Your Cart

FREE UK shipping on all orders over £60.00

How to: Cook with CBD

Cannabidiol or CBD has taken the health and wellness sector by storm in the past few years. By becoming one of the most popular products being sold at supplements and natural remedy shops and having numerous health benefits. CBD oil is one of the most diverse alternative treatments available today. CBD has shown to be helpful in treating several health conditions, such as pain, insomnia and anxiety. It is a compound extracted from the Cannabis Sativa plant, however, it does not contain the properties which create the feeling of being high. 

Its usage is so widespread that even alcohol manufacturers have hopped onto the CBD bandwagon, producing CBD-infused beverages. Now, recipes using CBD populate the internet, and it is easier than ever to cook with CBD at home, adding it to your food and beverages. Read more to find out how you can get the most out of this beneficial compound by cooking with CBD.

Table of Contents

 Tips for cooking with CBD 

Cooking with CBD is a great way to get the most out of this beneficial compound. It is so simple to add a few drops to your morning tea, mix in a breakfast smoothie, or stir into a soup, or salad! Cooking with CBD can be particularly helpful for those who do not love the taste of CBD on its own. 

It is important to note some key guidelines before you start cooking with CBD. 

  • Avoid high heats

Make sure you do not add CBD to high heat, as high temperatures cause the cannabinoids to lose their effectiveness. If you want to add it to warm foods, it is best to do so after you have cooked them. Such as drizzling it on top of a soup, mixing it into a sauce once it has come off the heat, or mixing it into a dip. 

  • Add to fats

CBD is fat-soluble, which means that it is more effective when consumed with fats, such as butter or oil. So that your body absorbs the CBD better, mix CBD into your salad dressing, or add it to butter. 

  • Mixing with alcohol

If you are also enjoying an alcoholic beverage with your CBD meal, you should note the effects of mixing CBD with alcohol, such as caution when driving. If you are taking any medication, you should be mindful of whether CBD interacts negatively with your medication.  

How much CBD to use when cooking 

How much CBD you use when cooking depends on your dosage, as well as the serving and portion size. It is best to add your CBD dosage to your own serving, rather than the whole dish. This way you will best be able to control the amount of CBD that you are getting.  See our article on how to take CBD for more information on finding the correct dosage. 

If you are just starting to cook with CBD, it is best to start with a smaller amount and increase your dosage as needed, until you start to see effects. 

CBD Recipes  

See the recipes below for some great ways to cook with CBD, smoothies, snacks, and salad ideas. 


CBD Breakfast Smoothie

Start the day off right with this delicious (and nutritious) CBD breakfast smoothie. Giving you both the energy energy boost and the Sense of calm you need to live your best life! ⁠ 


  • 1 cup blueberries ⁠
  • Half a banana⁠
  • 1/3 cup oats ⁠
  • 2 heaped tablespoons of chia seeds ⁠
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes ⁠
  • 1/2 of almond milk (or any you prefer)⁠
  • 3-5 drops of Sense CBD


         CBD breakfast smoothie recipe Sense CBD  CBD breakfast smoothie recipe Sense CBD  CBD breakfast smooth Sense CBD recipe


 1. Add the blueberries, chopped banana, oats and chia seeds to a blender. 

2. Add ice cubes and your preferred milk.

3. Add a few drops of CBD oil.

4. Blend until smooth and enjoy!


Frozen Snickers Banana Pops

 Who doesn’t love a sweet treat, and a healthy(ish) one at that! These snickers and banana pops are so easy and quick to make and they are gluten-free and vegan. 


  • 2 bananas
  • Peanut butter (we used crunchy)
  • Approx 1/4-1/3 cup chocolate chips (can use vegan)
  • 3-5 drops of CBD oil

         Frozen Snickers Banana Pops recipe Sense CBD  Frozen Snickers Banana Pops recipe Sense CBD  Frozen Snickers Banana Pops recipe Sense CBD


1. Line a baking tray or plate with parchment paper and set aside.

2. Cut ends of bananas off. Stick popsicle stick in the middle of bananas, then freeze for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

3. Remove from freezer and coat bananas with peanut butter.

4. In a microwave safe bowl, heat the chocolate chips until fully melted.

5. Add in a few trusty drops of Sense CBD.

6. Using a spoon, coat the bananas with chocolate shell.

7. Put back in freezer for 10 minutes till set. Enjoy!

Salads and sauces  

CBD Green Goddess Salad 

A healthy and nutritious salad, packed full of vegetables. This green goddess salad is perfect as an accompaniment or to enjoy on its own, with the addition of some CBD for an added wellness boost.



