Healthy Hemp Recipes

  This bar is perfect for someone who wants energy without too much sweetness. This natural protein bar boasts great minerals like selenium, zinc, and calcium. The combination makes a great energy and recovery bar post workout. The course salt gives this bar a special sweet and salty edge. You don't have to dehydrate these bars, but if you do they travel better and have the texture of a store-bought bar.   Ingredients: 3/4 cup          tahini (sesame seed paste) 1 ½ cups       dried figs, chopped 1/4 cup          honey or…
  If someone tells you that you need to give up treats in order to eat healthy, tell them, "Let them eat brownies!" These goodies are literally bursting with both flavour and nutrition.   Did you know that 1 cup of cooked black beans provides more than 60% of your daily needs of fiber? Studies have shown that soluble fiber promotes a healthy heart and can lower blood cholesterol levels. Beans are also high in folate and magnesium, both of which are important nutrients for cardiovascular health.   If heart health is what you’re after, Hemp Hearts sure live up…
  My passion for hemp hearts (shelled hemp seeds) started 12 years ago when Mike Fata shared his astonishing weight loss transformation with me where he lost over 120 lbs. by eating a diet high in hemp. From his success story, I was motivated to see how hemp could help my nutrition clients meet their health goals. One taste of these little green gems, and I was hooked. There are many seeds that boast super food status but few taste this fantastic!   Hemp Hearts are nutty and sweet like pine nuts yet sport good amounts of Omega 3 fatty…
  Spinach goes so well with so many flavours. The bite of raw onion and radish, the sweet tang of orange, the sour of red wine vinegar and creamy taste of hemp hearts make a winning combo! This is a perfect side salad but you can make it into a meal when topped with roasted chicken breast.     Ingredients: 6 cups       spinach 2 large      organic oranges, chopped 1 large      green onion, chopped 1/4 cup     radishes, sliced thin 1 cup        cucumber, chopped 1/4 cup     hemp hearts…
  You want a secret to preserving your health? It turns out that the traditional methods of preserving food is teaming with health benefits. People the world over have enjoyed fermented foods for its tangy flavour well before refrigeration keep food from spoiling. Being Ukrainian, I was raised watching my grandma making sauerkraut from scratch so I love incorporating it into my meals wherever I can.    Ingredients: 1 cup      organic sauerkraut 4 cups    purple cabbage, finely sliced 1/2 cup   red onion, finely sliced 2             organic apples, finely sliced 1/2…
  There are so many reasons so to include hemp in your health regime! *Is an excellent source of easily digestible protein. *It contains the anti-inflammatory GLA omega-6. *It lowers bad LDL cholesterol and improves the cholesterol ratio. *It is an excellent source of magnesium, zinc, calcium, manganese and iron. *The GLA and magnesium content makes it a perfect food to regulate hormones.   Check out this link for more information on Hemp Hearts.   This tasty treat is healthy enough for breakfast and can be used as a frozen dessert or a quick morning sorbet on a hot day.  …
Did you know that Hemp Hearts are packed with healthy fats? (1) When the seeds are pressed, the oil (2) from Hemp Hearts is made up of over 80% polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) with very high levels of the two essential fatty acids linoleic acid (omega 6) and linolenic acid (omega 3). These healthy fats are called EFAs (essential fatty acids) because they are essential to every mechanism in the human body.  Because we cannot make them ourselves, we must get them from our diet.  Studies show that adding Omega 3 fatty acids to the diet is associated with a…
  This recipe was created when I was busily preparing food for one of my workshops. My staff were all working so hard preparing the ingredients for the following day that they forgot to eat! So I went into action and whipped up this spinach soup and within 8 minutes we were enjoying it, making this the fastest spinach soup ever!   Ingredients: 8 cups          fresh spinach, loosely packed 1/4 cup         lemon juice 1 cup            roasted squash or yam or canned organic pumpkin 1 tbsp    …
  One of the most beloved treats as a kid is peanut butter cups. With the ban on peanuts in schools, an entire generation of kids are missing out on this extraordinary comfort food. It is great to know that Hemp Hearts can come to the rescue. You can make your own hemp butter to create a completely safe treat to serve at kid’s parties as Manitoba Harvest processes their hemp in a nut free facility!    Ingredients: 1 cup                   coconut oil, warmed to a liquid 1/2 cup              …
  Hemp is brimming with stress busting nutrients. Many women use hemp hearts to help with hormonal imbalances that cause menopausal symptoms including hot flashes and depression. It is also helpful for PMS symptoms due to its GLA and magnesium content. Hemp’s zinc content is also fantastic to assure healthy hormone production. This recipe is warming and soothing. It also is packed with stress busting nutrition.    Ingredients: 1 tsp              ginger 1/4 tsp           turmeric  1 tsp              cinnamon  1 tsp        …