Say Hello to Hemp Salad Dressings

Add a “wow” to your favourite dishes with new, tasty salad dressings made with our Australian grown premium quality hemp seed oil. There are six great flavours to choose from, all made using natural ingredients with no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. Balsamic, honey mustard, lemon, sweet chilli, ginger garlic and pure hemp. Versatile and…

Pumpkin and Spinach Salad

Serves 4-5 people INGREDIENTS: 500g diced pumpkin 2 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic finely chopped 1 tbsp honey 150g baby spinach leaves 60g feta cubed 1 white onion sliced into wedges 30g Good Country Hemp hemp seed 5 tbsp Good Country Hemp balsamic vinaigrette METHOD: Preheat oven to 200oC (fan forced) Toss pumpkin with…

Beetroot & Hemp Dip

INGREDIENTS: 3 medium freshly dug beetroots 3 tblspn Good Country Hemp hemp seed oil 2 tblspn lemon juice 1 tblspn Good Country Hemp hulled hemp seed 2 tspn crushed garlic ½ tspn ground cumin ½ tspn ground coriander ½ tspn paprika 350ml Greek yoghurt METHOD: Preheat oven to 180oC Peel beetroot, dice into 2cm cubes…

Hemp Hound

Hemp Hound is a nutritious and delicious superfood for dogs. It contains vitamins, minerals and amino acids needed for active and not-so active dogs of all ages. It’s easy to use every day to give your loved pet a healthy boost to their life. Good for Dogs of all Breeds. Any breed, dogs young or…

Hemp and Turmeric

Hemp and turmeric can be placed in the same basket in terms of their unique health giving properties. Both contain natural active ingredients to help with inflammation, heart health, skin care and mild pain relief. Both are claimed to reduce anxiety, improve your mood and help you get a good night’s sleep. The Perfect Pair…

Hemp and Fig Paste

Ingredients: 15 large ripe figs 1kg jam setting sugar ½ cup hulled hemp seed 2 tblspn water Method: Dice figs roughly Place in large saucepan with water, bring to the boil Simmer figs until cooked and pulp like texture Blitz figs with a hand blender Add sugar, stir well until dissolved Simmer for 3 hours…

Hemp Protein

There’s lots of buzz around plant-based proteins and their beneficial health effects. Hemp protein is easily digestible and contains the right ingredients for good health. Whether you’re a vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian or not, hemp protein is a nutrient rich food source. It contains a full spectrum of amino acids, plus vitamins and minerals, antioxidants and…

Benefits of Hemp

The benefits of hemp foods have been known for generations. Today, modern science has confirmed that eating hemp foods every day is a great way to maintain a healthy and vibrant body. To be clear, according to law Australian grown hemp foods have virtually zero THC and CBD content. Simply put, you can never get…

Uses of Hemp

Hemp is an incredibly useful plant that can feed us, clothe us, house and medicate us. No only does hemp provide the essentials in life but it does it sustainably. It’s grown in most parts of the world with a minimum of resources, and improves soil health at the same time. It returns atmospheric carbon…

Terpenes – a Natural Medicine.

Terpenes are compounds found in many plants including hemp. They are responsible for the individual smells, flavours and colours of plants, and we are unknowingly consuming terpenes every day through our foods. Mangoes, apples, citrus fruits, spices, vegetables, and beer all contain terpenes. Concentrated terpenes extracted from plants are very useful for medicinal purposes. Terpenes…

Arthritis in Horses

Arthritis is common in horses, especially older horses. The severity depends on their activity levels throughout their life as well as diet and condition. A horses discomfort can be lessened by managing its condition with good nutrition and regular light excercise. A good natural joint supplement is essential to improve the quality of life in…

Arthritis Relief for Dogs

Arthritis is a degenerative condition of the joints and is very common in dogs. It normally affects leg joints and hips, causing loss in normal mobility and underlying pain for the dog. There are a range of treatments to manage arthritis which aim to delay its progression and keep dogs comfortable. The best arthritis treatment…

Husks and Hearts

Husks and Hearts make an excellent high fibre horse feed with all the beneficial nutrients of hemp seed. Also referred to as Hulls and Hearts, they’re the husks removed from hemp seed when it’s processed for food. The kernel is packaged as hulled hemp seed sold in supermarkets as a tasty and healthy food for…

Attitudes Towards Hemp Foods

Hemp has been incredibly polarizing especially since the 1970’s. Practical uses to save mankind versus the illicit substance that was once thwarted as responsible for destroying peoples brains. We know the latter is untrue. Other demonizing claims about hemp were used as political propaganda to end its true potential as being a plant that would…

A Hemp Oil Capsule a Day…

Hemp oil capsules are an excellent plant-based alternative to fish oil. They contain the goodness of omegas 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids, and an easy way to get a shot of healthy goodness at the start of every day. It Starts in our Paddocks. The hemp oil in Good Country Hemp capsules comes entirely…

About Healthy Hemp for Dogs

We all want to care for dogs the best way we can. After all they are the closest domesticated animal to humans. They become part of our family and let’s face it, we spend guilty amounts of money on furry friends and spoil them too much. But dogs return every bit of love we dish…

