Often used for juicing, or added to smoothies or tea, wheatgrass is a nutrient-rich type of young grass high in antioxidants. It contains iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamin, vitamin C and vitamin E.
Wheatgrass is considered a ‘superfood,’ and has been proven to treat and improve a handful of digestive issues. There are also additional proposed health benefits including the treatment of anemia, diabetes, tooth decay, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, bladder infections, kidney stones, common folds, fever, skin conditions and more.
To begin consuming wheatgrass on a semi-regular basis and improving your health in the process, we at Logro Farms have prepared a few recipes in which to utilize your freshly grown wheatgrass. Enjoy!
Pineapple-Wheatgrass Green Smoothie
1/2 cup green grapes
1/2 peach, pitted
1/2 cup pineapple, cubed
4 ounces of filtered water
Calories: 125 | Fat: 1 gram | Protein: 5 grams | Carbohydrates: 32 grams
Calcium: 2 percent | Iron: .7 milligrams | Vitamin A: 9 percent | Vitamin C: 147 percent
Blueberry Wheatgrass Super Shot
Blueberries are well known for their cancer fighting properties but did you know that because blueberries contain a ton of flavonoids (antioxidants) they also boost your brain power, fight UTIs, reduce fat cells and reverse the signs of aging.
Honeydew Wheatgrass Margarita
1 shot of fresh wheatgrass juice
1½ tablespoons of coconut water
3 cups of honeydew melon, chopped into cubes and frozen overnight (rind and seeds removed)
2 teaspoons fresh lime zest
3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lime juice
1½ cups Water
4 ounces of Tequila
1 cup ice
Stevia or agave nectar to taste (optional)
Don’t be intimidated by new and wholesome foods. Wheatgrass is a nutritious ingredient that can be easily added to any smoothie or juice to make it infinitely more beneficial for your health. Grow your own at home with Logro Farm’s Wheatgrass Kit and learn more about farm-to-table consuming.