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Cooking with Dried Moringa Leaves

The dry moringa leaf is an excellent substitute for the fresh. It can be used in just about any way that fresh can be used. Add it to salads, soups, or your favorite chicken, fish or shrimp dishes at the end of the cooking cycle. The dry leaf reconstitutes with the liquids or [...]

Fresh Moringa

Here are some images of our fields, only 3 months old! These pics were taken in October 2014.  We will be selling fresh leave from our garden in Van Nuys later in May 2015. Come by the garden to pick up or we can mail it to you. Experience the fresh juiced leaves with your […]

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Moringa Farms in the L.A. Times: The Global Garden

Recently Moringa Farms was the focus of an article in the L.A. Times. Check it out! Moringa seems too good to be true: a fast-growing, drought-tolerant tree whose leaves, flowers, pods and seeds are not only edible but also highly nutritious. Called malongay by some gardeners, [...]

Moringa Farms Super Tea

The Tradition of Aryuveda Simmer or boil, steep, strain and – Drink.   Moringa Farms Super Teas are made from high quality moringa leaves with other natural and organic herbs. We practice small batch handcrafting in the Aryuvedic tradition. Grinding, pounding, sorting, [...]

Chia Seed Drinkable Recipies

Chia seeds (Salvia hispanica) are extremely high in Omega 3 and are full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Chia seeds can be eaten raw as a dietary fiber and omega 3 supplement. The soaked seeds are gelatinous in texture and are used in soups, casseroles, salads, [...]

How to Make: Moringa Leaf Sauce

This recipe comes courtesy of Lowell Fuglie, the director of operations for the Church World Service’s hunger relief organization in Senegal, Africa. Mr. Fuglie is a world authority on the cultivation and use of Moringa. This recipe is based on a traditional Senegalese Moringa [...]

How to Make: Moringa Deodorant

Moringa Seed Deodorant Mix equal portions of moringa seed oil and moringa seed powder in a mortar and pestle. Work into a smooth paste and apply small amount to underarms. You can add some of your favorite perfume if you wish to scent the paste. This concoction is also good [...]

Three Delicious Moringa Drink Recipes

Moringa Cold Fusion Tea This is the basic cold tea recipe. Consume the sediment, this is the good stuff. Fill a non reactive 2 qt container, glass or stainless, with water, add 2 Tbsp. Moringa Leaf Powder Sweeten to taste with agave or cane sugar. Add ginger root slices or zest [...]

Moringa Cooking Basics: What to Eat

Did you know that half of our youngsters are iron and calcium deficient? Moringa should become as much a part their diet as yours. You can make tasty drinks and smoothies to give them the nutrients they need. You can even sugar it up to make it more appealing, it’s still better [...]

How to Make: Fresh Moringa Leaf, Beans and Meat

This recipe comes courtesy of Jennifer Concepcion of the Philippines. Use this as a tasty side dish with any compatible entrée. With seafood entrees, use shrimp, with meat entrees use pork, beef or chicken for the meat portion of this recipe. Ingredients: 1 cup of beans, mongo [...]

How to Make: Moringa Soufflé

This is an excellent side dish for most any entrée. It’s quick and easy 16 oz of frozen or fresh Moringa (called malunggay or malamgal, in the Asian markets) 1 cup of Sour Cream 1 Package of Lipton’s Dried Onion Soup Mix (or portion thereof, to taste) Thaw the moringa and [...]

Growing Moringa for Personal or Commercial Use

Moringa is an ideal plant to grow indoors or in your own backyard. In fact, in the Philippines that is exactly what they do. You can pick its leaves and make it part of a delicious fresh salad, use it in one our many moringa recipes, (it goes especially well with chicken). Or [...]

Germinating Moringa Seeds for Personal Use

There are several methods of germinating seeds. Some methods may work better depending on the microclimate. We are sure that there are lots of you that have your own methods of germinating seeds so we will just tell you what we have done and what has worked for us and what has [...]

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Moringa Sapling

Very exciting news, our Arizona farm is populating nicely. Check out this picture, fresh from the field. Looks like a wonderful Arizona morning.

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Our First Pod!

  In India, they call them drumsticks. But here in the states we call them pods. And we’re very happy to say we’ve god pods! Our first crop of Moringa trees at the farm are already turning out pods, which house the seeds, just like peas. Usually you wouldn’t see pods like [...]

Cultivation of Moringa

by Lowell J. Fuglie and K. V. Sreeja Moringa oleifera is believed to be native to sub-Himalayan tracts of northern India but is now found worldwide in the tropics and sub-tropics. It grows best in direct sunlight under 500 meters altitude. It tolerates a wide range of soil [...]

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Armstrong Garden Centers now selling Moringa saplings

Live Moringa Trees Attention Southern California residents, certain Armstrong Garden Centers are currently selling Moringa saplings. Check for locations near you. Torrance 25225 Crenshaw Blvd 90505 310 326 1892 Westchester 7540 S Sepulveda Blvd 90045 310 670-1277 Long Beach [...]

A Delicious, Exotic Flavor is Brought to your Table

With all of this talk of health benefits and environmental benefits, it is easy to forget just how delicious the products of the moringa tree can be. As a spice or seasoning to be used when cooking, it gives any recipe an exotic, unique flavor. The leaves themselves can be [...]

You Can Count on Countless Benefits

Despite already having a seemingly endless list of benefits, more and more value is being assigned to this miracle tree as we learn more about it. Nearly every part of the plant and the products created from them are currently subjected to frequent, intensive research and [...]

A “Miracle” of Nutritional Value

People throughout the world have been enjoying the health benefits of moringa powder and the other products of the moringa tree for generations, but in much of the western world, we are just now starting to utilize it. The revelation that such a plant exists, but had yet to be [...]

From the Himalayas to California to Your Home

So, what is moringa oleifera and what is moringa good for? Moringa oleifera is a product of the moringa tree, and this “miracle” of the plant world is aptly titled, as nearly every part of it has value beyond the expectations of the typical consumer. The leaves, flowers, pods, [...]

It’s Not New, but It’s New to You

Moringa oleifera and moringa powder just might be the missing element of your dietary and nutritional plan. No longer do we accept that the food and supplements we have readily had access to for generations, provide us with the ultimate in health benefits. The discovery of a [...]

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