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Canna-shell Ice Cream Topping Recipe
How to Make Weed Infused Chocolate Shell Ice Cream Topping This ice cream topping is so easy to make and tastes so good. As soon as you pour it on the ice cream, it begins to harden. And you can make so many flavors (not just chocolate) by simply using different flavored chips. Tip: Leftovers do not heat up well so it is best to make only what you can use in one sitting. You Need Just Two Ingredients… 1 cup baking chips (use your favorite: semi-sweet, milk chocolate, white chocolate, mint, pumpkin spice) 2 tablespoons cannabis-infused coconut oil …
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Marijuana Infused Rice Crispy Treats Recipe
How to Make Cannabis Infused Rice Crispy Treats Even though we are all adults here, we all crave the comfort foods of our childhood from time to time. Honestly, who can resist the ooey-gooey goodness of melted marshmallow mixed with warm rice crispies — especially when they are infused with your favorite plant? Talk about an irresistible combination for nearly anyone but diabetics. Making a good batch of weed infused rice crispy treats comes down to using high-quality ingredients and following a few simple directions. Use this helpful step-by-step guide to get started with your first batch of canna-crispies: You …
Is MCT oil safe for human consumption?
If you do plan on using/consuming an MCT oil, be sure the label clearly lists the ingredients and discloses how it was produced. Many MCT oils are chemically altered and contain unhealthy fillers like polyunsaturated fats, and due to their refining process may use harsh solvents and chemicals in manufacturing. Learn more …
What is the difference between MCT oil and coconut oil?
Saying MCT oil is the same, better, or worse than coconut oil is just not accurate. One side argues that MCT oils do not include lauric acid (C12) because it is rare and more costly to include, while the other side argues that C12 is a less efficient way to obtain energy and adds nothing extra to the product. MCT oil makers advocate using only C8 and C10 (or 100% of one or the other) because they are the most rapidly metabolized for energy. It basically comes down to coconut oil is high in lauric acid which has well-documented …
What is MCT oil?
MCT oil is not an oil found in nature, but is instead manufactured by machine. The fatty acids are extracted through an industrial process of fractionation and concentrated into MCT oil. The logic is that since MCTs are healthy, the more the better. However, lauric acid (C12) is totally void, or present only in minuscule amounts in MCT oil. This has caused much debate on the matter. Learn more …
What are MCTs?
Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) are a form of saturated fatty acid that has numerous health benefits. Coconut oil is one great source of MCTs. Roughly 65% of the fatty acids in coconut oil are medium-chain triglycerides. There are four kinds of MCTs: caproic (C6), caprylic (C8), capric (C10) and lauric (C12) acids. Generally speaking, the shorter the chain (meaning the lower the number of carbons the acid has), the faster the body can turn the fatty acids into ketones (usable energy). Learn more …
Are expeller-pressed coconut oils safe to consume?
Expeller-pressed coconut oils can be a good option if you do not want to pay the premium for virgin oils. They are also a good option for those who do not like the taste of coconuts, or don’t want a strong coconut flavor for baking, sautéing and stir-frying, certain foods. Just be certain that no chemicals or solvents were used in the process. Learn more …
What does expeller-pressed mean on the label of coconut oil?
The expeller-pressed extraction method is used to produce RBD (refined, bleached and deodorized) oils. During production the coconut meat is dried (most often by sun or smoke) and then pressed in large expeller presses. The resulting coconut oil is crude and must be refined or cleaned to minimize free fatty acids, remove remaining moisture, and minimize bad flavors or aromas. Learn more …
What does it mean when a coconut oil is organic?
Organic labeling of coconut oil products usually signifies that no harsh chemicals or solvents were used in the production. Learn more …
What does it mean when a coconut oil is bleached?
Bleaching simply refers to the filtering process to remove impurities and is generally not a chemical process. Learn more …

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