  • 1/4 cup of Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons of Rice Wine
  • 1 cup of Basil Leaves
  • 1/3 cup of Nutritional Yeast (can add more to taste)
  • Juice of 2 Lemons
  • 1 cup of Spring Onion
  • 1 small Shallot
  • 2 cloves of Garlic
  • 1 cup of Spinach Leaves
  • 1/4 cup of Nuts of your choice
  • 5-6 drops of Sense CBD 
  • Pinch of Salt and Pepper


  • Small head of Green Cabbage
  • One large cucumber
  • 1 bundle of Spring Onions
  • Any extra Chives (optional)

  CBD Green Goddess Salad recipe Sense CBD  CBD Green Goddess Salad recipe Sense CBD CBD Green Goddess Salad recipe Sense CBD


 1. To make the dressing add olive oil, rice wine, basil leaves, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, to a small bowl.

2. Chop the spring onion, shallot and garlic and add to the dressing bowl. 

3. Add spinach leaves, nuts of your choice, a few drops of CBD oil and salt and pepper to taste to the dressing bowl and emsulify until smooth. 

4. To make the salad, roughly chop cabbage, cucumber, spring onions and some chive (if wanted) and put into a large bowl. 

5. Pour the dressing over the salad, toss, and enjoy!


Top CBD Oils

2000mg CBD Oil Full Spectrum

Key Benefits:

  • Reduce suffering from chronic conditions
  • Help with sleep problems
  • Reduce anxiety
  • Alleviate pain

3000mg CBD Oil UK Full Spectrum

Key Benefits:

  • Sourced from nature – our hemp plants are grown using organic methods
  • Full Spectrum CBD Oil gives you the full range of therapeutic compounds from the hemp plant
  • 30% CBD Oil may help if you are suffering from chronic conditions such as pain, problems sleeping, and anxiety.

How to store CBD when cooking

Exposure to light can damage the CBD, leading to a loss of cannabinoids, reducing its effectiveness. Therefore it is best to store your CBD in a cool, dark place such as a cupboard, when cooking with CBD. Heat can also change the composition of the CBD, so make sure to keep it away from places that are especially warm. Exposure to air can also effect CBD’s composition, so make sure it is stored in an airtight container or bottle. 

Cooking with CBD 

Cooking with CBD is the perfect way to start or end your day, adding it to food and drinks is an easy way to get the most of this beneficial compound. Make sure to include CBD with fats, such as butter and be mindful if you are mixing it with alcohol and any medications you are taking. Remember not to heat the CBD oil when you are cooking with CBD.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Why cook with CBD?

The benefits of CBD may be experienced while lowering the dangers by cooking with it. In fact, unlike inhalation, which produces combustion, consuming has no adverse effects on your respiratory system.

Additionally, consuming CBD enables you to enjoy your favorite foods while masking the occasionally earthy flavor of CBD and to ingest CBD more subtly. It will be less direct and forceful to consume CBD through food and drink. It can be perfect for those who find it unpleasant to consume CBD oil or inhale it through flower.

What to cook with CBD and how?

With CBD, there are many potential preparations. With CBD, you may make a variety of cuisines, desserts, beverages, snacks, and other things. Each formula will resemble its intended customer, particularly in terms of the CBD dose.

Our formulas always provide a balanced dosage that is neither too powerful nor too light and can be used by any kind of user, including those who have never used CBD.

Our recommendation is to start off with small dosages and gradually raise them based on your preferences and tolerance levels when using new recipes.

Where can I buy CBD?

We give you great selections of CBD on our Sense CBD in order to provide you with premium CBD of the highest caliber. There are many CBD oils, flowers, resin, wax, and other CBD products available.

How to store CBD and CBD foods?

Keep CBD-infused meals in a cold, dark environment. Carry them in a bag or a glass container for storage. When storing, keep water out of the way.

TOP SEARCHES – Is CBD Oil Good For Anxiety UK | Is CBD Oil Good For Arthritis | Full Spectrum Vs Broad Spectrum CBD For Anxiety | Hemp Vs CBD Oil | Hemp Oil Vs CBD Oil | What Medications Should Not Be Taken With CBD? | Countries Where CBD Is Legal | Why to Put Drops Under Tongue | Does CBD Improve Libido | Organic CBD Massage Oil | Massage Oil Sensual | Sensual Oil

Disclaimer: Despite the general safety of CBD products, minimal side effects can occur, especially at first use. Contact your medical professional for advice.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Free UK shipping

On all orders above £60

Easy Returns

No quibble returns

International Shipping

Import Taxes May Apply

100% Secure Checkout

By VIVA Wallet