Commonly used for garnishing, the mighty microgreen is often overlooked when it’s presented on a plate. However, they pack a powerful punch of nutrients and are fast becoming one of the most potent superfoods you can find.
What is a microgreen and what makes the little dynamite popular?
It’s the smallest shoots of salad vegetables like rocket, celery and beetroot. They’re generally picked just after the first leaves have developed.
The tiny shoots are rich in vitamins C, K and E, calcium, magnesium and zinc. They are also rich in antioxidants - essential for fighting free radical damage and keeping the body, and immune system healthy.