The 4th of July is a great holiday to enjoy the great outdoors, have fun with family & friends, and eat super healthy foods. Okay wait, maybe not that last one. I usually try to find ways to incorporate healthy food into my lifestyle, but this weekend I’m going to incorporate my lifestyle into healthy food. First stop– a good old fashioned Bloody Mary with a hemp twist. Garnished with kale of course 🙂 Next up…. sparklers, fireflies, and good […]
Not only are these little balls an insanely delicious snack, the health benefits of dates may just get you a date! Here are 5 interesting facts about dates that may help if you’re going on a date: 1. Reduces night blindness 2. Helps maintain healthy weight 3. Promotes healthy bowel movement and can reduce diarrhea 4. Can reduce alcohol intoxication and help prevent hangovers 5. Increases sexual stamina Pistachio Date Truffles Yields: 6-7 truffles 1/4 C raw pistachios 1/3 C […]
These little sammies are great for little ones. Perfect for afternoon snacks, lunches on the go or getting them involved in the kitchen. Plus they are gluten free! Ingredients: Cucumber slices Turkey White cheddar cheese Happy Hemp seeds, raw Directions: Sandwich together turkey, cheese, and Happy Hemp seeds between two cucumber slices. Stick a toothpick in it!
Cauliflower is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when I say pizza. Not as a topping and certainly not as the crust. I have to say I was even a little skeptical myself. I highly recommend next time you have a craving for pizza and want a fun spin and a healthier option, I dare you to give this recipe a try. You won’t be disappointed! Ingredients: 1 cup cauliflower couscous (process raw cauliflower florets in food […]
This dressing is perfect for salad or can be used as a marinade for chicken and fish. Regardless of your end choice, it is simple, fresh and healthy. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1/4 C olive oil 2 Tbs champagne vinegar 1 1/2 Tbs freshly squeezed orange juice 1/2 tsp Happy Hemp seeds, raw 1/4 tsp honey S&P to taste Directions: Put all ingredients into a ball jar and shake until emulsified Yields: 2 servings
I grew up eating ants on a log. For those of you who have no idea what I am talking about here is a quick refresher. Celery stalk filled with peanut butter and raisins on top. This is a spin on a age old classic for the kiddos. Ingredients: Almond Butter Celery Happy Hemp seeds, raw Honey (optional) Directions: Chop little bite size pieces of celery Fill with almond butter Sprinkle with Hemp seeds Drizzle with honey (optional) Enjoy!
We just showed you how to make an awesome watermelon smoothie, but why stop there?! We love a recipe that is multi functional. Our handy dandy smoothie recipe is also a great way to make an ice cold treat. Ingredients: 2 cups fresh watermelon cubes 1 cup fresh strawberries 2 tablespoons Happy Hemp seeds, raw Approximately 10 mint leaves ½ teaspoon lime juice 7-8 ice cubes Blend and pour into your pops. Freeze and Enjoy!
Getting kids to eat healthy can sometimes be a little tricky. They are masterminds of manipulation, holding their breath and letting you count to three. But we are all about out smarting them. Just add a little sprinkle of health into the mix without them even knowing. Sometimes you can even get them to add it themselves! Who’s the boss now? See what I did there!? Reverse psychology!
Enjoy with French baguette, radishes, raw Happy Hemp seeds, and Fleur de Sel to create a perfect snack. The coconut milk adds a subtle sweet element to compliment the peppery radishes. Enjoy! Ingredients: 8 oz. unsalted butter, room temperature (I used Kerrygold) 3 tbs. full fat coconut milk Directions: 1. Put butter and coconut milk into a small mixing bowl. 2. Whip with handheld mixer until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.