Sunflower Seeds


Sunflower Seeds

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Sunflower seeds are the edible seeds of the sunflower plant. They can be eaten on their own or used as a ingredient in various dishes. sunflower seed are a source of Vitamin E, magnesium, selenium and phosphorus.

They can be bought either already roasted or raw. Raw sunflower seed can be roasted at home in a dry skillet over low heat. Roasted sunflower seed can be used in a number of recipes or eaten on their own as a snack.

When planning to grow sunflowers, it is recommended to plant the seeds in the springtime, after the last frost has passed. To help the seeds germinate, it is advised to soak them in water overnight before planting. More information on growing sunflowers can be found through a Google search.