'Relaxing' homemade fruit tart drizzled with cannabinoids. Photo by Melissa Hutsell. Taking one’s daily dose of cannabinoids doesn’t have to be a monotonous experience. Instead, consumers can get creative, and add THC or CBD-rich oils to their favorite sweet or savory foods, like salads, dressings or desserts. I was recently inspired to do just that, and paired a … [Read more...] about Comfort Food: ‘Relaxing’ Homemade Fruit Tart, Drizzled With Cannabinoids
Will hemp burgers be on menus in the near future? Photo credit: Hempfoods.com. Consumers are hungry for protein alternatives. In fact, studies show that demand for plant-based meat is one the rise, in part due to shifting consumer behavior, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on meat sales. One company is well on its way to creating alternative forms of protein … [Read more...] about Hemp Protein: the Next Meat Substitute?
Nug Pops made with fruit juice. Photo credit: Nug. On a sun-drenched summer day, puffing on the indica-dominant Ice Cream strain is sure to whip up a craving for something sweet. But for those who pine for a pint of the real deal to cool off, Emerald has the scoop (pun fully intended) on cannabis-infused ice cream brands throughout the country. 7 … [Read more...] about Cream Come True: 7 Cannabis-Infused Ice Cream Brands to Chill With
Infused imitations like "medicated Skittles" are eye-catching, but are brands piggybacking? Photo credit: Shutterstock. Combining munchies with the high may be a clever marketing strategy to gain customers. But the use of established brands in the sale of cannabis-infused edibles can also be a commercial liability. In May 2021, candy-manufacturing titan Mars … [Read more...] about Infused Imitations: Consumers Question Mars Wrigley’s Motives After Corporation Sues Cannabis Companies
The finished meal — lemon chicken, Greek salad and Tzatziki sauce. Participants made the meal during a virtual cooking class held May 8th by Food Flower Future. Photo by Adel Aschenbrener. Food Flower Future is teaching consumers how to cook with cannabis — all from the comfort of their own homes. The cannabis event series was founded by Khara Pechtes. Pechtes runs … [Read more...] about This Virtual Class Teaches People How to Cook Infused, Chef-Approved Dishes From Home