Swiss chard’s key nutritional benefits:
- Very low in calories but high in nutrients
- Packed full of vitamin K, promoting cardiovascular health
- Great source of vitamin C, for skin health & strong immunity
- A great source of the carotenoids lutein & zeaxanthin, which promote eye health & skin health
- High in minerals like manganese & zinc; has antioxidant & anti-inflammatory properties
Advantages of sprouting:
- Neutralises the “anti-nutrients” like phytic acid & enzyme inhibitors
- Boosts nutrient density
- Improves digestibility
- Increases alkalinising properties
Suitable for sprouting and general consumption.
Recipe for Fruity Swiss Chard Smoothie:
- 2 small ripe pears, cored & chopped
- 1 cup sprouted Swiss chard
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- ½ cup frozen raspberries & blueberries
- ½Tbsp chia seeds
- 1Tbsp hemp powder
- Simply combine all ingredients in a food processor & blend until smooth.
Please Note: This product consists of the sprouting seeds only; sprouting jars & stand are not included. You will need a full standard sprouting kit to grow your seeds.
- Swiss chard is not recommended for sprouting in jars. Grow on a moist sprouting mat, with regular misting.
- Keep your growing sprouts in natural light but never in direct sunlight. Rinse your seeds 2-3 times a day in cool water. The water should be rinsed clear.
- Harvest within 2-3 days of the “tails” and/or greenery appearing from the seeds.
- Drain the sprouts well & leave 2-4 hours to dry, before transferring to an airtight, covered storage container.
- Enjoy your sprouts in 3-7 days; keep them refrigerated in an airtight container. Start sprouting new seeds every 2- 3 days for a continuous, fresh supply.
- Never eat sprouts that have started to smell bad.
- Always wash your containers thoroughly between plantings.
- Remove any broken or damaged seeds before you start sprouting.
- Double rinsing is recommended for beans & legumes.
- Never eat sprouted soy beans with brown spots.
- Unsprouted seeds should be stored in an airtight container in a cupboard. The germination life of seeds is generally 2-5 years.
1 out of 1 people would recommend this product20/12/2018, By GabriellaSo far I'm not happy with these sprouting seeds but I'm giving them another go. They did a poor job of sprouting and eventually I had to chuck out the batch I was trying to sprout because they started smelling funky. I'm surprised though because the Broccoli sprouts did so well and in the same environment. I've bought a sprouting set container from Dischem to try again since last time I tried sprouting them in console bottles with cheese cloth covering. Hopefully this time these Swiss Chard seeds will prove me wrong and I'll be sure to update my review if they do.
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