Description : Microgreens, the young seedlings of herbs, vegetables, beans, seeds, and grains, contain four to six times the vitamins and phyto-nutrients found in mature leaves of the same plants. This comprehensive resource explains how to grow microgreens at home, both inexpensively and easily. It provides detailed instructions for selecting seeds and soil, along with guidance on proper temperature, light, and ventilation. Also covered are methods for both small- and large-scale growing of microgreens, how to extend harvests, and techniques for preventing contamination by bacteria and mold. Filled with how-to information and vibrant full-color photos by the author, the book explores every aspect of this unique form of gardening. Included is a helpful guide to 55 species of microgreens, which profiles each green according to its flavor, preferred cultivar, special handling needs, and more.
Description : The ultimate cheat sheet that sets out a workable and flexible plan for successful weight loss to fit every lifestyle and diet choice. In this “worst-case diet survival handbook”, nutritionist and founder of Foodtrainers™, Lauren Slayton offers strategies and tips to avoid the most disastrous diet booby traps. Along with her no-nonsense nutrition and exercise advice, readers will discover that the missing component of most weight-loss schemes is planning. Planning to succeed and planning for the obstacles on the way to slim are as vital as what and when to eat and how to incorporate fat-burning activity into your day. All too many dieters give up when they hit a few road bumps created by work, family, socializing, travel, fatigue or indifference. Slayton comes to the rescue with: • The Big 10 “Do-Not-Pass-Go” Basics, from high protein breakfast to “closing the kitchen” after dinner! • Top Ten Things to Avoid to Get Healthy and Slim Down Fast • The 4 P’s -- Plan, Purchase, Prep and Promise -- to get and stay on track • The 4-Step Treat Training Strategy to survive the “Witching Hour” Dozens of smart, simple ways to cope with the big obstacles to slim: family, restaurants, travel, entertaining, alcohol and more. Slayton provides the know-how and the what-to-do-when-things-go-south to help readers keep on track, no matter what diet they follow.
Description : Microgreens: The new superfood you grow in your own kitchen! Microgreens are young plants that are harvested a few weeks after germination. We've all heard of the nutritional virtues of kale, for example, but did you know that the microgreen versions of many plants hold anywhere from 4 to 50 times the nutrients per volume as the same plants in mature form? Microgreens truly are the new superfood. Chefs and gardeners around the country are discovering that these easy-to-grow plants can be raised in the convenience of your own kitchen in a few weeks' time. And the range of flavor profiles is amazing—from spicy radishes or daikon to fresh-from-the-farm corn flavor in miniature corn microgreens. Sal Gilbertie gives you all you need to know to growithese delicious plants. He walks you through many of the most popular varieties, explaining growing specifics and flavor profiles. He then provides fabulous recipes for enjoying your harvest in salads, soups, main courses, and much more.
Description : Do you want to try a new style of healthy living? Microgreens in the store are not cheap. That's why you should consider this book as an investment and grow them yourself! Do you like growing healthy food or do you want a new business idea to start in your spare time? You have come to the right place if you want to learn how to grow these superfoods. This book is all about microgreens. Microgreens are a healthy new food option that people love today. Microgreens have a large number of nutrients so they are considered a superfood. They are a relatively new way to enjoy healthy nutrition. Microgreens are also easy to grow. You can grow them in your kitchen or on a shelf somewhere in your house. You can grow them in a greenhouse or in your garden. Microgreens don't take long to grow so you don't need to have much of a green thumb to be able to grow them. In this book, I will talk all about how to grow microgreens and we will teach you how to be successful in the process. I will teach you easy ways to have a safe and healthy crop. More specifically: Difference between sprouts, microgreens, baby greens, and mature greens Recommended equipment Soil mixes and hydroponics A detailed list of different microgreens and how to grow them A step by step process to get started A long list of troubleshooting to get the best harvest possible A few microgreen recipes which you can enjoy With how easy microgreens are to grow and how popular they are right now, they are also a great business to get into. There is a high demand for microgreens and there are not that many people growing them. In this book, we will also talk all about how to get into the business of selling microgreens. More specifically: Things you need to consider before starting your venture Deciding if there is a market for microgreens How to become certified organic How to test your seeds What should be on your label? How to decide your pricing strategy How to market your microgreens and where to sell them Whether you are looking to live a healthier lifestyle or make some money on the side, microgreens could be the answer for you. No matter what you want to use them for, all of the information that you need to know is inside of this book. Open up these pages, and you will become an expert in the field of microgreens. Click the buy now button to grow microgreens from your own home!
Description : Increased energy. Clear and glowing skin. Decreased risk of cancer. These are only a few of the benefits reported by people who adopt a raw foods diet; studies have even shown that this diet can slow down the aging process! In this guide, you will find 300 delicious recipes, including: Mint-Ginger Pineapple Smoothie Thai Green Papaya Salad Nori Protein Roll with Pumpkin Seed Butter and Sprouts Mock-Tuna Salad Sandwich Raw Vegetable “Lasagna” Banana Vanilla Ice Cream with Blueberry Sauce Eating raw is not only delicious—it’s also fun! The recipes are easy to prepare and take less prep and cleanup time than cooked food. It’s perfect for those looking to go completely raw or just incorporate some raw aspects into their diet. You will be absolutely amazed by how great you feel after whipping up these mouthwatering raw gourmet meals!
Description : Introducing the most popular varieties and providing growing specifics and flavor profiles, provides essential information for harvesting microgreens in the kitchen, and includes a selection of recipes.