Here's another helpful explanation, this one on the health benefits of sprouted grain. This article breaks it down into these categories: Nutrition, Ecology and Economy, Easy to Grow. The article goes on to provide a chart for sprouting a variety of grains, seeds, legumes and other things. These simple how-to tips are very helpful. The article suggests you can simply eat the sprouts as a raw food. Another way to consume them is to dry the sprouts in a 150-degree oven or food dehydrator and then grind them into flour for use in cooking and baking.