CBD Recipes

Whether you’re new to CBD, or you’re looking to enjoy the benefits of CBD in a new or different way, our collection of summer CBD recipes are a fun and creative addition to your routine. With a wide selection of flavored tinctures and coconut oil to choose from, you can easily put your own CBD spin on your recipes, too. 

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Vegan CBD Mint Chip Ice Cream Pops

Makes 4 – 8 popsicles depending on size of molds

Ingredients

  • 1-15oz can of full fat coconut milk
  • ¼ Cup of maple syrup or honey
  • 1 Large avocado
  • 1-2 tsp of sea salt
  • 2 tbsp of pure vanilla extract
  • 4ml/200mg Lazarus Naturals Chocolate Mint High Potency CBD Tincture
  • 1 Cup coarsely chopped chocolate pieces 

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients into a blender or food processor, except chocolate pieces, and blend until smooth.
  2. Stir in chocolate pieces. 
  3. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze for at least 6 hours before serving. 

 

Raspberry Citrus Yogurt Popsicles

Makes 4 popsicles

Ingredients

Directions 

  1. Place raspberries and lemon juice in a blender or food processor. Strain into a bowl through a fine mesh strainer to remove seeds. Discard seeds. 
  2. Add sugar to raspberry puree and stir.
  3. In a separate bowl mix yogurt, Blood Orange CBD, and lemon zest. Scoop yogurt into 4 popsicle molds, try to keep it even.
  4. Pour the raspberry puree into the molds and fill to the top. Using a knife or skewer, poke the puree down to mix with the yogurt. Avoid stirring to create the swirled effect. 
  5. Place popsicle sticks inside the mixture and freeze overnight. 

Fudgsicles

Makes 4 popsicles

Ingredients

Directions 

  1. Combine the coconut milk, additional milk and cocoa powder and warm in a saucepan. Stir and bring to a simmer. 
  2. Add in chocolate pieces and stir until melted. Add CBD and stir into chocolate mixture.
  3. Let cool for 10 minutes and pour into molds with popsicles sticks. 
  4. Let freeze for at least 6 hours before serving. 

 

Dalgona Coffee

Makes one serving

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp instant coffee
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp hot water
  • .75ml/37.5mg Lazarus Naturals flavorless High Potency CBD Isolate Tincture
  • 1 cup of oat milk (or your milk of choice)

Instructions 

In a small bowl blend coffee, sugar, hot water and CBD together with a hand mixer. It might take about 10 minutes for mixture to reach a stiff, yet fluffy consistency. Note, the coffee is strong, so add one tbsp of coffee at a time to make your ideal drink.

 


Blood Orange Banana CBD Smoothie

Makes two servings

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas (sliced and frozen)
  • 3/4 Cup freshly-squeezed blood orange juice (from about 3 blood oranges)
  • 1/4 Cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1-2 tbsp honey
  • 2ml/100mg Lazarus Naturals Blood Orange High Potency CBD Tincture 
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon (optional) 

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend on high speed until smooth. Pour and enjoy immediately.

 

CBD Dutch Baby

Serves 4

Ingredients

1/2 Cup all-purpose flour 

1/2 Cup milk (we use oat milk) 

2 large eggs

1 tbsp granulated sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp fine salt

2 tbsp unsalted butter

150-300mg Lazarus Naturals full spectrum CBD coconut oil (as a spread)

Powdered sugar, syrup, or jam, for serving

Instructions

  1. Place the flour, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, and salt in a blender. Blend for 10 seconds, scrape down the sides, and then blend for another 10 seconds. The batter will be quite loose and semifluid.
  2. Leave the batter in the blender and set aside to rest 20-25 minutes. This gives the flour time to absorb the liquid.
  3. Meanwhile, place the skillet you’re using on a middle rack to warm along with the oven. Heat the oven to 425°F.
  4. When ready to make the pancake, remove the skillet from the oven using oven mitts & place it on top of the stove. Add the butter & swirl the pan to melt the butter and coat the bottom and sides of the pan.
  5. Pour the batter on top of the butter. Tilt the pan if needed so that the batter runs evenly to all sides. Place the skillet in the oven.
  6. Bake until the Dutch Baby is puffed, lightly browned across the top, and darker brown on the sides and edges, 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. You can either serve from the pan or transfer the Dutch baby to a serving platter. 
  8. Then, spread Lazarus Naturals CBD coconut oil over the top, dust with powdered sugar. Cut into wedges and serve with syrup or jam.

