Manitoba Harvest Hemp Seed Butter: finally Omega 3 tastes good.

Via on Feb 5, 2009

Want a vegan alternative to mercury-laden fish oil? Need a vegan source of protein?

Hemp oil is a great way to get it—too bad every product I’ve reviewed over the last few years, with the exception of Bija’s chocolate truffles, tastes how a 1970s Health Food Store probably smelled.

So I’m grateful to have discovered Manitoba Harvest Hemp Seed Butter—the green goodness actually tastes good, goes great on bagels, toast, pasta sauce, smoothies or shakes. This is good enough to be one of the 10% of natural products that I’ll actually continue to go out and buy after getting a review sample in the mail.  

And that’s even before considering the good folks (longtime friends of ele) and company behind the product—Manitoba Harvest, a Canadian farmer-owned cooperative that runs a kosher and organic facility. Check ‘em out.

About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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2 Responses to “Manitoba Harvest Hemp Seed Butter: finally Omega 3 tastes good.”

  1. Heather says:

    There’s actally no mercury in fish oil. Mercury is not fat-soluble, so it doesn’t show up in the fat and oils of fish, just in the flesh. Still, hemp is a great vegan alternative to fish oil, and I’m sure tastes a heck of a lot better.

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