Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts Review

Interested in packing a protein punch into your next snack or meal? Check out Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts! Read more to find out  how  to enter a giveaway and what code you enter to get 20% off your order!

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What are Hemp Hearts?

At the top part of the hemp plant you will find the hard hemp seed. This small seed “seeds” nutritiously delicious products like Hemp Hearts, hemp protein powder, and hemp oil. At the ‘heart’ of all our hemp foods is the Hemp Heart (aka raw shelled hemp seed). The flavor is very light and just as advertised:

These nutty little seeds are packed with protein and Omega 3s, and taste delicious sprinkled on just about everything, from salads to smoothies to oatmeal.

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I’ve added a few teaspoons to my morning oatmeal and cereal and even made my own blueberry, flax and hemp heart loaf!  They are very versatile for sure! If you are interested in more recipes, check out the Manitoba Harvenst Hemp Heart recipe site!

Getting Creative in the Kitchen with Hemp Hearts

This past weekend, I decided to create a new recipe involving Hemp Hearts and let’s just say it turned out great! Not only did it smell amazing while in the oven (salivating for it to cool to cut and eat), but tasted delish!

Ingredients:

  • 3 tsp Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts
  • 1 package blueberry muffin mix (follow directions on the box, mine are below)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tsp ground flax meal
  • greased loaf pan or muffin tins

Combine wet ingredients (milk and egg), then add the dry ingredients (hemp hearts, muffin mix and flax meal), and mix together until combined. The dough should be a bit lumpy. Pour into loaf pan or muffin tins and cook according to directions on the box (may vary depending on mix). Once done baking (check with toothpick to make sure it comes out clean), let it cool for 20min, then cut and enjoy!

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Think you want to try some Hemp Hearts? Manitoba Harvest is offering you the opportunity to get some at a steal of a deal! Just use the code HHSweatPink14 for 20% off your order (anything on the website) through November 30th! Who knows, you might just love them enough to sneak some into your Thanksgiving stuffing!

And don’t forget to enter the Recipe Contest Giveaway through Manitoba Harvest! See details below:

  • Manitoba Harvest is also offering a 5 lb bag of Hemp Hearts (yes, 5 LBS) to one lucky winner.
  • To enter to win: get creative in the kitchen, tag @manitobaharvest, #hemphearts, and #sweatpink in your Instagram and/or Twitter post and you’ll be automatically entered.
  • Contest deadline: November 30, 2014

You should try some Hemp Hearts today!

Disclaimer: I was given the opportunity to review the Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts through the sweat pink Fit Approach ambassadorship and received a free sample for the purposes of this review. All opinions expressed though are my own.
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