 

Strawberry Vanilla Lemonade Mocktail

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients

1/2 Cup strawberries

1 oz lemon juice

1/4 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp honey

2m/100mg Strawberry Hibiscus CBD Isolate Tincture

1 can of sparkling water (your choice of flavor)

Instructions

  1. Combine strawberries, lemon juice, vanilla, honey, CBD tincture and a splash of sparkling water in a shaker and muddle
  2. Pour through the strainer, into a glass and fill with ice
  3. Pour in remainder of sparkling water
  4. Garnish with a strawberry or lemon wedge (optional)

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Kick back and enjoy these delicious summery mocktails paired with Strawberry Hibiscus CBD Isolate Tincture. 

Strawberry Vanilla Lemonade Mocktail

Ingredients

1/2 cup strawberries

1 oz Lemon Juice

1/4 TSP vanilla extract

1/2 TSP honey

2 full droppers of Strawberry Hibiscus CBD Isolate Tincture

1 can of sparkling water (your choice of flavor)

Instructions

  1. Combine strawberries, lemon juice, vanilla, honey, CBD tincture and a splash of sparkling water in a shaker and muddle
  2. Pour through the strainer, into a glass and fill with ice
  3. Pour in remainder of sparkling water
  4. Garnish with a strawberry or lemon wedge (optional)

Makes 2 servings

Strawberry Orange Mimosa

Ingredients

3 cups orange juice

1 cup frozen strawberries

2-3 full droppers of Strawberry Hibiscus CBD Isolate Tincture

3 cans Lemon Lime soda of choice

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized pitcher, combine all ingredients
  2. Stir, then pour into wine glasses or champagne flutes
  3. Garnish with fresh strawberries and orange slices
  4. Serve immediately

Makes a full pitcher

Strawberry Cucumber Limeade Mocktail

Ingredients

  •  2 cups fresh strawberries
  •  ½ cup water
  •  ½ cup granulated sugar
  •  2 -3  full droppers of Strawberry Hibiscus CBD Isolate Tincture
  •  1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  •  1 medium cucumber, sliced
  •  Ice
  •  ½ cup liquid sweetener (agave or honey), or more to taste
  •  Sparkling water or club soda
  •  Garnish: lime wedges, fresh mint and strawberries

Instructions

  1. In a blender, blend the fresh strawberries until smooth. Pass the puree through a fine sieve and collect strawberry liquid into a medium bowl.
  2. In a large pitcher, whisk together the water, sugar, CBD and lime juice until sugar dissolves.
  3. Add in the strawberry mixture, cucumbers, ice and liquid sweetener. 
  4. Top with about a liter of sparkling water or club soda. Mix well and add sweetener to taste.
  5. Serve with garnishes and enjoy immediately

Makes a full pitcher

Strawberry Mango Margarita

Ingredients

1 lime wedge for garnish (optional)

4 – 6 raspberries (or 2 strawberries)

1 tablespoon lime juice

1 teaspoon grated ginger

1- 2 full droppers of Strawberry Hibiscus CBD Isolate Tincture

1/4 cup mango juice

1/4 cup grapefruit juice

Instructions

  1. Muddle the raspberries or strawberries at the bottom of a glass, and pour in lime juice and CBD tincture
  2.  Add grated ginger, mango juice, grapefruit juice, and ice
  3. Stir to blend all flavors, and enjoy

Makes a full pitcher

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Making CBD a part of your wellness routine is more enjoyable than ever with Lazarus Naturals flavored tinctures. When consumed straight from the dropper, you can enjoy the high-quality CBD you desire in a pleasurable way and personalize your recipes with plenty of fun flavors to pick from.

Vanilla Green Tea Flavored High Potency CBD Isolate Tincture

Pairs well with: Nuts (especially coconut and almond), fruit (especially berries and mango), breakfast porridges and cereals, creamy drinks, and desserts of all varieties (including chocolate).

Notes: The flavor of green tea is surprisingly versatil and vanilla is the perfect complement to it. Use this blend in sweet recipes of all kinds, from tea lattes to muffins (baked at or below 320° F) and smoothie bowls.

Try it in: Vanilla Green Tea CBD Granola

Blood Orange Flavored High Potency CBD Isolate Tincture

Pairs well with: Vegetables (especially root vegetables and tubers like yams), savory or sweet grains, fruits (especially cranberries and pomegranate), smoothies, and light desserts or sweets.

Notes: Blood orange is a slightly more tart version of regular orange and goes well any place that welcomes a citrus nuance – from sweet to savory recipes. Great applications include salad dressings and marinades, fruity compotes or added into pancake syrup.

Try it in: Blood Orange Quinoa Salad with Roasted Beets & Almonds 

Chocolate Mint Flavored High Potency Full Spectrum CBD Tincture

Pairs well with: Fruits (especially berries), creamy treats (like pudding and cheesecake), chocolate desserts and sweet sauces.

