CBD oil is an extract from the hemp plant. Some people confuse CBD with marijuana. Unlike THC, CBD does not have the psychoactive properties that get you high. It has been known to relieve anxiety, depression and when taken in higher doses is an effective treatment for pain and other serious diseases.
With the growing popularity of CBD, individuals are looking for more creative ways to incorporate this oil into their everyday lives. People smoke it, vape it and use it in meals as a way to get the many benefits it contains. There are several healthy meals you can create using CBD oil.
Pan seared salmon.
This simple dish entails a 6 oz salmon filet. Heat a teaspoon of olive oil with a few drops of CBD oil. Place the salmon fillet in the center of a pan and allow it to sear for 3 minutes. Place the filet in the oven at 425 degrees for three minutes. Remove it from the oven, flip the filet over and repeat. Remove the filet from the pan and deglaze it with a white wine, a little bit of butter and a few drops of CBD oil. You’ve just created a delicious healthy sauce that you can drizzle over your fillet. This fillet can be served with brown rice and roasted brussel sprouts
Grilled honey garlic chicken
For this delicious recipe, preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Prepare a honey garlic sauce for glazing. The ingredients could include honey, minced garlic, soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger and salt and pepper to taste. Some prefer a citrus flavor so adding a splash of orange juice will do the trick. Adding a few drops of CBD oil to the glaze mixture will infuse it with all of the properties of hemp. Dip the chicken breasts in the glaze mix, place in the oven for 25 minutes.
Broil them for 5 minutes and you’re all set. These delicious chicken breasts can be served with roasted potatoes and a healthy salad.
Curried cauliflower puree soup
This exotic dish will sure to have you begging for more. On medium heat add olive oil with a few drops of CBD oil. Stir in onions and freshly chopped garlic and saute until the onions are clear.
Stir in cauliflower, curry powder and salt and pepper to taste and allow to simmer until the cauliflower is fork tender. Add either chicken broth or water and allow to simmer for an additional 2 to 3 minutes. Pour the ingredients into a blender and blend until you reach your desired consistency. Pour into a pot, season to taste and you’re done. This delightfully addictive soup will be loved by all. You can garnish with fresh green onions for a kick.
Shrimp and vegetable stir fry
Simply put, this dish will have you begging for more. Preheat a large skillet over medium heat. Pour in a tablespoon of olive oil and CBD oil. Saute a pound of shrimp until they are pink and remove from the heat. Stir in broccoli, red pepper and peas. Saute them until they are fork tender. Add garlic, a pinch of brown sugar and ginger. Pour in some soy sauce, a few more drops of CBD oil, lime juice and a sprinkle of red pepper and you are all set. This sinfully delightful dish would pair well with hot steamy jasmine rice.
Place diced avocado in a large bowl and add chopped red onions, cilantro, fresh garlic and a splash of lime juice. Dice two roma tomatoes and add salt and pepper to taste. Finish it off with a few drops of CBD oil. Mix all of the ingredients until it is smooth and chunky. The texture depends on you. Once you’ve combined all of the ingredients, you’re ready to enjoy this delightful dish with corn chips and a margarita. CBD oil is also a welcomed ingredient in any other dip such as spinach dips and cheese dips.
There’s nothing like a delightfully delicious salad. A delicious salad dressing can add just the pop of flavor needed to wake up any bowl of lettuce. In a small mixing bowl combine 5 blackberries and five raspberries. Using a whisk, crush the berries until they are juicy. Add olive oil, apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar and a few drops of CBD oil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Whisk all of the ingredients together until they are emulsified and now you’re ready to enjoy your favorite salad. You can also add a twist by mixing in some dried italian seasoning. This dressing is delicious over a plain salad or a salad topped with any of your favorite grilled meats.
Smoothies are always a healthy go-to dish for breakfast, lunch or even dinner. They are simple and quick to prepare and when you’re in a hurry in the mornings, they can have you out the door and no time. Smoothies are best prepared with frozen fruits. Placing a bunch of strawberries or melons in the freezer and using them later makes the best smoothie. Using the fruits of your choice, you can blend frozen fruit such as strawberries, kiwi and some type of melon in your blender and add a few drops of CBD oil. Blend until completely smooth pour into your favorite cup and you’re ready for the day.
With the growing popularity of CBD oil, many consumers are becoming more curious about what it is and how they can incorporate it into their everyday life. By adding a few drops of CBD oil into your favorite recipes, you can effectively incorporate this healthy oil for maximum health benefits.