Oatmeal Raisin + Hemp Breakfast Cookies (oil-free, sugar-free & gluten-free option)

These healthy and delicious cookies are oil-free, sugar-free and and the recipe has a gluten-free option too. They are made with nutty hemp hearts, oats, cinnamon and vanilla, and they are naturally sweetened with dates. I have teamed up with Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods to bring you this easy-to-make recipe, as well as some meal-time inspiration on how to enjoy hemp hearts in a variety of ways throughout the day!

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Quick + Easy Vegan Oatmeal (Refined Sugar-Free + Oil-Free + Gluten-Free Option)

I look forward to my bowl of oatmeal every morning and I am convinced that they will never get old for me. The topping combinations are virtually endless and you can make them sweet and even savoury too. Oats are also super cheap and so easy to find. Check out this article for my simple to make recipe!

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Hemp Tahini Bars from Manitoba Harvest (with a raw option)

Today I am bringing you a recipe for guilt-free Hemp Tahini Bars from the Manitoba Harvest test kitchen. These beauties are made with nutty hemp hearts, creamy tahini, delicious macadamia nuts and are naturally sweetened with dates. I recently learned about the rich history surrounding hemp from Mike Fata, the CEO and Co-Founder of Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods and I've included some of the fascinating information he shared during his talk about this super plant.  

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Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Vegan Soup with a Kick (oil-free option)

As Hippocrates famously declared: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. This creamy butternut squash soup is totally what the doctor ordered! All of the ingredients used in this recipe are incredibly healing. The spice blend of curry, cinnamon and red pepper flakes add a spicy immune boosting kick, which is perfect as the cool weather rolls in. 

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