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Four mood-boosting CBD recipes from chef Georgia Levy



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Foods like dark chocolate, turmeric and brazil nuts combined with CBD could help reduce anxiety.
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We know CBD can be great if you need a mood-boost, but have you considered using it to enhance your food as well?

Georgia Levy, in-house CBD chef for mellow, an online marketplace for global CBD wellness brands, has shared her top tips on how to use CBD oil to supercharge your food to suit your different wellness needs.


Breakfast boost

If you are after a well-needed energy boost in the morning, an ‘energy’ focused CBD oil is fantastic to put into porridge or overnight oats. 

Try combining rolled oats, chia seeds, chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts or hazelnuts are perfect), seeds (such as pumpkin or sunflower seeds), plus your choice of fruit with two drops of a good quality CBD oil. 

Porridge oats CBD RECIPE

CBD oil is fantastic to put into porridge or overnight oats. 

This breakfast recipe is packed with goodness and slow releasing energy, leaving you ready to tackle the day. If you suffer from afternoon energy slumps, another way to get a CBD-infused energy boost is homemade energy balls. 

Just combine dried fruit, nuts, seeds and something sweet with a few drops of your CBD oil.


Recovery smoothie

CBD can help recovery after a workout, so it’s a great addition to a post-workout smoothie. Try combining a few drops of your favourite ‘recovery’ focused CBD oil with yoghurt, banana and berries and your milk of choice. 

If you fancy something more substantial, why not make a recovery salad dressing to pair with protein and vegetables. I make mine by combining, vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey and olive oil with a few drops of my favourite CBD oil.

CBD chef Georgia Levy

CBD chef Georgia Levy

Balancing biscuits 

A lot of people take CBD to help manage feelings of anxiety. It is also said that foods like dark chocolate, turmeric and brazil nuts help reduce anxiety. 

If you are about to jump on a work Zoom call that you are feeling stressed about, having a stash of homemade biscuits combining ‘calm’ focused CBD oil, dark chocolate and brazil nuts to munch on may help to calm your nerves and give you a chocolate hit. Combine these ingredients with butter, flour, sugar and an egg.

Dreamy hot chocolate

CBD can help you fall asleep more easily. Mix up the way you take CBD at night time by making a ‘sleep’ focused CBD oil-infused hot chocolate for a restful night. Mix together cocoa, sugar or honey and your favourite type of milk with your CBD oil.

Sarah Sinclair is a respected cannabis journalist writing on subjects related to science, medicine, research, health and wellness. She is managing editor of Cannabis Health, the UK’s leading title covering medical cannabis and CBD, and sister titles, Cannabis Wealth and Psychedelic Health.Sarah has an NCTJ journalism qualification and an MA in Journalism from the University of Sunderland. Sarah has over six years experience working on newspapers, magazines and digital-first titles, the last two of which have been in the cannabis sector. She has also completed training through the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society securing a certificate in Medical Cannabis Explained.She is a member of PLEA’s (Patient-Led Engagement for Access) advisory board, has hosted several webinars on cannabis and women's health and has moderated at industry events such as Cannabis Europa.Sarah Sinclair is the editor of Cannabis Health. Got a story? Email / Follow us on Twitter: @CannabisHNews / Instagram: @cannabishealthmag