“Activated almonds” is a fancy term for almonds that have been soaked for at least 12 hours so that they begin early germination. This increases their nutrient content and makes the nutrients more bio-available and easier to digest. This recipe makes a nice and creamy, …
Made with fibre rich wholegrain pasta – Pasta Salad with Hemp Seed Pesto, with spinach, red capsicum, broad beans and pesto. Any of the pesto recipes can be used but this one includes our Hemp Seed + Almond Pesto. You can find the recipe here: Hemp Seed + Almond Pesto
Ingredients (serves 4)
1 large red or brown onion (sliced)
1 medium red capsicum (sliced)
1 cup shelled broad beans (or any bean/pea you choose)
250 – 300 g wholegrain pasta (prepared as per product’s directions)
100 g baby spinach leaves or kale (chopped)
1/2 c filtered water
1 1/2 cups Hemp Seed + Almond Pesto (1 x recipe)
salt + pepper to taste
Cook your chosen past as per the directions on the product’s packaging. Drain and set aside.
Saute the onion, capsicum and beans in half a cup of filtered water. When softened, turn the heat off and add the spinach leaves and pesto. Mix well, then add the pasta. Gently coat the pasta with the pesto mixture, then place in an airtight container and refrigerate until cool
NOTE: This recipe has been made as a cold salad but it can be eaten immediately as a hot pasta dish.
A low GI, gluten free alternative to conventional pastas and rice dishes – Zucchini Noodles with Hemp Seed Pesto, with spiralised zucchini (often referred to as “zoodles”), spinach, red capsicum, broad beans and pesto. Any of the pesto recipes can be used but this one …
A tasty pesto using hemp seeds and almonds, instead of the usual pinenuts. This pesto is an excellent addition to pasta, raw veggie noodles, potato salad or just dolloped on steamed veggies! NUTRITIONAL NOTES: Hemp seeds are loaded with omega-6 and omega-3 essential fatty acids …
A sweet treat, without the fat and sugar of conventional ice-cream!
Ingredients (serves 1)
1 large frozen banana (chopped)
3 pitted dates (optional)
1 Tbsp organic almonds
1 Tbsp walnuts (chopped)
1/2 c filtered water
Soak dates and almonds in water in fridge for 1 hour, then blend until smooth. Add frozen banana and blend until creamy. Stir in chopped walnuts and serve immediately