- your seed butter for a tasty spread
- great ingredient to add to a variety of healthy dishes, mix into a stir-fry
- make a delicious hummus blending it with garlic and chickpeas
- a key ingredient to baba ghanoush
- perfect base for a sauce and dips for raw veggies or crudités; sauce or topping for grilled, oven-roasted, or steamed veggies, chickpeas, beans, fish, or chicken
- excellent in a salad dressing with olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and fresh turmeric or drops of water, a squirt of lemon juice, and a dash of pepper
- simply add 2 tbsp to smoothies as it works well with both fruits and veggies
It is plant-based and clean. It is rich in healthy fats that may lower levels of bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart diseases. It is a good source of the B vitamin thiamine, and minerals copper, manganese, and phosphorus providing 11-13% of the daily requirement. It contains good doses of amino acids, calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc. Two tablespoons of tahini provide 5.6 grams of protein and 3.2 grams of fiber. It is also low in sodium, and cholesterol-free.
Sesame seeds, such as Tahini, have abilities to boost immunity and protect cardiovascular health. They have antioxidants, lignans, nutrients that help in supporting the immune system and hormone levels balanced. Studies have shown that lignans also have properties that fight cancer and promote heart health. Phytosterols are also present in sesame seeds, which help balance hormonal levels, promote arterial health and manage cholesterol levels.
It is always nice to keep a jar of tahini on hand. Who knows when your cuisine adventurousness will strike!
|Average Nutritional Values (serving size 15 g)||Per serving 1 tbsp|
|Total Fat||8.1 g||10%|
|Saturated Fat||1.1 g||6%|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||3.5 g|| |
|Monounsaturated Fat||3 g|| |
|Total Carbohydrates||3.2 g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber||1.4 g||5%|
|Sugars||0.1 g|| |
*Percent values are based on a 2000-calorie diet.
Refrigerate after opening.
Store in a cool & dry place.