If you are looking for a plant based/ dairy-free spread or simply a delicious dollop of good fats and fibre to add to salads you must try this recipe.
Before I dive straight into the recipe details, here is a few more reasons to incorporate sunflower seeds int your diet; Sunflower seeds are especially high in vitamin E and selenium. These function as antioxidants to protect your body’s cells against free radical damage, which plays a role in several chronic diseases.
Additionally, sunflower seeds are a good source of beneficial plant compounds, including phenolic acids and flavonoids — which also function as antioxidants – read more on sunflower seed’s health benefits here
- 1/2 cup of lightly toasted sunflower seeds
- the juice of 1/2 a lemon
- 1/3 cup of cold pressed olive oil, or macadamia oil
- 1/4 cup of nutritional yeast flakes
- a generous grinding of sea-salt
Simply add all the above ingredients to your blender and whizz until you have a smooth consistency.
Storage: it keeps in the fridge for 7 days.
Happy cooking & nourishment