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Healthy Hemp Recipes

I wanted to take a moment to express some gratitude for being included in Optimyz Magazine list of the top 100 Health and Fitness Influencers in Canada. I was so honoured to appear in this group as the circle of health experts in Canada is growing and so many of my dear friends made the list.  If you are able to pick up a copy of the magazine (available at Chapters/Indigo, Shopper's, Walmart, Loblaw's and more), I'm sure you'll be impressed by the people they have chosen and the work...
Published in Health Tips
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:00

Ultimate Guide to Foods High in Omega-3

  You already know about the potential benefits of a diet that is rich in omega-3—but aside from taking an omega-3 supplement, how can you incorporate more of this essential nutrient in your diet?   There are plenty of delicious foods that are naturally high in omega-3. Some of them you may know already, others may surprise you! Below you will find some of our favourite foods that are contain omega-3. We’ll outline the best ways to prepare them to preserve their omega-3...
Published in Food Facts
Friday, 05 May 2017 06:00

Spinach Hemp Orange Salad

  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 your favourite protein.     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 (Click…
Published in Recipes
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 06:00

Healing Salad In A Jar

  If you like to take a salad for lunch but don’t have time to prepare it in the morning, try this recipe for my book, Slimming Meals That Heal. By using a mason jar and putting the dressing in first, you can make salads ahead of time. When you are ready to eat, just give the salad a shake and enjoy. Feel free to change up the ingredients of the salad. Just remember to always place the greens at the top of the jar to keep them from coming into contact with the...
Published in Recipes
Friday, 02 June 2017 06:00

Cheeky Monkey Hemp Smoothie

There is nothing quite like a Cheeky Monkey to lift your spirits and get you moving. Cocoa is great for energy and mood, and is high in antioxidants. It is being studied for its power to balance hormones, improves stress resistance and promotes fertility. With 20 grams of protein per 30-gram serving, HempPro 70 is a plant-based protein, offering all essential amino acids (great for athletes, vegans and vegetarians). It’s mild tasting with a creamy texture that’s delicious when added to your favourite smoothie recipe. Is that cheeky enough for you?   Ingredients: 1            …
Published in Recipes
Thursday, 06 October 2016 06:00

Hempy Purple Sauerkraut Coleslaw

  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…
Published in Recipes
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 06:00

Fastest Spinach Hemp Soup EVER!

  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    …
Published in Recipes
Friday, 24 July 2015 06:00

Raspberry Hemp Sorbet

  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.  …
Published in Recipes
Friday, 24 February 2017 06:00

Hemp Protein Bar

  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…
Published in Recipes
  In 2013 started fundraising for Camp Ooch (a special camp for children undergoing cancer treatment) by running in The Sporting Life 10K run. I am a big believer in the anti-inflammatory diet and laughter therapy for supporting cancer patients so when it came time to support a charity, Camp Ooch just made sense. All the sunshine (vitamin D), healthy balanced meals (including donations from my farmer friend Mike Bradley) and friendships developed at camp could really make a difference in the quality of life that a young cancer patient will experience.   I was thrilled when Manitoba Harvest decided…
Published in Nutrition
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