While preparing a sunflower menu, you will be surprised to find out the myriad ways on how this vibrant flower is also an important source of food. Sunflower oil is a valued and healthy vegetable oil and sunflower seeds are consumed as a healthy, tasty snack and nutritious ingredient to many foods. Here are a few delectable dishes that can comprise a truly great sunflower menu.
Pepper Sunflower Bread
This bread is raw, made in a dehydrator, but if you do not own one, do not fret, it can be baked as well. The really great thing about this dish is that most of the ingredients will be found on our kitchen shelf. This pepper sunflower seed bread we cut into stripes to bear a resemblance to breadsticks. You will definitely be pleased with the results of this bread; it came out a little cheesy with a pepper taste. Spices like cardamom and cayenne give it a different taste.
Broccoli Sunflower Seed Soup
To truly appreciate the flavor of this broccoli sunflower seed soup, you need to not compare it to the broccoli cheddar soup. This soup has a totally different flavor. The sunflower seeds and the lemon pepper seasoning give it an earthy nutty taste that you will find delightfully distinctive and delicious. This soup comes together in a jiffy and if you toss that bag of frozen broccoli in the fridge before you leave for work in the morning, you can have this on the table in less than 30 minutes from the time you are back home from work.
Sunflower Walnut Pate
You are going to absolutely love this pate; it’s extremely tasty, healthy and versatile. It can be used in sandwiches and wraps, as a spread or dip or simply put a dollop of it on top of a green salad. It looks very similar to tuna salad, but its vegan, in fact it’s an extremely nutritious raw vegan dish. Ideal dish to serve to your meat eating friends – see how many of them can guess that it’s not really tuna.
The key ingredients of this dish are actually the Organic Sunflower Greens. They are nutty, crispy and packed with flavor. In fact it is amazing that you can capture that much flavor in such a small green. Sunflower greens can be grown quite effortlessly from un-hulled sunflower seeds, sprouted then planted. They are an exceptional source of protein, vitamins and minerals. Sunflower greens are actually the baby plants and should be planted in soil to provide utmost flavor and benefits.
As you can see, these dishes are quite unique and most likely never been tried by most of the guests enjoying this sunflower menu. This would be an excellent chance to really bowl them over with your cooking skills so make sure you do an amazing job in the kitchen.
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