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Planning a road trip with family can be so exciting, what to pack, what not to pack, there is so much to think about!

The most important thing to consider is the snacks to take along to make this road trip more fun. Who doesn’t like eating while traveling on the road? People prepare special meals as well to enjoy during their long journey. Recently, people have started involving cannabis-infused meals, snacks, and weed strains when going on a journey. Adding marijuana or cannabis to the recipe adds flavor and is also useful to treat certain conditions. It should be noted that while cannabis is a great ingredient for any recipe, the person who is driving should avoid these cannabis-infused snacks. Cannabis possesses psychoactive properties that can alter the concentration and vision of the driver.

In this article, you will learn the different uses of cannabis in food products and some great recipes for cannabis-infused meals for you to try on your road trip.

Uses of Cannabis-Infused Meals

Cannabis is used to treat or manage various symptoms due to different health conditions. For this reason, it is added in different recipes, here are some of the common uses of edible cannabis:

  • Cannabis tinctures are used to treat chronic pain and digestive disorders
  • It is also used to relieve stress and causes euphoria
  • Cannabis is also used in a drink called ‘’bhang,’’ which is consumed during the traditional Indian Holi Festival
  • Cannabis is used in making candies, gummies, chocolates, etc.
  • It is used to relieve chronic pain due to cancer
  • Cannabis is also used to manage anxiety
  • It is known to treat poor appetite
  • It relieves nausea and vomiting
  • Cannabis is used to enhance sleep quality

11 Cannabis-Infused Meals for Your Next Road Trip

We have gathered and mentioned 11 recipes of cannabis-infused meals here, so you can try them on your next road trip. Let’s get to it then!

Cannabis-Infused Citrus-Caramel Blondies

This delicious recipe involves the sweet flavor of caramel with the aroma of citrus. What makes this recipe special is the addition of cannabis butter, giving a soft and juicy element to these mouthwatering blondies. So, here is a simple recipe to make these treats.

salted caramel on brownie
IngredientsQuantities
Flour2 ½ cups
Baking powder1 tsp
Salt½ tsp
Unsalted cannabis butter melted1 cup
Brown sugar2 cups
Eggs2
Vanilla extract1 tbsp
Grated lemon peel1 tbsp
Grated orange peel1 tsp
Lemon juice1 tsp
Caramel candies, chopped into pieces½ cup

Method

  • First add the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, and salt) in a large bowl and mix them.
  • Whisk the brown sugar and melted cannabis butter in a separate bowl until it is smooth.
  • While doing this make sure to preheat the oven to 175℃. Also, prepare the baking pan by lining it with baking paper. You can use the 23 x 33 cm size baking pan.
  • Then add the lemon juice, vanilla extract, grated lemon, orange peel, and eggs to the mixture of cannabis and sugar.
  • Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture gradually and mix until it is well combined.
  • Spread the chopped caramel on the batter and mix it properly.
  • Pour the mixture into the baking pan and is ready to go in the oven. Bake the blondies for about 25 to 30 minutes until they are firm and the corners turn golden brown.
  • Take them out of the oven and let them cool completely before cutting them into pieces.

Once they are cool, you can enjoy the delicious cannabis-infused citrus caramel blondies.

Creamy Cannabis Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

Soups and winters are a great combination. Try this mouthwatering soup with grilled cheese and croutons that add additional flavor to it. Follow the recipe below to make the perfect creamy cannabis tomato soup.

Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons
IngredientsQuantities
Sliced onion1
Chopped tomatoes4 cups
Garlic cloves4
Whole bay leaf1
Chicken broth2 cups
Cannabutter¼ cup
All-purpose flour2 tbsp
Salt1 tsp
Sugar2 tsp

Method

  • Take a stockpot, and add chopped onions, tomatoes, chicken broth, whole bay leaf, and garlic cloves. Heat them over medium heat.
  • Boil this mixture for about 20 minutes so that all flavors are perfectly blended.
  • Run this mixture through a strainer and remove all the remaining solids.
  • Heat the cannabutter in a pot until it melts.
  • Add the floor with continuous stirring to make a roux.
  • Whisk the tomato mixture into it until no lumps are remaining.
  • Add salt according to taste.
  • Garnish it with mozzarella cheese and croutons.
  • Serve it hot and enjoy it on a cold winter night.

