Nothing makes you feel healthier than a having a salad for lunch—or dinner for that matter. That’s because salads often contain dark, leafy greens and other colorful veggies that are chock full of nutrients.
Let’s be honest though. A lot of times salads can be lackluster. But they don’t have to be. In fact, there’s an easy way to turn a whatever salad into a great one: by focusing on the dressing, obviously.
Store-bought salad dressings tend to not only be expensive, they’re usually full of sugar and salt—or both. The easy solution is to make your own. All you need are a couple of ingredients that are likely already in your cabinet.
And what better way to up the health factor of your salad than by adding a little C-B-D—cannabidiol, that is.
Anecdotal evidence and some preliminary scientific research suggest that CBD can help folks fight pain and anxiety. CBD can also help us feel relaxed and focused, so we’re free to make the most out of our day.
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Folks who take CBD to better their health usually take it every day; they often compare it to a supplement. They believe that CBD builds up in your system, so taking it daily will lead to better results than taking it only when you feel like you need it.
That said, if you have a hard time keeping up with consuming CBD regularly, one of the best ways to take it is in food like a salad dressing.
Until recently, CBD tinctures weren’t known for their amazing taste. But now companies like Cured Nutrition and Elixinol have developed tinctures that are mild to the palate, making their products ideal for adding to foods.
Making your own hemp CBD salad dressing is quick and easy. Check out our recipe for lemon-balsamic hemp CBD salad dressing.
Ingredients for Lemon-Balsamic Hemp CBD Salad Dressing
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp soy sauce
- 1 dropperful hemp CBD tincture
How to Make Lemon-Balsamic Vinaigrette Hemp CBD Salad Dressing
- In a mason jar, combine all ingredients.
- Put lid on and shake vigorously.
- Add ingredients to taste.
Refrigerate any unused dressing. It should keep for about two weeks.
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