Is There Salmonella Risk From Eating Soaked Sprouted Pumpkin or Sunflower Seeds?

Answer Pumpkin and sunflower seeds can be eaten whole or sprouted --- where the seed casing opens and the root starts emerging. There are two ways to sprout seeds: dry and wet (or "soaked"). Soaked sprout... Read More »

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Can pumpkin seeds be sprouted?

On One Hand: Pumpkin Seeds SproutPumpkin seeds, like most seeds, can be sprouted. Sprouted pumpkin seeds can be purchased online and most seed-sprouting resources include instructions for pumpkin s... Read More »

Can you roast sprouted pumpkin seeds?

On One Hand: No Real BenefitRaw pumpkin seeds contain enzyme inhibitors that keep them from sprouting prematurely, but also make them hard to digest. Sprouting neutralizes the enzyme inhibitors wit... Read More »

How long should roasted salted sunflower seeds be soaked?

Sunflower seeds in their shells should be soaked overnight in a salt water solution of 1/8 to 1/4 cup of salt per quart of water, according to the National Sunflower Association. Seeds should then ... Read More »

How to Grow Sunflower Seeds for Eating?

Sunflowers are native to North America. Carbon dating puts sunflowers in the Native American culture as long as 3,000 years ago. Sunflower seeds were eaten, their oil was extracted and they were gr... Read More »