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Why Hemp Hearts Should be in YOUR Recipes! {Manitoba Hearts Review}

If you’ve followed me on Instagram or ever come across one of my salad pictures, you may have noticed they always contain the same go-to toppings.  The first is toasted flax seeds and the second is Hemp Hearts.  I just don’t make a salad without them!

Salad Toppings: Manitoba Hemp Hearts

I tried Hemp Hearts on a whim about six months ago.  I had some money to spend at the Kiwi Store online and decided to give Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts a whirl.  Such a great decision!

They are delicious and nutty and I’m having so much fun experimenting with them.  My go-to is salads, but I’ve also made a couple other treats with them.

I love the nutty bit of crunch they added to my Chocolate Caramel Protein Bites.

Chocolate caramel PB bites

I also had too much fun making a snack to satisfy my sweet tooth with dates, a tiny bit of peanut butter, half a banana slice and as many hemp hearts as I could get to stick!  Yum!

Manitoba Hemp Hearts, dates, peanut butter, and banana

Now, my husband has been working 7 days a week lately, which means this Momma has also been working 7 days a week (but, really, what’s the difference…), or you would be seeing all sorts of help heart concoctions!

Wednesday night our meal plan is for a Tomato Basil Soup from Frontier Soups and I can’t wait to add some hemp hearts to that – delicious! Also, I was just kicking myself for not taking the time to try some hemp heart chicken nuggets the other night while I was cooking up more than two chickens!

Luckily, while cruising the Manitoba Harvest website I found that I am not the first genius to come up with these ideas and you can find some great recipes for soups, entrees, and more!

So, besides the facts that they taste great, why should YOU be adding them to your own recipes???

Fast Facts About Hemp Hearts

  • Hemp Hearts contain 10 grams of protein per 30 gram serving
  • Hemp Hearts are a complete vegetarian protein
  • Hemp Hearts contain 10 grams of Omegas per 30 gram serving
  • Hemp Hearts are a raw, whole food
  • Hemp Hearts are delicious!

Ok, so I don’t even want to tell you about this one, but

There is a contest going to win a 5lb bag of Hemp Hearts from Manitoba Harvest! If I can get my stuff together – not too likely because tonight is my Little Lady’s 2nd Birthday and we leave for Florida in a couple weeks – I will definitely be trying to win that awesome prize! Just tag your photos of your Manitoba Harvest Hemp Heart recipes with #sweatpink @manitobaharvest #hemphearts on Twitter or Instagram by November 30th and you’ll be entered to win!

If you don’t have any hemp hearts to create a recipe, use the code HHSweatPink14 for 20% off anything on manitobaharvest.com until November 30th, 2014.

Have you tried Hemp Hearts?

How would you use them?

HUGE Giveaway to Keep You Healthy and Active!

I can’t even tell you how excited I am for this! Lisa, from The Skinny on Health, put together a fantastic prize pack and I’m so excited to be a part of the amazing group making it happen.

Ok, for real, I’m more than a little sad I can’t win, but beyond happy one of you can!!

Health and fitness goodie bag giveaway


The box is full of our favorite products out there, like custom fitness DVDs, vitamins, workout supplements, super pretty jewelry and hair accessories, exercise equipment, and more, from companies like Grace Lace and Iron, PiYo Hardcore, Designer Whey, Vega Sport, Dr. Josh Axe, Shapeology, My Beauty Tea, Bach, Lorna Jane, Shred, Manitoba Harvest, Smarty Pants, FabFitFun, and BuluBox! I told you, this box is AMAZING.

Here are the amazing bloggers making this Health and Fitness Goodie Bag possible, you can enter to win it below! 🙂

Health and fitness goodie bag giveaway bloggers

The Skinny on Health

Lisa is a masters in public health nutrition and soon-to-be registered
dietitian with a passion for healthy living, delicious food, and
enjoying fitness. The Skinny on Health uses science to explain how to
live a healthy life to the fullest, with tips and tricks for weight
loss, glowing skin, productivity, cooking, and everything in between!

Exploring Domesiticity

Just a Momma trying to learn those domestic skills she never quite got
the hang of, and now trying to learn to be a healthy role model for
her two little ones. With kiddos who ask for broccoli and to do
squats, I think they’re doing better than I am!

– Style + Greens –

Style+Greens (formerly Illustrated Nutrition) is a lifestyle blog
unlike any other– with a focus on health and design. Kathryn is a
future registered dietitian with a love for nutrition and a lifelong
creative passion for fashion and interior design. Achieving a healthy
lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your style in the

Hungry Healthy Girl

I love to cook and bake healthy meals and snacks for my family. I
started blogging as a way to share my love for healthy cooking and
fitness. Come check out my blog for delicious, yet nutritious eats!

Health Be a Hippie

Health Be a Hippie is a blog dedicated toward empowering women to
embrace their true and best selves through natural, nutritious, and
active living.

Fitful Focus

Fitful Focus began as a way to document my journey to lead a healthier
life. The name stems from the three things I believe anyone needs to
achieve that challenge: getting FIT, keeping my tummy FULL of whole
food goodness, and staying FOCUSed on my goal of leading that
healthier, happier life. Over the last two years, I’ve lost 20 pounds,
became a marathoner, completed a Tough Mudder, beasted p90x and
Insanity, and am starting to get more into strength training and yoga.
I love trying new workouts, foods, and products and sharing all my
finds with everyone else. I’ve starting creating my own recipes,
sharing things that motivate me, and have met so many others that
inspire me and hold me accountable as I continue along this amazing
journey. I’m no longer dreaming about a better life, I’m living it!

Lauren Lives Healthy

Lauren Lives Healthy is a healthy living blog where Lauren shares her
tips and tricks for staying healthy in the Bay Area. She shares quick
and satisfying recipes, training tips for half marathons and
triathlons, and motivation to help you reach your health goals.

Let’s Do This! Good luck everyone!

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