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Cooking With CBD Oil – 5 Savoury and Sweet CBD Recipes

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Cooking With CBD Oil – 5 Savoury and Sweet CBD Recipes

If you’ve been thinking about cooking with CBD or doing more of it, today we’re Cooking With CBD oil – 5 Savoury and Sweet CBD Recipes.

There are so many potential benefits of incorporating CBD into your cooking!

While you may not feel the instant effectiveness of CBD, like when you consume THC (for those who do), over time, you may feel benefits like:

  • Combatting anxiety
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Aids sleep
  • Alleviates stress
  • Promotes brain health
  • Reduces pain

Taking CBD through droppers or through consumption is said to be one of the fastest methods of feeling the benefits because it quickly absorbs into the bloodstream and gets to work!

Tips for Cooking with CBD Oil


One of the main questions people always ask is ‘can I cook with CBD oil?’

Absolutely! But there are some guidelines you want to be mindful of such as:

Quality of CBD Oil

  1. Always use a good quality brand of oil and CBD. Look for third-party lab testing, and make sure the company whose CBD you’re purchasing is reputable.

2. Dose low and slow – getting the right balance in your cooking can be challenging but to test the sweet spot, start small and gain momentum as your body adjusts.

3. Start with easy recipes – if you do not know where to start, choose easy recipes such as adding CBD oils to your salads and smoothies.

4. Avoid direct heat– CBD oil should always be added to other ingredients and not be heated directly. If you do, it can decrease the benefits and effectiveness of the oil.

Cooking With CBD Oil – 5 Savoury and Sweet CBD Recipes


You have all of the tips you need, and not it’s time to create some easy sweet and savoury recipes with CBD oil!

1.CBD Smoothies

This recipe is one of the easiest ways to incorporate CBD into your lifestyle.

Cannabis infused blueberries smoothie
Berry Tasty!
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Cook Time: 2 minutes
Course: Drinks
Keyword: CBD, Smoothie
Servings: 2 people
Author: Steph Van De Ven
Cost: 25

Equipment

  • Blender or Bullet
  • Glass & Straw

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Fav milk: oat,almond,dairy,soy
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup acai berries
  • 1 tbsp raw organic honey
  • 25 mg CBD Oil

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients into your blender
  • Blend until smooth!
  • Too thick? Add water or more milk. Too thin? Add ice!
  • Serve & Enjoy!
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2.CBD Salads & Greens

Another easy recipe that is perfect for anyone new to cooking with infused oils is to start with salad!

avocado-corn-salad-with-weed-oil
Crunchy, Refreshing and the PERFECT salad for summer!
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Course: Salad
Keyword: cannabis oil
Author: Steph Van De Ven
Cost: 20 +/-

Equipment

  • large salad bowl
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Sharp knife
  • Pot & Frying Pan

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pearl couscous follow cooking directions
  • 1 cup fresh corn or canned corn
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup mozarella pearls I like more, so I add in at least 1 cup.
  • 1 avocado perfectly ripe
  • 1/4 cup white balsalmic vinegar
  • 5-6 tbsp cannabis oil more if needed.
  • 2 pinches salt & pepper

Instructions

  • Cook your couscous as per the package instructions and let cool. Set aside
  • Drizzle cannabis oil in the pan and grill corn for about 5 minutes on medium high until it's browned. Add salt and pepper. Set aside to cool.
  • Cube your avocado , and in a large bowl add cherry tomatoes, avocado and mozarella pearls. Drizzle with canabis oil and balsalmic vinegar.
  • Add in couscous and grilled corn and gently mix with wooden spoon.
  • Add a pinch of salt and pepper, and if you wish, garnish with basil at the end or not! Enjoy!
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3.CBD Desserts & Treats

Baking is the ideal way to combine CBD into your food – especially when the result is a sweet treat!

pistachio-bark
Dark chocolate, CBD oil, pistachios make this bark the best and easiest CBD treat ever!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Course: Dessert
Keyword: CBD, Chocolate
Servings: 4 people
Author: Steph Van De Ven
Cost: 20+

