Articles

How Much Fiber Do We Really Need?

According to statistics, the average adult consumes roughly 15 grams of fiber each day, yet in order to prevent digestive and intestinal tract related health concerns and avoid constipation, the Institute of Medicine advises the average adult to consume between 25-38g of fiber every day. It is important to keep in mind that each and… Continue reading How Much Fiber Do We Really Need?

Condiments

Homemade Salt Replacement Seasoning

This recipe uses sprouted and ground chia and flax seeds, which can be purchased at almost any health food store. * Recipe uses equal amounts of each ingredient. To maximize freshness, it is best to make small quantities at a time. Ingredients: Sesame seeds, ground Flax seeds, ground Chia seeds, ground Hemp seeds, whole Kelp… Continue reading Homemade Salt Replacement Seasoning

Desserts

2 Minute Banana Kiwi Pudding

2 Minute Banana Kiwi Hemp Seed Pudding Ingredients: • 2 bananas, peeled and chopped • 1 kiwi, peeled and chopped • 1 Tbsp. hemp seeds • Dash of cinnamon Add the banana and kiwi to a blender and process until smooth. Stir in cinnamon, toss with hemp seeds and enjoy! * Try using frozen bananas… Continue reading 2 Minute Banana Kiwi Pudding

Articles

Good fats/bad fats. Why we need the right ones in our diet!

The hate-on for dietary fat seems to come in waves. Lately, I’ve noticed a plethora of low-fat recipe websites popping up, shunning fat once again. As someone who has a background in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, cellular biology and preventive & holistic nutrition, I’ll share with you my knowledge on why we need fats in our… Continue reading Good fats/bad fats. Why we need the right ones in our diet!

Recipes, Salads

Sweet Potato Salad with Avocado Mayo

Anti-aging • Cancer-fighting • Beta-carotene • Vitamin C • Calcium • Magnesium • Potassium • B vitamins • Omega-3 essential fatty acids! A nutrient dense recipe like this will make you glisten and glow with radiant health from the inside out! ~Avocados~ An anti-inflammatory heart healthy superfood rich in carotenoids, selenium and vitamin E. ~Hemp Seeds~… Continue reading Sweet Potato Salad with Avocado Mayo

Recipes, Salads

My New and Improved Antioxidant Rich, Anti-inflammatory Sweet Potato Salad with Avocado Mayo

Anti-aging • Cancer-fighting • Beta-carotene • Vitamin C • Calcium • Magnesium • Potassium • B vitamins • Omega-3 essential fatty acids! A nutrient dense recipe like this will make you glisten and glow with radiant health from the inside out! ~Avocados~ An anti-inflammatory heart healthy superfood rich in carotenoids, selenium and vitamin E. ~Hemp Seeds~… Continue reading My New and Improved Antioxidant Rich, Anti-inflammatory Sweet Potato Salad with Avocado Mayo

Desserts

Raw Cacao Hazelnut Love Bites

Raw Cacao Hazelnut Love Bites 4 Ingredients, 5 minute prep time! · 1 cup raw cacao powder · 1/4 cup raw, unsweetened hazelnut butter · 1/4 cup maple syrup · 1/4 raw shelled hemp hearts Add cacao powder to your mixing bowl. Stir in hazelnut butter and maple syrup, blending well. Mix in the hemp… Continue reading Raw Cacao Hazelnut Love Bites

breakfast, Recipes

Banana Pear Hemp Seed Smoothie!

Hemp seeds contain all essential amino acids, making it a complete protein. What a super yummy and healthy way to start a day! Recipe: • 3 tbsp hemp hearts • small handful of swiss chard • 1 cup water • 1 bosc pear • 1 medium banana • 1/2 tsp cinnamon • 1/4 tsp grated… Continue reading Banana Pear Hemp Seed Smoothie!

Recipes

Brown Rice/Hemp Seed Breakfast Cereal

This is a great dish to serve for breakfast on a cold winter day, or have as dessert or a snack! Rich in protein, fiber and essential fatty acids, what a great way to start your day by promoting stable blood sugar levels and providing long lasting energy throughout your morning. Served with chopped walnuts,… Continue reading Brown Rice/Hemp Seed Breakfast Cereal