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Sunflower Seeds

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Preparation, Uses, & Tips

Hulled sunflower seeds, sometimes called kernels, are a good addition to many sweet and savory dishes, including breads, cookies, cakes, pilafs, salads, stuffing, and vegetable and grain dishes. They are sold in the shell as a protein-rich snack food. Sunflower seeds can also be ground into a paste to make a nutritious spread.

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