Non-GMO and highly nutritious! Locally-grown and harvested in the Overberg. Can be sprouted, used for microgreens, or added to baked goods and smoothies. Also known as Rapeseed.
Each package contains 150g of Canola seeds, which will yield around 60 cups of sprouts.
Days to Sprout: 4-6 Days
Soak Time: 4-8 Hours
Yield: 1 Tbsp (around 10g of seeds) of dry seed yields approximately 3-4 cups of sprouts!
Storage: Canola seeds should sprout well for a year after you purchase them, if stored in a cool dry place. If you'd like to extend the germination life of your seeds, store them in the fridge. If you store your seeds in the freezer, they'll last even longer!
Nutritional Information: Canola sprouts contain, on average, 27% oil, 25% protein, and 11% fibre. The oil has high levels of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids for cardiovascular health.
Sprouting Directions: Soak 4 to 8 hours – Put 1-2 Tbsp seed in a wide mouth jar. Cover jar with screen; secure with a rubber band. Add water, swirl, and drain. Refill jar with water. Soak seeds 4 to 8 hours. Drain water well and invert jar at an angle in a sink or a bowl.
Rinse twice a day – Rinse seeds by refilling jar with water and gently swirling. Drain well and invert jar.
Enjoy! Ready to eat in 5 days – To keep fresh, refrigerate well drained sprouts. Sprouts store best when fairly dry- do not store immediately after rinsing.
Other uses: Add unsprouted seeds to biscuits, rusks, granola bars, bread, other baked goods and also to smoothies. Use for growing microgreens.