To keep your body fit and active you need to eat foods that contain sufficient quantities of nutrients such as vitamins and minerals .
Fresh fruit and vegetables are an excellent source of such nutrients. However, we all know how difficult it can be to eat enough of these on a daily basis. This is where sprouting seeds come to the rescue. Sprouted seeds are an excellent source of nutrients.
Grow your own sprouts from sprouting seeds for a supply of fresh, nutritious food. Including sprouted seeds in your daily diet will increase your intake of fabulous nutrients:
- Sprouts are very young plants, one stage up from a seed.
- A seed is a storehouse of energy containing all the nutrients needed for a plant to grow.
- When a seed starts to sprout the nutrients contained in it become available in a living form which is a great form to get them in.
What are the best Sprouting Seeds?
Almost any seed, grain, bean etc. Most of us have eaten beansprouts (sprouted mung beans) in a Chinese meal.
Some things are easier to sprout than others e.g. Alfalfa, lentils, mung beans and radish. Dont try sprouting kidney beans as they are toxic when raw.
A. Vogel produces an excellent range of sprouting seeds called Biosnacky. These sprouting seeds are GM free, non-irradiated and organic and these seeds have the best chance of germinating. Although it is possible to sprout your sprouting seeds in a jam jar, the Biosnacky Germinator Jar or three tiered Germinator will produce the best results.
It just couldnt be easier. Just soak, rinse and watch them grow.
How to enjoy your sprouting seeds :
Once your seeds have sprouted, you can enjoy them in any of the following ways: Place in a bowl on their own or with a dressing of your choice. Makes an ideal side dish. Sprinkle on top of or mix into a salad.
- Add to sandwich fillings
- Add to a stir fry just before serving
- Sprinkle on top of soups or stews before serving.
Sprouted seeds are a healthy and nutritious convenience food you don't need to cook them. Biosnacky sprouting seeds and sprouting seed germinators are available from Country Living Health Store .