Back to the Basics: 12 Quick and Easy Herbal-Infused Recipes

BACK TO THE BASICS:
12 Quick & Easy Herbal-Infused Recipes

Extravagant 420-friendly recipes are grand. But sometimes, it isn’t feasible to turn your kitchen upside-down for the sake of a few floral snacks.

It’s times like this when you need simple, easy-to-prepare edibles that taste delicious. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. Whether it's for a cloud-loving ladies' night or your own 420-themed party, this list has you covered.

The following 12 recipes call for minimal ingredients, taste delicious and, most importantly, feature a favored floral ingredient. So sit back, take a rip — or two — and contemplate which recipe you’ll whip up first.

12 Easy Herbal Recipes
That Take No Time At All:

1) No-Bake, So-Baked Floral Fudge
2) Flower-Powered Green Smoothie
3) 5-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake
4) 420-Friendly Guacamole
5) Lazy Jane Tea
6) Firecrackers
7) Yummy Gummies
8) Happy Coconut-Covered Raisins
9) Chocolate & Flowers Soulmate Strawberries
10) Cinnamon & Spice Pan-Fried Banana Slices
11) Flower-Infused Ice Cream
12) Chocolate-Covered Grape Treats

Here are 12 herb-infused recipes you can prep in half an hour — or less!

#1: NO-BAKE, SO-BAKED FLORAL FUDGE

Ingredients:

7 cups powdered sugar
1 cup cocoa powder
4 sticks infused butter (2 cups)
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup peanut or almond butter

Directions:

1) Melt the butter and peanut butter in a saucepan or double broiler.
2) Add vanilla extract.
3) In a large bowl, mix together the powdered sugar and cocoa powder.
4) Add the melted ingredients and mix well.
5) Press mixture into a flat pan; allow to cool in the fridge until firm.

#2: FLOWER-POWERED GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE

By following the recipe below, you can even include waxy extract into smoothies.

Ingredients:

2 bananas
1 cup frozen raspberries, blueberries, or strawberries
1 cup orange juice
Large handful of spinach
2-3 dates or 1 1/2 Tbsp raw honey
2 Tbsp infused coconut oil, melted

Directions:

1) Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender.

Serve immediately. Easy as can be!

#3: 5-MINUTE HERBAL CHOCOLATE MUG CAKE RECIPE

Craving chocolate? It takes just five minutes to make this decadent infusion.

Ingredients:

1 Egg
2 Tbsp cocoa powder
4 Tbsp flour
4 Tbsp sugar
One handful of chocolate chips
1 tsp infused butter
Dash of vanilla extract

Directions:

1) In a small bowl, mix all ingredients together. Transfer to a microwave-safe drinking mug.

2) Set in the microwave and cook for 3-5 minutes. Allow to cool for 1-2 minutes, then enjoy!

P.S. — Here's a High-IQ Vape to accompany you as you craft this masterpiece.

#4: 420-FRIENDLY GUACAMOLE RECIPE

This healthy and hearty snack pairs well with your favorite chips and veggies.

Ingredients:

2 Avocados
1/4 onion, minced
1/2 bell pepper, diced


1/4 cup carrots, shredded
1 lime, juiced
1-2 Tbsp infused coconut oil
Sea salt, to taste


Black pepper, to taste
3/4 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp cumin powder
Optional: cayenne pepperText

Directions:

1) In a medium-sized bowl, mash avocado and infused coconut oil with a fork.
2) Add minced onion, diced bell pepper, shredded carrots, juice of 1 lime, and spices to taste.
3) Serve with fresh veggies or chips.

Enjoy!

#5: LAZY JANE HERBAL TEA RECIPE

This tea is perfect for those times you want to elevate your day without putting in much work.

Ingredients:

1 tea bag of choice
1 1/2 cups hot water
(optional) honey and milk to taste
1 tsp infused butter (or as desired)

Directions:

1) Prepare your tea as usual.
2) When adding honey and/or milk.
3) Stir in the desired amount of butter.

You'll be ready in no time with this recipe!

#6: FIRECRACKERS RECIPE

This smores-like treat will guarantee a good night. Even better news: it's incredibly easy to prepare.

Ingredients:

2-5 Tbsp toasted flowers
Package of graham crackers
Nutella or Peanut Butter

Directions:

1) Slather Nutella (or Peanut Butterspread on 1 or 2 pieces of graham cracker.
2) Top with decarboxylated dry herbs.
3) Enjoy with friends as you pass around the all-natural Marley pipe.

If you're ready to kick things up a notch, try braving a melted marshmallow layer a s'mores recipe twist!
Or get creative with your cracker type -- from playful Animals to Ritz if you're living large.

