Macadamias also are high in unsaturated fatty acids and also palmitoleic acids, which actually helps to speed up metabolism and lowers cholesterol.They are an excellent source of minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese and zinc as well as being rich in vitamins, especially the many B-complex vitamins.
Hemp seeds are a protein superfood, they are a complete vegetable protein source that contains all 8 essential amino acids which are easily digestible. This nutty flavoured seed contains a natural source of vitamins and minerals such as folate, iron, calcium and Vitamin E. It is optimal for health and wellbeing, encourage weight loss, increasing energy and act as a natural blood sugar control.
The nuts gives them a creamy texture that melts in your mouth. I normally cut them into small squares for snacking on but sometimes I'll use this recipe and turn them into large brownies for an extra indulgence!
Raw Cacao Hemp Protein Slice
1 cup cashews (soaked for hrs)
1 cup macadamias (soaked for 6hrs)
1/2 cup hemp seeds
1/4 cup cacao powder
2 TBS maple syrup
3 TBS coconut oil
1 tsp vanilla essence
1/4 tsp celtic sea salt
2. Form into squares or even larger brownie sizes, refrigerate for 2-3 hrs