Garlic Biscotti

Who doesn’t enjoy a savory snack on a road trip? The best savory snack for a road trip is a perfectly baked garlic biscotti. Follow this easy recipe to make the perfect garlic biscotti.

garlic biscotti
IngredientsQuantities
Cheddar cheese1 cup
Eggs2
All-purpose flour2 ½ cup
SaltAs per taste
Baking powder2 tsp
Milk½ cup
Sugar¼ cup
Onion powder1 tsp
Garlic powder1 tsp
Cannabis-infused oil2 tbsp
Roasted GarlicAs required
Crushed rosemaryAs required

Method

  • Mix the dry and wet ingredients in separate bowls
  • Combine the two mixtures slowly to form a dough
  • If you do not have roasted garlic, you can roast them on your own easily. Without removing the skin, cut the top of the garlic and cover it with cannabis-infused oil.
  • Once they are coated properly, place them in a preheated oven at 350℃ and bake them for 25-30 minutes until they are soft.
  • After you have prepared the dough, place it in the oven and cook it for 30 minutes.
  • If you like crispy biscotti, then cut them and place them in the oven for another 10 minutes.

Yummy hot garlic biscotti are ready to be served, or if you like to have them cold then let them cool for some time.

Cannabis Caramel Bites

If you have a sweet tooth then these caramel bites are perfect for you. They are easy to prepare and are ideal for a road trip as they can be packed individually. The only difference between simple caramel bites and cannabis caramel bites is that cannabis caramel bites use cannabis butter instead of regular butter. The rest of the recipe is the same as simple caramel bites.

caramel bites
IngredientsQuantities
Brown sugar2 cups
Glucose syrup or corn syrup1 cup
Cannabis-infused butter1 cup
Condensed milk1 can
SaltA pinch
Vanilla extract or vanilla essence1-2 tsp

Method

  • Take all the ingredients in a saucepan and start heating them.
  • Heat until the mixture has a thick and sticky consistency.
  • Prepare a baking pan by lining it with parchment paper and covering it with butter.
  • Pour the prepared mixture into the baking pan.
  • Heat the mixture in the oven for 20 to 30 mins.
  • Let it cool for a while and then cut them into bite-sized shapes.

Cannabis caramel bites are ready to be served. They can also be packed in wax paper to store them.

Cannabis-Infused Pasta with Clams and Green Chiles

Pasta is loved worldwide so why not experiment with clams and green chiles along with cannabis to make the most delicious pasta that you might have not tasted anywhere? By following this easy and quick recipe you can make the delectable pasta.

Pasta with Clams and Green Chiles
IngredientsQuantities
Extra-virgin olive oil½ cup + 1 tbsp
Lightly packed mint leaves, plus more for garnish¾ cup
Kosher saltAs required
PepperAs required
Shallots3 (2 thin-sliced & 1 minced)
Garlic cloves4 (2 minced and 2 crushed)
Drained capers2 tbsp
Lightly packed parsley leaves½ cup
Snipped chives¼ cup
Small poblano chiles2
Cubanelle pepper1
Shishito peppers stemmed and thinly sliced2 ounces
Black peppercorns, mustard seeds,
coriander seeds, and fennel seeds
2 tsp each
Dry white wine1 cup
Bottled clam juice2 cups
Crème fraîche4 tbsp
Fresh lime juice2 tbsp
Wasabi masago (wasabi caviar)For garnish
Mixed clams, such as Manila,
razor, and littleneck, scrubbed
3 ½ dozen
Pipe rigate or mezze rigatoni pasta12 ounces
Unsalted butter3 tbsp
Premium Cannabutter1 tbsp

Method

  • Blend ½ cup of olive oil and ¼ cup of mint, parsley, and chives until a smooth puree forms.
  • Through a fine mesh size sieve, strain the herb oil and discard the solids.
  • Heat the leftover 1 tbsp of olive oil until it is nearly smoking.
  • Then add a pinch of both salt and pepper. Cook this mixture at high heat with occasional stirring until it is softened after 3 minutes.
  • Add minced garlic, capers, and minced shallot, and keep cooking for 1 to 2 minutes until it is soft.
  • Let it cool for some time and then mix it in the herb oil.
  • For about 2 minutes, toast the mixed spices till they are fragrant.
  • Add crushed garlic, shallots, and wine. Then simmer for at least 3 to 5 minutes till it is reduced to half.
  • After adding the clam juice boil the mixture.
  • Put the clams in the mixture and let them cook over high heat until the clams open. It usually takes 10 minutes for the clams to open.
  • Let the clams cool and remove the meat from the shells.
  • Discard the shells and discard the clams that do not open.
  • Strain the clam cooking liquid and discard the remaining solids.
  • Take a large pot and fill it with water, and cook the pasta in it.
  • Then add the butter and heat it until it melts. After that add chile mixture, ½ cup of the strained clam cooking liquid, pasta, clams, and crème fraiche.
  • Cook this at moderate heat for about 3 minutes.
  • Add the premium cannabutter, the remaining ½ cup of mint, and lime juice. Add the salt and pepper as seasoning.
  • Transfer the tasty pasta into bowls and garnish it with mint and wasabi Masango.

