Hemp seeds are not only a great source of protein, but they are also a great source of magnesium, high fibre and low salt. In just one tablespoon of hemp seeds, there is over 3g protein. With the seeds being one of the only vegan ‘complete sources of protein’. This means that they provide all nine essential amino acids that makeup protein, which can’t be produced naturally by our bodies.
Hemp seeds also reduce the risk of heart disease, due to its high amounts of amino acid. This helps to lower blood pressure and inflammation as well as being a good source for healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which are great for your immune system. They and also used to help skin conditions, including eczema and dry, itchy skin.
Now, for the homemade hemp seed butter recipe, flavoured hemp seed butter combinations and suggestions on how to use it…
I honestly didn’t think making nut/seed butter could get any more straightforward, but this hemp seed butter takes ease to the next level. Unlike with many nut butter recipes, hemp seeds don’t need to be roasted in the oven before blending!
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