Sativa vs. Indica – it may not be what you think.

Sativa vs. Indica – it may not be what you think.

Sativa is a category of cannabis strains that are supposed to be uplifting and energizing.  Indica is a category of cannabis strains that are traditionally grouped as giving a relaxing and “chill” mood.  However, many cannabis experts say that is not always the case. That in fact some Sativa strains can make you tired and Indica yielding an active mindset.  So how do you tell what works for you? Our...
Alexa Hurst Oh Cannada!
CBD: A Beginner’s Guide

CBD: A Beginner’s Guide

Even if you aren’t familiar with the world have cannabis, you’ve probably heard the term CBD in relation to its health and wellness value. It’s a very trendy product at the moment. From coffee shops to spas, it seems like CBD is everywhere right now.  There’s no question it’s “hot”, but what is it exactly? Even though it has infiltrated many aspects of our world, there is still some confusion...
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Cannabis under the microscope

Cannabis under the microscope

Cannabis is one of man’s oldest crops. In Siberia, seeds from burial mounds date back to 3,000 BC. The Chinese were using cannabis as a medicine thousands of years ago. Some of the Founding fathers of the United States grew hemp. From the prehistoric hunters and gatherers to ancient China and Viking ships, author Barney Warf describes how cannabis use originated thousands of years ago in Asia, eventually spreading to...
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Get in the know about Cannabis Accessories

Get in the know about Cannabis Accessories

Since legalization, the cannabis accessories market is moving only one way – and that’s up. It’s a lucrative business and if you can dream it, it probably exists. But with all this accoutrement, the accessories market has gotten a bit confusing. What exactly do you need?   To help you out, here is a quick guide to all things accessories. Once you’ve got the lingo down, you can feel confident purchasing...
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Get Cooking with Cannabis

Get Cooking with Cannabis

Cannabis is actually a very diverse herb with a broad spectrum of aromas and flavours. Over 100 different terpenes have been identified so far, giving each strain its own unique characteristics. With so many options, it should come as no surprise that chefs are creating custom menus that highlight herbal products in their signature dishes. But you don’t need to be a professional chef to start experimenting with cannabis in...
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Indescribable hot chocolate

Indescribable hot chocolate

There’s no other nostalgic feeling quite like sipping a cup of hot chocolate by a warm fire as the cool breeze outside brushes the windows. The only bad thing about hot chocolate—you guessed it, is the excessive amount of sugar in the store-bought hot chocolate powders. Well, I’m here to save the day and tell you that there’s another way. Make your own batch of healthy hot chocolate—without the added...
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Tasty Popcorn Recipes

Tasty Popcorn Recipes

I have a confession to make. I’m having a love affair with popcorn. Its crunch, smell and versatility make it the perfect Netflix and chill partner on a Friday night. This confession may come as a shock to some, but I’m 99% sure most readers are either currently munching on, thinking about, or in the process of making some popped corn. Relationships definitely take work and compromise, and while there’s...
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Chicken souvlaki skewers

Chicken souvlaki skewers

SERVINGS | PREP 3.5 HRS | COOK 8-10 MINS INGREDIENTS 2x5 ounce chicken breasts ½ green pepper ½ spanish onion ½ cup canola oil (or olive oil, which is healthier) 1 fish garlic clove, minced pinch salt ½ tsp dried oregano pinch pepper 1/4 cup lemon juice DIRECTIONS Cube chicken breasts to 8 equal cubes. In a bowl, combine all ingredients except onions and green peppers. Let marinate for a...
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“My What?!”

“My What?!”

Your endocannabinoid system is alive and well in your body even if you never use cannabis – but what happens when you do? The endocannabinoid system (ECS). The name seems complex and confusing, so let’s break it down.  The ECS is a network of cell receptors that respond to key molecules found in cannabis. The system was first discovered in the early 1990s by researchers who were exploring THC –...
Maple glazed sweet potato donuts

Maple glazed sweet potato donuts

This recipe was created using all organic ingredients, it’s the perfect sweet treat to celebrate going organic. Enjoy! PREP TIME 15 MINS SERVES 12 I COOK TIME 25 MINS. Donut ingredients 3 Tbsp milled organic flax seed 3⁄4 cup organic apple cider 3⁄4 cup organic coconut flour 1⁄2 cup organic almond flour 3 Tbsp organic arrowroot flour 2 tsp organic baking powder 1⁄2 tsp organic baking soda 1⁄2 tsp each...
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