Sustainable Hemp

Hemp is quite possibly the most sustainable crop we can grow. There are many reasons why. It’s good for the soil, good for the air, it’s good for our health and hemp clothes us as well. Hemp also has an important sustainability role in our modern lives by replacing plastic with biodegradable solutions. Hemp surrounds…

How to Use Hemp Oil

One of our most frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) is “how to use hemp oil”, especially for the kitchen. Hemp is one of our first farmed crops, and hemp seeds have been consumed for thousands of years. Considering the nutritional properties of hemp, it’s little wonder that it’s been a staple food for millennia. Cooking with…

The Goodness of Hemp Protein Powder

Hemp seeds are naturally high in protein, and hemp protein powder contains the full spectrum of amino acids necessary for good health. Proteins are found in many food sources such as meat, fruit, vegetables, seed and nuts. Hemp is generally recognized as being an excellent source of good quality protein while also including beneficial fibre…

Hemp Feed for Horses

Horses are one of the oldest domesticated animals. For thousands of years horses have been useful companions in many cultures to our benefit. They are incredibly versatile, used for racing, showjumping, campdrafting, eventing, hunting, police work, stock work and more. Mostly, horses are beautiful companion animals and probably the largest pet most of us are…

Natural Pain Relief

We all need pain relief at times, and with an unending list of prescription and over-the-counter pain relief options, we are spoilt for choice. When we have pain, there are two basic choices: “pop a tablet” for a quick temporary fix, or include beneficial foods in our diet for a long-term natural solution. The best…

Hemp Seed Oil and CBD.

It’s easy to get confused about hemp. From nutritional, medicinal, fibre, forage and more, each side of hemp is a discovery on it’s own. Most confusion lies around hemp foods, THC and medicinal CBD products. Do hemp foods contain CBD? If I eat hemp foods will I return a positive drug test? Will hemp seed…

Hemp Foods – a Key to Good Health

The health benefits of hemp foods have been known for generations. Today, modern science has confirmed eating hemp foods every day is a great way to maintain a healthy and vibrant body. The unique versatility of our Australian grown hemp foods make them useful in many dishes from breakfast through to dinner. Hemp is dubbed…

Growing Better Hemp Varieties.

There’s a lot of research going on around Australia to discover new hemp varieties which are best suited to our climate, soils and latitudes. We’re still learning how to grow the best yielding crops from a plant which is largely undomesticated. Comparing New Hemp Varieties The Industrial Hemp Variety Trials (IHVT) are a number of…

Eating Hemp Foods can Boost your Immunity

Immunity is important not only in the age of Covid, but anytime. A strong immune response is a sign of good health and wellbeing. If you have a balanced and stress-free life you’re less likely to become infected with whatever’s around. Maintaining a well-balanced life is sometimes a challenge but it’s one worth striving for.…

Hemp Protein Slice

Grease and line a 20cm square tin. Base: 250g peanut butter 75g maple syrup 80g almond flour Mix together and press into tin. Refrigerate. Centre: 80g coconut oil 100g dark chocolate 85g hemp seed 125g peanut butter Spread over the base and refrigerate. Top: Melt 100g dark chocolate in a dry bowl over simmering water.…

Pumpkin Tart with Hemp

Ingredients 3 cups diced pumpkin 1 red onion, diced 1 dessertspoon dried oregano 1 dessertspoon garlic granules 1 drizzle of olive oil 1 ½ cups baby spinach 1 ½ cups rocket leaves 3 dessertspoons hulled hemp seed 1 lemon, juiced 100g feta cheese crumbled 2 sheets puff pastry 1 egg, whisked Balsamic vinegar and hemp…

Mini Christmas Puddings

(Makes approx.. 20 muffin size puddings) Ingredients ½ cup hulled hemp seed ½ cup ground almonds ½ cup chopped walnuts 375g mixed dried fruit 1 cup assorted glazed fruit ½ cup chopped desert figs 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs 1 tspn mixed spice 1 tspn ground ginger 2/3 cup plain…

Winner – SA Food Awards

Good Country Hemp have won the Emerging Business category of the 2021 SA Premiers Food and Beverage Industry Awards. Held at the Adelaide Convention Centre last Friday night, the Awards gala dinner was attended by the Premier Steven Marshall, the South Australian Governor Frances Adamson, other state ministers and 940 South Australian food industry identities. The…

Hemp and Honey Oat Slice

Ingredients3 cups rolled oats1 cup desiccated coconut1 cup sugar1 cup self raising flour1/2 cup Good Country Hemp hemp flour or plain flour1/2 cup Good Country Hemp hulled hemp seed300g butter melted3 tablespoon honeyChocolate bits or cooking smarties (optional)MethodMelt butter and honey togetherMix dry ingredients together in a bowl, add melted butter & honey. Mix.Press into…

