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How to soak and dry sesame seeds and why this is important 8 hours, replacing water at 4 hours & at 8

Natural Health and Prevention: Why you should not buy tahini.and how to soak sesame and sunflower seeds.

Click on the image to look up sprouting chart for different beans, nuts and grains.

I had no idea that you are supposed to soak raw nuts and then dehydrate them to get rid of anti-nutrients/to make them more digestible! Here's a chart that has soaking times for various seeds, nuts, and grains.

Article explaining that chia seeds are a good source of ALA Omega 3, fiber, and antioxidants.

Chia pets are no longer a holiday gag gift. The little seeds used to sprout your favorite chia pet have REAL.

Chia Seeds [I love these. I always mix in about 1tbsp with pre workout meal and provides me with lasting endurance. Also great fix for late night hunger]

Benefits of Chia Seeds (27 Creative Ways to Use Them)

ten uses for chia seeds- a great superfood that kids actually like (Pudding recipe!) I gotta get me some Chia seeds!

Looking for a snack food that has everything good for the brain in it? In other words, good brain food, then look no further than nuts and seeds… The good thing about this is that all types of nuts are included. This means peanuts, hazelnuts, cashews, almonds, walnuts, pecans, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and any other type of nut or seed you can think of, are good for your brain. Nuts and seeds are full of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, as well as folate, vitamin E, and vitamin B6.

Brain Food - Top 10 Best Foods For Brain Health

Soak/Dehydrate Nuts/Seeds and maintain the live enzymes.  This is the only way to eat nuts and seeds.  You can taste the difference and feel the ease of digestion.  This process removes phytic acid and enzyme inhibitors (so what you eat can be absorbed instead of bound in the gut for elimination). Excalibur dehydrator directions allow a 145F for 2 to 3 hours then lower temp to below 115 to maintain enzymes but speed dehydrate time (under 10hrs). Use a salad spinner to rinse/spin dry.

How And Why To Soak And Dehydrate Nuts And Seeds

Your Guide to Soaking & Sprouting Whole Grains, Beans, Nuts, & Seeds - Weed'em & Reap

Your Guide to Soaking & Sprouting Whole Grains, Beans, Nuts, & Seeds

Traditional societies have been doing this for thousands of years because cooking simply isn't enough to break down the anti-nutrients and phytic acid found in grains, beans, nuts, & seeds.