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  • The Benefits of Broccoli Raab Seeds

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    The Health Benefits of Broccoli Raab Seeds

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    The Health Benefits of Broccoli Raab Seeds

    Broccoli raab, also known as rapini, is a leafy green vegetable from the cabbage family. It's a common ingredient in many Italian and Chinese dishes, and it has a distinct, slightly bitter flavour. But did you know broccoli raab seeds have numerous health benefits?

    High Fibre Content

    The high fibre content of broccoli raab seeds is one of their key benefits. One serving of these seeds contains a high amount of fibre, which is essential for maintaining a healthy digestive tract and preventing constipation. Broccoli raab seeds are strong in fibre and protein, making them a great vegetarian or vegan supplement.

    Vitamins and Minerals

    Broccoli raab seeds are high in vitamins and minerals, as well as having digestive benefits. They are abundant in vitamin C, which is essential for maintaining a healthy immune system and skin. They are also high in iron, which is required for oxygen transfer to the cells, and calcium, which is required for strong bones and teeth.

    Other Health Benefits

    But wait, there's more! Broccoli raab seeds have also been shown to have a number of other health benefits. Some studies have found that they may help to lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease, while others have found that they may have anti-inflammatory properties and may even help to protect against some types of cancer.

    Adding Broccoli Raab Seeds to Your Diet

    Consider adding broccoli raab seeds to your diet the next time you're looking for a nutritious, fiber-rich snack. These tiny seeds pack a nutritional punch whether sprinkled on a salad or blended into a smoothie.

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  • How to properly Sprout your Broccoli Seeds

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    So, you've finally got your Broccoli Seeds and you made a somewhat lame attempt to sprout them.... but you've run into problems. Take a look at this guide to ensure your Broccoli Seeds are actually SPROUTING....


    • Add 2 tablespoons of Natures Root Organic Broccoli Raab Sprouting Seeds to a widemouth jar. Cover with a few inches of filtered water and cap with the sprouting lid. The key now is to ensure you store in a warm, dark place overnight. Use a high kitchen cabinet for this. One that is away from the window.

    • The next morning, drain the liquid off and rinse with fresh water. Be sure to drain all the water off. Repeat this 3-4 times a day. Continue to store your seeds in a warm, dark place.

    • After a few days, the seeds will start to break open and grow. • Eventually, the sprouts will be an inch or so long and have yellow leaves. Yes that’s right… yellow leaves. Not quite green yet.

    • Now you can move the sprouts out into the sunlight. Continue to rinse them 3-4 times a day until the leaves are dark green. Once they Broccoli Sprouts are dark green they are ready to eat!

    • This whole process will take about a week. Patience is a must! Once they are ready, give the sprouts a final rinse, dry off with a tea towel or if you have a salad spinner this works even better. Once dry, place in a container and refrigerate them. • Serve on top of salads, stirred into soups, or however tickles your fancy. They almost have a spicy flavour. Yummy !

    If you are the only one eating your sprouts, you may want to make smaller batches. The same process will work just fine in a pint sized jar. If you don’t eat them fast enough, they get kinda slimy. The sprouts will hold up for a week or two in the refrigerator.

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