COOKING WITH HEMP SEEDS
It is very evident to us that hemp is one of the most amazing plant foods that exists! It is a protein powerplant and a fabulous balance of essential fats like omega 3. Hemp is used for making numerous goods like hemp wallet, hemp bags etc. Hemp oil is also one of the most used hemp product. It has a very nutty flavor, reminiscent of sunflower seeds. You can add hemp seed oil to your salad dressings, hummus, shakes , sandwiches, pesto and many more. It adds a great element to the whole dish. Here are some recipes made from hemp seeds and hemp seed oil which you can use on a day to day basis and will help your diet in many ways.
A salad wouldn’t be a salad without a dressing. The best part about this recipe is that it has only 4 ingredients. Super quick and simple recipes is what this is all about. All you need to do is tale 4 clove of garlic nicely chopped/minced, 1/4th cup of white vinegar or any vinegar of your choice, 1/4th cup hemp oil & 1/8 tsp of pepper. Mix them all until fully incorporated. Let it sit for an hour or two so that the taste of garlic comes through. Shake it all before you drizzle this on your salad. You can store this dressing for up to 6 months. Hemp seed oil contains sitosterol which helps reduce cholesterol in our body. The properties of hemp oil can heal skin cells and prevent skin cancer. When hemp oil is brought to a high temperature, it smokes, depletes of nutrients, and the taste changes. A little bit of heat is okay, but only so it’s at a Luke warm temperature.
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Ingredients needed : 100g shelled hemp seeds, 500ml water, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract & 2 teaspoons coconut sugar.
All you need to do is add all the ingredients to a jug for blending. Blend it well for 2 mins until everything is combined. Pop it into the fridge to chill before serving to get a better taste. There will still be some sediments from the hemp seeds but don’t worry it’s all healthy. If you don’t want the sediment or if you’ve used whole hemp seeds then strain it with a cheese cloth or milk bag. Give it a little jiggle before serving and enjoy!
Hemp seeds are very delicate to cook with, so it may take you various attempts to get the perfect texture and taste. Ingredients needed are :
Instructions to be followed:
When most people hear about, hemp their mind goes to marijuana instantly, but only real foodies know there is so much more than to it than getting high. Hemp seed is considered to be one of the most nutrient-dense foods. One of the easiest recipes involves throwing them into your smoothie.
LIME & STRAWBERRY SMOOTHIE
Add all the above ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth. Stop in between to check and scrape by the sides of the blender if necessary. Pour the mixture into your glass with hemp seeds on the top.