What id CBD?
CBD, short form for Cannabidiol is a compound of the Cannabis plant.
Made from hemp, CBD oil is a natural, plant based food supplement.
Hundreds of thousands of people in the UK alone are using CBD oil as a supplement to support their health and wellbeing.
CBD oil can be taken in a variety of ways, including sublingually, (under the tongue), orally and even topically, (on the skin), through vaping, capsules, edibles and so on.
Is infusing CBD in food beneficial?
Before we start off with our favourite CBD infused recipe, it is important for us to understand wether infusing CBD in your food is beneficial or not. CBD is know to be rich in various nutrients that includes fatty acids and amino acids that perform a crucial role in a human body. It is also known to include key vitamins and minerals. CBD may also help to keep you feeling fuller for longer after eating while helping to optimise your energy levels.
These benefits highlight the appeal of CBD as a food supplement, and one that can play a crucial role in your wellness routine.
The question that remains is how can you introduce CBD into your diet using simple and delicious recipes throughout the day? Let’s take a look at one of our favourite recipes:
CBD infused Chocolate Latte:
A hot chocolate latte is just perfect for a cold and lazy wether. But why not make it more interesting and healthy by adding CBD into it. CBD coffee is becoming very popular, and so here is a deliciously sweet latte recipe containing enough CBD to get you through the day. In fact, this recipe doesn’t contain any coffee, and so it is completely caffeine-free, but it tastes just like a good ol’ latte!
Serves: 1 You will need:
- 1 cup milk (or a plant-based alternative)
- 1 tablespoon cacao powder
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Pinch of salt
- CBD oil
- Flavorings of choice (e.g. sprinkle of cinnamon)
- Combine all the ingredients apart from the CBD oil in a small pot.
- Bring to a simmer over medium heat, whisking to break up any clumps. When it begins to simmer, remove from the heat and stir in the CBD.
- Pour into a mug or over ice and serve immediately.
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