Thank to Manitoba Harvest and #sweatpink I have been given a bag of #hemphearts to play with!

What is hemp you ask? Simply put, hemp is a super plant!

Food, clothing, rope, paper, building materials, animal bedding/herd, plastic, paint, fuel – the list of hemp applications goes go on and on. We like to call hemp the “green buffalo” as every part of the plant can be used. Hemp that is grown in Western Canada is primarily used for hemp foods. 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.

Hemp has been around for centuries and has played an instrumental role in shaping our continent. Settlers were given free land if they grew hemp. The Declaration of Independence draft was written on hemp paper. Hemp materials were used in numerous war efforts. Hemp was integrating into modern life until it was ‘temporarily’ banned due to misconceptions.” Taken directly from their site! Hemp is a protein super food!

I have been asked to create recipe to incorporate these tasty nutty little gems and I figured lets pair them with some protein and make an easy out the door snack for all family members! PROTEIN BALLS!

Here is what is going to go in these little balls of goodness

4 scoops of protein  powder 

6 big tbsp peanut butter 

2 big tbsp almond butter 

1 package of Hemp Hearts 

2 tsp ground flax 

2 tbsp unsweetened coconut 

1/2 package of choco chips ( any flavor) 

2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 

2 c large flake oats 

1 c or more water 

Here’s the YouTube video of the makings of my balls 

Protein Balls
The finished product will look like this 

Now I get to giveaway a bag of #hemphearts to one of you! You just need to promise me you have not already won this product from another SPA giveaway – ok? 
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