HAPPY HEMP SALAD with ORANGE HEMP VINAIGRETTE
Try this simple but powerful, easy to make salad, full of nutrients and delicious taste! Spinach, for nourishing the eyes and building bones and good for digestion combined with powerhouse hemp.
There’s a compound in spinach called oxalic acid, which blocks the absorption of calcium and iron. An easy way to solve this problem is to pair spinach with food high in vitamin C.
Buy your spinach organic because the leaves tend be sprayed heavily with pesticides that don’t come of with normal washing.
-1 or 2 tablespoons shelled hemp seeds
-1 red onion sliced thinly
Cut peel and white pith from orange. Cut orange into 1/3- inch rounds. Put spinach in large bowl.
Add all the other ingredients + dressing and toss gently.
Spinach, should be washed thoroughly in clean running water and swished in saline water for about 10-15 minutes in order to remove soil, dirt and any fungicide/insecticide residues.
ORANGE HEMP VINAIGRETTE
-3 tablespoons hemp oil
-2 tablespoons orange juice
-1 teaspoon grated orange peel
-1 teaspoon honey
-salt to taste
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Store in the fridge in an air tight container.
Orange peel has many health benefits (use organically grown oranges!) among which antiseptic, bactericidal, and fungicidal properties, which is extremely beneficial in eliminating any kidney
or urinary tract infections. It may also help with heartburn.
Source: International Cannabis Community Recipies and Styling: Karin Joosten Photography: Ron Kreeft