• Why Sprout?
    Sprouted seeds have


  • More protein than the actual nut, fruit or vegetable
  • Increased fiber content
  • More oxygen and antioxidants
  • More enzymes that help with digestion
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Minerals more usable
  • Local and inexpensive
  • Drastically increased Vitamins A, B, C and E
  • Increased essential fatty acids
  • You can participate in growing your own food in a small space with very little equipment
  • Sprouts can and should be a daily part of your diet or cleanse 
How do you sprout?

Start with organic sprouting seeds to avoid pesticides.

There are many seed combinations or you can choose  a single seed. Each seed has its own soaking and sprouting time. 
Measure out the amount you need. I start with 1 T organic alfalfa seeds. I purchase my seed from a local seed supply company.

Place the seed in a bowl with water to soak. I soak alfalfa for 4 hours.

Rinse after 2 hours.

Place in some container that allows water to drain. I use an inexpensive sprouting tray set.
Rinse seeds/sprouts 3 times per day and keep them covered (out of the sun).

The sprouts will begin to grow, developing what looks like a tail.

Growth rate depends on the seed, season and room temperature. 3 days growth.

5 days growth. When leaves start to form, place in sun.

Sunlight allows the sprouts to turn green (chlorophyll).

Enjoy!! I tend to eat the whole batch in one day. If you have any left over, they can be stored in the fridge for up to a week in water. Again, rinse your sprouts each day.
Some people are concerned about bacterial growth. I have not had any difficulties because I purchase clean, organic seed and rinse my seeds and sprouts 3 times per day. If you see any growth of mold or notice an unpleasant odor, throw away your sprouts. Clean your equipment well and buy good seed.
You don’t have to buy special equipment. You can use cheesecloth and mason jars.
Sprouts have been connected to many amazing benefits including cancer, diabetes, Parkinson’s, asthma, joint and hypertension prevention. What do you have to lose? 
I’d love to hear about your results or other words of wisdom about sprouting.
Just another yogini rant…
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