Maple Chia Sunflower Butter

nutribullet maple honey sunflower seed butter with chia seeds

With many schools going nut-free these days, having an alternative to a lunch box staple, like peanut butter, is essential. While you can go out and buy a jar of seed butter, nothing beats making your own at home. All you need are six simple ingredients and five minutes to whip up a creamy and delicious sunflower butter!

A little sweet and a little salty, the Maple Chia Sunflower Butter is sure to be a family favorite! It’s packed with calcium, protein, and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, making it a nutritious addition to school lunches!

Dairy Free Dairy Free
Nut Free Nut Free
Gluten Free Gluten Free


Nutrition Facts

Recipe: Maple Chia Sunflower Butter
Servings in this Recipe: 16

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 124.8

% Daily Value*

Total fat 11.0 g 16.9%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g 11.4%

Trans Fat 0.0 g 0.0%

Cholesterol 0.0 mg 0.0%

Sodium 31.1 mg 1.3%

Total Carbs 4.9 g 1.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g 7.7%

Sugars 1.2 g 0.0%

Alcohol 0.0 g 0.0%

Protein 3.8 g

Vitamin A 0.2%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 1.9%
Iron 5.5%
Vitamin D 0.0%
Vitamin E 20.5%
Vitamin K 0.0%
Thiamin 17.7%
Riboflavin 4.7%
Niacin 7.7%
Vitamin B-6 11.8%
Folate 10.0%
Vitamin B-12 0.0%
Panto. acid 2.0%
Phosphorus 12.3%
Magnesium 15.1%
Zinc 6.2%
Selenium 14.0%
Copper 16.2%
Manganese 20.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:


  • Pour the sunflower seeds into the Tall Cup and pulse until crumbly and lumpy in consistency.
  • Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and thoroughly blend. For a smoother sunflower butter, use fractionated or melted coconut oil.
  • Add in the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth and slightly creamy.
  • Serve on toast and crackers or with fruits and vegetables like apples and celery.
  • Enjoy!


  • For nut-free take on “bugs on a log”, a childhood snack staple, add a layer of sunflower butter on celery and sprinkle on a few unsweetened raisins or dried cranberries.

This Recipe Can Be Made With:

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Comment by KLB19948
June 15, 2018
Made this with honey roasted sunflower seeds and it was a hit. Question is how long does it last and how do you store it ?
It can last 2-3 weeks if you store it in a sealed glass jar (ex. mason jar) and keep it refrigerated.
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