Seeds are important grocery staples that are loaded with nutrients. Sunflower seeds are generally harvested from the flower head of the sunflower plant. There are 2 types of sunflower plants; one is grown for the seeds and the other is harvested for extraction of oil. A single sunflower head would contain around 2,000 seeds. These seeds are whitish in color with a tender texture. These seeds are known for their nutty flavor and are consumed raw, roasted, or by including them as a part of other dishes. Roasting sunflower seeds is found to enhance the flavor of the seeds. The nutrient content of su seeds was found to boost the immune system while enhancing energy levels. Being a rich source of vitamins i.e., vit e and other flavonoids that have been found to reduce inflammation in individuals. These seeds are considered heart-healthy in nature wherein they reduce high cholesterol and blood pressure levels.
Cooking Tips: Roasting these seeds helps enhance the flavor of sunflower seeds. You can roast them in an oven or over the stove
Nutritional Facts: This grocery staple is a good source of proteins, healthy fats, antioxidants, and vitamin E.
Recipes: They are widely added to snacks and desserts. These seeds are added to multigrain breads, cereal bars, cookies, granola bars, tacos, burgers & so on. The most delicious recipe that is prepared from these seeds is the sunflower hummus
Storage: When stored under dry conditions in an airtight container sunflower seeds have a good amount of shelf life of around 6-12 months.
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