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Microgreens versus sprouts. What’s the difference?

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Microgreens versus sprouts. What’s the difference?

“Are sprouts and microgreens the same thing?”

It’s one of the more common questions we get asked these days. While the short answer is “no”, the good news is both are deliciously nutritious – and you can also get them right here at Sydney Sprouts.

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The Great Indoors: Why sprouts make a great addition to your ‘urban jungle’

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The Great Indoors: Why sprouts make a great addition to your ‘urban jungle’

From Australia’s wonderful beaches and native bushlands to its pristine rainforests and waterways, it’s hard to beat the feeling of being out amongst Mother Nature.

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Sowing the seeds of tomorrow

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Sowing the seeds of tomorrow

Ask a group of primary school kids where their food comes from and chances are at least a few will say “the fridge”, or perhaps “the supermarket”. While on the surface it sounds funny, it’s also a cause for some concern. Life in the 21st century certainly has plenty going for it. But one area where we’ve perhaps lost our way a little, is in providing our children with a solid education around the foods they eat and enjoy. This is something we’ve always been really passionate about here at Sydney Sprouts. After all, whether we live in the biggest...

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The difference between bean sprouts and soya bean sprouts

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Mung beans pods Fresh mung beans are darker than soya beans and their shape is more like tic tacs. Soya beans pods Fresh soya beans are commonly known as 'edamame'- bright green and flat-ish seeds. Mung beans seeds Dried mung beans are small, darkish green in colour. Immerse it in water and it will sprout.  Purchase your own mung beans seeds to sprout! Soya beans seeds Once dried the seeds are creamy yellow in colour and are rounder. If immersed in water the seeds reactivates and will be brought back to life.  Mung Bean sprouts (or Bean sprouts) If...

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