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I have discovered the wonders of hemp milk. Here's my recipe for an extremely delicious, low carb shake.

1 cup of hemp milk (only 1 carb)
1-2 scoops of protein powder
1 tablespoon of peanut butter
2 cups water
1 teaspoon of toasted flax seeds.
Ice

If you've never tasted toasted flax seeds, you're missing out on a fabulous, low carb, high fiber, full of omega 3 treat.

Hemp milk has a wonderful buttery flavor and more calcium than milk.
I put all the ingredients in my Ninja and blend.
 

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Industrial hemp is a legal product often used as a textile or as an amendment/reinforcement for other materials (plastics, fiberglass, etc.). Hemp seeds can be used the same way chia or flax seeds are used. Though "pot" is botanically related, here is no "pharmaceutical" effect to industrial hemp.
 

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I had to ask....I recall kids in Kansas back in the 60's smoking Hemp Ropes...
Besides, isn't one of the side effects of partaking of the "other" hemp a desire to munch on everything in sight? Probably not best for those of us watching what we eat. lol :laugh2:
 

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Besides, isn't one of the side effects of partaking of the "other" hemp a desire to munch on everything in sight? Probably not best for those of us watching what we eat. lol :laugh2:
Usually it has to do with the strain and combination of canniboids that are in the product. There's plenty of varieties that don't give you the munchies.

As there is a legal pot industry in Canada the variety of strains, description of said product, effects etc ... is all there at the government licensed pot stores.

It's become a very lucrative industry north of the border and I must say - it feels very strange walking in to the store - dealing with a friendly counter person and leaving the store without worrying about getting arrested or thrown in jail.

There were a lot of naysayers declaring the sky would fall - but that never happened. :smile2:
 

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Usually it has to do with the strain and combination of canniboids that are in the product. There's plenty of varieties that don't give you the munchies.
Wow. You sure seem to know a lot about marijuana... :biggrin:

As there is a legal pot industry in Canada the variety of strains, description of said product, effects etc ... is all there at the government licensed pot stores.
Oh.

Seriously, I've never partaken. Never even been drunk on alcohol. Just not experiences I had to have. I do find the "reefer madness" that surrounds products like food-grade hemp and CBD oil rather amusing while people get legally buzzed on Sunny Delite and Twinkees.
 

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Yo, Folks.....there is nothing illegal or hallucinatory about hemp milk. It comes from the hemp SEED and not the part of the plant that makes you high.

I bought it in the grocery store. smh
 

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What is a hemp bar?
Looks sorta like one of those granola bars with peanuts, a few pieces of dried fruit & hemp seeds. I found it at "Trader Joe's." It's not as tasty as other bars; has a "grassy" taste I don't like. They were high in fiber, low in carbs & I just got one box to try it.
 

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I looked up the Trader Joe's hemp bars. They have 11 carbs and 1 fiber. That's not bad, but if they don't taste good,there are other bars.
 

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I looked up the Trader Joe's hemp bars. They have 11 carbs and 1 fiber. That's not bad, but if they don't taste good,there are other bars.
Yes, they do have better-tasting bars. (I just went shopping there & picked up a few). These numbers are taken from the labels:
"Chia Bars" 14 g. carbs, 3 gms fiber
"Simply Nutty" 14 g. carbs, 7 gms fiber
"Fiberful Granola Bars" 20 g. carbs, 9 gms fiber.

FWIW, I've read that Chia Seeds are high in "Soluble Fiber," which is especially good for diabetes, since it's the type of fiber our system uses to get rid of excess anything - cholesterol, hormones, toxins, etc.
Chia seeds aren't very tasty, but in these bars, they're Ok because of the other ingredients.

I just read something interesting about the "Fiberful Granola Bars:"
The first ingredient is "Oligofructose," something I've never heard of. I was concerned that it might be a type of sugar, since it ends in "ose." I wanted to find out what it is: Looks like it's a non-digestible fiber; that explains how each bar has 9 gms fiber:
Oligofructose is a subgroup of the fiber known as Inulin. It is also known as fructooligosaccharide. Oligofructose is an insoluble fiber that is not digested in the upper gastrointestinal tract so we do not get any calories from it. Because it is still intact when it reaches the last region of your digestive tract, it is able to feed the host of microbes that live in your colon and large intestines.

https://healthyeating.sfgate.com/oligofructose-6055.html
 
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