- — Kosher, Raw, Sproutable, Vegan
- — Sprouting Broccoli, Alfalfa, Radish, and Clover Seeds
- — High Germination Rate
- — Cholesterol and Sugar Free
Salad Mix of Sprouting Seeds by Food to Live is a blend of four varieties of seeds, combined specifically for growing sprouts for salads and other days. It consists of Alfalfa, Radish, Broccoli, and Clover seeds. Our Salad Blend of Sprouting Seeds are raw, of Premium Quality, Kosher, Vegan, and have a high germination rate.
Nutritional Value of Salad Mix of Sprouting Seeds
Sprouting Salad Mix as a blend is a great source of enzymes, Vitamins, Dietary fiber, amino acids, fatty acids, and microelements. However, each of them carries a unique nutritional profile of their own:
Sprouting Seeds of Alfalfa are a good source of protein, dietary fiber, and several important vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, C, and K, Calcium, Iron, and Potassium. Additionally, Alfalfa Sprouts contain a variety of plant compounds like flavonoids and saponins, which have been shown to have antioxidant properties.
Sprouting Seeds of Radishes are rich in glucoraphanin that has great properties. The content of glucoraphanin in seeds decreases with the development of the plant. Radish sprouts have a high content of nutrients, particularly vitamins (A, B, B2, C) and minerals (iron, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, and sodium). Red radish sprouts contain 15% of protein.
Sprouting Seeds of Broccoli are a nutritious superfood that are rich in antioxidants like sulforaphane (a natural compound found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, and kale) and glucoraphanin. Moreover, they’re packed with Vitamins C, K, and A, minerals like Potassium, Calcium, and Iron, Fiber, and plant-based protein.
Sprouting Seeds of Clover sprouting seeds are rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals, including Vitamins A, C, and K, Calcium, Iron, Zinc, and Potassium. Additionally, clover sprouts contain a variety of plant compounds like flavonoids and isoflavones, which have been shown to have antioxidant properties.
Ways to Use Salad Blend of Sprouting Seeds
Fresh home-grown sprouts are not only a delicious addition to your diet, but they’re also incredibly versatile and can be used in a variety of creative ways to elevate your dishes. You can sprinkle them over your favorite pizza for a healthy twist on a classic comfort food or mix them into a nutrient-packed smoothie for a refreshing and energizing drink.
Hence the name, Salad Sprouts by Food to Live add a lovely crunch to salads, and their mildly spicy flavor pairs well with creamy dressings or zesty vinaigrettes. Moreover, they’re a great ingredient for stir-fries and sautéed veggies, bringing a fresh and wholesome element to any dish. Additionally, they can be used as a flavorful garnish for soups, adding a bit of texture and a pop of color to your bowl.
How to Store Seeds vs Sprouts
To store Salad Mix of Sprouting Seeds bulk, it is essential to keep them in a cool, dry, and dark place. Keep in an airtight container to prevent moisture and pests from getting in.
Salad Mix of Sprouts on the other hand, are delicate and require a more careful storage to maintain their freshness and quality. After harvesting, rinse the sprouts under cold water and pat them dry with a paper towel. Store sprouts in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to five days. It’s best to avoid washing them until you’re ready to use them to prevent them from getting soggy. Freeze extra sprouts in resealable bags to later use in a smoothie.
How to Sprout Seeds at Home
- Yields approximately 3 Cups (1/2 lb.) of Sprouts. Prep 3 Tablespoons of seed, then transfer into a bowl or into your Sprouter. Add 2-3 times as much cool (60°-70°) water. Mix seeds up to assure even water contact for all.
- Allow seeds to soak for 6-12 hours. Empty the seeds into your Sprouter (if necessary). Drain off the soak water. Rinse thoroughly with cool (60°-70°) water. Drain thoroughly! Set your Sprouter anywhere out of direct sunlight and at room temperature (70° is optimal) between Rinses. Ensure sufficient air-circulation is provided.
- Always be sure to Drain very thoroughly. The most common cause of inferior sprouts is inadequate drainage. Rinse and Drain again every 8-12 hours for 3 days.
Enjoy Your Homemade Sprouts