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Welcome to Rare Vegetable Seeds. The healthy way to eat and enjoy life.

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I am excited to take you on a journey to learn to eat as a vegetarian with wholesome nutrient dense food.

In my quest for health and earth’s sustainability, I have chosen to eat the wonderful seeds we can grow and consume. Rare vegetable seeds are sometimes called heirloom seeds as well.

 

Another name for rare vegetable seeds is Heirloom seeds.

 

They are open pollinated, NonGMO which enables one to save their own seeds for next years planting.
These type of seeds are much healthier for us to eat and for our bodies to digest, enabling us to get
greatest nutrient.

 

Eating the rainbow of nutrient dense vegetables and other seeds will cover all the needs your body requires. A plant-based diet is rich in whole foods and very satisfying. All your bodies requirements
are fulfilled by eating this way.

 

 

Edible seeds include nuts and grains as well as vegetable and fruits.
Such seeds are high in Essential Fatty Acids plus B vitamins, other vitamins and minerals.
Including flax, hemp, chia seeds, pumpkin, sesame and sunflower seeds in your daily diet is
important. One can eat them raw, but, soaking for a few hours to overnight helps with
digestion. Although hemp does not need soaking to be bio-available.

 

Some of my favorite and most reliable sources for rare vegetable seeds:

 

Baker Seeds
www.rareseeds.com/store/vegetables

 

Victory Heirloom Seeds
www.victoryseeds.com

 

Heirloom Seeds
www.heirloomseeds.com

Seed Savers
www.seedsavers.org

 

Annies
www.anniesheriloomseeds.com

 

The Rare Vegetable Seed Consortium
www.therarevegetableseedconsortium.com

 

If you cannot grow them there are a multitude of sources to buy rare vegetables.
Locally in your area, you can ask around for sources. The local healthfood store carries some rare vegetables and ancient grains. They will have ready made products as well.

 

One of my favorite sources for ready made products is Azure Standard.
www.azurestandard.com. They have an online ordering process and truck delivery all over the U.S.

 

Caring for seeds and vegetables is similar to caring for mainstream seeds and fresh vegetables.
The real difference is in the fresh taste of each vegetable or grain. There is a unique high flavor in these, with satisfying results.
As you eat nutrient dense rare seed vegetables and grains you will find you will be satisfied with less food. Your body is truly getting the nutrients it needs to thrive.

 

Preparing and cooking a plant based diet will seem overwhelming at first. There are so many ways to prepare dishes with just seeds and grains.
A favorite cookbook is Fork’s Over Knives with mouth watering very delicious recipes from main dishes,
salads and even desserts. Recipe books are in all book stores, on the internet and also found online.

 

I hope you enjoy learning about edible rare vegetable seeds and how to grow, prepare, and eat them.

 
 

Non GMO eatable seeds

When a person decides to become a vegetarian they need to make sure they get enough fiber and protein in their diets. Non GMO seeds are a great source of vitamins and minerals for vegetarians. These seeds do not contain any chemicals, growth hormones, or toxins. They are safe to eat on their own.
 
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These non GMO seeds are often organic. This category of seeds includes hemp seeds and even pine nuts . They are rich in the vitamins that a person following a vegetarian diet need. They contain polyunsaturated fats as well as omega 3 fatty acids to keep the mind sharp. The seeds can be eaten right out of the bag or they can be put atop dishes such as salads.
 
The chia seed is another seed that can benefit a vegetarian diet. This seed is also high in nutrients and minerals. It is easy to blend into yogurts, soups, and even smoothies. It can be used in baked goods as well.
 
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These non GMO seeds are made with only non pollutant pure soil and nothing in the soil is harmful. The seeds are grown in areas that are pure and natural. There is never pesticides used and they are untreated. They seeds are not genetically modified in any way. They do not contain hormones from other plants or from other species. Sometimes seeds are designed so they can grow in the off season and make the fruit grow larger then it is in nature. Research has not been conducted over the long term on genetically modified seeds and many people feel that this is unsafe. They do not feel that scientists should be interfering with nature.
 
There are many seeds that a vegetarian can eat that are not made with genetically modified product. These seeds will allow a vegetarian to get the nutrients that they need and they will not miss the meat.

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My vegetarian got seeds for her birthday - this is great!

birthdayMy vegetarian got seeds for her birthday – this is great! It is both interesting and challenging to have a vegan friend. ‘I cannot eat this foodbbecause I am a vegetarian’. This is a statement that you have to put up with and get used to over time. Well, this is the story of my life. My friend Wendy is a vegetarian and many are the times when I have had to leave that beef burger just to support her vegan pursuits. Don’t get me wrong here, I am not complaining. I have actually come to love this life.

Last week Wendy was turning twenty. As expected, she was very excited about this and she held a really big party. Good thing is, almost every invited person showed up. This automatically means lots of presents for my dear friend.

Well, gifting a vegan can be very intimidating at times, bearing in mind that their nutritional behaviors really do impact their overall lifestyle. Getting a present that will really excite them can be a very daunting task. I have been friends with Wendy for over five years now and believe me when I say I still get a hard time buying her a present. This time round, I decided to get her something that will complement her lifestyle. After putting much thought to it, I decided to get her a pack of herbal bathing soaps, body lotions and perfume. I did good this time, didn’t I? Wendy was actually very excited and I could clearly see that she loved the present.

Actually, people are very good at giving gifts because almost everyone got her a present that was in line with her lifestyle. She received other present like soy wax candles, chamomile & lavender body butter, shaving soap, vintage flats, lip balm, vegan leather tassel necklace, vegan lipstick and some other presents from here. You just cannot imagine the height of excitement Wendy had thanks to these gifts. It was so fulfilling seeing her this happy and excited. After all, it was her birthday.

Then came this gift, vegetable seeds! Quite unexpected, huh! This kind of a gift was just out of anyone’s mind. I mean, could you ever imagine gifting someone or being gifted vegetable seeds for your birthday? To Wendy, this was like a dream come true. Like some miracle of some sought. Vegetable seeds! On her birthday! Oh my, she was very excited. As much as she had received many more unique and very nice gifts, this was clearly her favorite. She actually swore to preserve some of the seeds as a reminder of this happy day.

Clearly, presents has a major impact on someone. And Wendy has been a lesson that cruelty-free is not necessarily boring. I once imagined that vegan life is boring and very uninteresting. The funny thing is that Wendy has got me thinking of going vegan. Funny, right? But this is what happens when you meet someone who is that enthusiastic and interested about something. This was clearly seen in how excited Wendy was with the seeds.

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