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Petite microgreens have been increasingly used over the past 20 to 30 years, especially in upscale restaurants. Fine dining restaurants make up about 10% of total American restaurant sales, and those sales have been up 3% over the past year. This means that while only a small segment of the population has had regular exposure to this specialty produce product, the exposure has been steadily increasing. Petite microgreens are now becoming far more mainstream, which has led to some confusion as to what a microgreen actually is and how it should be used.
What are Microgreens?
Edible flowers have become some of the most fascinating and interesting ways to make any dish instantly more appealing, flavorful, and entertaining. If you’re looking for a way to use edible flowers in your daily dishes, here are a few simple tips:
- Not every flower is edible (of course), and the ones that are edible have different flavors which make them better suited for certain dishes. For a garnish on a main or side dish that has a savory flavor, bean blossoms or miniature pansies are good additions. For a sweet dish or dessert, consider using lavender, roses, or violets.
- Crystallized flowers also make great additions to dishes, and they add an extra-special aesthetic to any dessert. These flower (more…)
Our bodies have 4 system that eliminate toxins, and many auxiliary ways that work with those systems to help in the toxin elimination. However, the amount of chemicals the average person gets everyday is very high, which then creates a level of toxicity that is much more that what our system can cope with. Many people are starting to use an organic juice cleanse to reduce their chemical intake and help their system detoxify.
The U.S. federal dietary guidelines are that one person get between two to three cups of vegetables, and one and a half to two cups of fruits per day. The average American does not eat that recommended amount, 91% do not eat the correct amount of vegetables and 87% do not eat the correct amount of fruit. A simple cold pressed juice per day could help us get the recommended amount and (more…)
The holidays are so close that we can almost hear the slighbells ringing from our bedroom window. And for the hosts and hostesses out there, you know what that means: it’s time to break out your best platters and hors d’oeuvre recipes!
Typically, dinner guests want challenges. They want their taste buds to feel excited by new, and exotic foods and flavors. But luckily, Christmas is no that time of year. Rather, people are looking for tradition, old favorites that evoke feelings of satiety and family time in their warm and nostalgic hearts.
But what if you could have the best of both worlds? Hors d’oeuvres that don’t only warm the belly and taste like home, but also give your guests a little something extra to talk about.
Check out these 2 out-of-the-box Christmas hors d’oeuvre recipes. (more…)
You’re in love, he proposed and you said yes! You pick the date and now it’s time to start the real planning. However, things are going quite the way you planned and family members are causing a lot of drama. This article has the answer for you. Two words: destination wedding. No one can interfere and you can have your dream day to which they are or are not invited depending on your decision.
There are some absolutely beautiful and romantic wedding places that include the traditional Sunday brunch buffet or day after wedding brunch depending on when your wedding as well as many other amenities you will love.
Let’s look at some of the best places to have a wedding.
Arubas sits firmly at the top o (more…)
Everyone is always looking for good and nutritious party snacks. Contrary to popular belief, party snacks can taste amazing AND be good for you! Canada has over 15 public holidays (and as many as 22 depending on the area), which is prime time for spending time with your family and friends and making snacks to share. Some fun and fresh ideas that are relatively simple to prepare include lettuce wrap recipes, recipes with hummus, and deviled egg recipes. With Canada having a prevalence towards being overweight or obese (meaning their energy intakes are greater than their energy expenditure), it can always help to have more low fat (but still delicious!) recipes on hand.
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Sometime in the last 10 years, a simple dish has swept across the nation’s taste buds. Yes, we’re talking about guac, bro.
Just how popular is guacamole? It would be difficult to overstate just how deep guacamole penetration has gotten over the past few years. While popular dips like salsa, nacho cheese, queso, vegetable, ranch, and french onion have been popular for decades, only recently has guacamole become a national staple.
Perhaps it’s part of a broader widening of the American palette. After all, hummus only recently jumped from niche ethnic cuisine to one of the most popular snacks and appetizers in the country. Now every supermarket has dozens of different flavor (more…)
Snacking is one of the great American pastimes. As a country that loves foods of all kinds, what better way to enjoy the plethora of different options available then to eat small amounts in between bigger meals throughout the day? The obvious downside of course is that a majority of the foods Americans choose to snack on aren’t very healthy, and in many cases are actually quite unhealthy.
Fortunately, things like hummus and Greek yogurt dips have become more and more popular over the last few years and are a great alternative to things like chips and southwestern salsa dips, sweets, or processed goods of some kind. Here are three reasons to choose Greek yogurt dip for your next sna (more…)
It is estimated that the average American eats ice cream about 30 times a year. To put that into perspective, 9% of all milk produced in the United States is used to make the 1.5 billion gallons of ice cream made each year. Ice cream is a staple of American culture. With so many potential customers out there, it’s important to set yourself apart from other local shoppes.
As a business owner, taking advantage of any and every opportunity to develop branding is key. Whether you’re an independent shop owner or part of a chain, it’s important to draw in more customers as well as retain the ones you already have. Aside from outstanding customer service, branding is a great way to do this.
While it may not seem obvious at first, it’s imperative to create and develop a look and feel for your business. A (more…)
Microgreens are the shoots of tiny vegetables that usually are harvested directly after the first leaves begin to sprout. They are used generally for visual presentation but also for flavor enhancement. These edible plants can be used to enhance the look, taste and freshness of a dish.
These little foods are kept up to a very high standard. They are rated on a scale of one to five and anything under a three is said to be unmarketable.
Let’s look at some uses for microgreens.
- Adding microgreens to a salad is a perfect use for them. While they can definitely enhance the flavor and taste quality of the salad, they also add color and visual stimulation.
- Microgreens can be used to top anything; roasted veggies or pizza and anything in between.
- Another way they can be eat (more…)
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Petite microgreens have been increasingly used over the past 20 to 30 years, especially in upscale restaurants. Fine dining restaurants make up about 10% of total American restaurant sales, and those sales have been up 3% over the past year. This means that while only a small segment of the population has had regular exposure [...]
Edible flowers have become some of the most fascinating and interesting ways to make any dish instantly more appealing, flavorful, and entertaining. If you’re looking for a way to use edible flowers in your daily dishes, here are a few simple tips: Not every flower is edible (of course), and the ones that are edible [...]
Our bodies have 4 system that eliminate toxins, and many auxiliary ways that work with those systems to help in the toxin elimination. However, the amount of chemicals the average person gets everyday is very high, which then creates a level of toxicity that is much more that what our system can cope with. Many [...]
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