4-Ingredient Vanilla Sunflower Seed Butter

by | Updated: September 21st, 2017 | Read time: 1 minute

There’s nothing wrong with a classic, but let’s face it – you can do better than peanut butter. Whether you’re making a sandwich with fruit jam or snacking on apple slices and celery sticks, conventional peanut butter is so been there, ate that. For an upgraded spread that will really excite your taste buds, try this homemade sunflower seed butter. Almost as convenient as picking a jar off of a shelf but much healthier, this nut-free butter is made with only four wholesome ingredients and whipped up in your food processor. Dig in!

Homemade Vanilla Sunflower Seed Butter Recipe

Makes 1 cup


1-1/2 cup roasted and salted sunflower seeds
3 Tbsp. coconut oil
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon


  1. In food processor, grind sunflower seeds. Add remaining ingredients and process until smooth (or until you reach the consistency you prefer).
  2. Store in glass container in fridge.
Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and www.totalhealthcounseling.com. She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at totalhealthcounseling@gmail.com.