Sunflower shoots can be eaten fresh, added to salads, used as a garnish, or used in a wide variety of dishes.
You may have heard about the health benefits of sunflower seeds, but did you know their sprouts are packed with protein and antioxidants? One of the best ways to enjoy the nutrition of a sunflower is by eating its sprouts. Sunflower sprouts boast a surprising 25 percent protein. They are also rich in stress-busting vitamin B and hormone-balancing zinc. Their sweet taste and hearty texture make a great addition to any salad.