Sprouting wheat seeds before eating greatly increases the nutritional value, while retaining the beneficial fiber of the whole grain. You may be tempted to try wheat berries for the first time to add to homemade baked goods, but once you enjoy their delicious nutty flavor, you’ll scramble for more ways to incorporate them into your meals. Try adding them to trail mix or to chopped apples, nuts, and cinnamon for a delicious raw breakfast muesli! This packet contains hard red winter wheat, an excellent variety for wheat berries, and makes about 1½–2 cups of sprouts. Recipe inside packet for Sprouted Wheat Berry Bread.
Sprouting is as easy as 1—2—3! Simply soak your seeds in water overnight (about 8 to 12 hours), place them in your sprouting container, then rinse at least twice daily until sprouts have reached the length you desire. See inside of packet for more information about growing sprouts.
Sprouts can be grown in a variety of containers. The easiest method is to use the Botanical Interests Seed Sprouter™. It provides optimal air circulation and drainage, and has removable tray dividers that allow you to grow up to four different batches of sprouts at once.
Sprout Seed Safety: To ensure you are purchasing the safest possible sprouting seeds, a sample from each seed lot we receive is sent to an independent laboratory where it must test negative for foodborne pathogens including E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria, and Staph. For maximum safety, it is recommended that you disinfect the outside of your seeds and your sprouting container prior to sprouting..
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Q) Is it necessary to disinfect the seed?
A) Although disinfecting seed is not necessary for sprouting, we recommend disinfecting your seeds…More…