Eat More HEMP!
Eat More HEMP!

Eat More HEMP!

Hooray…HEMP foods are FINALLY LEGAL to EAT in AUSTRALIA, as of Nov 12, 2017. 

 

This is such happy news for us here at the Happy Herb Company.  We’ve been screaming from the rooftops about the benefits of hemp foods for years now, and we’re so pleased that our country is finally catching up with the rest of the world!

 

In celebration of this momentous occasion, we’ve put together this blog to get you inspired about why and how to include hemp in your diet. We’re also offering 10% off all hemp foods products on our online shop for the month of November, just sign up to our newsletter to get the discount code!

 

 

 

10 REASONS TO EAT MORE HEMP:

In case you missed our last article about the benefits of hemp, here are some great reasons to include hemp in your daily diet.

 

 

  1. 33% easily digestible Protein

  2. All 9 Essential Fatty Acids, plus all 20 non-essential FAs

  3. High levels Omega 3, 6 & 9, in optimum ratio

  4. Rare source of GLA (gamma linolenic acid), used to reduce inflammation 

  5. High in Fibre, low in Carbohydrates

  6. Good source of Phytosterols

  7. Minerals including Calcium, Magnesium, Iron and Zinc.

  8. Vitamin E and other Antioxidants

  9. B Vitamins including folate

  10. Benefits heart health, digestive health & skin health

 

 

 

25 DELICIOUS RECIPES

 

As promised, here is a collection of delicious recipes from around the web to get you inspired & salivating!  From smoothies to juices, cereals, muffins, breads, burgers, pasta, salads, sauces, dips, desserts, crackers, chips & more....hemp is such an easy ingredient to include in your meals at any time of day. And, as such a nutritional powerhouse, a little bit goes a long way!

 

 

 

SMOOTHIES & JUICES

Hemp and smoothies were made for each other. It is a great way to boost your protein intake, while making your smoothie more filling, creamy & dreamy!  Here are some great recipes to inspire your morning blender adventures!

 

 

 

Hemp Buzz Smoothie

http://happyherbcompany.com/hemp-buzz-smoothie

 

Green Gold Super Juice

http://happyherbcompany.com/green-gold-superjuice

 

 

Berry Hemp Superfood Smoothie

https://healthyblenderrecipes.com/recipes/raw_vegan_berry_hemp_superfood_smoothie

 

Creamy Chocolate Hemp Smoothie

http://ohsheglows.com/2014/07/03/creamy-chocolate-hemp-smoothie-for-two/

 

 

 

 

BREAKFAST

 

Simply sprinkle on your fruit and yogurt, or add to muesli or cereal recipes. Here’s a few we love.

 

Chia Hemp Cereal

http://www.geniuskitchen.com/recipe/chia-hemp-cereal-498722

 

Cherry Hemp Muesli

http://www.vegkitchen.com/recipes/cherry-hemp-muesli/

 

Chia Hemp & Flax Pudding

https://plant-based4health.com/recipes/breakfast/chia-flax-hemp-seed-pudding/

 

Crunchy Hemp Coconut Fruit Salad

https://www.eatingvibrantly.com/crunchy-hemp-coconut-fruit-salad/

 

Power Gluten-Free Muffins

https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/power-vegan-gluten-free-muffin-recipe

 

 

 

 

DESSERTS

 

From bliss balls to energy bars to protein-packed puddings & dreamy ice cream…hemp is a natural addition to any healthy sweet treat. 

 

 

Hemp Mango Ice Cream!

VIDEO -  https://youtu.be/dtyIzpVo1P4

RECIPE - http://happyherbcompany.com/content/mango-hemp-ice-cream

 

Hemp Matcha Chocolates - 

VIDEO - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83xRPZuUv0I

RECIPE - http://happyherbcompany.com/content/green-goddess-chocolates

 

Chocolate Hemp Pudding

https://www.eatingvibrantly.com/raw-chocolate-hemp-pudding/

 

Cashew Hemp Seed Bliss Balls

https://fitfoodiefinds.com/2014/04/cashew-hemp-seed-bliss-balls/

 

Raw Hemp Protein Bars

http://www.greenkitchenstories.com/raw-hemp-protein-bars/

 

 

 

 

CRACKERS & CHIPS

 

Hemp adds a beautiful nutty flavour & mega nutrition to raw crackers, and kale chips (move over cashews!).

 

 

Flax & Hemp Seed Crackers

http://gourmandeinthekitchen.com/homemade-flax-hemp-seed-cracker-recipe-grain-free-gluten-free/

 

Chipotle Hemp Kale Chips

http://www.alkalinesisters.com/chipotle-hemp-kale-chips-for-movie-night-farm-visit-my-teaching-debut/2155/

 

Sour Hemp & Onion Kale Chips

http://www.everyoneisvegan.com/2010/12/sour-hemp-and-onion-kale-chips.html

 

 

 

 

SALADS, SAUCES & DIPS

 

Sprinkle as a salad garnish, blend up a divine dressing, or whip up a dip to 

 

 

Hemp Pesto

http://happyherbcompany.com/content/hemp-pesto

 

Dill-icious Hemp Dip

http://happyherbcompany.com/content/hemp-herb-dip

 

Speedy Summer Hemp Power Salad

http://ohsheglows.com/2012/07/11/speedy-summer-hemp-power-salad/

 

Beet Goat Cheese Salad with Toasted Hemp & Sesame

https://cooking-spree.com/2012/12/05/beet-goat-cheese-salad-with-toasted-hemp-sesame-seeds/

 

Vegan Ranch Dressing

https://wholenewmom.com/recipes/condiments-dressings-sauces-seasonings/homemade-vegan-ranch-dressing-recipe/

 

 

 

 

BURGERS, PASTA & BREAD

As an addition to veggie burger recipes, hemp seeds offer the crucial component - protein. 

In pasta & breads, they add a beautiful nutty flavour, and all the benefits listed above!  YUMM!!  

 

 

Black Bean Hemp Burgers

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-recipe/black-bean-hemp-burgers/

 

Hemp Pasta

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Hemp Bread

http://www.geniuskitchen.com/recipe/hemp-bread-331744

 

 

 

 

 

Well, there you go…that’s quite a list to get you salivating.

 

 

Find hemp food products on our Online Shop

http://thehappyherbshop.3dcartstores.com/HEMP-FOODS_c_108.html

 

Find your local Happy Herb Shop

http://happyherbcompany.com/shop-locator

 

 

 

 

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