Raw Hemp Almond Squares (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in Sweet Tooth | 0 comments

Raw Hemp Almond Squares (Vegan, Gluten Free)
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Ingredients:
1 cup raw organic almonds
1/2 cup organic hemp seeds
1/3 cup homemade almond butter
1/2 cup maple syrup (or agave or honey)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon pink himalayan salt

Directions:
1. Put all the ingredients into a food processor and process until well combined and crumbly texture.
2. Pour mixture into a bread loaf pan and press down firmly with your hands/fingers.
3. Put into the freezer for an hour. Take out and cut into squares.
4. Best kept in the freezer or refrigerator.

Let’s Talk Nutrition:

Hemp Seeds:
• healthy 3:1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fats
• contains amino acids
• good source of raw, vegan protein
• helps to reduce blood cholesterol
• natural appetite suppressant

Almonds:
• regulates cholesterol and blood pressure
• energy booster
• loaded with protein, calcium and fiber
• high in antioxidants

 

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