by Richard Rose and Brigitte Mars
Edited by Christina Pirello
Enjoy delicious eating and good health with hempseed’s unique balance of essential fatty acids — omega-3 and omega-6.
Here you’ll find a wealth of historical and scientific facts about the humble, drug-free hemp plant, along with ways for you to get its health-promoting nutrients onto your table. This versatile plant — one of man’s earliest nutraceuticals — has been both beloved and maligned from ancient times to the present. Yet hempseed is possibly the most nutritious plant food on earth. It’s easy to digest, contains high-quality protein, and can have a positive impact on many common health problems.
Learn how to cook with hempseed and enjoy an assortment of easy-to-prepare, scrumptious recipes ranging from the everyday to the dazzling:
Over 200 delicious recipes including favorites such as:
About the Author
Richard Rose, the acknowledged father of the U.S. hemp foods movement, teams with herbalist Brigitte Mars and Christina Pirello, acclaimed author and host of the award-winning PBS series Christina Cooks, to create the definitive resource for cooking with this miraculous health food.
From the Publisher
Hempseed is the amazing 5,000 year-old super food from China. The “original nutraceutical,” it’s high in essential fatty acids (EFAs), complete protein, and much more. It is one of humankind’s first cultivated crops. Hempseed has a long history of use in the treatment of degenerative diseases, and hempseed oil, the single richest source of omega-3 and omega-6 EFAs, is called “nature’s perfect oil.”
This is the most comprehensive look at this amazing ancient food, its history, nutritional benefits, and uses. Over 200 recipes showcase the versatility of hempseed in everything from beverages and sauces to main dishes and desserts.
Printed on 100% recycled paper.
Pages: 180 pages
Dimensions: 8" x 9 ¼"
Product of: Canada