Hemp Hearts for Breakfast!

Happy Thursday! I’m starting this day off on a GREAT note for two reasons.

1) I already got my workout in for the day. I was up at 5:30 this morning for some HIIT and an upper body circuit that I found on Pinterest. You can find it here.

2) Breakfast was delicious.

Let me elaborate. I’ve been on an overnight oats/yogurt bowl kick for a few months now. They are both pretty easy to pack the night before so I don’t have to rush around in the morning. However, as delicious as they both are, it can be easy to get a little burnt out. I do like to switch flavors around and incorporate new ingredients when I can, but that doesn’t always happen. It did today!

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I added these Hemp Hearts to my yogurt bowl and it was delicious. I mixed plain greek yogurt with pumpkin butter, peanut butter and hemp seeds and topped it off with a chopped apple.

If you’re not 100% sure about what Hemp Hearts are, that’s perfectly fine. I’ve seen them here and there but had never tried them until this morning. The nutty little seeds are packed with protein and Omega 3s, and can be enjoyed on just about anything, such as salads, cereal and yogurt.

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They taste similar to hazelnut and for those of you who enjoy crunchy things (crunchy peanut butter is the best), I highly recommend adding Hemp Hearts to a yogurt bowl or smoothie for a nice change of pace!

So, here’s the good news. From now until November 30th, you can receive 20% off everything at ManitobaHarvest.com with the code: HHSweatPink. That means that you can try them out too! If you’re not up for that, you can enter to win a 5 pound bag of Hemp Hearts from Manitoba Harvest! All you have to do is get creative in the kitchen, tag @manitobaharvest, #hemphearts, and #sweatpink in your Instagram and/or Twitter post and you’ll be automatically entered. The deadline to enter is November 30th, 2014!

Now I’ve got to get to work. It’s going to be a good day!

Have you ever tried hemp hearts? What about other hemp products?