Staff Pick

Mint and Lime Cannabis-Infused Cheesecakes (vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free)

I have a confession to make: I’m new to making cannabis edibles. Often when people come to my blog or Instagram and see my passion for cannabis and plant based food, they assume I spend my free time feverishly cooking up a storm of infused goodies. And that makes total sense, because the two pair exceptionally well. Truth be told, I love cannabis. I love vegan food. And I love edibles. But until very recently, I hadn’t experimented much in the kitchen with making my own medicated treats. There are a few reasons for this: In Colorado, obtaining edibles was as easy as walking to my local dispensary and choosing from a glorious plethora of medicated options. Ice cream? Chocolate bars? Sunflower seeds? Cookies? Gummies? Check, check, check, check. Admittedly, I fell into the habit of picking u...

4 Tips for Consuming Cannabis Edibles

When I was in my early twenties and new to Colorado, a coworker gave me my first edible. “Be careful with this,” she warned, handing me a glass bottle wrapped carefully in a paper bag and topped with a red bow. I peeked inside at the contents: A cannabis-infused soda with a bright, psychedelic label that read: WARNING. Contains THC: 100mg. My coworker’s warm smile melted to stern sincerity as I excitedly fiddled with the bottle cap. “I’m not kidding,” she insisted. “Take one sip – ONE – then wait an hour and see how you feel.” Well, we all know how this story ended. I woke up fourteen hours later (and four hours into my work shift) nose-to-nose with a half-eaten box of pizza I didn’t remember ordering. Sporting the same clothes as the night before and a dizzying headache to match, I was a ...

What the F*&! is a Cannabinoid? (And other commonly-used cannabis terms)

If you’re new to cannabis, or if you’re exploring cannabis for the first time in a while (I’m talking to you, 60s flower children!), then you’ve probably noticed a lot has changed. With countless products to choose from, confusing lingo and conflicting information at every turn, navigating cannabis – whether for medical reasons, pleasure, or both – is a complex experience for the novice user. But have no fear – I’ve compiled for you a list of answers to the top five most commonly-used terms you’ll come across when becoming acquainted with your new best friend. Whether you’re a new patient or a seasoned recreational user, educating yourself on cannabis basics can be a powerful tool in helping you find the relief, joy, or spiritual experience you’re seeking. Read on to learn more about these...