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Sprouts & Microgreens

Sprouts & Microgreens

Sprouts and Microgreens play a very important role in our lives. It brings back vitality to people who are always exhausting themselves for others. When we put our heart and soul into everything we do, whether at home or work, sprouts have the unique ability to support us.

Sprouts and microgreens are phytoestrogenic and critical for rebalancing and restoring hormones  and for regenerating hormone production of the adrenal glands, thyroid, and the rest of the endocrine system after a woman has given birth.

Choosing Sprout is like choosing your friends

Like people, sprouts have different personalities. Do you have a friend who  is a little edgy and can only handle them in small doses? This describes the broccoli sprout. Strong in flavor with a bit of bite, broccoli sprouts help strengthen digestion by raising hydrochloric acid levels.  

Do you have a friend with fiery, explosive disposition that  constantly interupt before you finsish speaking? That’s the radish sprout, which is remarkable for its ability to purge the liver .

What about the friend who’s very gentle and laid-back, who listens to everything you say and offers words of comfort? This describes the red clover sprout, which is very soothing as it gently cleanses our lymph and blood, removing toxins and purifying our bodies.

Then there’s the friend who’s very emotional and cries very easily, whether happy or sad. The fenugreek sprout is all heart and soul, perfect for supporting our emotions and the endocrine system, both of which are linked to the heart, soul, and brain.  

And we cant forget about the friend with  muscle, the person you call who shows up with a pickup truck to help you move into your new home. This is the lentil sprout. Very dense energetically, high in fortifying protein that your body can assimilate with ease, lentil sprouts love to pass their brute strength on to you.

And on and on the list goes. Keep your eye out for mung bean sprouts, sanflower greens, pea shoots,and micro-kale, among other options. Just like the people who support you in life, all the different varieties of sprouts and microgreen  have special qualities that you will discover as you get to know them.

If you have any of the following conditions, try bringing sprouts and microgreen into your life:

All type of cancers, polycystic ovarian syndrome, low reproductive system battery, depression, jaundice, anxiety, anemia, infertility, miscarriage, alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, adrenal fatigue, eczema, psoriasis, food allergies, herpes, thyroid disease, celiac disease, lyme disease, strep throat.

If you have any of the following symptoms, try bringing sprouts and microgreen into your life:

Fatigue, lack of energy, weight gain, tooth decay, enamel loss, gum recession, hot flashes, night sweats, blurry eyes, bruising, pelvic pain, iron deficiency, memory loss, brain fog, sleep disturbances, blood sugar imbalances, belching, bone loss, brittle nails, cravings, gastritis, leg cramps, stagnant liver, mucus in the stool, sweets cravings, sore throat.

Emotional support

When you are experiencing a sense of loss, such as grieving for a lost job, friendship or a cherished object , sprouts and microgreens are exceptionally helpful. This tiny messengers of hope help you get out of  mourning and plant the seeds for new opportunities.

Spiritual lessons

Sprouts and microgreens are highly adaptogenic

This cheerful adaptability transfers to us when we eat them. As long as we have the absolute necessities taken care of, and give ourselves a measure of routine to normalize life, then even in the most difficult situations, we can take strength from our little friends and find a way to thrive.

Rice paper roll with avocado, alfalfa and broccoli sprouts

Rice paper rolls are quick and easy to make, convenient for a lunchbox and perfect as a light dinner or meal on the run.


  • 2 ripe medium avocados
  • 7 rice paper wrappers
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Fresh green onions
  • 1 small carrot peeled graed
  • 1 cup alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 cup broccoli sprouts


  • To assemble the rolls gather up the veggie mixture, rice paper wrappers, sliced avocado, coriander, mint, green onions, carrot and the sprouts.
  • Create an assemble line of ingredients, so they are all ready to go!
  • Fill a shallow dish with warm water, Add a rice paper sheet, one at a time for 5 to 10 seconds, Remove and place on flat surface(place a kitchen towle on the flat surface).
  • The rice paper will become more workable as it soaks up water.
  • Towards one end of the rice wrapper, layer the 4 leaves of coriander,  2 leaves of mint, carrots, sliced avocado,  green onions and the sprouts.
  • Fold both ends to the center and roll the sheet as tightly as you can without ripping.
  • Continue with remaining sheets until all the filling has been used.
  • Serve the rolls with a dipping sauce. (peanuts butter sauce, sweet and chili sauce, soy sauce)
  • Note: lean meats such as chicken and sea food or even tofu can be added for extra protein.

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