Cannabis infused fruit salad recipes

Published Jul 16, 2019 12:21 p.m. ET
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Marijuana recipes get so much more exciting than your average weed brownies, and these marijuana recipes prove that with a host of different tastes and flavors to suit any mood. Whether you enjoy CBD edibles or THC versions, the measurements remain the same, so feel free to experiment with different combinations to maximize the benefits as much as possible. The only trouble is that it can be challenging to predict the strength when making cannabis edibles at home, so be sure to start with only one serving, and wait at least two hours before deciding to try more. The effects can be intense and long lasting, which can be overwhelming, especially for new and less experienced consumers. Here you will find five delicious fruit marijuana recipes, along with some delightful fruity strains that pair perfectly with any of the dishes here.

1. Cannabis-infused dragon fruit salad

This salad combines the power of antioxidants with the deliciousness of the rare dragon fruit. It’s also one of the easiest marijuana recipes to replicate and alter according to your own taste. The effects of the cannabis oil will come on right after enjoying a delightful fruit explosion that will leave you wanting more.

Makes: 8 servings

Takes: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large dragon fruit
  • 1 large mango
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup of blackberries
  • 1 cup of blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons of cannabis oil (coconut)
  • 1 tablespoon of cilantro (fresh and diced)

Tools

  • 1 sharp knife
  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 8 small serving bowls

Instructions

  1. Begin by cubing all the large fruit after it’s peeled and placing the pieces into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Now add all the rest of the ingredients except for the cannabis oil and fold them together gently using a spoon.
  3. Lightly pour the cannabis oil evenly over top of the mixture, and quarter and then squeeze the fresh lemon juice into the bowl before tossing the ingredients once more.
  4. Scoop even portions into eight dishes and enjoy.

2. Cannabis-infused strawberry citrus fruit salad

This one is a basic cannabis-infused fruit salad the combines the incredibly sweet flavor of strawberries with a sour citrus twist that quenches the thirst and hits the sweet tooth. Just be careful, as it can be difficult to restrict yourself to only one serving.

Makes: 8 servings

Takes: 3 hours and 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of strawberries
  • 1 cup of blueberries
  • 1 cup of cherries
  • 3 large oranges
  • 2 teaspoons of cannabis oil (olive)

Tools

  • 1 clean, dry towel (or paper towels)
  • 1 knife
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • 8 serving bowls
  • saran wrap

Instructions

  1. Dry the fruit thoroughly, peel the oranges and pit the cherries.
  2. Pull apart the orange slices and cut them into halves or quarters before adding them to the bowl with the cored cherries.
  3. Now slice the rest of the fruit into bite-sized pieces, before placing them into the container.
  4. Stir the fruit together with a folding motion gently using a wooden spoon.
  5. Drizzle the cannabis oil over the top of the fruit mixture, before combining the ingredients once more.
  6. Cover the bowl with saran wrap and refrigerate the freshly infused salad for three hours before serving.

3. Cannabis infused Ambrosia fruit salad

Though this isn’t one of the most ideal marijuana recipes if you are worried about your sugar or carb intake, it is a delicious traditional dessert item that can feed quite a few people on a low budget. This infused version packs plenty of punch, so don’t forget to share.

Makes: 8 servings

Takes: 3 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cup of coconut (shavings)
  • 1 ¼ cup mandarin (peeled and sliced)
  • 1 ¼ cup of pineapple (chunked)
  • 1 ¼ cup of mini marshmallows
  • 1 ¼ cup of sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons of cannabis oil (coconut)
  • 8 mint leaves

Tools

  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 8 small serving bowls
  • saran wrap

Instructions

  1. If you haven’t already, begin by preparing the fruit, before placing all the chunks into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add the sour cream and mini marshmallows to the bowl, and gently combine all the ingredients by folding them into one another using a wooden spoon.
  3. Drizzle the cannabis infused coconut oil over the top of the mixture as evenly as possible, before stirring everything together one last time.
  4. Cover the bowl with saran wrap and place it into the fridge for three hours.
  5. Once three hours have passed, or when you are ready to enjoy it, scoop the mixture into small serving bowls, and garnish each one with a mint leaf before serving.

