All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sprouts’

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Sunflower Micro Greens: A Time Lapse Photo Journal

Sunflower micro greens are deliciously nutty with the flavour of raw sunflower seeds but with the texture of spinach.  They are easy to grow in just about any container you can find around the house like clear plastic salad mix boxes. Micro greens are different than sprouts because are grown in a soil or soil-like medium.  This is a time lapse photo journal of about 2 …

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Sprouting Mung Beans And Green Peas In Mason Jar Medium

Mason Jar Sprouts: Mung Beans and Green Peas

Sprouting is a quick and easy way to grow some nutritious, crunchy veg to add to your diet in the winter months.  I’ve previously shared how much I love using  my automatic sprouter but it’s just as easy with a mason jar and a windowsill.   While I like my automatic sprouter for masses of alfalfa, fenugreek, clover, radish, and broccoli sprouts that grow tall and last …

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Broccoli And Radish Sprouts

Gardening for Your Kitchen Table: Sprouts

Needless to say, many of us in cold climates are lacking nutrients in the winter.  Fresh vegetables aren’t growing in our gardens anymore, our pantry and freezers are emptying of the previous year’s harvest and we are resorting (ugh!) to buying our fresh produce shipped in from warmer climates.  That combined with the gardening itch that starts ramping up after …

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Sprout, Avocado and Cream Cheese Sandwich

This past week I have been pretty heavy into the holiday parties yet I still made time to harvest my sprouts and make myself a decidedly summery sandwich: avocado, cream cheese and a mixture of lentil, radish, broccoli, red clover, and alfalfa sprouts.  This powerhouse of nutrition was just the thing to keep me whooping it up holiday style, and it …

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Growing Sunflower Sprouts Indoors

Tis the season for micro greens and sprouts.   The weather outside is frightful freakin’ cold – the coldest on record in 25 years.  Too cold to sprout seeds outdoors, even under cover, so I’ve brought the operation indoors. A few years ago I gleefully ripped open my festively-wrapped automatic sprouter and started the winter tradition of growing fresh greens on my kitchen table …

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Radish Seedlings On Toast And Egg

Radishlings on Toast and Egg

My radishes are growing so well under the umbrella greenhouses that I started thinning them this morning.  Not one to throw away fresh greens, I topped my breakfast with the culled radishlings.  With all the pepper in me now, I think I’ll go do some gardening!

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