Have you tried sunflower seed butter yet? This nut butter alternative has so much going for it, and it actually taste delish, too. So, if you’re looking to try something new, or you have to work with food allergies and sensitivities, this one little seed butter might be just what you need.
Sunflower seed butter is packed with protein
This seed butter is a great plant-based protein source whether you’re vegan or vegetarian – or not! Just one serving contains approximately three grams of protein.
Sunflower seed butter is a great nut butter alternative
For people with a peanut allergy, this is a god-send. What’s more, you can easily swap it anytime a recipe calls for peanut butter, or any nut butter for that matter.
Sunflower seed butter actually tastes good
Like its nut butter alternatives, sunflower seed butter has a nutty, savory flavor. So, it’s easy to fit it into your meals and snacks.
Sunflower seed butter contains healthy fats
It’s important to avoid sunflower seed oil. (When you heat it, it becomes unhealthy.) But sunflower seed butter contains mostly polyunsaturated fats, which help to reduce both bad cholesterol and inflammation.
Sunflower seed butter doesn’t contain any Omega-3 fatty acids, but it has lots of Omega-6 fatty acids. And it’s important to keep these two fatty acids in balance.
Sunflower seed oil is versatile
Since it has such an easy taste and texture, you can use it for just about everything. You can make your own Nutella spread with it, or add it to smoothies, breakfast bowls, sandwiches or parfaits. You could even add it to curries if that strikes your fancy.
In short, it’s easy to add this nutrient-dense spread into your current diet.