Great as a snack or used as an ingredient in many diverse recipes, Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of protein, fiber, healthy fats and iron. Enjoy them sprinkled over salads and baked goods.
Sunflower seeds are in fact the fruit of sunflower plants that grow in the center of sunflower heads. Predominantly popular as a healthy snacks, here are some great ways to use Sunflower seeds:
- Baked into breads. Sunflower seeds can be mixed into bread dough and baked, adding a nutty, toasted flavor to any bread—savory or sweet.
- Over green salads. Toast and toss in Sunflower seeds into any green salad to add a crunchy texture. Sunflower seeds pair well with sweet flavors, so they are especially popular in salads that include strawberries, cranberries, or other sweet fruits.
- Sprinkled atop pastries. Sunflower seeds add a crunchy garnish to sweet, baked goods, like muffins or cookies.
- Tossed with vegetables. Sunflower seeds are a great way to add crunch to vegetable sides, especially green beans, and are a good replacement for bread crumbs or slivered almonds in vegetable dishes.
Net Weight: 100gm