5 Mouthwatering Hemp Seed Recipes to Try

Posted by Harmony on 17th Nov 2017

5 Mouthwatering Hemp Seed Recipes to Try

Are you looking to try some delicious and healthy hemp seed recipes?

Hemp seeds are the newest superfood with high amounts of plant-based protein and healthy fats. They're packed with dietary fiber that helps with digestion, making them a staple of any healthy diet.

Hemp seeds are also rich in minerals like magnesium, calcium, potassium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, zinc and sulfur.

Eat them for breakfast sprinkled on your oatmeal, in smoothies, salads, main dishes, and desserts.

Keep reading to discover 5 easy and delicious recipes with hemp seeds that'll get you excited to cook.

1. Vegan Hemp Seed Meatballs

For a hearty protein-packed lunch, we suggest these vegan hemp seed meatballs.

You'll need:

  • 1 tbsp oat flour
  • 1 cup red lentils, cooked and drained
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast, optional
  • 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 3 tbsp hulled hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed, ground
  • 3 tbsp sundried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder + 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • A pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs

Put everything (except the bread crumbs) in a food processor and pulse until everything is well incorporated. Make small meatballs and coat them in the breadcrumbs.

You can either fry them in a pan or bake them in the oven on 400F for 15 minutes.

2. Hemp Seed Protein Smoothie

Some of our favorite breakfast hemp seed recipes include protein smoothies. They're easy to make, so you'll have a healthy, nutrient-packed breakfast within minutes.

You'll need:

  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp hemp protein powder
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 large banana
  • 1 cup mango chunks
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 dates, pitted

Blend everything together until smooth.

3. Hemp Seed Pancakes

This recipe for hemp seed pancakes will give you healthy energy to keep you full until lunch. To make them, you'll need:

  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tbsp hulled hemp seeds
  • 1-2 tsp honey, agave or maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp nut butter of choice
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup ground oats
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • A pinch of salt

Mix everything together and let the batter sit for about 3-5 minutes to thicken. Cook the pancakes on low heat until golden.

4. Hemp Seed Banana Muffins

These hemp seed banana muffins are great as a midday snack or for breakfast. You'll need the following ingredients:

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • A dash of cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup hulled hemp seeds
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed, ground
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp liquid coconut oil
  • 2 eggs

Preheat the oven to 350 F. In a bowl, mash the bananas and add the liquid ingredients. Stir well to combine.

Next, add the dry ingredients and stir. Distribute the batter into muffin tins sprayed with cooking spray. Bake for half an hour or until a toothpick comes out dry.

5. Hemp Seed Chocolate Balls

For this easy hemp seed dessert, you'll need love for chocolate and the following ingredients:

  • 1 cup hemp hearts
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup almonds, ground
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract or bean powder

In a food processor, mix everything together until you get a sticky mixture. With the help of a teaspoon, make small balls and roll them in hemp seeds.

Try These Mouthwatering Hemp Seed Recipes Today!

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