Cannabis-Infused Pasta with Clams and Green Chiles is ready to be served or you can store them to enjoy them later while on your road trip.

Cannabis Popcorn

Popcorns are the perfect snack for a road trip and adding cannabis to this snack makes it more fun. Cannabis popcorn is prepared in the same way as regular popcorn, only the regular butter is replaced with cannabutter for making cannabis popcorn. Follow this simple recipe to enjoy this quick snack on your road trip.

popcorn
IngredientsQuantities
Peanut oil3 tbsp
Butter1 tbsp
Cannabutter1-2 tbsp
Popcorn kernels½ cup
Salt½ tsp

Method

  • Add 3-4 popcorn kernels into peanut oil taken in a saucepan.
  • Once you hear them pop, add all the remaining popcorn kernels to the pan.
  • Sprinkle salt on the kernels as per your taste.
  • Add the cannabutter and cover the saucepan.

Popcorns are ready to be served. Once they are in the bowl, you can coat them with the remaining cannabutter. This will add more flavor to the popcorn.

Cannabis-Infused Olive Oil Citrus Cake

Enjoy this flavorful citrus cake with the touch of cannabis-infused olive oil on your next road trip. Prepare this tasty cake and you can keep it with you while you are on the road. An easy and quick recipe is given below.

citrus cake
IngredientsQuantities
Bleached cake flour1 ¼ cups
Fine semolina flour¼ cup
Baking powder2 tsp
Kosher salt¾ tsp
Granulated sugar1 cup
Extra-virgin olive oil½ cup
Cannabis-Infused Olive Oil¼ cup
Whole milk¼ cup
Grated lemon zest1 tbsp
Lemon juice2 tbsp
Grated navel or Cara Cara orange zest2 tbsp
Vanilla bean pastes or vanilla extract1 tsp
Eggs3
Powdered sugar1 cup
Meyer lemons, Cara Cara oranges, peeled and sliced, for garnish2-3

Method

  • Prepare the cake pan by lining it with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 325℉.
  • Whisk the dry ingredients, cake flour, salt, semolina flour, and baking powder.
  • Put the oils and the orange and lemon zest with sugar and vanilla bean paste in the blender. Blend them well for 2 minutes till they are well combined.
  • Then add eggs one by one and keep mixing them with the blender. Reduce the speed and add flour mixture and beat the mixture for 30 seconds.
  • Pour this batter into the prepared baking pan. Bake the cake for 32 to 38 minutes till the cake rises. Insert a toothpick in the middle of the cake to check if it is moist or not.
  • Let the cake cool for some time and then transfer it to the serving dish.
  • Add the powdered sugar and remaining orange zest to lemon juice and whisk it well.
  • Pour this glaze over the cake and spread it evenly on the cake so it drips down the sides of the cake.
  • Let the glaze cool and harden, then garnish the citrus over the cake. The Cannabis-Infused Olive Oil Citrus Cake is ready to be served!

Cannabis-Infused Chocolate Pretzel Cookies

These chewy chocolate pretzel cookies are ideal for any chocolate lover. Cookies are the ultimate snack when you are on the move as they are easy to carry and can help satisfy your cravings on any road trip. Here is a recipe that you can try to make these amazing cookies.

chocolate cookies
IngredientsQuantities
All-purpose flour2 cups
Baking powder2 tsp
Kosher salt1 ¼ tsp
Granulated sugar2 cups
Unsweetened cocoa powder1 cup
Cannabis-Infused Olive Oil¼ cup
Extra-virgin olive oil2 tbsp
Eggs4
Vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract2 tsp
Powdered sugar1 cup
Mini chocolate-covered pretzels30
Cooking sprayAs required

Method

  • Take a bowl and add baking powder, flour, and salt. Whisk these ingredients and set them aside.
  • Beat the oil, sugar, and cocoa powder in a separate bowl. Blend them until it is evenly moistened.
  • Then add eggs one by one with continuous blending. Stop to scrape the mixture from the sides of the bowl.
  • Add the vanilla bean paste and the flour mixture, and mix them on a slow speed. Beat them till they are well combined.
  • Let the dough cool for up to 2 hours.
  • Put powdered sugar in a bowl, spray the cookie scoop with cooking spray, then roll this cookie scoop into the sugar.
  • Place the prepared dough ball in the baking pan and press a pretzel in the center of the cookie dough ball.
  • Repeat the same step with the remaining dough and place the baking pan in the preheated oven.
  • Bake the material for 12 minutes to get soft and fudgy cookies. Bake the material for 14 minutes if you want firmer cookies.
  • Let the cookies cool for 30 minutes. Then they can be stored in airtight containers.

