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Power Up With Hemp

Finally, after years of flax and chia seeds leading the way as superfoods, hemp is getting it’s turn in the spotlight.

Hemp-derived products, especially de-hulled hemp seeds and hemp protein powder, are nutrient dense and can be used in a wide variety of food applications. From bakery mixes to sports nutrition, hemp-derived ingredients will up the ante of any product.

Don’t believe us? Try it yourself.

Here is a delicious recipe using high-quality hemp products from Blue Sky Hemp Ventures:

Flourless Hemp Cake

What You’ll Need:

7.5 oz (200g) unsweetened 70% min baking chocolate
1 Tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/4 cup (200g) pitted dates, or about 10 dates
3 large eggs
2 TBSP (30 ml) Blue Sky Hemp Oil
2 TBSP (30ml) coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ cup Blue Sky Hulled Hemp seeds
2 tsp Blue Sky Hemp Protein

Make It Happen:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In a food processor, pulse chocolate, cocoa powder, 1/8 cup hemp seed, hemp protein powder and baking soda until coarse texture is achieved
  3. Pulse pitted dates, then eggs, coconut and hemp oil and vanilla.
  4. Transfer the batter into an 8×8 or 9×9 inch baking dish.
  5. Add remaining hemp seeds as “topper” for additional texture and visual appearance
  6. Bake for about 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool before serving.

Impressed? So are we. Hemp is a great way to add functionality to your products while still delivering on quality and taste.

At Blendtek, we’ve developed proprietary hemp blends using 100% Canadian and sustainably sourced hemp products from Blue Sky Hemp Ventures. Our blends are the perfect place to start if you’re looking to enhance your product pipeline. Ask us about our hemp-based blends today.

Have an idea of your own? Our Food Science team will help determine the best way to incorporate raw hemp materials into your portfolio—our consulting services may be the solution you’re looking for.

Our extended team of experts will work with you from formulation through to manufacturing and packaging, to fuel your products for success.  Let’s create.