Cooking With CBD

A group of friends cooking with CBD

Taking CBD via drops under the tongue or vaping a CBD e-liquid tend to be the most popular ways to take Cannabidiol, did you know that you can add CBD to your favourite recipes too? Let’s find out more about cooking with CBD.

How CBD Works

 

Non-psychoactive CBD is derived from the cannabis and hemp plants and is one of over a hundred cannabinoid molecules. As we’ve mentioned already, most people take CBD by way of vaping e-liquid oil, placing drops directly underneath the tongue or using CBD creams.

If you’re a regular consumer of CBD tongue drops, you’ll know that when it comes to flavour, it can be somewhat of an acquired taste; bitter, nutty, and a little earthy. If you’re keen to experience CBD but aren’t such a fan of either vaping the e-liquid or using the tongue drops, then why not combine your CBD oil with your favourite meal? It’s important to note, that as you’ll be ingesting the CBD, you will, of course, have to subsequently digest said CBD. This means that you’re ultimately going to need more in the way of millilitres per amount.

What kind of CBD oil should I choose?

Good question! Like a blooming hemp field, ripe for harvest, the CBD market has exploded. From high street health stores to your everyday casual chemists, vape shops and beyond, CBD can be found in a variety of forms on shelves far and wide. But be careful which you choose to combine with your cooking.

Hemp oil, of course, provides a number of essential minerals and nutrients, however, this is derived from hemp seeds which understandably have not yet been afforded the time to cultivate the cannabinoids the plant has become so famous for.

For the best flavour profile, choose VSAVI’s Full Spectrum CBD Oil Drops. Combined with olive oil, Full Spectrum CBD means that nothing has been left out, so that in addition to the CBD, you’ll also be receiving essential vitamins, minerals, nutrients, terpenes and flavonoids – perfect for adding an extra dimension to your favourite dish.

How do I cook with CBD?

Much like cooking with olive oil, or even popping on a piece of broccoli on to boil, it’s of vital importance to cooking at a low heat and for a short period of time. This will ensure that, firstly, your oil won’t burn and become carcinogenic, and secondly, you’ll retain the CBD’s molecular structure ensuring it’s in tip-top shape.

Cannabis and hemp naturally exude a herbaceous flavour, so why not try adding your CBD oil to your favourite pasta sauce or Salsa Verde? Be sure to stir well in order to achieve an even distribution of CBD in the sauce.