Hemp hearts, an easily digested superfood, are a product of the hemp plant that can be used in countless recipes. With Thanksgiving fast approaching, here are a few recipes to add some diversity and extra nutrition to the table.

 

1.    Blueberry Hemp Seed Salad

For a lighter side, this blueberry hemp seed salad is a great option. Light yet packed with nutrition, start with this dish, or pile it on the plate and enjoy the flavors of hemp seeds, blueberries and greens.

 2.    Stuffing

Stuffing – a Thanksgiving Day staple. What Thanksgiving spread is complete without a warm stuffing recipe? With this recipe from Blue Sky Hemp Ventures, the traditional stuffing dish is elevated to a new standard. Take a traditional recipe and add hemp hearts to elevate the stuffing status.

 

3.    Brussels Sprouts


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Turkey may take main stage on Thanksgiving, but the meal is not complete without an array of sides. Add some non-salad green to the plate with this Brussels sprouts recipe. The hemp hearts add texture and flavor, not to mention great nutritional benefits.

 

4.    Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

Another great side is this cauliflower rice pilaf with added hemp seeds. The hemp hearts add flavor and protein to the cauliflower rice, and this dish makes a great side to the Thanksgiving feast. Cauliflower rice and hemp hearts hidden in a rice pilaf dish make the perfect blend of tastiness and healthiness.

 

5.    Pie & Cookies


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Enjoy the hemp heart-infused meal, but save room for this pecan pumpkin pie or these cookies. Adding hemp hearts to each of these dessert recipes brings in nutritional benefits while adding a satisfying, crunchy addition to the Thanksgiving Day desserts.

 

With hemp hearts incorporated in these Thanksgiving recipes, each dish is sure to be extra delicious and nutritious. Reap the benefits of protein and omega-3s just by adding hemp hearts to a few Thanksgiving staples, and enjoy these traditional Thanksgiving meals with a hemp hearts twist!

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