Perfect for a party, these are seriously tasty AND very festive looking! They're a cinch to whip up, and come together in no time. Best served chilled so make them ahead and pop them in fridge for an hour or so. The recipe makes about 50 pieces, perfect for a party, but you can half it if you prefer. Enjoy!
½cupof wateror more as needed to get a creamy consistency
Combine sunflower seeds and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Process for 10-20 seconds until they form a fine powder. Add onion, chives, garlic, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, and water and process again for 1 to 2 minutes, until super creamy. You will likely have to scrape down the sides once or twice. Set aside.
If desired, peel cucumber lightly in alternating rows, to create a pretty striped effect on the outside. Slice into 1-1.-inch pieces.
Spread a spoonful of the sunflower seed mixture on top of each cucumber and place it on a plate or platter. Continue until done, sprinkle with chopped chives if desired.
Cucumber bites are best served chilled so make them ahead and pop them in the fridge for an hour or so.
The stuffed cucumbers recipe makes about 50 pieces, perfect for a party, but you can easily half the recipe for smaller groups.
If you want to get fancy when making healthy cucumber snacks, use a piping bag to pipe the sunflower cream cheese in a rosette on each cucumber slice.
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