Thanks for the link, Ahnazee.
I sprout from as tiny as chia to as large as a kidney bean.
I love my Chia pet. Chia is high in omega fatty acids in a sweet organic green food. The green table top decoration gets a shearing after a few days of floral beauty. When fully filled out and the green first leaves open, I shear the beast, rinse and use fresh. I do not care for the bitter seed at this mature stage, although I eat them as is and the whole seeds get cooked into other recipes. I cut off the seeds from the sprout base separate the greens with my fingers then sprinkle over salad or a few as garnish on soup. They are small and thin, like I want to be, and float on the bowl of savory liquid.
Bigger seeds need a higher percentage of water in the moisture rich jar environment. The jar method works better for bigger seed types. The constant misting of a bigger seed on a chia pet base got too involved for me to maintain and bigger seeds fell off the design ridges sometimes making holes in the growing art. Maybe a moisture catching dome would help but when I tried I could not see the pet under a condensation covered dome. When I am hungry for a variety I will try a mixed sprouting seed set this way, again with more temerity and patience.
I did like the Now brand sprouting mix!
Do you have a seed preference?
I have sulfur intolerance and citric acid intolerance so most dark colored beans fruits and vegetables high in sulfur or citric acid characteristics need to stay out of my diet. I sprout my organic white Cannelini-type kidney beans once in a while. They are the lowest sulfur containing bean or lentil. I rinse the water twice a day daily for two days, the strong fermenting smell reminds me to rinse often. It has been said that the longer soaking relaxes the cellulose bond to release more sprouting germ shoots with more and sweeter body utilizing protein per serving.
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