Urban farmed in containers that are BPA safe, reusable, recyclable, and
food safe containers.
Our containers offer over 6 servings. We price match.
Due to a varied variety of the size of seed, germination rate, offering the nutritional and freshness benefits of living, exact weight of the greens weight is unavailable.
If you require an exact weight of a certain variety we would then have to harvest your order day of delivery.
Amaranth was cultivated by Aztecs and other cultures from tropical climates. It is actually an ancient kind of grain used in India. Very easy to digest, Amaranth microgreens are available in different colors, from light green to pink or dark red. They are fragile shoots that enhances beautifully any meal with color and a light sweet taste. Amaranth contains high complete protein amounts with vital amino acids, in contrast with other protein sources. Amaranth is gluten-free. Amaranth microgreens also contain vitamin A, C, E, folate, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, dietary fiber, calcium, amino acids, antioxidants, minerals and essential lysine.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF AMARANTH
Helps in cancer treatment
Boosts the immune system
Helps in treatment of cardiovascular disease and hypertension
Helps metabolize fatty acids into energy
Protects from Osteoporosis
Works as an appetite suppressant
Improves recovery from illness
9x6 - 32 0z grown in BPA free, reusable, recyclable containers.
To reap the health benefits, consume them immediately after harvesting them to prevent loss of nutritional value after harvest. The longer the time gap between harvesting and delivery, the more nutrients the harvested vegetables will lose. That’s why consuming them right away is recommended.
- A mild, earthy flavour that compliments both sweet and savoury dishes.
- great for desserts
- Can be piled over salmon or pasta
- Can be placed in sandwiches,served over quinoa and mixed into green salads
- Crisp, tender, mild and sweet flavour earthy flavour reminiscent of mustard but much less spice and a delicate grassy finish
Health Benefits of Amaranth Microgreen
- Lowers cholesterol and risk of cardiovascular disease.
- Reduces risk of osteoporosis and other calcium deficiencies.
- Aids in weight loss or maintaining a standard weight.
- Digests easily.
- Fights cancer.
- Improves eyesight.
- Helps with hair loss and greying.
The juice extracted from amaranth leaves help in treating diarrhoea and haemorrhage conditions. It is packed with carbohydrates, proteins, minerals and vitamins, and regular consumption helps in easing digestion, excessive menstruation and weight management.
Contains vitamin A, C, E, folate, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, dietary fiber, calcium, amino acids, antioxidants, minerals and essential lysine.
One of the lesser-known microgreens, Micro Red Amaranth is increasing in popularity in the culinary world for its vibrant and distinct fuschia hues, tender texture, and earthy flavour.
The entire amaranth plant has been used for thousands of years in Central and South America, and today top chefs are using the small microgreen version to enhance the visual appeal of their culinary dishes.
Micro Red Amaranth continues to be a popular microgreen because of its bright colour and with the belief that consumers eat with their eyes before they eat with their stomach, Micro Red Amaranth adds contrasting and aesthetically pleasing colours to dishes to elevate the dining experience.
DID YOU KNOW?
Amaranth is native to the Americas, specifically Peru where it was domesticated between 6,000-8,000 years ago. Micro Red Amaranth was then created in California between the 1980s and early 2000s as a part of the growing the microgreen trend.