Sprouting seeds are consumed very early in its growth cycle. In approximately 2-5 days, your sprouters will produce sprouts ready to consume. In its early stage of the cycle, sprouts accumulate massive amounts of energy which will soon power a rapid growth spurt. It is this energy that is captured in the sprouts as protein and enzymes. It is this energy which provides its amazing nutritional benefits.
Sprouters come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Our most basic sprouters, the Glass Sprouter and Sprouting Bag, are easy to use and very affordable. The Dome Sprouter is also easy to use but will allow you to sprout several varieties of sprouts concurrently. For the serious home sprouters, we offer the Easy Green sprouter which is a fully automated, electric powered sprouter allowing you to sprout up to 5 types of seeds or grains at the same time. It is extremely hygienic and clean, producing fresh, nutritious sprouts with minimal effort. Click here to view our sprouters.
Sprouting seeds or grain at home can be creative, cheap, healthy and fun! Due to their high water content, sprouts contain absorbable protein, calcium, potassium, sodium, iron, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and C. They make a nutritious addition to salads, wraps, breads, smoothies and juices
Sprouting Seeds Simply!
1. Soak half a cup of organic seeds (mung beans, sunflowers etc.) for 6 hours in a bowl of water.
2. The next morning, drain water and rinse well.
3. Place in a damp sprouting bag (cheese cloth or nut milk bag) or a glass jar with a cheese cloth or mesh cover.
4. Every morning and night rinse the sprouts to keep them wet and mould-free.
5. Continue the process for desired length of days, usually 2-5 days.
6. Rinse well with fresh water and serve immediately. Yields approximately 2-3 cups.