Foodwise Kitchen

Foodwise Kitchen

Humboldt County native, Rachele McCluskey, is abundant in life’s most precious resource – good health. With bright azure-colored eyes and glowing skin, McCluskey is a walking advertisement for the plant-based diet she endorses at her growing business, Foodwise Kitchen.   This August, McCluskey is celebrating one year since opening Foodwise in downtown Arcata, Humboldt’s bohemian university town. The high ceilings, elegant style and natural light of the commercial kitchen at Foodwise create the perfect background…

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Humboldt Summer Soup

Humboldt Summer Soup

Ingredients: 1 ½ tablespoons canna-coconut oil 1 medium yellow onion, roughly chopped 2 cloves garlic, diced 2 tablespoons sundried tomatoes, ground* 2-3 medium heirloom tomatoes, chopped  1 teaspoon Himalayan salt 1 bundle fresh cilantro, roughly chopped (divided) 2 small summer squash, sliced  2 small zucchini, sliced Himalayan salt & black pepper to taste    Directions: Heat canna-oil in large soup pot. Add chopped onion & garlic and cook over medium heat until translucent.   Add…

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Raw Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Cacao-Canna Sauce

Raw Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Cacao-Canna Sauce

  What You’ll Need: 10” spring form pan Food processor or blender Crust:  1 cup almonds  1 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened ½ cup raw cacao powder  12 Medjool Dates, pitted Pinch Himalayan salt  In a food processor pulse together the almonds, cacao powder and shredded coconut. One by one, add pitted dates and salt. Process until evenly combined and dough is starting to stick together. Pour mixture into your springform pan and press around edges,…

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Canna I Have S’more?

Canna I Have S’more?

As July heats up, everyone’s making plans to pack the camper and get outside. At the beach or in the woods, cooking up gourmet camp fare is half the fun. A beloved and foolproof classic, you can’t go wrong with toasty and sweet, soft and crunchy s’mores. For a grown-up, canna-friendly twist, bring a box of beautiful Mellows, from San Francisco’s own gourmet, medicinal marshmallow company. A 12-pack of assorted gourmet flavors lets everyone create…

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High St. Teas

High St. Teas

Humboldt Medicine   Victoria England’s British roots have crept into her new brand, High St. Teas, inspired by her longtime home in Humboldt and its beloved cash crop. Born in England, and raised in Mill Valley, California, it is was not until 1994 that she arrived in Humboldt County to attend Humboldt State University. By 2006, she felt that in order to stay in the region, she would have to start her own business. Thus…

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The Cannaisseur Series

The Cannaisseur Series

A 420 Foodie’s Dream Story & Photos  by Laura Matsie The Cannaisseur dinner series, hosted by Chef Coreen Carroll and her fiancé Ryan Bush, celebrates both the relationship between cannabis and food, and the cannabis community itself. Coreen and Ryan have been creating these events for two years, and Cannaisseur will celebrate its “Canniversary” at a special event this May! Chef Coreen is not shy about her inspiration for these events, and describes herself as…

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Cannabinoids and The Central Nervous System

Cannabinoids and The Central Nervous System

Let’s get to repairing… By Dr. Pepper Hernandez ND, PhD, CNHP   The nervous system is a complex collection of nerves and specialized cells known as neurons that transmit signals between different parts of the body. Neurons in the brain communicate via electrical impulses and neurotransmitters. The nervous system is comprised of mainly two parts. The first part being the peripheral nervous system, which includes the nerves and ganglia on the outside of the brain…

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Decadently Delightful

Decadently Delightful

Decadently Delightful Functional Confectionary Art By Cannabis Chef Rebekah Johnson       In time for Valentine’s Day this year, a sweet treat hits the market for the cannabis consumer who’s not only a connoisseur of the fine herb but also loves chocolate. Most people have an insatiable love for this delectable decadence of confectionery bliss. If you’re one of those many individuals who adores all things chocolate, you’re going to love this. How about…

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Cannabis Lover’s Collins

Cannabis Lover’s Collins

Get your sweetheart swizzled on this elegant and herbaceous twist on a Valentine’s Day Tom Collins. Featuring one of Humboldt County’s premium distillers, the Cannabis Lover’s Collins uses Humboldt Distillery’s Cannabis-Sativa infused vodka and a high CBD tincture. The result? A lightly fruit-sweetened, floral cocktail with zero THC, allowing you to personally customize your Valentine’s Day high. Approachable for even the amateur mixologist, the cocktail calls for fresh raspberries, rosewater and a high CBD tincture….

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CannaNutella Share Bread

CannaNutella Share Bread

SERVES: 8 Approximate Dosage Based on infusing 3.5gms dried/decarbed cannabis into 1 stick of butter (starting cannabis weight before dry/decarb was 7gms) 10%: 5.3mg – 15%: 8mg – 20%: 10.6mg INGREDIENTS 2 cups bread flour (sifted) 1/3 cup raw cane sugar 1 package (2 ¼ teaspoons) Active Dry Yeast ½ teaspoon Salt 2 eggs yolks 2 Tablespoons Jeff’s Light Tasting Cannabutter (melted) ¾ cup warm milk 1 ½ cups Nutella STEPS In a large bowl, use…

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