PDS Raw chop Mix: Healthy bird food
PDS Raw Chop Mix
Parrot food can be very nutritious with just a little time. Depending on ingredients, you either have to soak and cook a soak mix or you can just soak and NOT cook. Not cooking allows for an easy raw food recipe that is packed with nutrition. Raw PDS chop mix which is not only nutritious, healthy, and natural but so easy to do.
First of all, a little bit of science.
As we all know, seeds have all the nutrients necessary to grow a plant. When we soak seeds or grains, in water the seeds start absorbing the water. The intake of water signals the seed to use its stored energy for growth through the activation of enzymes.
In the morning, rinse well. It should have a sweet, earthy smell. Add cut-up veggies and fruit to the soak mix. I also added greens which were chopped in the food processor.
PS: For any leftover soak mix, you can start the sprouting process by rinsing the soak mix three times a day, until it starts to sprout. Sprouting is ideal however not necessary for this recipe. Sprouting seeds for birds provide all the essential amino acids.
Ingredients: Buckwheat, wheat Berries, Mung, Green Split peas, Chickpeas, almonds, red lentils, Spelt, Pumpkin Seeds