Sunflower Butter Cups


This treat is packed with good fats, protein and natural sweetness.

1/2 cup sunflower butter
1/4 cup date paste (see below to make date paste)
1/4 raw cup honey or maple syrup (or to desired sweetness)
1/2 cup organic grass fed butter or ghee butter/clarified butter if you are allergic to casein
1/2 cup coconut oil or 1 cup coconut oil if you prefer not to use butter
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
3-4 tbsp cocoa powder

1.In a medium sauce pan, on medium heat, add coconut oil, butter, honey/maple syrup, sunflower butter, and date paste.
2.Stir ingredients together until they are melted and the mixture is uniform. Do not bring to a boil.
3.Add cocoa powder and stir until powder has completely dissolved.
4.Once mixture has cooled, mix sunflower seeds into mixture.
5.Line a Tupperware container with small paper muffin cups. Spoon mixture into paper cups.
6.Place cover on container and place in the freezer for approximately 2 hours. (Make sure Tupperware container is level)
7.Serve frozen.

Date Paste

4 cups dates
Water to cover dates

1.Place water in a sauce pan over high heat and bring to a boil.
2.Add dates. Add extra water if needed. Make sure dates are completely covered with water.
3. Reduce to medium heat and allow to simmer for 25 minutes or until dates are soft and fall apart. Allow mixture to cool. Once it has cooled, pour the mixture into a food processor and blend.
4.Place mixture in a container and store in refrigerator for up to 3 months.