CBD Recipes: Mexican Quinoa Salad

CBD is the hottest trend on the wellness market and many health-savvy consumers are looking towards its potential benefits as a key part of their wellness routine. Products on the market range from simple products like CBD tinctures and capsules to more advanced products like CBD vape cartridges and concentrates. Some crafty consumers are making CBD stand for “Cannabis, But Delicious”. We will be featuring one of these new recipes every Friday! We aren’t going to bore you with details of how these ingredients all hold a special place in our hearts and helped shaped who we are today like some food blogs like to do. So without further ado, let’s see what we have this week!

Mexican Quinoa Salad

Prep Time:
15 Minutes

Cook Time:
20 Minutes




1 cup quinoa, uncooked
2 cups water
1 15 oz. can of black beans, rinsed
1 15 oz can sweet corn
1-pint cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 large red onion, minced
2 large avocados, sliced (for serving)


1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup chopped cilantro, fresh
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 lime, juiced (1/4 cup lime juice)
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon honey
pinch of smoked paprika
1/8 teaspoon salt
3ml Extract Labs Extra Strength Lemon Tincture


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 cup of quinoa and 2 cups of water to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and let simmer for 20 minutes or until all water is absorbed.
  2. Once quinoa is cooked, place in a large Tupperware and let chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  3. Prepare dressing by placing all ingredients into a mason jar. Put cap on and shake until combined.
  4. Prepare salad, by mixing together cooked quinoa, black beans, sweet corn, cherry tomatoes, and red onion. Mix until combined. Then, pour on dressing and mix again.


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