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Hemp Seed

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Yesterday I went to the markets to stock up before Easter weekend and stopped in the health food store on the way to get more chia seeds. I had asked about hemp seeds a few weeks ago and this time they had them!

I was given a small handful to taste - a soft nutty flavor, very nice.
Now I'm looking for recipes and ways to use them :)
Any suggestions?
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    I've never tried those. I can't wait to hear how you will use them.
    1220 days ago
  • v MELINDA382
    Hemp seeds, thanks for sparking my interest. These are great suggestions, too. I've not tried hemp seeds before but will have to try them out.
    1220 days ago
    I like them on salads. I add them to my oatmeal. And use them in smoothies.
    1220 days ago
  • v JUNEPA
    Also, some people add them to salads, like sunflower seeds. Or to soups.
    1220 days ago
  • v JUNEPA
    I make a hot breakfast that I think is the cat's meow that includes hemp seeds

    My breakfast hot cereal is about 500 calories,
    I mix equal parts of steel cut oats, quinoa, amaranth and add some teff (teff is more expensive) in a jar, say 2 cups each, and mix them up.
    In another jar I mix equal parts of ground flax seed, chia seeds, hemps seeds, oat bran, wheat bran and wheat germ, which I store in the fridge.

    In the morning I cook one tablespoon of Mix 1 in water for 20-30 minutes,then I had half a cup of frozen (fresh when in season) berries, blueberries, blackberries, or raspberries, remove from heat, add one tablespoon of Mix 2, add 3 tablespoons of oat bran (I am a Dukaner).
    If the berries are fresh I don't heat them, I add them later with mix 2

    Then I add half a cup of skim milk

    So much nutrition and a great start to the day and about 500 calories.

    1220 days ago
    DO you still have Chia Seeds?
    If you mix Hemp seeds with Chia seeds you can add a little hot water to make a porridge/ cereal in the morning.....and you can add berries and cinnamon and pumpkin seeds, or whatever other seeds you have to make a seedy porridge that is grain free.

    1221 days ago
  • v SHMARA
    I sprinkle some over yogurt, add to smoothies.
    1221 days ago
    Salad topping or mixed in with grains like rice or quinoa.
    1221 days ago
  • v MEXGAL1
    Hum, very interesting. You will have to let us know what you try. Obviously if they taste okay alone in salads would be good.
    I have a bag of flax seeds that I have yet opened. not sure what to do with them. I put chia seeds in my smoothy every morning.
    Have a terrific day.
    1221 days ago
  • v IRP1114
    Yay! So cool you found some. I eat them as is for a snack sometimes, use them as a topping for salads, blend them into my almond or cashew butters (yum!) also love them sprinkled over a grapefruit strawberry or any other fruit salad. Enjoy!
    1221 days ago
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