CBD Mocktails, herbs, and benefits
CBD recipes, especially mocktails, have quickly become a fan favorite since launching Blooming Botanicals in 2019. These easy CBD drinks are nonalcoholic and provide essential antioxidants and nutrients to fuel your immune system, cardiovascular health, and more. Dry January is starting to sound real good right about now! 😋
What CBD is best for recipes?
For this recipe, we use full spectrum Original CBD. The super subtle taste makes it easy to incorporate into pretty much anything without overpowering it. That said, depending on your taste, full spectrum Turmeric CBD or 1:1 CBG + CBD are also delicious options for an extra boost of wellness. Turmeric includes additional anti-inflammatory properties, while CBG is known to boost gut health and brain function. Take your pick! Or don’t and use a bit of each!
Antioxidants & vitamins for your immune system
Not only are blueberries nutrient dense, they provide a healthy kick of antioxidants. Fun fact: antioxidants can help protect cells from harmful free radicals caused by stress and toxins.
Lemon provides essential vitamins, like Vitamin C, while promoting hydration, digestion, and skin health. Lemon juice is another great source of antioxidants to help fuel your immune system.
Rosemary is another rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents. Since ancient times, people have relied on rosemary to boost concentration and enhance memory as well. Don’t sleep on the power of herbs!
What are the benefits of antioxidants?
Antioxidants may improve your health on a cellular level by clearing out debris and what are known as “free radicals” from your cells. Over time, excess free radicals can lead to oxidative stress and illness in the body, making antioxidants very important to support your overall health and wellbeing. Studies suggest CBD acts similarly on a cellular level to defend cells against free radicals and boost overall immune function.
Blueberry CBD Smash Mocktail Recipe
- 10 blueberries (roughly a handful)
- 1 sprig rosemary (more for garnish – optional)
- half a lemon, juiced
- 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 dropper Original CBD
- 3/4 cup sparkling water
- 1 cup ice
- Place blueberries, rosemary leaves, lemon juice, maple syrup and CBD into a jar.
- Muddle gently to bring out the flavor of the rosemary and blueberries. (If you don’t have a muddler, we recommend using a wooden spoon!)
- Muddle until mixture turns a beautiful pink/purple. 💗💜
- Using a strainer, pour mixture over ice.
- Top with sparkling water.
- Garnish with extra rosemary and blueberries if desired! 🤤
Combining CBD with herbs & whole foods
Before embarking on our journey to make the healthiest CBD on the market, we specialized in superfoods and health coaching. With a background and certification in integrative nutrition, it’s no surprise we put a lot of thought into what we put in our bodies. Have you been striving to incorporate holistic health solutions in your day-to-day wellness regimen? We highly recommend activating the synergistic benefits of herbs, whole foods, and cannabidiol for ultimate health. Consider CBD as an alternative for your next cocktail party!