Children & Microgreens – a win-win!!

Children & Microgreens – a win-win!!

The answer is yes, microgreens are an amazing addition to your child’s munching routine, and you can even make it fun.

You can use microgreens as toppings for pizza or blend them for a smoothie.  Microgreens are nutrient heaven for fussy eaters their caregivers,’’ says Katherine Megaw, clinical paediatric dietitian and advisor to Nutripaeds, in a 2018 New24 publishing.

You prepare them raw, cooked, or stir-fried. The daily requirement of vegetables in your children’s diet should be about 10-15%.

 contain a vibrant burst of vitamins and antioxidants. These antioxidants contain nutrients that boost your child’s health.

These phytochemicals protect their cells and immune systems against viruses and free radicals.

Should children eat microgreens?

Yes. YES.Yes!!

 

The Secret to Getting Kids to Love Microgreens

Most people is skeptical about feeding their children microgreens because they think they won’t like it. Seriously??

Well, I will let you in on one of my secrets. I have 4 children and they eat microgreens like you haven’t seen.

Firstly, and I think most importantly, I make them part of the process. Ticking their boxes of instant success and joy! They help me grow our own superfood in our kitchen.

It is so important to sow seeds of gardening and love of good food at an early age. 

Secondly, I make microgreens attractive to my children by using unorthodox methods of incorporating it into their diets.

I toss it into their sandwiches, egg omelet, burgers and just about everything.

By doing that, my children get nourishment, they eat their meals, and it becomes a  win-win situation.

How do I Get My Kids to Eat Microgreens for the First Time?

Teaching your children how to eat microgreens for the first time can be easy or difficult.

The good news is that you can make it a painless process by introducing the sweeter ones to them first.

Add microgreens to stir-fries, smoothies, and other foods.

Can Children Eat Raw Microgreens?

Yes, kids can eat raw microgreens. Raw microgreens are the best!

They are also rich in vitamins and provide nutrients for their healthy development.

How do you eat microgreens?  The answer is simple, anyway you want. Apart from giving your children raw microgreens, you can use them to make salads, drinks, juices, soups, stews, pizza toppings, plate garnishes, soups, desserts, and sandwiches.

In case your children don’t enjoy eating some microgreens raw, you can blend it and add to soup or smoothies.

Cooking microgreens is another alternative, however, some people don’t enjoy cooking microgreens because it depletes the quality of the healthy nutrients and vitamins they carry.

The Best Microgreens Your Child Can Eat

There is no definition for the best microgreens for children, it all depends on your children’s palate and taste preferences.

That is why we have chosen the most popular and easy to grow microgreens to add to our grow kits!! They have distinct flavors ranging from spicy, nutty, mild and sweet.

Some children will most likely prefer sweeter microgreens like peas & sunflower.

Children enjoy the following microgreens!!

Superpower Microgreens

Microgreens are an awesome addition to your children’s diet, and it is essential to enhance their meals with these micro vegetables.

There is no such excuse that your children won’t like them.

Even with their various eating habits,  you can ensure your children have a healthy dose of microgreens in their diet.

Get them to plant microgreens, care for it & harvest it and you’ll be surprised how keen they’ll be to EAT IT!!

Get them to kick-start with one of the following Grow-Kits!!

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