Homemade Sunflower Butter

Sunflower butter is a delicious alternative to nut butters. I've made it with raw and toasted sunflower seeds, and both turned out as tasty as any of the brands I've purchased in stores - for a fraction of the price!With a bit of time (and a food-processor) you can make your own yummy, nut-free, preservative-free sunflower butter....more

The Sunflower Story

The doorbell rang. It was 6:30 PM. It was rainy, dark, and cold outside. I opened the door and there stood my neighbor, Susan, with a bouquet of bright yellow sunflowers in her hand. They appeared to be smiling at me.She thrust them at me saying, “These are for you!” I was surprised, even taken aback. Then, suddenly the words came pouring out of my mouth, “thank you, thank you” as I realized the flowers were for me.   Susan said to me “It has been dreary and raining for days, and I am concerned about you”....more

Pumpkin Sunflower Scones

Last night, Jason and I did indeed go downtown. I told you I was determined. ...more