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…
  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. It also is packed with stress busting nutrition.    Ingredients: 1 tsp              ginger 1/4 tsp           turmeric  1 tsp              cinnamon  1 tsp              vanilla extract 1/4 tsp…
  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…
  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              …
  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…