Equipment

  • Cookie Sheet
  • Parchment Paper
  • Sauce pan
  • Spatula
  • Bowl – medium to large size

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 2 cups Dark Chocolate chopped small/fine
  • 3-4 tsp CBD Oil peppermint-infused CBD oil makes this taste even better!
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 cup Coconut flakes unsweetened
  • 2 tbsp Stevia, Swerve, or replacement sugar/hemp sugar
  • 1/2 cup Pistachios shelled, and chopped

Instructions

  • Heat dark chocolate and coconut oil in a small stove-top pan over medium-low heat until just melted
  • Remove from heat and option to stir in 1-2 tsp of CBD oil
  • Add in all other ingredients and mix until everything is coated in chocolate
  • Pour onto a parchment lined pan and put in the fridge for 25 minutes to chill
  • Break or cut up into squares and triangles, and enjoy!
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4.CBD Dinners & Meals

CBD oil’s effectiveness can be impacted by high heat, so a simple way to get around this is by using it in meats, pasta, stews and casseroles.

You can simply add CBD oil directly into the slow cooker or instant pot with all the other ingredients.

Mason jar filled with homemade CBD oil from raw flower
Create this cannabis base in the comfort of your home. Follow our simple recipe to create Cannabis Oil in no time!
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Cuisine: European
Keyword: [, At, CBD, Home, How, make, Oil, Recipe, to
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Steph Van De Ven

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Ounce Cannabis/CBD strain
  • 1 Cup Olive Oil/ Coconut Oil
  • 1 tsp of sunflower lecithin

Instructions

  • Decarboxylate your weed by spreading your cannabis evenly on an oven tray And coat with aluminum foil.
  • Place in the oven on 240F/115C for 25 to 45 minutes, and then let it cool.
  • Grind your cannabis or Hemp and chop it fine
  • Place the cannabis in a strong mason jar, add oil and 1 tsp of sunflower lecithin
  • Place your closed jar in cold water and let it come to a boil, Boil for 2 to 3 hours.
  • TIP: U can also add other herbs such as Thyme, rosemary etc for an extra flavor.
  • Strain through Cheesecloth.
  • Let it cool
  • Now you can use the CBD Oil to make CBD edibles or make salves, lotions etc.

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcal | Fat: 20g
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5.CBD Edibles

For snacks on the go, CBD edibles are one of the easiest and best ways to enjoy!

You can take CBD vegan gummies and CBD-infused drinks, and they taste great too!

Homemade cannabis gummy bears with weed buds
Our DIY Gummy Bears are easy to create so you can easily dose cannabis discretely!
4.53 from 19 votes
Cuisine: European
Keyword: Bears, CBD, Do-it-yourself, Gummy
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Steph Van De Ven

Ingredients

  • 300 mg CBD oil or tincture
  • 1 package of JELLO (85g/3 oz size)
  • 1 tablespoon gelatin
  • 1/2 cup water
  • gummy bear molds

Instructions

  • Pour 1/2 cup of water into a sauce pan set on low heat
  • Add 1 package of Jello (85 size/3 oz size)
  • Add 1 tablespoon of gelatin
  • Mix until all dissolved and then remove from heat
  • While still hot, Add your CBD tincture/oil and whisk well
  • Using the dropper add into your mold

Video

Notes

The following video is a different recipe that shows how to make the tincture from scratch. It also shows how it is made using fruit juice for a more healthier option. You can follow the recipe you prefer.

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcal | Fat: 20g
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Is Cooking or Baking with CBD For Me?

Cbd oil used as ingredient in cooking food


The answer to this question – it all comes down to personal preference.

Starting slow is best, and this helps you achieve the right balance.

Once you get the hang of it, baking and cooking with CBD is easy and fun – and it may prove to be of great benefit for your health too.


If you’re looking to up-level your canna-cooking or baking game, or you want more of a canna-challenge, you may want to start here.

For more recipes like this one, check out our recipe index here.

And if you love how-to videos, our YouTube channel has everything you need.

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As always, happy canna-cooking!

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