Sprouts are the new shoots of plant seeds and are therefore are packed full of nutrients. Sprouts are an excellent source of vitamin A, Bs, C, K, silica and amino acids essential to your daily health. You may not know this, but sprouted seeds are also very alkalising in the body, meaning they will help to reduce acidity and inflammation. They also taste great!
We stock A.Vogel's BioSnacky sprouters and range of sprouting seeds. These seeds are certified organic, and are sourced and packaged right here in Queensland!
So what do you need to get started sprouting? First you're going to need a sprouter.
BioSnacky Original Sprouter
Turn your kitchen into a greenhouse! Discover how quick and easy it is to cultivate your own fresh and crunchy shoots and sprouts using an Original BioSnacky Sprouter and BioSnacky Seeds from organically controlled crops. Have fun watching the shoots grow in the comfort of your own kitchen. You can harvest them in a matter of days. Sprouts and shoots are the perfect accompaniment to a well-balanced diet at any time of the year and are a great source of vitamins and minerals. What better way to look after your health and at the same time protect the environment and its natural resources!
BioSnacky Small Sprouter
This is based on the BioSnacky Orginal Sprouter, but is a single layer unit.
BioSnacky Glass Sprouter
Perfect for first time sprouters. This easy to use sprouting jar provide optimal light conditions for your sprouts. Being made of glass it's eco friendly and easy to clean.
Once you have your sprouter, you're obviously going to need seeds.
Alfalfa sprouts complement light meals such as salads at any time of the year. The slightly bitter, mildly nutty taste adds a distinctive flavour to salads, soups, dips and many other dishes.
Alfalfa sprouts are an excellent source of essential nutrients and contribute to healthy, balanced nutrition.
Fenugreek sprouts compliment meals at any time of the year. The strong bitter taste gives a distinctive flavour to salads, Asian cuisine and many other dishes. Fenugreek sprouts contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5 and D, plenty of iron and phosphorus as well as pantothenic acid, saponin and choline.
The mild, slightly nutty taste gives a distinctive flavour to vegetable dishes. Lentil sprouts are an excellent source of essential nutrients and contribute to healthy, balanced nutrition.
Mung Bean Sprouts
The mild, slightly nutty taste gives a distinctive flavour to vegetable dishes, salads and many other dishes. Mung bean sprouts contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B12 and C, plenty of vitamin E as well as iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus.
Use your shoots and sprouts on bread, toss them into crunchy salads. Or fry them gently in olive oil when preparing tasty casseroles, pancakes, omelette or rissoles; add them to soups, dips, muesli, pasta, rice, vegetables, fish and meat dishes.
You can use nearly any seeds to grow sprouts, as long as they aren't treated and are intended for human consumption - you can't use general purpose seeds for planting in the garden.