BUT, do not sprout Alfalfa! Which of course is the main seed that all sprouting kits come with. Apparently, Alfalfa sprouts are mildly toxic and inhibit the immune system.
I mostly sprout lentils but I also like to sprout fenugreek. I have found that if I eat fenugreek sprouts I get in a boost in milk supply, much more of a boost than if I take fenugreek in a pill form.
I eat the sprouts as a little side to my meal, I like to eat crunchy things with my meals like bread and crackers, because I don’t really like soft things in my mouth (I know that sounds dirty but I am serious!) so if I have sprouts with my meal, I tend to eat less bread or crackers with whatever I am eating.
So all you need to do, to have fresh sprouts (after you enter our giveaway!) is to soak the seeds in about two inches of water in a large class jar overnight.
Then rinse them out twice a day. After I rinse mine, I lean my jar upside down on the counter to make sure all the liquid gets out, so mold doesn’t start to form. And wait for the magic! You can eat them whenever you want. Some people like longer sprouts, and others like them just as they have sprouted with no tail.
Here some lentils two days in.
And these are four days in.
So do you want add sprouts to your diet?
Then you will want the awesome Sprout Garden Kit! Here is how to enter:
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