How To Sprout Sunflower Seeds

Over the weekend I made my first batch of sunflower sprouts!

Basically, here’s what I did:

  • I put a handful of sunflower seeds in a glass jar.
  • Filled the jar with purified water and left it in the fridge for about 24 hours.
  • I then took the seeds out and rinsed them thoroughly using a strainer.
  • Then I placed the seeds in a sprouting jar and kept it in a dark place.
  • I made sure to rinse the seeds 2-3 times a day so that they wouldn’t get all moldy.
  • After 2-3 days they started to sprout and develop small stems and leaves! And that’s pretty much it.
  • You can keep them in the fridge until ready to use. And they’ll still continue to grow!

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snowSaturday, December 20 – Day 41

Breakfast

  • 1 – medium salad (w/lettuces, olives and sunflower sprouts with oil and vinegar)
  • 1 – tangerine from my garden

Lunch

  • 1 – Cacao Banana Smoothie (w/3 macadamia nuts and a handful of himilayan trail mix)
  • 1 – tangerine from my garden

Dinner

  • 1 – large salad (lettuces, sunflower sprouts, broccoli sprouts, olives, tomatoes, onions and cucumber with oil and red wine vinegar)
  • 1 – tangerine from my garden

At The Gig

  • 1 – glass of water with lemon

Late Dinner

  • 1 – handful of pepitas
  • 4 – flax crackers with walnut dip

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Carlos Rull

Carlos Rull is a musician living in the San Diego area. His interests include Yoga, Eastern Philosophy, Zen Buddhism, and Gardening. He plays drums, piano, and composes New Age & Ambient music, and his albums are available on iTunes and Amazon.com.

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