There is no doubt that Cannabidiol has been taking the health and wellness world by storm. With the wide range of different products now, there are many ways to consume it CBD, apply it on your body, or use it as an ingredient. Some examples of different CBD products are oils, creams or topicals, gummies, vape cartridges, and tinctures. Another creative way to enjoy CBD is by infusing it with drinks (fun, right?).
In some states, there are stores, cafés, pubs, and restaurants that sell CBD-infused drinks like coffee, tea, soda, energy drinks, and cocktails drinks. But why purchase them if you can make a delicious, fresh CBD infused drink right at home. Spoiler alert, Stirling CBD Oils have some great recipes down below. So, if you prefer making your own drink at home or want to serve it to your friends, then follow the recipes we provide in this article. But before we talk about CBD Infused drinks, let’s discuss if putting CBD in a drink makes sense.
Are CBD-Infused Drinks Better Than Other Types of CBD Products?
Before we get onto the different recipes we have, let us tackle more about CBD and CBD-infused drinks. CBD, if you’re still not familiar with it, is a compound that you can find in cannabis. What makes CBD great is that, by itself, CBD doesn’t induce psychoactive effects like its sister compound THC. Because of this, CBD has been easier to get your hands on since it is now legal in the U.S.
The hype surrounding CBD is due to its many medical benefits. One example of it is that it can reduce pain. People with chronic pain, athletes, and those who are undergoing treatment are using, and loving, CBD. Other examples of CBD’s medical benefits is that it helps with nausea, reduces tremors for people, helps with anxiety and depression, decreases blood pressure, and many more. Check out our other blogs if you want to learn more about the science behind these claims.
It’s no wonder why there are quite a number of big companies that are considering adding CBD Drinks to their selection. Truthfully, CBD-infused drinks are really not that new to the scene. CBD infused drinks appeared almost immediately after tinctures and oils were made available in the market. Among the different CBD products, what makes CBD-infused drinks great is that they are easy to consume, and fun to make.
DIFFERENT CBD DRINK RECIPES
Even though there are CBD drinks you can buy in stores or order at a pub or cafés, nothing beats making your own at home since you can easily customize it to your taste. When making these drinks, some key ingredients you would need are CBD oils and tinctures (preferably Stirling). These are very potent products which are perfect to add in drinks.
1. Strawberry Banana Smoothie
This recipe is great for those who are always on the go especially in the morning. Not only is this smoothie great a drink or a dessert, but it is also perfect for a healthy breakfast!
- 1½ cup raspberries
- 1 cup strawberries
- ½ frozen banana
- 1 cup of soy or almond milk
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 15mg of Stirling Oils CBD Tincture in Lemon Lime
- A handful of basil or mint (optional)
Combine the strawberries, frozen banana, raspberries, soy or almond milk, honey, basil or mint, and the Stirling CBD Oil. Taste your creation. If it’s still too tart for you, and half a cup of soy or almond milk and another tablespoon of honey. This recipe can serve up to three people.
2. Hot Dark Chocolate
Nothing beats a good cup of hot chocolate during cold days and nights. This recipe can also help you relax and sleep easier especially with the added CBD. Although you can simply buy a hot cocoa mix in stores and add a little bit of CBD oil or isolate in it, it is still best to make it at home. Here’s our recipe for hot dark chocolate:
- 1 cup of milk (you can use almond or soy milk for a healthier version)
- 2 ounces of chopped dark chocolate
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1½ teaspoon of brown sugar or sweetener
- A pinch of cinnamon
- 15 mg of Stirling CBD Oils Tincture in Peppermint
Heat milk in a pan over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Add the sugar or sweetener and stir until it dissolves. Drop the chopped dark chocolate until it melts. Remove pan from heat and add cinnamon and the Stirling CBD oil into the mixture. To make it more fun, you can either add marshmallows or whipped cream on top.
Mojito is the perfect cocktail to add CBD because Stirling has a great Peppermint-flavored CBD Oil. Mint is also a very relaxing ingredient which can help you sleep better. So, if you’re looking to make a cocktail that is easy to make and taste delicious, then you should try this recipe:
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1 tsp of granulated sugar
- A handful of mint leaves
- 60 ml white rum
- Lime flavored soda, to taste
- 15 mg of Stirling Oils CBD in Lemon Lime Flavor
The first step to this is to add the lime juice, mint, and sugar in a small jug. Crush the mint leaves by using a rolling pin or a mortar and pestle. Pour the crushed mint leaves and liquid mixture in a tall glass then add the rum, lime soda, and CBD oil then stir.
These are just a few CBD-infused drink recipes you can easily do at home. Not only will you get the medical benefits of CBD while drinking these, but you will surely enjoy them too. There still a lot of other drinks you can try with CBD so don’t be afraid to experiment.
If you have a favorite recipe using Stirling CBD Oils, please share with the community in the comments below. Cheers!