Nature’s Forgotten Nutraceutical

by Darrell L. Tanelian, M.D., Ph.D. That the Hemp plant (Cannabis sativa) is used as a food source initially surprises and confuses most people. The public misinformation system has largely restricted knowledge of “Hemp” as it being Marijuana … which is actually derived from the Cannabis Indica plant (same family .. different plant – like…

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Hemp Tofu

As a vegan, it’s easy to eat A LOT of soy. Actually, these days, it’s easy to eat a lot of soy even if you’re an omnivore. It’s in so many things. A popular source of protein for vegans and vegetarians is, of course, tofu. And while I love tofu and all varieties of it,…

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Blueberry Hemp Shake

 Serves 1 1 Cup Frozen Blueberries 3 Heaped Tbsp Hemp Seeds 2 Tbsp Hemp Protein Powder 1 Cup Hemp Milk 2 Pitted Dates 1 Cup Spinach 1 Tsp Cinnamon 1 Tsp Maca* Blend all ingredients in a high speed blender. Add more almond milk if the texture is too thick. Enjoy! *Maca is an herbaceous…

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Hemp Foods

Hemp foods are made from hemp seeds and are incredibly nutritious. They offer a wide variety of important health attributes. They boosts the immune system, provides fiber to care for the digestive tract, are a great source of protein, and contain healthy omega-3 fats. Regular intake of hemp foods can help to improve overall health…

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To-Die-For Rosemary & Thyme Cracker Recipe (Gluten-Free)

These delicious little treats are my latest obsession. They’re a cinch to put together and taste absolutely divine. I often have a few as a midday snack, and also serve them at cocktail parties with olive tapenade or organic goat cheese. Hemp flour is a great gluten-free alternative to regular flour. You can also use…

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The need-a-spoon-consistency Green Smoothie

This one has garnered a bit of attention of late – it was the lucky winner of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition’s photo of the week last week and I was a very happy camper when I found out about that!  Given its popularity I thought I’d post the recipe and share the love. I…

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Chocolate Walnut Brownie Smoothie

Dieting? Craving Sugar and Chocolate? Here is a healthier alternative to help fight the cravings, while still getting in all the good stuff!                             1/2 an avocado 1 cup hemp milk (or greek yoghurt) 2 tablespoons chia seeds (soak before) 1 tablespoon…

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(Almost) Raw Muesli

Recipe makes 4 heaped cups 5 cups puffed quinoa (hence the ‘almost’ raw) 1 heaped cup raw mixed nuts, roughly chopped 1/2 cup coconut flakes 1/4 cup goji berries 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup cacao nibs 1/3 cup dried organic figs, roughly chopped (or organic dried fruit of choice, dates…

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Power Breakfast

Now isn’t this a power way to start a day? Organic Oats,  topped with blueberries, cinnamon and shelled hemp seeds .. and a steaming cup of roasted hemp fair trade black coffee. Yumm!

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