The legalization of cannabis by many states has now made edibles a favorite snack of many. ‘Edibles’ is a term that refers to foods that are infused with marijuana during preparation. They are generally used to help people get high discretely. They vary from cookies to sweets and a lot of other foods. Another group of cannabis users is those who are reliant on CBD for its medicinal purposes. Cannabidiol is preferred as it lacks THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), which responsible for the high and sometimes hallucinations that accompany marijuana use. This community of Cannabidiol is better known for their preference of CBD Food. So, what are some of the foods that one can Cook with CBD? Here are a few examples for your reading pleasure.
Improving Your Ingredients
Before you can begin cooking with Cannabidiol, it is also advised to increase your ingredient base. Simply having the CBD Oil is not enough. In order to achieve versatility, you need to have a few more CBD ingredients. One of the most common is butter. This can be made from the comfort of your kitchen and can be used in a variety of settings making it an important addition.
Heat your butter over low heat till it melts. Do this over low heat and slowly infuse the Cannabidiol into the butter. Low heat helps maintain the integrity of the Cannabidiol. A good ratio is usually 15 ml of oil for every 500 grams of butter. A quart of water can be added to the mixture to aid with the infusion. The mixture should be allowed to cook over the low heat for about 4 hours with occasional stirring. Cool it for 2 hours and its ready to be used at your discretion.
This method can be used to make a variety of their oils which will offer increased alternatives when it comes to Cooking with CBD. The two most common are usually olive and coconut oils but there are some people that infuse their tea-tree oil as well. You can also add the Cannabidiol to your mayonnaise, barbecue sauce or ketchup depending on your preferences.
Foods You Can Cook with CBD Oil
Whenever you are cooking with Cannabidiol, it is always advisable to go for foods that aren’t cooked with temperatures above 180 0C as it will simply evaporate and none will be left in the food.
This is one of the easiest CBD-edibles that you can cook. What you need to do is add the CBD Oil to the carbonara or the Béchamel sauce. From there you can just cook your pasta the regular way. It should turn out both tasteful and nutritious. You can also bake the pasta or opt for lasagna just as long as you don’t take the temperatures past the recommended maximum. Pizza is never a good alternative as it requires baking at high temperatures and this would break down the Cannabidiol rendering it useless.
This is a good way to cook with CBD as you get a snack for all occasions. You can even serve this to your friends as a way to introduce them to CBD Oil if they are looking to try out some Cannabidiol. Frying the chips is not an easy task as you have to constantly watch both the temperature of the oil and the chips themselves. It is easier to bake them. This can be done by preparing the potatoes slices then laying them on the baking sheet. Sprinkle the Cannabidiol over the chips and then some salt and pepper to taste. Then put them in the oven to bake.
For those that prefer to eat healthy no matter what, the CBD Food that can keep you on your diet is the salad. This is also a good recipe as it does not involve any cooking so there is no fear of overheating the Cannabidiol and losing all its nutritious value. Salad dressings are how you add Cannabidiol to the diet. This is where the coconut oil and the olive oil come in handy.