VSG: Brain (Serotonin)
Raw Sunflower and
SERVES: 6 PREP
TIME: Overnight + 15 MIN
Gluten Free | Soy Free | Raw
• 1 cup raw sunflower seeds,
• 1 cup raw walnuts
• 4 cloves garlic
• ½ cup parsley
• 2 tablespoons raw tahini
• 3/8 cup lemon juice
• 1 tablespoon cumin powder
• 1 teaspoon paprika
• 2 tablespoons water
• Salt to taste
1. Using raw sunflower seeds
(without hulls), soak in water for 8-10 hours.
Then drain, and let rest 3 to 4 hours to sprout.
After sprouting is complete, rinse, drain,
and remove inner husks that come off of the
2. Using a food processor,
first process the garlic
and parsely well. Then add sunflower seeds,
walnuts, tahini, lemon juice, cumin, paprika,
salt, water, and process into a smooth paste.
Serve as a dip for sprouted crackers, vegetables,
or as a spread on a sandwich.
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