Summer is here! and sweat is dripping all over your body. Days are getting warmer, and drinking gazillions of water is not helping you out.
How about beating this unbearable heat with some cool and refreshing products and recipes made out of hemp to reduce the internal heat, this upcoming summer?
To save your precious time, wasted researching what works and what does not, We pick a few of the Hemp Products worth having on your radar this summer!
1. Cardamom-Rose Flavor Bhang Lassi
There is nothing as refreshing as sitting by the water on a sunny day, sipping on a tasty yet super-healthy drink made out of hemp with an added refreshing essence of cardamom and rose.
Thandai or Bhang lassi (literally meaning, a drink with a refreshing cooling effect) is a beverage made from Hemp Seeds Mixed with milk, sugar, and an indulgent mix of nuts and species such as almonds, fennel seeds, rose petals, pepper, cardamom, and saffron.
It’s milky, herbal, earthy, and slightly spicy, with a hint of sweetness, what else do you need?
Hemp seed lassi laden with loads of ice can go a long way in kick-starting your morning and makes for a perfect summer drink with the added benefit of being healthy for your body.
2. Bhang ki Chutney (Hemp Seed Chutney)
Rain has come as a welcome respite to the heat, and with heavy rains come warm cosy days and the urge to eat a spicy-sizzling Bhang Ke Beej ki chutney served on the side with everyday meals.
Making this chutney is very easy, all you need to do is gather all ingredients namely hemp seeds coriander leaves, green chilies, fresh ginger, garlic, salt, and a squirt of lime juice, and grind them properly into a smooth paste.
3. Speedy Summer Hemp Power Salad
If there was such a thing as summer in a bowl this would be it. Tomatoes, corn, cucumber, red pepper, fresh dill, and green onion make up the base, while a creamy avocado lemon dressing ties it all together.
The flavor is out of this world.
Now, Instead of legumes or beans, give your salad a quick pop and pump with hemp seeds sprinkled on top.
Plus, It’s so darn pretty!
A single bowl of this salad, contains about 15 grams of protein, 11 grams of fiber, and healthy fats, making it healthy and hearty at the same time.
4. Strawberry Hemp Milk Smoothie
This healthy strawberry smoothie is a sweet, frosty, creamy yet dairy-free vegan smoothie that tastes just like a strawberry milkshake!
This Strawberry Hemp Smoothie is jam-packed with protein and makes for the perfect breakfast, snack, and dessert.
It’s vegan, gluten-free, refined-sugar-free, and made with just 5 simple ingredients namely!
- Frozen strawberries
- Frozen bananas
- Hemp seeds milk
- Maple syrup
- Vanilla extract
Time to add all these ingredients to a blender and blend it till it gets creamy and frothy.Dazzle it well with Maple Syrup and Vanilla Extract and served it icy cold.This Strawberry Hemp Smoothie is a gorgeous shade of pink, which makes it a perfect treat for Valentine's Day and is a surefire way to catch your eye and make your mouth water, leaving you feeling satisfied.
5. Hemp Seed Porridge
For an extra summery breakfast, Here's a recipe for a mouth-watering cooling hemp seed porridge that is crunchy, nutty, and delicious.
All you need is 2 cups of milk, 1 cup raw, shelled hemp seeds, 3 tablespoons of porridge, 1 cup of strawberries, 2-4 cups of water.
Sugar, ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon, Maple Syrup, or any sweetener of choice.
Add porridge and water to a pressure cooker, let it steam for 2-3 whistles, and now boil the mixture for about 7-8 minutes until the porridge and milk are mixed.
Pour into a bowl and sprinkle hemp seeds on top. Add almonds, strawberries, and other toppings as per choice.
Now, mmm what are you waiting for?
Start your day with a punch of nutrition! Hemp up your boring old bowl of porridge with some hemp seeds or protein powder.
There you go!
Try these super-easy hemp-based recipes with a sprinkling of hemp seeds or lashings of Good Hemp Oil and power-pack your meals with wholesome nutrition.
Let us know, Which one did you like the best?