CBD has been all the rage. It seems like almost everyone knows somebody who uses CBD Soft Gels, tinctures, or some other CBD-infused products. However, while some people use them to relieve pain and treat health issues like anxiety and depression, others use them for recreational purposes.
If you would like to let off some steam, jumping on the CBD bandwagon might be the perfect solution. By adding this non-psychoactive substance to your meals and beverages, you can have an easier time relaxing and stressing out. One particularly effective method is trying out some CBD cocktails. If you are interested in enriching your summer with delicious cocktails, take a look at our propositions:
The recipe for the Coco-Cabana is pretty simple, it’s just a combination of coconut milk and white rum. However, the coconut milk contains cannabinoids, which makes this cocktail somewhat different from the same old summer cocktails you tried before.
- 1 part coconut milk
- 2 parts white rum (you can also substitute it with vodka)
- 1 pinch of ground cinnamon
- 1 pinch of nutmeg
- 1 drop of vanilla extract
- 1 drop of lemon juice
- Ice cubes
Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice cubes. Shake well and pour into a chilled glass. Garnish with some ground nutmeg.
The Hemp Seed Martini
If you don’t want to consume alcohol, but still want to experience the relaxing effects of CBD, this hemp seed martini is perfect for you. It is made without any alcohol, but its flavor is almost the same as for a classic martini. You just need to add some hemp seed oil instead of gin.
- 4 oz of tonic water
- 3 mint leaves
- 2 tsp of sugar syrup (or as needed)
- 1 tsp of hemp seed oil
Place the sugar syrup and mint leaves in a mixing glass and muddle until the mint leaves break down. Pour in the hemp seed oil and tonic water and shake well. Strain over ice in a chilled glass and garnish with a few sprigs of mint.
This Brazilian drink is a combination of cachaça and CBD, which makes it perfect for a warm summer day. It is made with an abundance of lime juice, so it’s perfect for your winter blues as well.
- 1 part cachaça (or white rum)
- 1 part CBD oil or tincture
Mix the CBD oil with the cachaça in a shaker filled with ice cubes. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish with a wedge of lime.
If you like CBD and lemonade, this cocktail is just perfect for you. This soothing beverage is made with limoncello, which is a lemon liqueur, and CBD tincture. It will help you release all the stress in your body and calm down after a long day.
- 1 part limoncello or lemon liqueur
- 2 parts lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
- 1 part CBD tincture
- 12 oz of tonic water
Fill a shaker with ice cubes and mix the lemon juice, limoncello, and CBD tincture until combined. Pour into a tall glass filled with ice and top with tonic water.
CBD mojitos are very popular among people who want to replace alcohol with a non-alcoholic substitute. The recipe is pretty simple, but the flavors are amazing! Plus, this cocktail will help you relax on your next vacation. You can even add some vodka or rum if you want to make your mojito a little stronger!
- 8 mint leaves (plus extra for garnish)
- 1/2 oz of sugar syrup (or as needed)
- 1/2 oz of fresh lime juice (or as needed)
- 4 oz of soda water or sparkling water
Pour the mint leaves, sugar syrup, and lime juice into a mixing glass or a shaker. Muddle until the mint leaves are broken down and the sugar syrup dissolves. Add the soda water or sparkling water and shake well. Strain over ice in a chilled glass and garnish with some fresh mint leaves.
Spiked Strawberry Lemonade
One of our favorite summer drinks is lemonade, so we couldn’t resist including it in this list! This spiked strawberry lemonade contains strawberries, lemon juice, and CBD extract. This is one drink that’s sure to give you energy during your workout or fun activities on hot summer days. Its flavors will refresh your taste buds and mind!
- 1 ounce of strawberry puree or jam
- 1/2 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice (or as needed)
- 4 teaspoons of sugar syrup (or as needed)
- 4 ounces of sparkling water
Pour the strawberry puree, lemon juice, and sugar syrup into a mixing glass or a shaker. Muddle until the strawberry puree breaks down and the sugar syrup dissolves. Add the sparkling water and shake well. Strain over ice in a chilled glass and garnish with some fresh strawberries.
CBD Tropical Pineapple Martini
If you’re looking for a fun cocktail that will help you relax on a hot summer day, this CBD tropical pineapple martini is highly recommended! Pineapple contains tons of antioxidants that can help your body fight inflammation and restore the balance of your metabolism. This means that your mind will be clearer and more focused. Plus, this cocktail tastes amazing!
- 1 oz of pineapple juice (freshly squeezed)
- 3/4 oz of triple sec or any other orange liqueur
- 3/4 oz of lime juice (freshly squeezed)
- 1/2 oz of orange juice (freshly squeezed)
- 1 drop of vanilla extract
- Ice cubes
Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice cubes. Shake well and pour into a chilled glass. Garnish with some pineapple slices or a pineapple wedge.
Chia Watermelon Margarita
When you mix CBD with tequila, you get an amazing drink that will make you feel relaxed and happy! This recipe is perfect for people who don’t like sweet drinks but want to try out CBD cocktails as well. Your taste buds won’t get overloaded with sugar, but your body will still enjoy the relaxing effects of CBD. The chia seeds in this beverage will also give you more energy during the day and what could be better than that?
- 2 oz of tequila (or any other white liquor)
- 1/2 oz of lime juice (freshly squeezed)
- 2 oz of watermelon juice (freshly juiced)
- 4 drops of CBD tincture or oil
Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice cubes. Shake well and pour into a chilled glass. Garnish with some fresh mint leaves or a wedge of watermelon.
Mint Lemonade with CBD
This refreshing drink is perfect for hot summer days. It will help you release stress and enjoy your time outside.
- 1/2 cup of mint leaves (plus extra for garnish)
- 1/4 cup of sugar syrup (or as needed)
- 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice (or as needed)
- Ice cubes
Place the mint leaves, sugar syrup, and lemon juice in a mixing glass or a shaker. Muddle until the mint leaves are broken down and the sugar syrup dissolves. Add ice and shake well. Strain over ice in a chilled glass and garnish with some fresh mint leaves.
CBD offers all kinds of benefits for your health, so now it’s time to take action! If you have been struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety, inflammation, or chronic pain, CBD can help you get relief. It’s not only limited to cocktails either, you can pretty much add CBD oil in any recipe. If you want to mix things up and add CBD in foods you can easily do it, just make sure you don’t go over the recommended dose. If you are not sure about how much CBD you should be taking, make sure to do some research. If you have never taken CBD before it would be wise to consult with a healthcare professional so that they can answer any questions you might have. CBD is known to have many positive effects on our overall well being so why not take advantage of the positive effects of CBD and try out some of these recipes.