(5) Hemp Milk ~ Easy to make, and delicious to drink, this milk is full of nutrients that cow’s milk cannot beat. You can make your own by blending three parts filtered water to 1 part raw, unsalted, hulled hemp seeds in a high speed blender. You can filter with a nut milk bag or you can use straight away in recipes. It’s high in protein, rich in omega 3’s and has lots of vitamins. Today you can buy vitamin D fortified hemp milk in a variety of flavors.
As you see, hemp comes in a variety of forms which you can use to replace other forms of protein, flour, oil, and milk in your daily life. It’s especially great if you want to follow current American Cancer Society guidelines and limit your intake of animal products to maintain good health. You can find out more information about hemp and the benefits of hemp at hemp.org.
Experiment with your favorite recipes to substitute the oil, milk and flour with hemp based varieties. Toss in some hemp seed hearts or hemp protein powder to give your recipes a boost of flavor, fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals. Here are a few recipes to get you started.
Using organic hemp products is a great way to support sustainable farming, increase your health, and support the environment. You can try some of the recipes above, or just alter your own by tossing in a tablespoon of hemp seeds or hemp protein powder to foods that you already enjoy. Not only will you boost the nutritional component of the things that you eat, it will taste great too. Now that you know the benefits, what are some ways that you plan to use hemp in your diet?