Eight Acres - the blog — sprouts

How to sprout - chickpeas (garbanzo beans)

May 09 2014 0 Comments Tags: Nourishing Traditions, real food, sprouts

I started sprouting when I read about it in Nourishing Traditions. I bought a sprouting jar with a special lid that lets you rest the jar on an angle to drain, but you don’t really need any special equipment, just a jar and some cheesecloth (or thin fabric or mesh), an elastic band and somewhere to rest it (the dish rack does a good job).

My three favourite things to sprout are chickpeas...

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Nourishing Traditions review - mastering the basics

Feb 24 2012 0 Comments Tags: cheese, dairy, fermented, kefir, Nourishing Traditions, raw milk, real food, salad, sprouts, stock, whey, yoghurt

Previously I started to review the introduction to Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon and Mary Enig.  In this post I'll start on the first real chapter of recipes, called Mastering the Basics, which includes cultured dairy, sprouts, stocks, sauces and salad dressings.

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Sprouting!

Oct 31 2011 0 Comments Tags: food, Nourishing Traditions, sprouts, vegetables

I had been thinking about trying sprouting after I read about the benefits in Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and Diet Dictocrats, but I hadn't got around to doing anything about it, until I saw a few posts on Craving Fresh, in which Emma raved about how easy and yummy they were.

I bought a little kit from the Nanango Markets, you don't have to get...

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