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Day 6.5   Breakfast and Dinner with Sunflower Sprouts!

Day 6.5 Breakfast and Dinner with Sunflower Sprouts!

Breakfast with 2 kinds of sprouts! I began clipping sunflower sprouts this morning around 10.  The breakfast included scrambled eggs with okara (the white paste left over from making soy milk.  For 2 eggs I spooned in about 2 tablespoons of okara, mixed it in, […]

More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts: Day 5: Houston, We Have Sprouts!

More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts: Day 5: Houston, We Have Sprouts!

More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts: Day 5: Houston, We Have Sprouts!   Finally we have a little something to look at.  Team 2, hulled seeds, is racing away toward the finish line!  Hundreds of lovely green sprouts are raising their leaves out of the dirt, […]

Here Comes Spring! And More Sprouts for Breakfast!

Here Comes Spring! And More Sprouts for Breakfast!

Here Comes Spring! And More Sprouts for Breakfast! Spring signals in more fresh fruit available for breakfast, snacks, lunch, and dinner.  This morning, I realized there were 5 different fresh fruits present in my breakfast. I hadn’t planned it. It’s just that I pick up […]

More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts: Day 4: Babies Are Up!

More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts: Day 4: Babies Are Up!

Day 4: Babies Are Up! And, another post beginning with a nice picture of sprouts, rather than bore you with a picture of dirt! LOL. Not much happening in the sunflower pan, so far.  However, there is a  lot of little things happening.  Team 2, […]

“More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts! Day 3: More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts! Day 3:  30 Seconds to Water!

“More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts! Day 3: More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts! Day 3: 30 Seconds to Water!

“More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts! Day 3: More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts! Day 3:  30 Seconds to Water!  Please note that the lovely picture of sprouts at the top of this post has nothing to do with this particular post. I just figured you’d want […]

More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts!  Day 2: Planting Day!

More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts! Day 2: Planting Day!

More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts!  Day 2: Planting Day! If you are just tuning in, this is the second installment of More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts!  You can find all my related posts at www.BeginnersGuideToSprouting.com. So it’s been over 24 hours and the seeds from […]

More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts! Day 1: Getting Started!

More About Sunflower Seed Sprouts! Day 1: Getting Started!

More About Sunflower Sprouts! A while back, I wrote several posts about sunflower sprouts.  I’ve gotten a fairly consistent system down for the process, which for me includes using a bit of dirt. Supply has been the hard part for me.  When I find bulk […]

Sprout Pictures!  Very Photogenic Food!

Sprout Pictures! Very Photogenic Food!

Is it the sprouts?  Could it be the colors?  Maybe the textures?  How about the design of the layout?  Nope. It’s just pictures I take when I sit down to eat. Honest. Professionals may scoff at my lack of technological ability, but I never get […]

Make Your Own Soy Milk Aboard!

Make Your Own Soy Milk Aboard!

Make Your Own Soy Milk Under Weigh! Save money, save time, live healthy and well on the hook! Gonna move aboard and cruise long-term in your boat? Want to minimize the amount of energy requirements: propane usage, refrigeration usage, cooking time and personal energy usage! […]

Sprouts for Breakfast… and So Much More!

Sprouts for Breakfast… and So Much More!

Plant Based Diet!  Nothing sounded worse to me when I was at my  bottom (obese, diabetic, perforated diverticulitis, back problems, knee problems, pooping my pants once a week or more, impotence, chronically depressed, and staring at early death or worse (bankruptcy from medical bills!). But, […]

Sprouts on Nachos, Amigos!

Sprouts on Nachos, Amigos!

Yep, sprouts go great with nachos!  I prefer to add them AFTER heating the nachos. All you have to do is make up nachos like you like them. Use your own recipe.  The idea is to take what is often a very unhealthy food and […]

Soy Milk and Juicing Produces an Abundance of Healthy Foods, for Pennies!

Soy Milk and Juicing Produces an Abundance of Healthy Foods, for Pennies!

Soy Milk and Juicing Produces an Abundance of Healthy Foods for very little money! If you’d made a statement like that not too many years ago, I’d have responded, between bites of my dollar hamburger and fries, you’re nuts!  Things change… like my whole outlook […]

Black Lentil Sprouts! My New Faves!

Black Lentil Sprouts! My New Faves!

My new favorite sprouts: Black Lentils. If you know me, you know I have about a half-dozen “favorite” sprouts. Until recently, I’d never tried black lentils. They’re much smaller than the ubiquitous green lentils available everywhere… and black lentils are not so easy to find. […]

Sprouting and a Small Garden!

Sprouting and a Small Garden!

Even a small garden helps offset my nutritional needs.  We just moved a month ago, right into the major heat of Houston, Texas.  Sad to leave our kitchen garden behind. Fortunately, our new house has wonderful gardens in place and is producing some food each […]

Cantaloupe Juice! Another Euphoric Drink on These Hot Days!

Cantaloupe Juice! Another Euphoric Drink on These Hot Days!

All that talk about watermelon juice got me refreshing for several days from the juice of a half a seedless watermelon!  Then, it was still hot and humid here south of Houston, Texas. It was so hot, that just stepping outside the front door was […]


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