Notes: Chocolate-mint has a more specific range of recipes that it applies to, but in the right setting can be thoroughly exquisite. It’s particularly delicious paired with foods that already contain chocolate, where it lends a touch of mint alongside its CBD benefits. In fact, even just stirring it into a hot chocolate is a wonderful upgrade!

Try it in: Chocolate-Mint Cheesecake Bars

French Vanilla Flavored High Potency Full Spectrum CBD Tincture

Pairs well with: Fruits (especially bananas), nuts (especially cashews and pecans), coffee, baked goods, chocolate and creamy desserts.

Notes: This full spectrum tincture offers a unique vanilla flavor with background notes of coffee, hemp, and rum. It’s an ideal way to make anything creamy more delicious – from whisking into a morning yogurt, to adding to an after-dinner whip cream that adorns your favorite dessert. Even smoothies, especially creamy ones, will be complimented by this special tincture.

Try it in: Spiced Pumpkin Latte with French Vanilla Whip Cream 

Tropical Breeze Flavored High Potency CBD Isolate Tincture

Pairs well with: Fruits and fruit drinks (especially tropical fruits and berries), nuts (especially coconut), and creamy treats (like yogurt).

Notes: Used in sweet recipes, the Tropical Breeze Tincture can add an upbeat fruity flavor profile that makes even simple recipes taste more complex. Smoothies, yogurt parfaits, fruit salads and ice creams are all excellent applications for this tincture.

Try it in: Tropical Breeze Green CBD Smoothie

Wintermint Flavored High Potency CBD Isolate Tincture

Pairs well with: Vanilla and chocolate, berries, herbs (like parsley, cilantro, and garlic), lemon, and creamy treats.

Notes: From savory to sweet, you can enjoy this blend anywhere mint is welcomed! Use this blend to amplify a matcha latte, a chocolate glaze,and even in savory chutneys and sauces that feature other fresh herbs.

Try it in: Dark Chocolate Peppermint CBD Bark

Classic High Potency Full Spectrum CBD Tincture

Pairs well with: Winter squash and tubers, onions and garlic, herbs (especially rosemary, thyme, sage, and bay), chocolate, high-fat foods (like nuts, seeds, and olive oil), and grains.

Notes: The more pronounced hemp flavor of the Classic Tincture is a surprisingly welcome and delicious component in many recipes – especially savory recipes that include a bit of healthy fat. Adding it with other herbs can result in beautiful flavor combinations that are engagingly complex.

Try it in: Butternut Squash Soup with Apple, Hemp & Sage 

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Holiday cooking doesn’t need to be stressful. From soups to salads and delicious desserts, Lazarus Naturals CBD products pair perfectly with a wide range of recipes that your family will love.

Lazarus Naturals influencer, bestselling author, wellness chef and superfood expert Julie Morris incorporates our tinctures and oils into some of her favorite dishes. We highly recommend following her website and Instagram for more great recipes and wellness tips.

Butternut Squash Soup With Apple, Hemp & Sage

Lazarus Naturals products used: High Potency Full Spectrum CBD Tincture

This comforting smooth soup shows off incredible depth of flavor, in part thanks to the natural flavor of hemp. If you’re pressed for time, you can skip the sage and hempseed garnish, and still have a delicious soup experience!

Serves 4

Ingredients

For the soup:

3 tablespoons coconut oil

1 medium sweet yellow onion, diced

1 teaspoon minced fresh sage

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 thyme sprigs

2½ pounds butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into ½-inch cubes (about 6 cups)

1 sweet apple, cored and cut into ½-inch cubes

Sea salt

5 cups vegetable broth

2 ml Lazarus Naturals High Potency Full Spectrum Classic CBD Tincture

For the garnish (optional):

2 tablespoons coconut oil

8 fresh whole sage leaves

1 tablespoon hemp seeds

Instructions

To make the soup:

In a heavy bottomed pot, warm 3 tablespoons of coconut oil over medium heat. Add the onion and the sage and sauté until the onions have softened, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and the thyme and cook 1 minute longer, stirring frequently to avoid burning the garlic. Stir in the butternut squash, apple, and a pinch of salt, and sauté until the onions are golden and the apple has softened, about 5-6 minutes. Pour in the vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce the heat to low, and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the butternut squash is very soft. Remove from heat and discard the thyme stems.

