logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
bertinglebra, ostabest, spoodle22, KaylaWa, Marie Stroman
57465 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57465 Members
417 Forums
113604 Topics
806755 Posts

Max Online: 537 @ 07/02/12 07:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
"Rosie" 438
Nancy Roussy 225
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 113
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 65
Jana - Creativity Editor 62
Mona - Astronomy 58
Beetlemess 49
Sandra Investing/HFinance 48
Susan - Meditation Editor 39
mary-tea1 18
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#522522 - 05/23/09 04:01 PM Growing Bean Sprouts
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/05/04
Posts: 20853
You guys know that I've been having a lot of fun growing my own alfalfa sprouts -

Growing Alfalfa Sprouts

I also bought a bean sprout mix to try, so I started that right now!

The mix is a blend of Adzuki bean, Lentil, Mung bean and radish seeds. You don't use the "smaller hole insert" at the bottom of the sprouter with these. The beans are large enough that they stay in the container. Well I suppose the radish seeds might not be big enough, but I'll find out if I made a mistake on that soon enough smile

You put the seed holder into the larger plastic container, then pour in a half cup of seeds. Add warm water to cover, and then put the domed lid on. Soak for 8-12 hours. I'm doing that right now!



Let me know if you have any questions! A friend of mine has bought the sprout kit based on my experiences and she loves it too. It is super easy and gets you fresh food nearly instantly smile Very cheaply too.
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Website
Low Carb Forum

Top

Add Growing Bean Sprouts to Twitter Add Growing Bean Sprouts to Facebook Add Growing Bean Sprouts to MySpace Add Growing Bean Sprouts to Del.icio.us Digg Growing Bean Sprouts Add Growing Bean Sprouts to Yahoo My Web Add Growing Bean Sprouts to Google Bookmarks Add Growing Bean Sprouts to Stumbleupon Add Growing Bean Sprouts to Reddit
#522870 - 05/25/09 03:11 PM Re: Growing Bean Sprouts [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/05/04
Posts: 20853
OK here we are two days later - I hardly did anything at all to "maintain" them - and they are ready to eat! They'll keep growing over time of course, so I can eat them for a few days smile





These guys didn't "inflate" as much as the little alfalfa ones did smile
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Website
Low Carb Forum

Top

Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Twitter Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Facebook Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to MySpace Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Growing Bean Sprouts Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Stumbleupon Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Reddit
#524148 - 05/29/09 11:57 PM Re: Growing Bean Sprouts [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/05/04
Posts: 20853
A few days later, the container was half full, so they did expand a bit. However, the beans got a bit stringy and slimy. Not *nearly* as yummy as the broccoli sprouts! We ate these on a salad and they were good, but I adored the broccoli sprouts.

I do admit that we weren't as exact and regular with the washings as we were with the sprouts. Maybe we should try again.
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Website
Low Carb Forum

Top

Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Twitter Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Facebook Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to MySpace Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Growing Bean Sprouts Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Stumbleupon Add Re: Growing Bean Sprouts to Reddit


Moderator:  Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Winter Solstice
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Today at 02:17 AM
Neurotic November Book Review
by Edie - MysteryBooksEd
Mystery Books
Yesterday at 08:35 PM
Great iPhone 6 and 6 plus accessories
by Ewa - Photography
Photography
Yesterday at 05:19 PM
Need help identifying the artist / location
by Art Appreciation
Art Appreciation
Yesterday at 03:26 PM
Fischbild (1925) by Paul Klee
by Art Appreciation
Art Appreciation
Yesterday at 03:23 PM
Cosmic White Christmas *new*
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Yesterday at 11:10 AM
Warm and Cozy Holiday Muffins
by Jana - Creativity Editor
Home Cooking
Yesterday at 09:17 AM
Half a Century of Writing!
by IH8FMS
Journals
Yesterday at 09:15 AM
Daily World Peace Group Meditation
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Meditation
Yesterday at 08:46 AM
New Review: Home Alone!
by Rick - Funny Flicks
Comedy Movies
Yesterday at 08:12 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
1 registered (Mia Silky), 50 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.