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Organic Sunflower Seeds

Organic sunflower seeds are a fantastic option for organic food lovers! If you have never tried sunflower seeds before they have a white/grey colour and a slightly nutty, creamy texture, which are extremely moreish and the perfect snack. For vegans and vegetarians, these are a great way of boosting your protein intake each day. Organic sunflower seeds can be enjoyed in a whole variety of different ways and are suited to both sweet and savoury recipes.

Why Choose Organic Sunflower Seeds?

Organic sunflower seeds have been produced without the use of pesticides, fertilizers and other methods used to speed up the production process. They are 100% natural and the best way to consume the products particularly if you are conscious of the environment. However, with that said both organic and non-organic sunflower seeds are extremely good for you and contain all of the same healthy benefits, vitamins and minerals regardless.

Benefits of Organic Sunflower Seeds

Organic sunflower seeds boast a high nutritional profile that has a large amount of vitamins and minerals our bodies require on a daily basis. Consuming just one handful of sunflower seeds a day will provide you with the following:

  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus
  • Vitamin E
  • B vitamins
  • Healthy fats
  • Protein
  • Fibre

Sunflower seeds are easy to consume and start introducing to one of your meals each day or simply by snacking on them with some fresh blueberries for additional antioxidants and one of your five a day.

Ways to Use Sunflower Seeds in Organic Recipes

These versatile seeds can be used in many ways and are equally as good for snacking in their raw form. Here are some ideas you could try with your organic sunflower seeds:

  • Add to your favourite smoothie bowl recipe, top with a colourful array of dried fruits, nuts and seeds for the most nutritious morning start
  • Try adding to bread making for a nutty texture, team with olives or sundried tomatoes for a delicious savoury bake
  • Make hearty breakfast muffins - feels like a treat but is packed full of goodness!
  • Sprinkle on top of salads for an extra protein boost
  • Make your own sunflower seed butter and spread on whole-grain toast for a breakfast on the go!

When cooked in recipes such as breadmaking, the sunflower seeds can often turn green in colour. This is because of the presence of chlorogenic acid found in the seeds. It is a completely natural change of state and can be enjoyed as normal.

For more options, take a look at our category for sunflower seeds which includes our organic European sunflower seeds.

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