Every cannabis cook should have a granola recipe in their repertoire. Versatile, healthy and packed with energy, granola is a perfect delivery vehicle for cannabis medication. Sprinkle it on fruit and yogurt in the morning, or as a snack throughout the day for a consistent level of pain relief.
Joe Kenwabikise, a Cannabis Cup-winning chef in Ann Arbor, offers this insanely good recipe for ganja granola, which pairs beautifully with medicated fruit sorbets for a refreshing summer dessert.
If you’re looking for a decadently delicious granola bar, check out this recipe for vegan, gluten-free “Road Trip Bars” from Brandi at Green Gold Bakery in Los Angeles. Perfect for a summer camping trip, these bars are packed with flavor and have a moist, chewy texture thanks to the nut butter and honey.
As the cannabis edibles industry expands, patients are finding more healthy options on dispensary shelves. Check out these six awesome ganja granolas for a healthy alternative to sugar-laden medicated baked goods.
Flour Child Granola
This boutique edibles producer in San Francisco sources ingredients from local family farmers for their line of THC-infused jams and granolas and uses solventless extracts to infuse their edibles with earthy flavors and good vibes. Their granola features Knoll Farm dried figs, flax seeds, sesame seeds and a Sativa blend, ‘Lemon Diesel’ ice water hashish. Available in 8 oz. jars with 120 mg of THC.
Julie’s Natural Fresh Granola
Colorado’s go-to source for nutritious edibles, Julie’s Natural granola starts with gluten-free oats, tossed with a variety of dried fruits and savory nuts. Infused with clarified strain specific cannabutter, this granola is free of refined sugar. Recreational granola comes in packets with a 10 mg serving of THC, while medical patients can access a larger portion with 200 mg of THC.
Pura Vida First Love Gramola
Specializing in super foods, Pura Vida’s granola is harmonious mix of anti-inflammatory cinnamon, hearty coconut, whole grain oats, cranberries and sunflower seeds. Satisfying for any time of the day, this wholesome mixture is organic, vegan and gluten-free. Each 3 oz portion contains 250 mg of THC.
Lifted Granola Bites
From Cannabis Cup winners Lifted Edibles, these omega-rich bites are raw, vegan and gluten-free. Made with crispy rice, chewy oats, flax, cashews, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, almond meal, vanilla, cranberries and coconut sugar, with a dose of 100 mg of THC from solventless hash.
From a new up-and-coming artisanal producer, Golden Goddess Botanicals, this wholesome granola is made with organic oats toasted in coconut oil with nuts, hemp seeds, dried fruits, honey and ginger. Delicious with yogurt and fruit, or take it on a hike for whenever you need a healthy snack that’s gluten-free and lightly sweetened with honey. Each 3.5 oz bag contains 50 mg of THC.
Blueberry Hempseed Granola
From veteran edibles producer Lazy 8 Bakery, this package contains 120 milligrams of THC along with super food ingredients including blueberries and hempseed for maximum nutrition that helps the body heal.