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11 CBD Recipes For a Tasty Meal That's Good for Your Health


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CBD is gaining attention as more people discover its numerous health benefits. From helping with arthritis to soothing anxiety, CBD products can be used in many ways, many of which have nothing to do with getting high. Both CBD and THC come from the cannabis plant, but CBD is sourced from hemp, while THC comes from marijuana. Because of this, CBD doesn't cause the psychoactive effects of THC. Instead, CBD, also called cannabidiol, is used for a variety of health conditions. Making CBD recipes is one way to reap all of its benefits while also have a tasty snack.

CBD can be enjoyed as gummies, oil, tinctures or lotion depending on your preferences and what condition you're treating. CBD edibles are a popular way to consume CBD, great for accessibility and convenience, especially if you don't know where to start. You might feel like you're simply eating a gummy bear, when really you're setting yourself up for a restful night of sleep or an anxiety-free day. These CBD recipes take this feeling a step further, allowing you to enjoy your favorite snacks, sweets and meals while also supporting your wellness by enjoying the many benefits of CBD.

Each of these recipes explains the amount of CBD to use for best results, but you can always start smaller if you're new to CBD, or use a larger amount if you need to. Whether you're making chips and dip for an afternoon snack or a pesto pasta dinner, here are 11 delicious CBD recipes

1. CBD-Infused Guacamole

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Guacamole is a go-to for a yummy snack or appetizer, and it's even better when infused with CBD to relieve anxiety and treat medical conditions. This recipe includes avocados, lime juice, tomato, cilantro, garlic, jalapeño, salt, and CBD oil. Serve with tortilla chips or fresh veggies.

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Get the recipe at Grateful.

2. Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a classic way to consume CBD. This CBD recipe makes basic chocolate chip cookies with the added twist of a 1/2 teaspoon CBD oil. Add in chopped walnuts or pecans if you want a nutty crunch.

Get the recipe at CBD Market.

3. CBD Latte

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To start your day off enjoying the benefits of CBD, make a CBD latte. This recipe involves milk, cocoa powder, honey, vanilla extract, sea salt, and CBD oil. Top with whipped cream and cinnamon for a classy garnish! Feel free to use almond milk or soy milk if you're avoiding dairy.

Get the recipe at CBD to Wellness.

4. CBD Brownies

If you're like me and prefer desserts with the maximum amount of chocolate possible, these CBD brownies are right up your alley. The addition of bittersweet chocolate chips makes them even more chocolatey, or you can opt for added chopped walnuts, a few dollops of Nutella, or white chocolate chips.

Get the recipe at cbd MD.

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5. CBD Tea

CBD tea is another edible form, and is even easier to consume than CBD oil or gummies, as all you need to do is put your tea bag in hot water. This CBD tea recipe involves honey, cinnamon, lemon, hot water, 1 tea bag, and a splash of cream if desired. If you don't have CBD tea, simply make regular tea of your choosing with a few drops of CBD oil.

Get the recipe at The Spruce Eats.

6. CBD Pesto Pasta

CBD can also be enjoyed as a tasty, filling lunch or dinner. While there are many ways to incorporate it into meals, making it into sauces is one of the easiest. For flavor, this pesto recipe uses basil, pine nuts, parmesan cheese, olive oil, black pepper, and lemons. As for the CBD component, you'll use full-spectrum hemp extract.

Get the recipe at Pete and Gerry's.

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7. CBD Beef Jerky

Beef jerky is an ideal snack for road trips or post-workout, and it makes for another ideal way to consume CBD oil. This recipe uses flank steak, which is then flavored with Worcestershire sauce, paprika, brown sugar, black pepper, garlic, onion powder and salt.

Get the recipe at cbd MD.

8. CBD Oil Salad Dressing

Nothing makes a good salad like a tasty, flavorful dressing, especially when that dressing includes CBD oil. This simple salad dressing has only five ingredients; strawberries, red wine vinegar, apple cider vinegar, olive oil and CBD oil. Not to mention, it's gluten free! Enjoy this dressing on a bed of leafy greens with feta cheese and berries.

Get the recipe at Living Freely Gluten Free.

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9. Chocolate Peanut Butter CBD Cups

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For another sweet treat involving CBD oil, chocolate peanut butter CBD cups are the way to go. This recipe uses coconut oil, vanilla extract, dark chocolate, peanut butter, honey and CBD oil. However, feel free to use milk chocolate or white chocolate instead, and substitute peanut butter for almond butter if that's your preference.

Get the recipe at Tasty.

10. CBD Blueberry Lemon Smoothie

Smoothies are a refreshing treat for a light breakfast or an afternoon snack. This smoothie recipe features frozen blueberries, vanilla yogurt, lemon juice, blueberry honey, and Barleans Seriously Delicious CBD Lemon Drop. Use a few drops of CBD oil in place of the lemon drop if that's what you have on hand, and feel free to use regular honey rather than blueberry honey.

Get the recipe at Katie's Cucina.

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11. Mango Mint CBD Salsa

Mango mint salsa adds a touch of tropical sweetness to any spread of dips. This recipe is full of fresh ingredients like mint leaves, lime juice, and fresh mango, providing all the flavor of a summer day in the tropics. If extra strength CBD hemp oil is too much for you, use regular CBD oil, or use fewer drops than the recipe calls for.

Get the recipe at The Kitchen Prep Blog.

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