Hemp CBD Raw Strawberry Basil Bliss Balls

Hemp CBD Raw Strawberry Basil Bliss Balls

Note from the Editor: This recipe was contributed by plant-focused private chef Mackenzie Richmond (@mackenziereid). Mackenzie leads workshops, provides personalized meal plans and nutrition support, and creates content that approaches health and wellness in an accessible way. 

If you're looking for some more creative and delicious ways to add hemp CBD into your wellness routine, keep reading.

This easy, vegan, no bake recipe combines fresh basil with cashews, freeze dried strawberries, and Mint hemp CBD oil to create a nutrient-packed and satisfying bite. No sugar added. Instead it uses the natural sweetness of Medjool dates and vanilla extract. Yum!

Our Full Spectrum Mint Hemp CBD Oil was selected for this recipe to help add a little extra chill to your day. Because our tinctures are made with high-quality MCT (coconut) oil, they have a light flavor and consistency that's enjoyable on its own and easy to mix in when added to food and drinks. 


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Let's Talk Dosage

If you're new to hemp CBD, start small. This recipes calls for 3 - 4 droppers of 500mg hemp CBD and makes 4 servings. So you can assume each serving (2 bliss balls) is about 1 dropper. If that doesn't feel like enough, you can always try gradually increasing the amount of oil in the recipe. Here are a few other tips for getting started with hemp CBD.

Hemp CBD Shopping Tips

Obviously, we're recommending Forest Remedies hemp CBD,  but any high-quality oil can be used. Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Full Spectrum vs. Broad Spectrum vs. CBD
    Using oils labeled as Full Spectrum or Broad Spectrum means you're not only getting CBD, but all the other natural beneficial good stuff in hemp plants. If you want just pure CBD, then try a product made with CBD isolate. So, what's the difference between Full Spectrum and Broad Spectrum. We break it all down for you here.
  • Third-party Testing
    Always look for third-party testing. We can't stress this one enough. There are a lot of products out there, and not all of them are trustworthy. Look for third-party testing and Certificates of Analysis, so you can verify what's on the label is exactly what's inside the bottle.

Now, let's roll.

Vegan CBD Recipe Strawberry Bliss Balls

Raw Strawberry Basil Bliss Balls

Makes 4 servings, 1 serving = 2 balls


  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 8 soft medjool dates (pitted)
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4-1/2 cup freeze dried strawberries
  • 3-4 droppers Forest Remedies Mint CBD Oil 500mg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla pinch salt 
Directions: In a food processor, combine ingredients and process until a dough forms. Using a tablespoon measure, scoop dough and roll into balls. Store in either the refrigerator or freezer depending on preference. Lasts up to 5 days