Labor Day Weekend is the perfect time to gather your family and friends, fire up the grill, and celebrate the end of summer with one final cookout, CBD-style.
Labor Day is just around the corner, and guess what? Your BBQs, picnics, and potlucks are about to get a whole lot higher on the chill scale!
Dive into our delectably dreamy CBD recipes that promise flavor explosions and the gentle, calming embrace of our premium CBD. Ready to take your Labor Day feast to a new level of relaxation? Let's get cooking!
1. CBD-Infused Watermelon Mint Cooler. Makes 4.
Start your Labor Day festivities on a refreshing note with this CBD-infused watermelon mint cooler. This cooling beverage will keep you hydrated and relaxed throughout the day.
What You’ll Need:
- 2 cups chilled watermelon
- 1 cup coconut water
- 1/2 fresh squeezed lime
- 1/2 cup white wine spritzer (omit if making a mocktail)
- 1 cup ice
- 1ml dropper of CBD Isolate Tincture in Peppermint
Blend fresh watermelon chunks with a handful of mint leaves, a squeeze of lime juice, and a dose of your favorite CBD oil.
Add some lost range.® CBD whipped honey or your preferred sweetener to enhance the sweetness.
Once blended, serve over ice and garnish with mint sprigs and a watermelon wedge. If pre-making this recipe, stir well before serving so the oil doesn't separate.
(If you're making this Mocktail with booze, add 1/2 cup of vodka.)
2. CBD-Infused Hawaiian Chicken Kebabs. Serves 4.
Fire up the grill and create a colorful array of CBD-infused Hawaiian chicken kebabs. Kebabs are always sure to please when it comes to having a cookout, plus they're easy to make!
What You’ll Need:
For the Marinade:
- 1/3 cup ketchup
- 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
- 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
- 1/4 cup canned pineapple juice
- 4 Tbsp olive oil, divided, plus more for brushing the grill
- 1 1/2 Tbsp rice vinegar
- 4 garlic cloves, minced (4 tsp)
- 1 Tbsp minced ginger
- 1/2 tsp sesame oil
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 1ml dropper of Full Spectrum CBD Oil (adjust to your preference)
For the Kebabs:
- Wooden or metal skewers
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, chopped into 1 1/4-inch cubes. chicken breast per person)
- 3 cups (heaping) fresh cubed pineapple (about 3/4 of 3 lb pineapple)
- 1 1/2 large green peppers, diced into 1 1/4-inch pieces
- 1 large red onion, diced into 1 1/4-inch pieces
*If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes before grilling to prevent burning.
Combine ketchup, brown sugar, soy sauce, pineapple juice, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, rice vinegar, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, and Full Spectrum CBD Oil in a mixing bowl. Add 3/4 teaspoon of pepper and season with salt as desired.
Next, place the chicken into a resealable bag large enough to hold it. Set aside 1/2 cup of the marinade in the refrigerator and pour the remaining marinade over the chicken. Seal the bag and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Preheat the grill to medium heat, around 400°F (200°C). Thread the vegetables and chicken onto the skewers and brush the skewers with your CBD-infused marinade, coating it evenly.
Grill the skewers for 10-15 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (75°C) in the center. Serve the skewers warm, and enjoy!
3. Blueberry Lavender CBD Popsicles. Serves 6.
Cool down with these soothing blueberry lavender CBD popsicles. These frozen treats are a delightful way to enjoy CBD's benefits while savoring summer's flavors.
What You’ll Need:
- Popsicle molds
- 2 cups of coconut milk
- 2 cups fresh blueberries
- 1 cup of lost range.® CBD whipped honey
- Two tablespoons of lavender syrup
- 1 cup water
- 2 tbsp culinary-grade lavender buds
Put your popsicle molds in the freezer for 10 minutes before making the recipe. (This will help everything get cool faster).
Combine the blueberries, lost range.® CBD whipped honey, lavender syrup, and water in a saucepan. Simmer your fruit compote on low for 15 minutes.
When the 15 minutes are up, remove your fruit compote from the heat and let it cool for 5 minutes. Add one layer of unsweetened coconut milk to each popsicle mold.
Add the blueberry compote to make the second layer, and repeat this process until your popsicle molds are full. You can get super creative and add as many layers as possible.
Freeze for 6 hours or preferably overnight. Soak the popsicle molds in warm water for 10-15 when ready to eat seconds and enjoy!
4. CBD Strawberry Chocolate Brownies. Serves 9.
Let's take a spin on the fan-favorite treat and indulge in Strawberry Chocolate Brownies. This recipe is gluten-free –a plus for everyone! These brownies redefine goodness by combining fudgy chocolate, almond butter, and diced strawberries.
What You’ll Need:
- 1ml Dropper of Gold Buckle® Full Spectrum CBD Oil
- 1/2 cup oil or melted butter
- 1/3 cup almond butter
- 3/4 cup coconut sugar
- 1/4 cup milk
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 3/4 cup oat flour
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 cup finely diced strawberries
- 1/3 cup fresh strawberries (sliced)
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, line an 8×8″ baking pan with parchment paper, and set aside.
Whisk together all ingredients until smooth in a large bowl. Whisk in the dry ingredients, aside from the chocolate chips. Next, fold the chocolate chips, diced strawberries, and Gold Buckle® Full Spectrum CBD Oil.
Transfer to the prepared pan and smooth out your mixture. You can top it with sliced strawberries and additional chocolate chips if desired.
Bake for 30-38 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool in the pan for 20 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.
Slice into 16 squares and enjoy!
Culinary Adventurers unite! Take your celebration to a new level of relaxation and enjoyment this Labor Day with lost range.®.
Remember to choose high-quality CBD products when making CBD-infused recipes and adjust the dosage to your preference.
Here's to a Labor Day filled with good food, company, and a bonus dose of relaxation.