Why We Should All Probably Be Eating (& Growing) Microgreens
by Smart Sucka
After eating a dinner comprised of a bun-less organic cheeseburger (topped with organic kale, organic red onion, organic ketchup, mustard, tomato, mustard seed microgreens from my neighbor, and wrapped in big organic romaine lettuce leaves) and tater tots (lots of organic ketchup, Himalayan pink salt, and fresh ground pepper on those suckers), I thanked my neighbor for the microgreens!
They had minimal bite taste-wise but definitely pack a nutritional punch that is much needed. Now, we typically eat very healthy in our house (most food we get is organic and minimally processed) but I know many people don’t (it can get expensive). However, my neighbor who was so kind as to provide me with these wonderfully nutritious microgreens pointed something out that I often don’t think about: the nutritional quality of the typical store-bought food is so poor that people aren’t getting enough of the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and nutrients that we need to operate at our VERY BEST HEALTH as human beings.
Now you’d think after you come out of a “pandemic” (I use that term loosely here, as I think the mandated jabs are causing more harm right now than the virus has, but I will digress for now) that most people would want to up their healthy behaviors such as exercising, eating better, reducing stress, etc. And with food supplies worldwide being devastated (interesting how this is all happening at once?) and talk of eating bugs, GMO garbage, fake meat, and even cannibalism (yes, I kid you not; someone made this argument recently in a NY Times article - yep, THAT rag) I think it’s time we took back the power of growing our own food. What food takes up such little space and time, is easy to grow inside or outside, and is very nutritious for you? You guessed it - microgreens!
Of course, right after I thanked my neighbor for these tiny, tasty nutritional powerhouses I started reading an article online re: microgreens (The 14 Most Nutritious Microgreens to Grow and Eat) and - VOILA - I am writing an article on eating/growing/thinking more about microgreens!
There are lots of microgreen types and they all require the proper TLC to grow them well (as the article and my neighbor both point out). The simple act of getting back in touch with nature by growing some of our own real food (without all the chemicals, additives, pesticides, and other garbage ingredients) that doesn’t take up a lot of space and time seems like a no-brainer to me. And - when it’s very good for you to boot - why wouldn’t you want to control a part of your life that’s becoming increasingly harder to depend on others to not only do it right, but do it well?
I say let’s all grow some of our own microgreens (or whatever you can grow successfully that is good for you) and help each other improve what we shove in our collective large faceholes (barter and trade seems wise in these high-inflation times, right?) - our collective health depends on how well we all eat, so make your meals the most nutritious that you can!
And - NO - put down the bugs…unless you really want to get sick (God knows there’s enough people who want less of us around that they actually think this is a good idea)!
My idea of The Great Reset is The Great Farming Reset - we will grow our own food, and the WEF, WHO, USDA, FDA, CDC, EPA, etc., can all go to hell!
Educate yourself and eat very well!
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