High Fiber Overnight Hemp Hearts

What the HECK is a hemp heart? We found ourselves asking this very question after seeing this ingredient online, and figured it was a distinct possibility that other people were asking this same question. We also felt like creating an “overnight oat” recipe without the oats, for those watching their carb intake. These two thoughts combined allowed us to create this unique recipe, and we can’t wait to hear your thoughts on it!

For this recipe, our key ingredient is: Hemp Hearts

Here’s why we care about this recipe:

  • Hemp Hearts are a complete protein, which means they contain all essential amino acids your body needs. This is especially unique for a natural plant protein, since this is usually what protein powders boast, without the artificial ingredients.
  • As this recipe name suggests, they also have fiber to help keep you full and keep things moving. If you ingest two tablespoons of hemp hearts, you can expect 2 grams of fiber.
  • Hemp hearts are naturally high in magnesium, which has a calming effect on the body. This will ensure you feel more relaxed, sleep soundly, and fight depression.
  • Because hemp hearts are a blend of carbs and protein, hemp hearts have been shown to impact energy levels. They can boost a person’s energy levels naturally, as you would expect with caffeine and sugar.IMG_9995IMG_9997IMG_9998IMG_9999IMG_0016

 

High Fiber Overnight Hemp Hearts

INGREDIENTS

  • ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon hemp hearts
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ½ tablespoon flaxseed meal
  • Sweetener of your choice! (stevia, honey, maple syrup)

Optional Add-Ins:

  • Powdered Peanut Butter
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Shredded Coconut
  • Almond Butter
  • Sliced Almonds
  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a sealable bowl, whisk together almond milk and Greek yogurt until fully combined. Add in hemp hearts, chia seeds, flaxseed meal and whatever sweetener you prefer. Mix completely, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Before serving, stir in any of the optional add-ins and enjoy!

NUTRITION INFORMATION (with no sweetener) Yield: 1 Serving

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 170, Total Fat: 9.5g, Saturated Fat: 0.9g, Cholesterol: 3mg, Sodium: 70mg, Total Carbohydrates: 10.1g, Dietary Fiber: 6.4g, Total Sugars: 2.3g, Protein: 12.1g

There you have it– a new take on overnight oats! Let us know what you think in the comments below!

XO–

Amanda and Christina

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