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…
  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.  …
  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        …
  If you want a true stress busting salad this combo will do the trick. The sprouts provide great B vitamins that nourish your nervous system. The red pepper provides exceptional vitamin C that is important for adrenal health. Blueberries have been shown in clinical trials to reduce the stress hormone cortisol. The nutty flavour of the hemp hearts pair nicely with blueberries and the mood-boosting fat in hemp make this a truly happy salad!   Ingredients: 4 cups      sunflower and pea sprouts ½ cup       red pepper, sliced 2/3 cup     blueberries 1 cup…