Organic alfalfa seeds are highly nutritious and perfect for sprouting at home. Alfalfa seeds can sprout within 7-10 days - ready for you to wash and use immediately so that you have fresh, raw sprouts to use at meal times. Sprinkle organic alfalfa seeds on top of salads and stir fries for a quick and easy nutritious boost. High in vitamin C, vitamin K and calcium these tiny seeds will sprout 1-2 inches long and are a great way of boosting your daily vitamins and minerals.
To sprout your own alfalfa seeds, try the following:
Sprinkle alfalfa seeds sparingly at the bottom of a container or jar
Pour 2 inches of water into jar
Cover with a cheesecloth or sprouting lid and leave to soak for 8-12 hours overnight
Drain the water through the cheesecloth and refill with fresh water to rinse again, drain completely
Place jar in a dark, dry location
Rinse alfalfa seeds/sprouts daily (every 8-12 hours) to rehydrate and continue the sprouting process, this should be repeated every 3-5 days
Once they have fully sprouted (about 1-2 inch long) place in direct sunlight to activate the enzymes
Wash thoroughly before use and top your favourite salad or open sandwich for a nutritious addition to a healthy meal.