Transfer the soup in batches to a countertop blender* and puree until smooth, adding a little water if needed to thin and return the blended soup to a pot. On the last batch of blended soup, add 2 ml of Lazarus Naturals High Potency Full Spectrum Classic CBD Tincture, and briefly blend to incorporate. Stir this last batch with the CBD into the remaining soup to combine, adjust seasoning if desired, and cover to keep warm.

To make the garnish:

Line a plate with a double layer of paper towels, and have a small heat-proof bowl or ramekin ready. In a small pan, warm 2 tablespoons of coconut oil over medium heat, until the oil is shimmering. Drop in the sage leaves, and fry until crisp – about 30 seconds. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the leaves to the prepared plate.

To serve:

Ladle the warm soup into bowls. Top with a couple sage leaves and sprinkle with hemp seeds.

*Alternatively, use an immersion blender and blend the soup until completely smooth.

 

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Blood Orange Quinoa Salad With Roasted Beets & Almonds

Lazarus Naturals products used: Blood Orange High Potency CBD Isolate Tincture

This well-balanced, CBD-inclusive dish takes advantage of the beautiful flavor of blood orange to effectively turn “simple” into “special.” Adjust the amount of CBD you include in the dressing based on the number of servings you’d like to enjoy of the salad. (Recipe serves 2 as a main dish, or 4 as a side dish.)

Serves 2-4

Ingredients

½ cup sliced almonds

1 cup dry quinoa

3 cups water

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon maple syrup

2-4ml Lazarus Naturals Blood Orange High Potency CBD Isolate Tincture

½ teaspoon sea salt

6 small roasted beets,* cut into thin wedges

4 blood oranges (or substitute other orange variety), peeled and cut into ¼-inch slices

¼ cup minced fresh chives

2 cups fresh baby arugula

Flaked salt, for serving

Instructions

First, toast the almonds: In a small pan, toast the nuts over medium-low heat for several minutes until lightly golden and fragrant, stirring to prevent burning. Transfer the nuts to a bowl to cool and set aside.

Next, make the quinoa: Combine the quinoa and water in a saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer until all the water has evaporated – about 15 minutes. Remove the pot from the heat and let it sit for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork. Transfer the quinoa to a bowl, and let cool to room temperature.

Finally, assemble the salad: In a large mixing bowl, combine the olive oil, vinegar, maple syrup, Lazarus Naturals Blood Orange High Potency CBD Isolate Tincture, and sea salt. Whisk together until emulsified. Add the roasted beets, oranges, and chives and mix well. Add the cooked quinoa and arugula. Set aside a small amount of almonds for garnish, and pour the remaining almonds into the salad. Fold the salad together gently to distribute the dressing, using as few strokes as possible to allow some of the quinoa and almonds to retain their light color. Transfer the salad to a serving dish, and top with reserved almonds and a sprinkle of flaked sea salt. Serve cool or at room temperature.

Covered and refrigerated, salad will keep for up to 3 days.

*Roasted beets can be purchased readymade (use a fresh vacuum-packed variety as opposed to jarred for best flavor). Alternatively, roast the beets yourself: scrub the beets well, toss with a little oil, and place in a pan covered with foil. Roast at 400° F for about 1 hour, or until beets are soft when pierced with a fork. Let the beets cool completely, then remove the skins and proceed with the recipe.

Looking for other great recipes? Check out more tasty options from Julie and our other Lazarus Naturals influencers!

Dark Chocolate Peppermint CBD Bark

Strawberry Lavender Rhubarb Ice Cream

Tropical Bliss CBD Fruit Tart

Vanilla Green Tea CBD Granola

CBD Matcha Ganache Tart

Tropical Breeze Green CBD Smoothie

Chocolate-Mint Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Lattes With French Vanilla Mocha Whipped Cream

 

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Get into the fall spirit with Lazarus Naturals ambassador, natural food chef, superfood expert, and bestselling author Julie Morris. This seasonal specialty feels like a mug of cozy decadence, yet is totally sugar-free, dairy-free and boasts a delicately flavored CBD whipped cream that complements every sip perfectly. The recipe uses delicious ingredients and our French Vanilla Mocha CBD Tincture.

The recipe makes about twice the whipped cream needed for the recipe, so be sure to save it in the refrigerator for another day or another dessert. It will last about one week. 

