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Sprouting Microgreens - Easy

Sprouting Microgreens - Easy

Something very cool you can do with Basil Seeds is to sprout them into microgreens. Our Aotearoad Basil Seeds are a whole lot cheaper to buy, than sprouting seeds from the supermarket, health food store or specialty grocer and lucky for us, one of easiest herbs to grow is Ocimum basilicum, or sweet basil.Sprouting has gathered popularity recently as microgreens show up on salads...
Basil Seeds for Weight Loss

Basil Seeds for Weight Loss

Winter is upon us and lots of people out there have some serious motivation to maintain summer waistlines and/or loose an inch or two.I think the main thing to keep in mind is - lower your carb intake, make sure you eat breakfast to kickstart your metabolism, avoid sugars, drink at least 2.5 litres of water a day, exercise regularly and don’t starve!If you...
Lemon & Honey Basil Seed Drink

Lemon & Honey Basil Seed Drink

Refreshing late summer drink and the perfect immune booster going into Autumn.Whenever I feel a cold coming on or just a tickle in my throat, I soothe myself with a simple lemon & honey tea.This Basil Seed lemon & honey drink is a great summer alternative, retaining the properties of honey by not heating and then adding our amazing Basil Seed for a healthy...
Raw Basil Seed Bircher Muesli

Raw Basil Seed Bircher Muesli

Bircher-muesli has been a part of my life since birth, I'm a New Zealander born to Swiss parents who would feed this to us every summer for as long as the fruit was in season. It was always considered the summer breakfast and even made it to the table for lunch and even dinner on occassion (not all on the same day of course).It...
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