Pumpkin Tart with Hemp Seed

Ingredients 3 cups diced pumpkin 1 red onion, diced 1 dessertspoon dried oregano 1 dessertspoon garlic granules 1 drizzle of olive oil 1 ½ cups baby spinach 1 ½ cups rocket leaves 3 dessertspoons hulled hemp seed 1 lemon, juiced 100g feta cheese crumbled 2 sheets puff pastry 1 egg, whisked Balsamic vinegar to serve.…

Frittata with hemp

A tasty, wholesome dish to please! Ingredients: · 1/4  jap pumpkin, diced · 2 carrots, thick sliced · 1 red onion, sliced · 2 zucchini, diced · 2 red capsicums, coarsely chopped · 8 eggs · 1 cup grated cheese · hemp seed oil · hulled hemp seed Instructions · Toss pumpkin and carrot in 1 tblspn of hemp seed oil and roast for 15…

Hemp Breakfast Toast

A healthy hemp start to the day. Ingredients: · 2 slices rye bread, sour dough or hemp bread · hummus · 8 cherry tomatoes · 8 white button mushrooms · 150g baby spinach leaves · hulled hemp seeds · hemp oil · salt and pepper Instructions · Over a medium heat, add a tablespoon of hemp seed oil to a small frying pan · Gently…

We’re a food awards finalist!

Hemp foods – a great new product! Fantastic news for Good Country Hemp this week. We have been announced as a finalist in the SA Premier’s Food and Beverage Industry Awards in the new products category. Last week we were scrutinized by 3 independent judges via an online interview. We took the maximum interview time…

Becoming carbon neutral.

Whenever we talk about hemp, we talk about good health. Most of us already know that hemp foods are great for your health. After all, it’s our company credo – “good health starts with good food”. But at GCH we want to go beyond good health for people and help the environment as well. We…

Superfood for dogs!

Because dogs don’t go food shopping, they rely on you for their balanced diet. Hemp oil is a fantastic supplement for a healthy pet and will do wonders for their skin, coat and movement. Similar to humans, your dog will find relief from arthritis and joint pain with daily additions of hemp oil to their…

The rise of hemp flour.

Hemp flour is a healthy, gluten-free alternative to other plain flours, with a huge 46% dietary fibre and 21% protein, but low in carbohydrates, sugars and bad fats. With these great features we should be eating hemp bread every day! BUT hemp has a good problem – it’s gluten free! The problem is that gluten…

Hemp mylk

Nutritional, dairy free Hemp mylk Ingredients: 1/2 cup Hulled hemp seeds 2 – 4 cups Water (depending on desired strength) Optional Ingredients: Honey Maple syrup Vanilla extract Cocoa powder Dates Method: Add all ingredients into a blender and blend on high for 1 minute or until smooth. Place in a sealed container and refrigerate (keeps…

Good shopping.

One of the most exciting things for us at our humble hemp business is when our hemp foods are on display and available to buy at a new store.  We’ve had a huge positive response from supermarkets, health food stores and bulk food outlets who support the local product and push the health foods to…

Keep it simple.

At Good Country Hemp we are proud to take agricultural produce from the paddock through to kitchen tables. The fact that hemp is one of the oldest agricultural products is a bonus. We don’t add anything. It’s just raw hemp seed which has been mechanically processed in a similar way to ancient times to bring…

Wild rice & hemp salad

Try this great tasting healthy rice salad to spice things up. 1 1/2 cups uncooked rice/quinoa mix3 spring onions or chives1 red capsicum1 green capsicum1 cup cooked sweetcorn1 cup raisins1/2 cup cashews2 tblspn parsley2 tblspn hemp seeds Cook rice and chop remaining ingredients, mix together, add following dressing:4 tblspn hemp oil2 tblspn soy sauce1 tblspn…

Buy local foods, know what you’re eating.

There is nothing quite like producing food locally and knowing exactly what your food contains and where it comes from. Many hemp foods in Australian shops are imported and as well as being of unknown origin it is packed with destructive “food miles”. Ask yourself the question – can I talk to the people who…

Avo & Hemp on Rye

Healthy and filling to strengthen your immune system. Method – Thickly slice your favourite Rye bread onto a plate. Spread Ricotta (or Tzatziki for vegan) generously. Place rocket and slice or smash your avocado on top. Sprinkle roasted pumpkin, hemp and sesame seeds. Finish by drizzling hemp oil for extra nutrition and flavour, salt and…

Raspberry & Hemp Smoothie

High in Omega-9 to Omega-3, dairy free smoothie Method – Blitz raspberries and pour into a glass. Blitz Hemp protein, chia seeds, half a banana and almond milk. Pour on top of raspberry blitz. Blitz dates coconut milk and peanut butter and poor on top. Finish with fresh berries, almond chunks and honey. Ingredients –…

Roasted Sweet Potato & Hemp

Packed with iron and protein for a healthy body Method – Dice then toss the Sweet potato in sage and balsamic vinegar. Roast for 10 min at 180°C. Add fresh spinach, sliced avocado, chickpeas to a serving bowl. Add sweet potato once cooled. Finish by dusting hemp seeds, sesame seeds and a generous drizzle of…