Pumpkin Latte With French Vanilla Mocha Whipped Cream

By Julie Morris, @superfoodjules

Makes 2 servings, plus extra whipped cream

For the whipped cream:

1 can full-fat coconut milk, refrigerated upside-down overnight (in the can)

4ml Lazarus Naturals French Vanilla Mocha Flavored High Potency Full-Spectrum CBD Tincture*

For the latte:

2½ cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk

3 tablespoons pumpkin puree

2 tablespoons monkfruit 1:1 sugar substitute (or sweetener or choice, to taste)

½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

1 teaspoon instant espresso powder

To make the whipped cream:

Open the can of coconut milk right-side up and pour out any clear liquid that has separated from the thick white cream inside (you can save this “coconut water” for smoothies or other recipes). Scoop the condensed coconut cream into a medium bowl and add the Lazarus Naturals French Vanilla Mocha Flavored High Potency Full-Spectrum CBD Tincture. Whisk the mixture together very well, until the cream is whipped and fluffy, and begins to hold peaks. Set aside momentarily.

To make the latte:

Add the almond milk to a small saucepot and warm over medium heat until it begins to simmer. Adjust the heat to very low and add the pumpkin puree, monkfruit sugar substitute, pumpkin pie spice,and espresso powder. Whisk until fully combined. Remove the mixture from the heat and pour into mugs. Top generously with prepared CBD whipped cream and enjoy warm.

*Using one quarter of the prepared whipped cream per latte will provide a 50mg serving of CBD (or 1ml of the tincture).

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Looking to incorporate CBD into your meals? Check out these great tips from Lazarus Naturals ambassador, natural food chef, superfood expert, and bestselling author Julie Morris. We highly recommend following her website and Instagram for more great health and wellness tips.

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When you go shopping at the grocery store (or online), you’re more than likely you used to buying the things you need in categories: Primarily, there’s food and then there’s supplements.

These categories also persist in the kitchen. Your supplement shelf may be stacked full of vitamins and herbal compounds – things you take. And your pantry is stocked with varieties of foods – things you eat. But in some cases, these categories can actually blend together: Supplements can be made from foods and conversely, you can use some of your “supplements” as ingredients in the meals you prepare. Excitingly, such is the case with CBD.

While CBD is often sold as a supplement, it can be used extremely successfully in recipes to embolden them with healing function, and in many cases, even adding extra flavor. While there are some definitive “rules” to using CBD in recipes, the overall applications are widely flexible. It’s fun to make your CBD routine the most delicious part of your day by boosting your favorite recipes. Here’s how:

Use edible CBD

As there are different ways to use CBD, you’ve likely noticed many types of products made with it. While it may seem obvious, it’s worth mentioning that CBD balms and creams are designed for topical use only and not digestion. Their CBD content is designed to encourage optimum skin absorption and is often combined with other ingredients that are great for the skin, but should not be ingested. For the most flexible and easy-to-use culinary form, stick to CBD tinctures that are suspended in a fat base for recipe use.

Keep temperatures low

Most experts recommend avoiding exposing CBD to heat over 320-356°F … which I like to translate as “keep at or below 320° F, just to be on the safe side! High temperatures can burn off CBD’s active compounds, reduce effectiveness, and even draw out unwelcome bitter flavors. If you’re not using CBD in an uncooked recipe, be sure to keep baking temperatures on the lower end of the spectrum, or simply mix the tincture into your food once your dish has finished cooking.

Use flavored blends to enhance recipes

While unflavored tinctures will have little impact on the taste of your recipes, Lazarus Naturals flavored tinctures have the potential to not only provide you with the CBD you need – they can actually enhance the flavor and deliciousness of your recipes as well! You can think of them a bit like mild flavoring extracts, and use them in similar ways like to enhance smoothies, low-temperature baked goods, sauces, and desserts. If you’re new to using flavored CBD tinctures, try the High Potency Wintermint CBD Isolate Tincture – an especially versatile and easy-to-use flavor which adds a refreshing hint of mint to all kinds of savory and sweet recipes.

Keep quantity in mind

Whether you’re using a CBD isolate or a full-spectrum tincture, how much CBD you use in your recipe is dependent upon the total amount you want to take. Fortunately, the math is simple: take the quantity of CBD you normally consume in one sitting, and multiply it by the number of servings in the recipe. This result is the maximum quantity of CBD you should add the recipe as a whole. For example, if you’re making a dozen muffins and looking to consume 50mg per serving, you’d add up to 600mg worth of CBD to the recipe. (Note: If you think you might want to have more than one serving, such as two muffins in the example above, you can always adjust the math and use less!)

Mix well

Because of its therapeutic qualities, you’ll want to ensure the CBD you use is well distributed in the recipe you make. This ensures each serving is fairly consistent in potency and you know how much you’re taking (this will also be beneficial for the flavor of the recipe as a whole). So whisk, stir, blend, or puree until you can’t see the tincture anymore… then you’re ready to go!

Undoubtedly, CBD has a plethora of potential for enhancing recipes. Once you master these simple five rules, the healthy possibilities are endless!