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GUIDE TO COOKING, BAKING & MAKING WITH CBD

Step away from the ho ho hum of old-style holiday recipes and take a tour of our delectable delights this season! 

If you’ve never had CBD, you’re in for a treat (and it’s not just for the holidays)! Full Spectrum Zen’s hemp-derived CBD is the perfect “functional” ingredient in any recipe to help with mood, anxiety, aches, pains, and total overall relaxation without making you tired.

FSZ Holiday Recipes

Chocolate Candy Cane Truffles
This a delectable seasonal recipe that can be made with dark, milk, or white chocolate to create the perfect holiday favorite “with a twist”.

Ingredients

 

  • 4 oz. whipped cream cheese  
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup white chocolate chips melted
  • 1/2 tsp. Full Spectrum Zen peppermint CBD
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes


How to Make:

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  • Place candy canes in a plastic zipper bag, using a rolling pin or similar, crush into small pieces.
  • In a medium sized bowl, blend cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth.
  • Melt white chocolate chips in the microwave. Use caution to avoid burning the chocolate.
  • Add white chocolate and peppermint CBD to the cream cheese / powdered sugar mixture and blend until smooth (will be between a batter and dough consistency).
  • Cover and refrigerate for about 30 minutes. 
  • Use a tablespoon or small scoop for equal portions of chocolate, roll batter into a smooth ball and store and store in the refrigerator.
  • When ready to serve, remove from the refrigerator and bring to room temperature (30 mins), then roll truffles in a bowl of crushed candy canes and serve.

Recipe Notes

If you roll the truffles into the candy canes early they can get sticky from absorbing the moisture from the other ingredients. Makes 12-20 truffles.

 

Chocolate Peppermint Protein Shake

Is it a breakfast? A midday snack? Or a liquid dessert? Add a little nutrition to your holiday season with this delicious smoothie treat. 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 large bananas sliced and frozen 
  • 1 1/2  to 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup or 1 scoop chocolate whey or plant-based protein powder
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Full Spectrum Zen peppermint CBD
  • Optional toppings: homemade whipped cream and crushed peppermint candies

Instructions

Take all ingredients (using only 1 ½ cups almond milk) and place in a high-speed blender. Blend on high until smooth. For a thinner consistency, add a little more almond milk depending on how thick/thin you like your smoothies. 

 

 

Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Mint Smoothie

Go plants or go home! In fact, take this recipe home with you. You’ll be so glad you did, even with a few surprise ingredients inside!

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Ingredients 

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen (unsweetened) raspberries
  • 1 fresh or frozen banana
  • Handful fresh, uncooked spinach (rinsed and drained)
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 dropper Full Spectrum Zen peppermint CBD
  • 1 teaspoon cacao powder
  • 1 1/2  to 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup

Instructions

Take all ingredients and place in a high-speed blender. Blend on high until smooth. For a thinner consistency, add a little more almond milk depending on how thick/thin you like your smoothies.  

 

Vanilla Mint Yogurt

Is it a dip? A breakfast treat with a kick? Or is it a dessert? You decide… and enjoy this tasty addition to your daily diet packed with protein and the health benefits of mint and CBD.  

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Plain Lowfat Yogurt
  • 1/2 dropper Full Spectrum Zen peppermint CBD
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 ½ teaspoon fresh mint leaves finely chopped 

Preparation

  • In a bowl, mix together the yogurt, vanilla, and brown sugar with a fork.
  • Rinse and pat dry the mint leaves. Chop fine and measure.
  • Add the CBD, mint and yogurt mixture together, stir and refrigerate.

Enjoy as a fruit dip, add it to parfaits and desserts, eat as a standalone snack or treat! 

 

Keto Peppermint Chill Ice Cream

It’s the ultimate comfort food treat with a kick! The perfect healthy indulgent dessert.

Keto Peppermint Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 dropper Full Spectrum Zen peppermint CBD 
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh mint leaves chopped
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar (sugar free)
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes (sugar free)
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt

Preparation

  • In a bowl, whisk together heavy cream, powdered sweetener, salt, and peppermint flavor CBD. 
  • Fold in crushed fresh mint leaves. 
  • Cover and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours. 
  • Add to your home ice cream maker to churn then place in the freezer for 1 hour and enjoy. 

Great add ons: (sugar free) waffle cones, dark chocolate chips or shavings.