Chocolate Mint Brownies

This recipe is for those who prefer soft and gooey brownies instead of dry cakes. Chocolate brownies with a flavor of mint are a great meal to pack for your road trip. Here is a recipe that you can try to make the most delicious chocolate mint brownies with cannabis butter. 

Chocolate Mint Brownies
IngredientsQuantities
Cannabis butter1 cup
Dark chocolate8 ounces
Sugar1 ½ cup
Brown sugar½ cup
Eggs4
All-purpose flour½ cup
Vanilla extract2 tsp
Unsweetened cocoa powder¼ cup
Salt½ tsp

Method

  • Mix all the ingredients.
  • Transfer the mixture to a prepared baking pan.
  • Bake the batter at 350℃ for 35 to 40 minutes. Once they are baked, let them cool.
  • To prepare the mint frosting, add ½ cup butter, 2 cups sugar, 2 tbsp milk, and 1 tsp peppermint extract. Mix and blend these ingredients until it becomes fluffy.
  • Pour the mint frosting over the brownies and let them cool.
  • Once the frosting is set on the brownies you can enjoy them.

Cannabis-Infused Brioche French Toast

Enjoy the delicious Brioche French toast with a touch of cannabis by following this simple recipe given below. This is an ideal meal for breakfast or it can also keep you full while travelling. This recipe is not to be missed!

French toast
IngredientsQuantities
Strawberry jam¼ cup
Premium Cannabutter1 tbsp
1 ½ -inch-thick slices of brioche4
Large eggs3
Heavy cream¼ cup
Granulated sugar1 ½ tsp
Unsalted butter4 tbsp
Lemon½
Fleur de selAs required
Confectioners’ sugarAs required
Crème fraîche, for servingAs required

Method

  • Mix jam and cannabutter in a bowl.
  • In each slice of brioche, cut a 2-inch pocket. Put a tablespoon full of jam mixture into the pocket.
  • In another bowl, whisk the sugar, fleur de sel, and cream.
  • Melt butter in a large skillet. Then dip the stuffed brioche in the egg mixture and add it to the skillet. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes till it turns brown.
  • Transfer this mixture to the baking sheet and bake the French toast for 5 minutes in the preheated oven at 350 degrees.
  • Place the French toast in the serving dish, sift sugar on it, and squeeze a lemon on it.
  • Cannabis-infused brioche French toast is ready to be served.

Cannabis-Infused Salted Caramel Fudge Brownies

If you are a fan of gooey brownies with chocolate fudge and caramel, then you have come to the right place. We have got the perfect recipe for you to try before you embark on your road trip.

Ingredients for CaramelQuantities
Sugar1 ¼ cup
Water3 tbsp
Heavy Cream¾ cup
Unsalted butter4 tbsp
Flaky sea salt1 ½ tsp
Ingredients for Brownies
Unsalted butter1 ½ cups + 2 tbsp
Premium Cannabutter2 tbsp
Bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped10 ounces
Sugar1 ½ cup
Unsweetened cocoa powder¼ cup
Pure vanilla extract2 tsp
Kosher salt½ tsp
Eggs3
All-purpose flour1 cup

Method

  • Take a saucepan and put sugar and water in it. Mix the two over medium heat until dark amber caramel forms.
  • Mix this caramel with cream, butter, and sea salt. Transfer this caramel into a bowl and let it cool in the refrigerator till it thickens.
  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and prepare a baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Heat and melt butter and cannabutter over a saucepan containing water. Add sugar, chocolate, vanilla, and salt to this mixture. Stir it until it becomes smooth.
  • Remove it from heat and add eggs one by one and whisk them properly. Add flour to the mixture. Mix until the batter is well combined.
  • Pour the batter into the already prepared baking pan. Bake the brownies for about 40 minutes.
  • Let the brownies cool and enjoy them later on the road.

The Bottom Line

You might have heard bad things about cannabis, but it has some advantages too. Cannabis can help relieve stress and anxiety. Recently it has been incorporated into different food items. We provided you with some great recipes of cannabis-infused meals that you can have on your road trip. We recommend you add any of these while you’ve started enjoying your vacay-trip, including brownies, cakes, cookies, and much more. We hope you will try these recipes and enjoy them to the fullest!

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