CBD Chocolate Hummus
Once you taste this CBD chocolate hummus you won't want to stop! This recipe is packed with fiber, antioxidants, and polyphenols. (So don't feel bad if you go back for seconds!)
(8 servings: 25mg CBD per serving)
- 1 1/2 cups chickpeas (drained & rinsed)
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3 tbsp maple syrup
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- pinch of salt
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 tbsp avocado oil
- 200 mg Heritage CBD Hemp Extract Oil: Unflavored
1. Add drained and rinsed chickpeas into food processor and pulse for 30 seconds.
2. Scrape chickpea paste from sides of food processor back into center before adding remaining ingredients.
3. Pulse for 1 minute.
4. Check consistency of hummus and add more water in very smell increments if needed.
5. Serve with fruit or crackers and enjoy!
CBD Strawberry & Banana Smoothie
Who doesn't love a classic Strawberry & Banana Smoothie!?
They say don't mess with a good thing, but they must have not heard about CBD! Elevate this simple and refreshing smoothie with some of our Unflavored Hemp Extract Oil for a perfect start to your day.
(Recipe Serves: 1)
1 frozen banana
1/2 cup milk
1 cup strawberries
1/4 tsp vanilla
25 mg Hemp CBD Extract Oil: Unflavored
CBD Coffee Craving Smoothie
Wake up on a great foot with our CBD Coffee Craving Smoothie! Loaded with antioxidants, fiber, and Omega-3 fatty acids, this smoothie is the kick-start you'll love! We like to add CBD to our caffeinated beverages because it can help take the jittery-edge off that coffee drinks can sometimes cause. ☕️⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
(Recipe Serves: 1) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
1 banana frozen⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
1/2 cup crushed ice ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
2 tsp coffee beans⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
1/2 tsp vanilla extract ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
2 tsp chia seeds⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
1/2 cup coffee⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
2 tsp cocoa powder⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
1 tbsp milk⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
25 mg Heritage CBD Hemp Extract Oil: Unflavored
CBD Acai Super Bowl
Our CBD Acai Super Bowl recipe is a must-try! Acai is a superfood packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Acai got the nickname, "Brazilian beauty berry" because it is loaded with Vitamins A, C, and E which all provide benefits to your skin health. What could be better than these beauty berries? Adding some of our all natural, unflavored CBD oil to the base of this amazing bowl!
(Recipe Yields: 1 bowl: 25mg CBD per serving)⠀
1 pckg unsweetened açaí purée frozen (about 1/2 cup)
1/2 cup blueberries frozen
1/2 banana frozen
1/3 cup of coconut milk
300 mg Heritage CBD Hemp Extract Oil: Unflavored
granola of your choice
Optional: Add peanut butter for extra protein
CBD for Dogs: Safety and Effectiveness
As more evidence has come out on the safety and efficacy of cannabinoids (CBD) for humans, dog owners are looking into CBD as potential treatment for their furry friends. CBD has been linked to reducing inflammation, pain, anxiety, and seizures in canines.
Why Try CBD for Your Dog?
- CBD is Safe for Dogs- There are no significant signs of adverse effects or potential toxicity among canine studies. A recent study administered hemp extract in the form of soft chews to 6 dogs over the course of 12-weeks and found that there was a 96.7% acceptance rate, with 3.3% showing loose stool and 0.45% vomit. Besides this small evidence of loose stool and vomit there were no other observable negative side-effects. Most notably, there was no change in blood count or chemistry throughout the 12-week study, which is a positive outcome in terms of potential toxicity.1 Another recent study performed by Cornell University and approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) followed 16 dogs medically confirmed with Osteoarthritis (OA) and treated with CBD based oil. Each dog was given 2 mg/kg of CBD oil for the first 4 weeks and then 8 mg/kg for the next 4 weeks with the washout period in between. There were no adverse side-effects or psychoactive side effects seen among the dogs in this study at either the low or high dose.2
- CBD Actually Works- The Cornell study showed a significant decrease in pain and increase in activity levels among canines. While this was only observing benefits of CBD on dogs with OA, we can likely assume there would be beneficial effects on other conditions causing canines pain and inflammation.2
- NSAIDS May Cause Problems for Your Dog- The primary treatment for chronic-pain conditions are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). The problem is, there is evidence that NSAIDS could actually be causing harm to your dog. In a systematic review of 64 canine studies, 35 of 64 dogs showed adverse effects to NSAIDS, most commonly gastrointestinal issues.3 These negative side-effects for canines taking NSAIDS could potentially be avoided if their treatment were to be replaced with CBD.
How Do I Give My Dog CBD?
- Oil is Best- Studies have shown the best way for dogs to consume CBD is via CBD oil rather than in form of a CBD-infused soft chews. The soft chews showed higher concentration but less retention in dogs’ systems than CBD oil. 1
- Serve with Food- Studies have shown that CBD oil dropped into thier regular food will increase absorption by 4–5 fold. 4-5 Therefore, when introducing CBD to your dog, try dropping the oil on a treat or giving it to them directly in their mouth right after a meal.
- Start with a Lower Dose Twice a Day- When figuring out dosing for your dog, start low (about 2 mg/kg) and build up as needed. A lower dose will stay in your dog’s system just as long as a high dose. A study showed that when dogs were given 2 mg/kg of CBD and 8 mg/kg of CBD, each dosing level stayed in the dogs’ systems for about 4.2 hours. 2 This means that a dose at least twice a day will provide the best effect.
Like you, the team here at Heritage CBD is closely monitoring the latest news about COVID-19. The health and safety of our employees, customers, and community are foremost in our minds. Our thoughts are with all those presently impacted by the coronavirus and the health professionals working to care for them.
During this time, Heritage CBD remains open for business and will be fulfilling orders on our usual schedule. We want to assure you that Heritage is taking all necessary precautions. Beyond continuing to observe current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) at our facility, we are being exceptionally careful and diligent with all sanitary practices and implementing additional hygienic barriers with every step of our manufacturing and packaging process. As the COVID-19 situation evolves we will continue to look to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health officials to guide our actions.
We hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy, and we wish everyone well-being as we all navigate this global health challenge together.
Does CBD make you hungry?
You may already be aware that ingesting marijuana increases your appetite. These cravings are due to the THC in cannabis, so you may wonder, does CBD have the same effect? The answer in short is no. THC increases the hormone ghrelin, which makes you feel hungry. THC also sparks a food cravings through CB1 receptors that control appetite. CBD on the other hand does not increase hunger in this way, but it could increase appetite in other ways. CBD has been shown to alleviate symptoms of nausea and vomiting. This decrease in nausea could in turn help with appetite while not directly increasing hunger.
Is CBD Oil Addictive?
CBD is not addictive. The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report in 2018 confirming that CBD does not possess signs of potential dependence or abuse. The cannabinoid does not produce a high and therefore is not considered a potential for substance abuse. In fact, CBD has actually shown potential to help with substance abuse recovery.1