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How to Sprout in 10 Simple Steps - August 2012
Sprouting at home is an easy and cost-effective way to add enzymatically-active, highly alkalizing food to your daily routine.
What should you sprout?
- Beans (all kinds)
- Sunflower seeds (and more!)
How to sprout in 10 easy steps:
You can buy sprouting kits in most health food stores, but it's just as easy to sprout at home using three readily-available household objects: a jar, cheesecloth and a rubber band. Here are the ten steps to sprouting:
- Rinse the seeds you intend to sprout well and pour into the jar (fill to 1/4 mark)
- Fill the jar at least 3/4 full of water
- Soak overnight at room temperature
- Pour out the water and seeds and rinse with fresh water
- Return the seeds to the jar
- Cover the jar with cheesecloth and secure the cloth with the rubber band
- Briefly turn the jar upside down to drain the remaining water
- Sprouts will begin to appear within 24 hours (give or take)
- Make sure the sprouts stay moist so they sprout fully by rinsing and draining them (as in step #7)
- Rinse your sprouts before eating.
Sprouts can be stored in the fridge uncovered for up to one week
Excerpt from the Thrive Diet / Thrive: the Vegan Nutrition Guide by Brendan Brazier
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