There are kits for growing sprouts. There are places that sell nothing but seeds for sprouts. You’ll find so many varieties to try! But, did you know that not all seeds sprout? Or that they may need different conditions to sprout?
I’ve gathered up some of the most awesome how-to make sprouts posts I could find on a good variety of seeds. There are multiple methods, lots of really good photos and even a video! I hope you’ll enjoy these and even more, I hope you’ll make some of these nutritious treats! I use them in salads and on sandwiches and I love them! And, if you want some sprout lids for your mason jars like the ones you’ll see in some of these tutorials you can pick up sprout lids on amazon.com. (We are an Amazon.com Affiliate)
How to Grow Your Own Sprouts
How to and Health Benefits of Sprouting – Fresh from Home
Shanyn’s post is a really great place to start if you’re wanting to make you own sprouts. She talks about the health benefits of sprouts and how long they last.
Grow Hydroponically: Sprouts at Home – Ali’s Whim
While this site seems to be written in both English and a language I am unfamiliar with, the English is good and the pictures are better. I’ve grown sprouts a couple different ways, but not like this so I’m really interested to try!
Types of Sprouts
How to Make Alfalfa Sprouts – Veg Recipes of India
Alfalfa sprouts are my favorite. And, if you’ve had sprouts at a salad bar or bought them in the grocery store, these are likely what you’ve had. They are mild and crunchy and can completely replace lettuce on a sandwich. I love that Dassanna shows you how to grow these step by step, without a fancy sprout jar cause you’re likely to have a jar, some cheesecloth and a rubberband on hand!
Grow your own … bean sprouts – Cookistry
Beautiful photos and step by step guide to growing bean sprouts.
Sprouting Almonds: Pasteurized Nuts Won’t Sprout! – Mom Prepares
Grandma Debbie tells you no only how to, but how no to, sprout almonds.
How to Sprout Sunflower Seeds – Mom Prepares
Yum! Sunflower seeds are amazing any way you eat them. Even sprouted!
Biggest Nutrition Bang for Your Buck (Brocolli Sprouts) NutritionFacts.org
Since this one is just a video, I thought I’d go ahead and embed it for you! Broccoli sprouts are so so so good for you!
How To Sprout Dried Garbanzo Beans – Mom Prepares
I didn’t even know one could sprout and eat garbonzo beans till Debbie wrote this. I’m not a huge fan of garbonzo beans to start with, so I’m not sure how I’d like this, but I imagine that like any bean sprout they are very nutritious and crunchy!