May 18, 2011
Sprouting Seeds for Salads
I've started another new project that I am really excited about! I am going to sprout seeds to put in my summer salads. Sprouted seeds are some of the most nutritious things you can eat so I am looking forward to using them in my salads!
Here is what I have done so far...
I started with 2 tablespoons of mixed seeds grown especially for sprouting that were given to me by a friend.
I already had a large jar with a screen lid that I purchased at my local health food store. You can probably make one of these, but mine was just $5.00 so I purchased it instead.
I placed the seeds in the jar and covered them with about two inches of water and let them soak for about 18 hours.
I drained the water and rinsed the seeds several times, covered the jar with a kitchen towel (leaving the top open) and set it on my kitchen counter.
The following day I rinsed the seeds three times in the morning and three times in the evening.
The pictures shows how my seeds look on day one! Aren't they cute?