#7: YUMMY INFUSED GUMMIES RECIPE

If you don’t want to purchase expensive gummies just make your own! Herb-infused gummies pair perfectly with the high-quality Cheech and Chong companion.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup cold water
1 large packet sugar-free jello flavor
4 envelopes gelatin
4 Tbsp infused tincture
Gummy molds (such as teddy bears or squares)
Coconut oil spray

Directions:

1) Spray molds lightly; wipe with paper towel to remove excess oil.

2) In a medium-size saucepan, mix Jello flavor with 4 envelopes of gelatin; whisk. Add 1/2 cup cold water and whisk once more.

3) Bring a saucepan to a boil, then heat for 5 minutes on low.

4) Remove from heat and add 4 Tbsp of tincture; mix well.

6) Pour the concoction into molds. Refrigerate for 15 minutes to set.

7) Peel out the gummies and store in an airtight container for 2 weeks.

** Heads Up! This recipe is quick and easy to prep, but hits the spot after two weeks of settling in.

#8: HAPPY COCONUT-COVERED RAISINS

Enjoy this snack by itself, add it to salads, or include it in baked goods.

Ingredients:

1 cup raisins
3/4 cup infused coconut oil
2 Tbsp honey
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:

1) Warm the infused coconut oil on the stove in a medium-size pot.
2) Once melted, turn down to low heat.
3) Add the vanilla and honey; whisk.
4) Heat until all ingredients are well-combined and melted.
5) Put raisins in small bowl. Remove saucepan from heat, and add to raisins.
6) Allow to sit at room temperature for 5 minutes.
7) Spread the raisins out on a wax paper-covered baking sheet.
8) Store in the fridge until cooled (about 30 minutes).

#9: FLOWERS & CHOCOLATE SOULMATE STRAWBERRIES

No one can turn down chocolate-dipped strawberries — especially when they’ve been infused with a special ingredient.

Ingredients:

24 strawberries
2 9 oz. chocolate bars of choice
2-3 Tbsp infused coconut oil or butter

Directions:

1) In a double broiler, melt the chocolate bars over low heat.

2) Meanwhile, wash strawberries and allow them to dry on a paper towel. Set aside.

3) Add 2 Tbsp infused coconut oil or butter. Whisk.

4) Dip strawberries into the chocolate then set on a tray lined with wax paper.

5) Once all of the strawberries have been dipped in chocolate, set the tray into the freezer.

#10: FLOWER-INFUSED ICE CREAM

Finish a delectable meal with some overnight ice cream and a puff from the perfect spoon.

Ingredients:

2 1/8 cup double cream
1/4 cup infused butter
1/3 cup sugar

Directions:

1) Pour the double cream into a saucepan; heat on Medium heat until it begins to simmer.
2) In a separate pan, melt 1/4 cup infused butter and 1/3 cup sugar.
3) Mash up some fruit, such as strawberries or blueberries, in a bowl.
4) Mix in the rest! Pour mixture into a large container and let freeze overnight.
5) Enjoy the next day!

#11: PAN-FRIED CINNAMON & SPICE BANANAS

This recipe will make you drool. You’ve been warned.

Ingredients:

2 slightly overripe bananas
2 Tbsp cane sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2 Tbsp infused coconut oil

Directions:

1) Slice the bananas into rounds, approximately 1/3-inch thick.
2) In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside.
3) Drop the 2 Tbsp infused coconut oil (or more, depending on your preference) into the pan.
4) As it melts, tile the pan side-to-side to ensure all surface areas are covered.
5) Add the banana rounds and sprinkle 1/2 of the cinnamon mixture on top.
6) Cook for 2-3 minutes, then flip. Sprinkle on remaining cinnamon mixture.
7) Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until the bananas are soft and warmed through. And enjoy!

#12: INFUSED-CHOCOLATE GRAPES

What’s a more refreshing snack than plump, juicy grapes in summer? A splash of infused-chocolate grapes, of course!

Ingredients:

1/4 cup infused butter
4 cups grapes
1 pound milk chocolate

Directions:

1) In a double broiler, melt herbal butter over a low heat; set aside.
2) Melt the chocolate in the same double broiler. As it melts, stir in the infused butter.
3) Dip each grape into the herb-infused chocolate and set on a tray covered with wax paper. Set in the fridge.

Within 10 minutes, you'll have refreshing and sweet bite-sized treats!

Most people buy overpriced munchies simply because they can make their own! These no-excuse recipes are an excellent choice for beginners and low-maintenance chefs.

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 ABOUT THE AUTHOR  

Amanda Froelich is passionate about natural health. When she’s not writing or creating healthy munchies, she can be found hiking with her partner and their husky pup, Damon. Learn more at Bloom for Life. She loves all products by Marley Naturals and hopes to someday own an Avocado Hand Pipe.




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