Microgreens What They Are, How Use Them, And How To Grow Them

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If you’ve heard of microgreens but don’t know what they are, here’s everything you need to know about these little nutritional powerhouses, and why you should be adding true leaves microgreens to your diet!

What Is A Microgreen?

This is a seedling of a full-grown plant. True leaves microgreens is a term you might hear at times, because the seedling should be cut when there are two, fully-formed cotyledon leaves and a pair of small true leaves only partly developed. Of course, microgreens will vary somewhat by plant variety, but, in general, true leaves microgreens is a good term because most varieties except the most petite microgreens should have true leaves. Microgreens are not the same things as sprouts.

Microgreen Nutrition

True leaves microgreens are packed with nutrition. They are particularly high in antioxidants and phytonutrients and have all the vit

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Finding Uses and Recipes for the Versatile Peanut

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Everyone knows the feeling, when you feel like grabbing a snack but you just cannot quite put your finger on what would satisfy your craving. Most of the time, you are hoping for something tasty and quick, and you do not want to have to worry about a lot of complex or time consuming preparation or cleanup. So what could fit those requirements? Sometimes overlooked as some of the simplest solutions are, peanuts and peanut products could be the answer you are looking for.

What can I make with peanuts?

Whether you are looking for something quick to munch on around the house, or you want something simple when you are on the go, peanuts are a great option. Rather than resorting to junk food, which is usually the easiest to grab, having a container of peanuts handy could be much better for you. And if you are looking for something a little more substantial than a handful of peanuts, you could always prepare something earlier, when you have a bit more time

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