whether you’re trying to eat healthier or trying to get your children to eat healthier, sprucing up your salads can go a long way to making even more delicious and appealing. We’ve compiled this list of 5 things you can do or ingredients you can add to your salad to take it to the next level. Hope you enjoy!

1. Organic Micro Greens

Micro greens, or microgreens, have been around for the past 20 or 30 years, and are growing in popularity as a food. Microgreens consists of the shoots of vegetables that produce salad greens, such as lettuce, kale and beets. By adding microgreens to salads, it can add a new layer of texture and fresh flavor. Organic micro greens are ideally the way to go, as you’ll ensure you get fresh farm-to-table excellence. Check out the nearest specialty produce market near you to make sure they are stocking organic micro greens.

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What are Microgreens, and What Can You Do With Them?

If you’re at all interested in nutrition, you’ve almost certainly heard of organic micro greens. These little powerhouses of nutrition are a tiny form of edible plants that come from nearly any kind of vegetable, herb, or plant that humans can eat. True leaves microgreens are harvested just after the first true leaves have emerged, and are usually between 1 and 1.5 inches long. Now you know what organic micro greens basically are: what should you do with them?

Storing Organic Micro Greens

Always put your micro green varieties in a closed container and keep them at temperatures between 38 and 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Never freeze them, as this can cause some varieties to turn brown or black.

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