Hemp has been used as a nourishing food for thousands of years. Hemp hearts are a source of Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium and Calcium. Hemp is the perfect protein for vegans and vegetarians as it is easy to digest and contains valuable essential amino acids. Hemp provides both Omega 6 and Omega 3 Fatty Acids. Hemp contains GLA or Gamma Linolenic Acid, a type of Omega 6 fatty acid that has been shown to provide numerous health benefits.
As a gluten free seed with vegetarian Omega 3, Hemp Hearts provide ideal nutrition along with a delicate, nutty flavor that easily incorporates into all recipes. Organic Traditions Canadian grown hemp hearts are raw, hulled, moist and incredibly fresh.
- Mild, nutty flavor
- Easily incorporated into all recipes
- High in Omega-3
- High in Protein
- High in Fiber
Key Benefits - Cardiovascular Health One animal model has shown that after 8 weeks of 10% hempseed in the diet
- Use it as a salad topper
- Add 1-3 tbsp to smoothies for added Omega’s and protein
- Make dairy free & nut free milk
- Make nut free pesto
- Great for baking
- Extremely versatile
Allergen Information: Produced in a facility that packages tree nuts (Almonds, Hazelnuts and Cashews). The facility is dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and peanut free.
Storage Information: Refrigeration not required. Store in a cool, dry, dark place.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
You can use these hemp hearts to make your own hemp milk, or you can add a tablespoon or two to any smoothie for a protein boost and delicious creaminess.
Here’s my favorite smoothie recipe using these hemp hearts (use Vitamix or Nutribullet blender) and ingredients that last well in the fridge:
Jini’s Breakfast Smoothie
- Add the following Certified Organic produce to your blender: 2 sticks celery, the same amount of fennel, handful of parsley, 1 small apple, 1-2 tbsp hemp hearts, 1 tbsp Udo’s or Flax oil, squeeze of lemon, filtered or spring water
- Add a tiny scoop stevia to sweeten if desired (about 1/16 tsp)
- Blend until smooth
Delicious and Energizing!
I drink this in my truck on the way to my horses and it gives me enough energy to easily do 3-4 hours of physical labor. My horses love it too! :)