Alfalfa microgreens are delicate and green with a slightly nutty, pea-like flavor. Like most microgreens, a great addition to salads and a substitute for lettuce on sandwiches, tacos, and wraps.
The health benefits are significant and contain antioxidants and other anti-aging agents. Alfalfa is rich in vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that play a vital role in the strength and growth of our bones and in the maintenance of a healthy body. It contains protein and vitamin A, v B1, B6, C, E, and K. It also contains calcium, potassium, carotene, iron, and zinc.
A natural detoxifying agent, Alfalfa has been used for centuries to support good health. The Arabic word Alfalfa means “father of all foods.” It stands to reason, Alfalfa is extremely nutritious. Traditional Chinese Medicine has used Alfalfa leaf to stimulate the appetite and relieve ulcers.