Sunflower Seed Butter & Banana Smoothie
For children who are going through a “picky” phase, this smoothie provides protein, calcium, and potassium in the guise of a treat.
INGREDIENTS | YIELDS 5 cups
- 1½ frozen bananas
- ⅓ cup sunflower seed butter
- ⅓ cup apple juice
- 2 cups milk (dairy or soy)
- 2 teaspoons agave nectar
Combine all ingredients.
Blend until smooth.
Sunflower Seeds — Not Just for the Birds
Sunflower seeds, the mainstay of many wild birdfeeders and baseball pitchers, are a great source of nutrition for your family. They are great sources of vitamin E and folate, plus a host of minerals. They are also a good source of protein and good fats. Grind some up into sunflower seed butter and add them to your recipes for a creamy, health-improving boost.