4. Cannabis-infused mango cucumber salad

Looking for something that is uniquely spicy, sweet, and tangy? This fruit salad will confuse the taste buds in a good way, while you absorb the experience of so many different flavors on one plate. Don’t be nervous; the hot peppers only add a hint of spice, that pairs delightfully well with a sweet and succulent mango.

Makes: 8 servings

Takes: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 medium sized cucumbers (Persian are preferred but not necessary)
  • 2 mangos
  • ⅔ cups of red onion (finely diced)
  • ½ cup of cilantro
  • 2 jalapeno peppers
  • 4 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons of lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons of cannabis infused oil (olive)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper

Tools

  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • 1 mixing spoon
  • 1 whisk
  • 1 small bowl
  • 1 knife

Instructions

  1. Prepare all of the fruit and vegetables by peeling and chopping them into fine bite-sized pieces.
  2. Add the chopped veggies and fruit to a large bowl, along with the cilantro, red onion, and a seeded and chopped jalapeno pepper.
  3. Pour the cannabis oil, crushed red pepper, and lime juice into a small bowl, and whisk them together until thoroughly combined.
  4. Drizzle the liquids overtop of the fruit and gently mix them.
  5. Season the fruit salad with salt and pepper, before scooping it into serving bowls.

5. Cannabis-infused watermelon chunk salad

It really doesn’t get any easier than this marijuana recipe that uses only one kind of fruit, while offering a powerful burst of lemon honey flavor. The secret is in the sauce as they say because, without it, all that’s left is a heart plate of watermelon chunks.

Makes: 8 servings

Takes: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large watermelon
  • 2 limes
  • 1 tablespoon of cannabis infused honey (if you don’t have any on hand than cannabis coconut oil works almost as well)
  • ½ cup of mint leaves (fresh)

Tools

  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 grater
  • 1 knife
  • 8 serving bowls

Instructions

  1. Cube the watermelon into bite-sized chunks and add them to a large bowl.
  2. Zest the lime with a grater, and then slice the middle of the fruits into halves before squeezing the fresh juices into the bowl over the top of the watermelon.
  3. Add the cannabis honey and gently fold it into the salad, until each piece is evenly coated in some of the dressing.
  4. Scoop the mixture into eight serving dishes and garnish them each with a mint leaf.
  5. Serve immediately.

Marijuana strains that are perfect for infusing fruit salad

As you gain experience with cannabis edibles, you will likely notice that the taste and aroma of the strain used to infuse your ingredients will come out in the dish. For this reason, it’s an excellent idea to use marijuana strains that offer flavors that will pair nicely with ones that already exist in the recipe. Here are ten delicious fruity marijuana strains to help you get started.

1. Strawberry Cough
2. Pineapple Kush
3. Juicy Fruit
4. Haze Berry
5. Lemon Shining
6. Forbidden Fruit
7. Strawberry Romulan
8. Fruit Spirit
9. Agent Orange
10. Somango

Related Strains

STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Energetic, Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Uplifted
This sativa strain is very potent and even makes experienced smokes cough. It gives a happy-go-lucky feeling, overall positive and less socially anxious effects on to its users.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Euphoric, Giggly, Happy, Relaxed, Uplifted
Pineapple Kush has a THC content of up to 15% and will provide a scrumptious tropical fruit taste.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Creative, Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Uplifted
Juicy Fruit AKA Fruity Juice has a THC content of up to 15-20% and is a great strain for daytime use.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Aroused, Energetic, Giggly, Happy, Talkative
Haze Berry aka Blue Dream is an easy to grow plant either indoors or outside and is rather high on the THC chart.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Creative, Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy
Cherrie Pie and Tangie give us the beautiful Forbidden Fruit. The beautiful dense buds with purple hues and wiry orange hairs are amazing.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Creative, Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy
Fruit Spirit is a potent strain bred by Royal Queen Seeds.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Energetic, Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Uplifted
Produced by TGS Subcool Seeds, Agent Orange promotes smiles for hours.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Focused, Happy, Hungry, Relaxed, Sleepy
Somango is bred by crossing Jack Herer, Super Skunk, and Big Skunk Korean. Soma Seeds delivers this aromatic indica-dominant strain.

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