Tag: hemp

Easy Gluten Free Seed Cracker Recipe [Free of Refined Grains]

Easy Gluten Free Seed Cracker Recipe [Free of Refined Grains]

When the days are long, there is more time spent with friends and family. Whether it be potlatches, camping or dinner parties, most gatherings are centred around good food. In the past, get-togethers meant a time to indulge. Now, maybe it is age or experience, […]

How To Get Your Omega-3s For Vegetarians and Vegans

How To Get Your Omega-3s For Vegetarians and Vegans

Long dispelled are the myths of inadequate protein intake in vegetarian diets. We now know that a balanced and varied vegetarian diet, containing nuts, seeds, organic tofu, eggs, legumes, and quinoa will provide us with all our body needs. One uncertainty that continues to linger […]

High Protein Peanut Butter Energy Balls [Refined Sugar-Free | GF | Vegan]

High Protein Peanut Butter Energy Balls [Refined Sugar-Free | GF | Vegan]

When I am not creating recipes to share online, I work in a Diabetes Education Center and counsel clients on diabetes during various stages including pre-diabetes, newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, advanced diabetes, as well as type 1 diabetes. Nutritionally, one message always stays the […]

Raw Vegan Date Chocolate Bar with Hemp [GF]

Raw Vegan Date Chocolate Bar with Hemp [GF]

With Valentines Day around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of a little special something for that special person. If you’re on the Hershey and Nestle-boycott bandwagon you might be shopping in the Fair Trade chocolate aisle this Valentines Day. By blending Fair Trade […]

Easy Five Ingredient Cauliflower Miso Dip with Camelina Oil [Vegan, GF]

Easy Five Ingredient Cauliflower Miso Dip with Camelina Oil [Vegan, GF]

What is Camelina Oil you ask? Let me share with you one of our very own Canadian oils, grown from ancient Camelina Seeds, a relative of the mustard family originating from Northern Europe. It also happens to have one of the highest smoke points of […]

No Bake Tahini Hemp Protein Balls Recipe [GF, Vegan]

No Bake Tahini Hemp Protein Balls Recipe [GF, Vegan]

With so many Energy Ball recipes available on the internet, what makes these Tahini Hemp Energy Balls different? Tahini is made from roasted sesame seeds, and that’s exactly what it tastes like – some would describe the flavour as nutty or earthy. Energy Balls often […]

Vegan Ranch Salad Dressing with Hemp Hearts

Vegan Ranch Salad Dressing with Hemp Hearts

Hemp hearts are currently a hot topic, and for good reason. They are an easy protein source, packed full of essential fatty acids, locally grown, and super versatile. I love hemp so much I’ve share my favorite milk alternative Hemp Milk, and a yummy nutrient […]

So Simple Pumpkin Spiced Coffee

So Simple Pumpkin Spiced Coffee

It’s hard to not get caught up in all the pumpkin spiced hype. Coffee shops have been on the band-wagon even before the leaves started to turn. Now that October is here, I think it is fair to start filling the kitchen with pumpkin spiced […]

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Hemp hearts are a food that comes up daily in my practice. I recommend it to many of my clients as a great plant-based complete protein that offers a wide nutrient profile including omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium and zinc. Generally my focus is on breakfast, […]

Hemp Milk Recipe – A Better Alternative

Hemp Milk Recipe – A Better Alternative

If you haven’t already heard, the new Canadian Food Guide draft is out and it’s down one food group – dairy. With more and more people becoming environmentally conscious, dairy has taken a back seat. There is a growing number of milk alternatives available – […]

Steel-Cut Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana

Steel-Cut Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana

Healthy alternative to pancakes! Good source of protein! Now that I have your attention, let me elaborate on my bold statements. Nutrition Science is an interesting field in that it is ever evolving and recommendations are continuously being improved upon. One area that is under […]

Protein Packed Vegan Pesto with Hemp

Protein Packed Vegan Pesto with Hemp

Pesto in autumn I hear you ask? Thanks to my container gardening course last spring (see Container Gardening – 8 Edible Plants To Grown Indoors) I’ve been able to grow basil indoors, and it has been thriving up until now! What else better to do […]