Tag Archive: sunflower seed


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup grated onion
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 3 cups shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup unblanched almonds
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp flax seeds
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsely
  • 2 tbsp basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 egg
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • fresh lemon juice to taste
  • red chili powder to taste


  • In a food processor, puree, oil, chickpeas, onions, garlic, and carrots
  • Add rolled oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, parsley, basil, thyme and egg
  • Process until finely chopped and mixture holds together
  • Season to taste with sea salt, black pepper, lemon juice and red chili powder
  • Form mixture into approx 8-10 patties
  • Arrange patties on baking sheet and bake in preheated oven at 370 F for 5-10 min on each side
  • Alternatively you can shallow fry these in coconut oil in a skillet until slightly brown on each side

Picked up something new at Trader Joe’s today.  Sunflower Seed Butter!

Just wanted to try something new and different.  I must say I was not sure of what to expect, but this stuff tastes amazing on it’s own.  I am very excited on this find.  Another way to get fiber, protein and fat in a healthy ratio.

This can also be added to a smoothie in place of peanut butter or spread onto some crackers or an apple.

The price was 3.99 for a 1 pound jar making it cheaper than almond butter (6.99) but more than peanut butter (2.49)