With the legalization of cannabis making its way across the country, there are many different methods of consumption that are gaining in popularity.
Here are four great cannabis-infused recipes that you should try making at home this month.
If you’re looking for a way to get in your regular dosage of cannabis throughout the day without adding extra calories to your diet, then cannabutter can be a great option. This is cannabis-infused butter that you can make at home.
The basic concept is to melt your butter in a saucepan with a little bit of water. Then, add your ground up cannabis into the melted liquid. Let the pot simmer for a couple of hours so the weed can be infused with the butter. Simply strain out the ground up cannabis and refrigerate your butter. It will be ready to use in a short while once it hardens.
You can infuse cannabis with your brownies by adding it in a butter or oil form. Be sure to take note of how much cannabis is added into the brownies. Realize that you don’t just want to throw in a bunch of ground-up weed into the brownies.
Cannabis needs to be decarboxylated before its effects will work on the body. Decarboxylated is a fancy word for saying that the cannabis has to be heated up for it to give you a high. This is why you must use cannabis that has already been decarboxylated into oil or butter.
Along the same lines of cannabutter is cannabis-infused oil. The benefit to this oil is that you can use it with a ton of different cannabis-infused recipes to get in your daily dose of cannabis.
To make cannabis-infused oil simply grab a bottle of your brand of olive oil. Pour the oil into a stovetop pot and let it simmer. Add your ground cannabis to the mixture and let it simmer for a couple of hours.
This heating process will allow the components of the cannabis to fully infuse with your olive oil. Then, simply use a cheesecloth to filter out the ground cannabis before returning your olive oil to its original container.
If you want to find out how to make cannabis-infused coconut oil, check out the recipe here.
You can enjoy a nice warm cup of cannabis tea to get your day started in the morning. There are various methods for making this recipe, so you can choose the one which is most convenient for you.
Realize that the cannabis must be heated up for it to release its active high effect on the body. You can use cannabis-infused milk, butter, or oil to mix with your tea to get high. Or, you can use a tincture to put drops in your tea.
Infusing cannabis with the foods that you love isn’t too difficult to do. Since you have so many options for using different forms of cannabis such as dry herb leaves and tincture drops, you can find one that fits your preferences.
Once you start infusing cannabis into your food, you’ll find more and more ways to do so.