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Radiant Radish Microgreens: Nutrition, Best Ways To Eat Them + Grow Guide

Updated: Aug 17, 2022

Radish microgreens are a healthy and nutritious addition to any diet. They can be eaten raw, cooked, or juiced for an energy-boosting radiance drink. This blog post will explore their health benefits and the best ways to eat radish microgreens.

Interested in growing radish microgreens yourself? I have included a quick guide on how to grow them!

Interested in growing radish microgreens yourself? I have included a quick guide on how to grow them!

Radish microgreens are cruciferous vegetables. This means they contain the cancer-fighting, detoxifying phytonutrients of broccoli and cabbage family veggies! They have been shown to fight inflammation in the body, improve athletic performance, protect against heart disease and stroke, regulate blood sugar levels for improved energy output (and weight loss!), and ease digestive issues. Radish microgreens/sprouts are an excellent source of vitamin A, C, E, K, B vitamins including folate (also needed for prenatal health), calcium, iron potassium, magnesium, and zinc. They also contain betalains which contribute to their vibrant color! Betalain is a pigment found in plants that has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant properties.

They are known for their signature peppery taste but can have a radish flavor as well if eaten in larger doses. They are most often enjoyed raw or lightly cooked to retain their nutrients and unique flavor! Radish microgreens contain the same health benefits as regular radishes with an intensified nutritional punch. They are also high in vitamin K, which contributes to bone health.

The radish sprouts that could change your life! These special seeds are called Kaiware(daikon radish) and they're used in many Asian dishes. They taste like peppery, hot chips with a real kick to them; perfect for salads or sushi toppings (or even just eaten on their own). They are a wonderful addition to any dish as they add lots of flavor. They contain all the benefits of radish microgreens, but with an extra nutritional boost!

How to Grow Radish Sprouts

- put seed starting mix or coco coir in tray or pot

- Place the seed on top of the medium and wet down the seeds thoroughly and place the container in a dark location. Keep soil moist but not saturated; you can mist it if necessary to avoid leaving it wet for too long at one time.

- seed should sprout within three days of planting them into your growing medium. They will be ready when their first true leaves appear, which begins approximately five days after germination (when there are two sets of leaves). The second set of leaves appears around day seven. At this point, you can start harvesting your greens or let them continue to grow.

- Harvesting is as simple as cutting the leaves off at soil level with a pair of scissors, and enjoy your homegrown sprouts!

- To store your greens, place them in a plastic bag and get as much air out of the bag before sealing it. They will be okay for up to a couple of weeks if stored properly.

* Do not rinse them before you store them.*

Radish microgreens are nutrient-dense foods that provide an abundance of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants essential for maintaining good health. These little greens pack big punches when it comes to nutrition so they can easily be added into any diet or dish without overpowering their flavor or texture. Radishes come in different varieties, but all radish microgreen seeds have similar nutritional values making them great additions to salads, sandwiches, avocado toast, smoothies, juices, and more!

If you want another way to up your veggie intake, this is it! Radish microgreens are a delicious and nutritious addition to any dish. Plus they grow quickly! You can even grow these radishes in containers on your windowsill or porch railing. Give them a try today-you won't regret it. What have you encountered growing your own veggies that has surprised you?



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