Microgreens: All You Ever Wanted to Know

October 15, 2021 0 Comments

Since their introduction to the Californian restaurant scene in the 1980s, microgreens have steadily gained popularity. These aromatic greens, also known as micro herbs or vegetable confetti, are rich in flavor and add a welcome splash of color to a variety of dishes. Despite their small size, they pack a nutritional punch, often containing higher …

Microgreens: Health Benefits and Nutrition Facts

October 15, 2021 0 Comments

Turns out microgreens are not just a plain good-for-you food or a healthy garnish on salads and soups. Scientific research now proves that these tiny seedlings harvested and eaten when they are just a few inches tall are a real superfood packed with antioxidants and other health-promoting nutrients. HealWithFood.org combed through recently published scientific research …

10 Best Herbs to Grow Indoors

October 7, 2021 0 Comments

Whether you’re an aspiring green thumb or an experienced gardener, choosing easy herbs to grow indoors can be a great way to spice up your cooking while producing some of your own food. Of course, there are a few details to consider if you want to start cultivating an indoor garden. For example, providing plants adequate light …

Start an Indoor Vegetable Garden This Winter

October 2, 2021 0 Comments

With enough light and heat, you can grow your own vegetables all year round. Just because the days are getting cooler and shorter here in the northern hemisphere, that doesn’t mean you should stop harvesting homegrown food. Instead, consider starting an indoor garden with edible crops that you can enjoy throughout the winter. According to The …

How To Save Your Seeds For Planting Next Year

October 2, 2021 0 Comments

One of the most important questions many have while on a path to a more self-sufficient life is how to save their seeds year to year.  Once you’ve become a pro, you’ll be spending much less time shopping and more time enjoying the simple life. Seed saving is one of those daunting tasks that seems …

Spice It Up: Chili Peppers Help Reduce Risk of Death

July 20, 2021 0 Comments

 – from heart attack, stroke and other causes Regularly eating chili peppers helps reduce your risk of death from heart attack, stroke and other causes. This is the conclusion of Italian researchers after examining the diets of nearly 23,000 adults in the Molise region in southern Italy over the course of eight years. The researchers found that those who …

How To Grow Asparagus

July 19, 2021 0 Comments

  Asparagus is a nutrient-rich superfood. But instead of buying it at the store, you can grow asparagus in your home garden to save a bit of money. Since asparagus is a perennial, you only have to plant it for a year and keep it healthy for years of future harvests. Detailed below are helpful tips for …

How To Start A Strawberry Patch In Your Home Garden

July 17, 2021 0 Comments

Fresh strawberries are a delicious, healthy treat. But if you love eating them year-round – whether fresh or as a homemade jam – you may want to learn how to grow your own berries by starting a strawberry patch. Choose the right kind of strawberry for your garden Strawberries are divided into two categories: June-bearing …

Ten Reasons Why Blueberries Are Good For You

July 15, 2021 0 Comments

from Food News Blueberries are considered superfoods due to high amounts of immune-boosting antioxidants, good carbohydrates, protein and important micronutrients that support overall health. Unsurprisingly, blueberries are among the healthiest fruits that you can eat. Here are 10 reasons why you should add blueberries to your everyday diet. Contain nutrients Blueberries have an impressive nutrition …

How to Grow an Indoor Garden

July 14, 2021 0 Comments

For some, it may seem challenging or even impossible to grow an indoor garden. Sure, a big garden full of vegetables and herbs is a dream of many people. But, if you don’t have the space, resources, or capabilities, growing indoors is a fantastic option. And, it’s not as challenging as it may seem. What …