Roasted nuggets or squash seeds sprinkled with kief
A new year is coming, and we once again find ourselves making goals, resolutions and promises for ourselves and for others. For many people, making healthy food choices is always high on the resolution list, as excess holiday gluttony inevitably ends up enlarging the waistline. A ganja chef talks about some of his favorite recipes for healthy cannabis infused foods, including one recipe that caught our eye: Roasted Pepitas (or squash seeds) sprinkled with kief. The pepitas are also low in fat compared to other seeds. Often used in Mexican cuisine these seeds can be added to salads, soups, breads and many other preparations.
Learn to associate the terpene and flavonoid profiles of strains with foods
New diets for the new year can also reshape our relationship with food. When it comes to edibles, people tend to think of food first. brownies, cookies, cookies and other products high in sugar. And if you've made a pledge to follow a plant-based or low-sugar diet, how will edible foods fit into your new lifestyle choice? There is a wide range of tasty recipes that will help you keep up with your diet. By learning to relate the terpene and flavonoid profiles of strains to the tasty foods you have available, you will ultimately make your consuming experience more enjoyable. Think of each strain as a unique spice with specific flavor profiles that also provides a specific medicinal result.
This roasted squash seed recipe, also known as pepitas, also makes an incredibly delicious and healthy snack. It's made with decarboxylated kief, so you don't have to consume canna oil or canna butter ! Taste responsibly.
Recipe: Grilled Herb Pepitas
Pepitas come from oilseeds or pumpkins from Styria and have the unique quality of being shellless. Inside the flesh of the pumpkin, these little green seeds grow like any other pumpkin seed, but without the hard white outer shell. They are extremely rich in fiber, protein, minerals and vitamins, which cannot be broken down by heat. Thus, raw and grilled pepitas have the same nutritional content. The very earthy sandalwood flavor profiles of the herb complement the earthy flavors of these squash seeds, making it a perfect seasoning. The medicinal effects of the herb are very narcotic which is great for lulling body aches and muscle spasms. It is also very effective in treating anxiety states and insomnia. Enjoy these seeds in your smoothie bowls, yogurt, granola, or even by the handful as a snack.
- 2 cups raw, plain green nuggets
- Olive oil
- Hawaiian Black Sea Salt or Regular Himalayan Pink Sea Salt
- Cracked black pepper
- ½ gram decarboxylated
- Step 1: Preheat your oven to 170 ° Celsius. Divide the seeds on two baking sheets and sprinkle them with a drizzle of olive oil. Flip and flip all the seeds in the olive oil, making sure all the seeds are flat on the baking sheet.
- Step 2: Season the seeds with the sea salt of your choice and black pepper. You can choose at this point to sprinkle the kief over the squash seeds or wait until they are toasted.
- Step 3: Roast the seeds for 15 minutes. Using a wooden spoon, stir the seeds and roast them for an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until crisp.
- Step 4: Take out of the oven then collect all the seeds and olive oil using a rubber spatula and put them in a jar or container. Enjoy them hot from the oven!
If one gram of weed is tested for 50% THC, 50% of 1000 mg is equivalent to 500 mg. Substitute the number for your THC percentage and do the math to determine the desired dosage. If you want a smaller serving in this recipe, reduce the kief to a smaller serving like a ¼ or 1 / 8th. If you want a larger dose, add the desired amount. THC recommendations and dosage formula for your homemade recipes here.
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The recommended strains are strains that have earthy, woody or sandalwood properties like terpenes and flavonoids. The following strains would be ideal: Hashplant, Alaskan Ice, Purple Haze, SAGE, or Burmese Kush.