Sunday, July 14, 2024

Easy, Cool, Cannabis Drink Recipes For A Hot, Sultry Day

Record heat waves are washing over the country causing misery – here are ways to cool down and chill out

For the last 18 days, Phoenix, AZ has hit 110 or more degrees.  And because of the extended period, the night cool down has not materialized with it barely dropping to 90 degrees.  While there have been other places (Death Valley, CA and Casa Grande, AZ) who have topped had higher, this is the first big town or major city to suffer a direct hit.

This July, millions have experienced the heat dome and warning are out for millions more. The summer is barely half over and already it is one for the books.  Keep out of the sun, drink water, don’t over exert yourself are all key aspects of staying cool.  But at the end of day, what about an easy cool, refreshing cannabis drink that not only lowers the heat but chills you out.  We have you, here are three to make the summer more enjoyable.

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Fresh Infused Cucumber-Lime Water

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 tablespoon cannabis oil (you can purchase from your local dispensary)
  • 4 cups water
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh mint leaves (optional)

Instructions

  • In a pitcher, combine the sliced cucumber, lime juice, cannabis oil, and water.
  • Stir well to mix the ingredients.
  • Add ice cubes to the pitcher to chill the infused water.
  • Let the flavors infuse for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Serve the infused cucumber-lime water in glasses with additional ice cubes and garnish with fresh mint leaves, if desired.
  • Sip and enjoy the refreshing and hydrating cannabis-infused water.

Be careful about the amount you drink

Infused Mango Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon cannabis oil (you can purchase from your local dispensary)
  • 1 tablespoon honey or sweetener of your choice
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine the diced mango, coconut milk, cannabis oil, and honey.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add ice cubes and blend again until the smoothie reaches your desired consistency.
  4. Pour into a glass and garnish with a mango slice or mint leaves.

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Sweet Tea With A Kick

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of cannabis oil (you can purchase from your local dispensary)
  • 8 cups of water
  • 4-5 orange pekoe tea bags
  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar (more or less pending your preference)
  • Lemon Slices

Instructions:

  1. In a large pot, bring 8 cups of water to a boil
  2. Add the tea bags and let boil for 5 minutes
  3. Remove from stove
  4. Stir in 4 tablespoons of granulated sugar (more or less)
  5. Add the cannabis oil and continue stirring
  6. Add lemon juice if you desire
  7. Chill the sweet tea in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving
  8. Add lemon slices and serve

With all the drinks, remember the potency and amount you drink will definitely influence how high you become.  You may start out with a low dose drink so you don’t overindulge and can still enjoy the day.

Enjoy the easy, cool, cannabis drink recipes for a hot, sultry day. Have a great summer.

 

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