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Healthy Hemp Recipes

This amazing flatbread is a wonderful substitute for bread and perfect for making savoury wraps. Warning: They are very addictive! Fortunately they are also high in fibre, protein and health fats. These are a perfect vehicle for my cashew cream cheese featured in my new book, Hot Detox.   Ingredients: 4 cups            cooked red quinoa (cook as instructed on the package.) ½ cup             chia seed 1 cup              water 1/2-1 tsp         sea salt 1 clove           garlic, crushed ½ cup             hemp hearts (Click here to learn more about…
  Feeling stressed and run down? This smoothie is packed full of nutrients that support your nerves and your immune system! Blend up this recipe and get ready for a workout so you can destress! To read more about the power of purple foods, click here.    The optional ingredients add an extra boost of brain and immune supportive nutrients. Get creative and add your own twist on this recipe.   Ingredients: 2 cups        wild blueberries, fresh or thawed 1                 banana 1 1/2 cups  unsweetened, non-diary ‘milk’ such as…
It’s zucchini time! Is your garden getting over run with summer squash? Then it is time to get a vegetable spiralizer ‘cause there is nothing quite like a raw zucchini noodle with fresh hemp pesto! To read more about the health benefits of summer squash, click here. Vegetable spiralizers are fun and easy to use. (Click here for more info.) Just pop an uncut zucchini into the spiralizer and turn the crank to create oodles of noodles. Then top with pesto recipe below and some fresh cherry tomatoes. Slimming, fresh and tasty.   Pesto Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups    …
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 to their…
There are so many reasons so to include hemp into 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. *Click here to learn more about the power of hemp nutrition.   This tasty treat is healthy enough for breakfast and can be used as a frozen desert or a quick morning sorbet on a hot day. Ingredients:…
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          coconut…
If you like key lime pie, you are going to love this shake. It will provide your body with electrolyte minerals like potassium and magnesium, which help to regulate many functions in the body – from the amount of water you retain to the acidity (pH) of your blood. Electrolyte minerals also help to keep your muscles working properly, making this a great shake to enjoy before or after a workout!  Ingredients: 1/2                 ripe avocado (about 1/3 cup) 3 cups           roughly chopped baby spinach 1/4 cup          fresh lime juice (use lemon juice if…
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            …
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 rice…
  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…