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Tasty and simple uses of Organic Sunflower Seeds

by Blogs Wala on January 06, 2022

Sprinkle on Salad, make sunflower seed oil, use it in breads and muffins or add them in other food dishes. These are some of the simple uses of organic sunflower seeds.

Sunflower seeds are technically the fruits of the sunflower plant. The seeds are harvested from the plant’s large flower heads, which may contain up to 2,000 seeds. There are two main types of sunflower crops. The sunflower seeds you eat are encased naturally in an inedible black and white striped shell, also called hulls. Organic sunflower seeds have a mild, nutty flavour and a firm yet tender texture. They are often roasted to enhance their flavour, though you can also consume them raw. 

When sunflower seeds are sprouted, their plant compounds increase. Sprouting also reduces factors that can interfere with mineral absorption furthermore. There are so many uses for sunflower seeds that you might be missing out on. These little seeds are a wealth of nutrition, with protein, iron and vitamin E, so it makes sense to include them in your meal plan. You don’t have to eat pounds and pounds of them to benefit either. Just a handful is enough. Opt for the Orco organic unsalted version of sunflower seeds to keep your sodium intake under control. Try on a pack of Orco organic sunflower seeds in your cart next time you get groceries and you will be all set to try one of these yummy uses for sunflower seeds.

uses of organic sunflower seeds

Here are some tasty and simple uses of Organic Sunflower Seeds:

  1. Top it on a healthy salad:

One of the best uses for organic sunflower seeds is to toss them into a healthy veggie salad. They add a pleasing crunch and a nutty flavour that actually pairs them well with many kinds of vegetables and fruits. A spoonful is all you really need. They also work great with a potato salad or a macaroni salad to give it a nice crunchy texture.

  1. Toss some in your trail mix:

Adding Orco organic sunflower seeds to trail mix is really easy to do and gives it a filling and hearty flavour that you’ll love. Pair sunflower seeds with dry cereal, dried fruits, raisins and pretzels for a snack that works any time of the day. This combination is great for hiking and outdoor activities because it’s full of energy. You can even carry it to work or school to keep yourself going when your healthy and nutritious energy flags.

  1. Make organic sunflower seed oil:

Organic sunflower seed oil is a great and super healthy thing to have on hand. You can use it to make marinades or salad dressings and it makes a nice alternative for olive oil in certain recipes. You can make your own organic sunflower seed oil. Use a presser or oil extractor to get the job done easy. Now you have something yummy to cook with, that you made all by yourself.

  1. Add these to your breads or muffins:

Organic sunflower seeds are a great ingredient to boost the nutrition in your favourite bread or muffin recipe. You can toss them in without grinding because they are small enough to eat whole in your favourite bakery item. Organic sunflower seeds are great in banana, carrot or oat breads, cakes and muffins.

  1. Stir them into a nice yogurt bowl:

You have probably had granola in yogurt, but organic sunflower seeds work just as well and give you a different flavour to enjoy. Stir them into plain Greek yogurt, along with some diced fresh fruits and honey for a tasty morning meal or a hearty snack to get you through the day.

  1. Add them to any delish soup recipe:

No doubt you have had soup with roasted organic pumpkin seeds in it. You can do the same thing with organic sunflower seeds. They are smaller than other super seeds, but their flavour is mild enough to work with many kinds of soup. Try sunflower seeds in a creamy potato or broccoli soup.

We hope this list has inspired you to try something new and add Orco’s organic sunflower seeds to your diet. What are you waiting for? Buy Orco Organic Sunflower Seeds now!

The brand ORCO not only conveys the need of a shift that we must make towards organic, but it also signifies purity and authenticity. Orco offers a wide range of spices and seeds including organic golden milk masala, organic cumin seeds, organic cinnamon powder, organic turmeric powder, organic cloves, and seeds like chia seeds, flax seeds and a lot more. We have pledged to provide our customers with the best in the market, natural, chemical-free and tastiest organic spices.

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