Sunflower Butter: Follow this 3-Step Recipe To Make this Healthy Butter at Home
Updated : June 15, 2021 10:06 IST
Is there anything healthier than peanut butter? Yes, the answer is sunflower butter. It has four times more Vitamin E than peanut oil and about twice as much iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc.
Sunflower butter is a great source of protein, healthy fats, vitamin E, and magnesium. The healthy proteins and fats present in sunflower seeds make you feel full. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that reduces cell damage in our body and helps slow aging. Magnesium promotes muscle healing and healthy digestion.
Here’s how you can make sunflower butter at home.
● 2 cups sunflower seeds ( roasted )
● 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
● 1 teaspoon cinnamon ( optional )
● 2 teaspoon maple syrup
● 2 teaspoon organic sunflower oil
● A pinch of salt
Tip: Buy raw sunflower seeds and roast them at home.
To store it for up to a week, keep it in an airtight container at room temperature. You can also store the butter in a refrigerator to keep it fresh for a longer time. You can use this spread on a slice of bread or toast, for pancakes and waffles, as a smoothie mix and even add to your oatmeal instead of peanut butter.
Easy. Healthy. Tasty. What more do you need?