CBD isolate is very versatile and pretty easy to use. CBD isolate is an extract from hemp that has been refined to the point of being pure CBD. Most CBD isolate tests out around 99%. This means that you get between 990mg and 1000mg in 1 gram of CBD isolate. Isolate contains no other cannabinoids or terpenes. It provides all the therapeutic effects of CBD without any THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). If you are interested in using CBD isolate, here are some interesting ways to do so:
CBD Isolate Smoothies
Smoothies made of fresh fruits or vegetables are generally very healthy. Adding CBD isolate gives the added benefits of overall balance and wellness. You can use CBD isolate in any of your favorite smoothies. All you must do is add the isolate powder to the smoothie after blending and then blend it again for another ten seconds. Blending the isolate ensures that it is fully incorporated into your smoothie and you get all its benefits.
Follow this simple recipe for a green CBD smoothie full of antioxidants.
Take a handful of kale and spinach and half a banana. Also, add approximately a quarter cup of cashews and almonds. Place them in a blender. Add a teaspoon of cinnamon powder and about two teaspoons of cacao. Add half a can of full-fat coconut milk and about a quarter can of almond milk. Blend them and then add about 10 to 15 mg of CBD isolate. Blend again and your super healthy green antioxidant smoothie is ready.
CBD Infused Brownies
If you like to bake, you can add CBD isolate to several of your recipes. Here we have a delicious recipe for CBD infused brownies.
You will need:
- ½ cup flour
- ⅓ cup of cocoa powder
- ¼ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ½ cup of vegetable oil
- 1 cup of sugar
The above ingredients will make about 10 brownies and you will be needing approximately ½ a cup of CBD isolate for this recipe.
Preheat your oven to about 350℉. While your oven is getting preheated, blend the oil and sugar well. Add the vanilla and eggs and stir until it is well blended. Mix all the dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the dry mixture and mix them thoroughly. Grease a 9×9 pan and bake for approximately 20 mins or until the sides start to pull away from the pan. Make sure your brownies cool down completely before you cut them into pieces.
CBD infused cough drops
Cough drops can be a discreet way of using CBD isolate. You may follow the recipe below to make your own CBD infused cough drops. You will need approximately 1 gram of CBD and the recipe makes about 50 cough drops, each containing nearly 20 mg of CBD.
You will need:
- 1 cup of coconut oil
- 1 cup honey
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 gram CBD Isolate Powder
Begin by infusing 1 gm of CBD isolate in 1 cup of coconut oil. You may use a hand blender to mix the coconut oil and CBD isolate for about 5 minutes. Now add lemon juice, honey, and cinnamon powder and mix again. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays. Remember to only fill a quarter of each cavity with the mixture. Freeze the mixture for about 20 minutes and your cough drops are ready. You can store them in a jar in the refrigerator for many days.
CBD infused Pesto
Pesto is a common ingredient found in many kitchens and can be used in a variety of ways. It is mostly used for sauces and pasta, but can also be used as a sandwich spread or salad dressing. Adding it to steamed vegetables or grilled cheese is another delicious way of savoring this ingredient.
The recipe below will give you approximately 3 cups of pesto and you will need about 1 gram of CBD Isolate.
You will need:
- 1 gram of CBD Isolate
- 4 cups chopped green garlic
- 4 cups spinach leaves
- 1 ½ cup chopped walnuts
- 1 cup shredded or grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup Olive Oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
First of all, you need to mix the CBD Isolate in the olive oil. Use a food processor to finely chop your green garlic, walnuts, spinach, and cheese. Slowly add the CBD infused olive oil and mix. Run the food processor for another 10 to 15 seconds until everything is well blended. You may now add salt and pepper according to your taste and blend everything again. Your delicious CBD infused pesto is ready. Transfer the pesto to a clean, airtight jar and drizzle a few drops of olive oil on top.
CBD Infused Body Scrub
Exfoliating your skin with a CBD infused body scrub can be a good way to refresh and rejuvenate your skin. Follow this simple recipe to remove dead skin cells and keep your skin soft, supple, and healthy. You will need approximately 250 mg of CBD Isolate for the recipe.
You will need:
- 250 mg of CBD Isolate
- ½ cup olive oil
- ½ cup raw honey
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons of lemon zest
Start by combining the CBD Isolate and olive oil. Then mix half a cup of raw honey into the mixture. Slowly add brown sugar to the mixture till you get your desired consistency. Lastly, add the lemon zest for fragrance. You may even add a few drops of lavender or peppermint oil if you want and your refreshing body scrub is ready.
CBD can be added to a variety of recipes to ensure that your food and beverages give you a complete wellness boost. Not just edibles, but CBD isolate can also be used in several other homemade products like bath bombs, body scrubs, and body lotions.
Many people use CBD Isolate by just taking a pinch and placing it under their tongue. CBD can be used in several ways, however, adding it to your food, drinks, and skincare items is a whole new level of fun.