chocolate

Review: Compassionate Medicinal Edibles Sea Salt Caramel Bar

Review: Compassionate Medicinal Edibles Sea Salt Caramel Bar

I am a huge fan of the Compassion Medicinal Edibles Sea Salt Caramel Bar, dipped in Chocolate. We carry them at Magnolia Wellness in Oakland, where I work as Ambassador. The main flavor is a perfect buttery blend of cannabis and caramel, covered in solid dark chocolate. Together with a touch of salt, this makes the perfect […]

Lady Business: Amber E. Senter of Compassion Medicinal Edibles in California

Lady Business: Amber E. Senter of Compassion Medicinal Edibles in California

Amber moved to California on Feb 11, 2014 after she was diagnosed with lupus on October 31st of last year. She was living in Chicago at the time and because the winters are very harsh and she’s hypersensitive to the cold. Her doctors advised that she move to a warmer climate to try to get the disease under control. She planned […]

REVIEW: Lake Champlain Fruit and Nut Five Star Bar

REVIEW: Lake Champlain Fruit and Nut Five Star Bar

Lake Champlain’s Fruit and Nut Five Star Bar is the kind of chocolate that will make you break that New Year’s resolution. We totally agree with Vogue magazine’s assessment that this is “the ultimate chocolate bar.” You may have seen Five Star Bars in the checkout line at Whole Foods or other gourmet grocers, and like […]

REVIEW: Incredibles Medical Cannabis Edibles

REVIEW: Incredibles Medical Cannabis Edibles

Heaven can be found in a chocolate bar. Many people experience transcendental bliss through eating chocolate and I have experienced such bliss eating an Incredibles Boulder Bar. Boulder Bars are delicious, consistent and properly dosed.  Available at various dispensaries throughout Colorado, the bars contain cannabis infused milk chocolate with toffee and almond pieces. Each Boulder Bar […]

This is Your Brain on Chocolate

This is Your Brain on Chocolate

Choc-o-late. Simply uttering those three syllables gives your taste buds a sense of anticipation. A feeling of pure satisfaction ensues once you indulge in it, and the experience concludes with an endorphin-induced relaxation of your being. Breathe in, savor in it, and breathe out… Chocolate! The spectrum of hues and shades that the delicate, ground […]

Jonesin’ For Weed: Can People Really Crave Marijuana?

Jonesin’ For Weed: Can People Really Crave Marijuana?

The field of psychology is abuzz this month because our manual for diagnosing clinical disorders is being re-released and will be chock-full of modifications (DSM-5). The proposed changes are particularly relevant to my own work because the newest edition is reorganizing how we diagnose cannabis related disorders. The most notable change is the addition of […]

Mom’s Crazy Cake Recipe Just Got Crazier! (VEGAN)

Mom’s Crazy Cake Recipe Just Got Crazier! (VEGAN)

When I was a kid, my Mom used to make this cake for weekend desserts between paydays.  It is easy to make and requires ingredients generally already available from the pantry.  We had no idea at the time that it was vegan, and we sure didn’t care one way or the other. My Mom passed […]

REVIEW: Tainted Truffles by Compassion Medicinal Edibles

REVIEW: Tainted Truffles by Compassion Medicinal Edibles

PHOTO: The Pistacho Tainted Truffle This past week, I was tasked with a blind tasting of Tainted Truffles from Compassion Medicinal Edibles, which produces a variety of cannabis-infused edibles, or medibles. Besides the labeling which describes the type of the truffle or cookie, the only other particular I knew was the dosages. They came in two […]