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Unthanksgiving Day: Traditional Native American Wojapi Infused With Indica Berry Kush

Wojapi is a Native American and Canadian First Nations berry sauce, made from a recipe that has been handed down generation to generation between families. Each individual tribe recipe was created based on the local indigenous berries available to that area. Chokecherries, blueberries, huckleberries, cherries, cranberries and/or blackberries can be used for traditional wojapi. Historically, […]

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Unthanksgiving Day: Traditional Native American Pemmican Infused With Stress-Busting Cannabis Blueberry

Pemmican is a high-energy mixture of dried meat, dried fruit and tallow that was birthed by Native Americans. The Cree word “pimîhkân” is further broken down into the word “pimî,” meaning “fat and grease,” and is where the name pemmican is derived from. This Thanksgiving holiday, we’re honoring our Native American brothers and sisters with […]

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Unthanksgiving Day: Traditional Native American Succotash Infused With Maple Leaf Cannabis

During ancient times in the Americas, Native Americans cultivated pumpkins along creek and river banks with crops such as sunflowers, beans, then eventually corn. From this emerged the tradition of the Three Sisters, which represents the three main crops grown by various indigenous groups of North America. Traditionally, pumpkins were grown with corn and beans […]

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Unthanksgiving Day: Traditional Native American Poyha Infused With Northern Lights

Cherokee tribes created and handed down the venison dish poyha, which is essentially a Native American cornbread and meatloaf cross. It’s made of corn flour, deer meat, wild onions, and chokecherries or other native berries. This hearty dish provides nutrient-dense energy and was traditionally cooked in clay pots over an open fire. Other versions of […]

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High Holidaze: 12 Days of Festive Cannabis Recipes. Day 12 — BC Sweet Tooth Kutia

Kutia is a traditional festive season wheat-berry pudding popular across Eastern Europe, particularly in the Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and Poland. It’s a Lenten dish, which means no eggs or dairy products are used in its ingredients. In the Ukraine, kutia is a prepared food that’s incorporated into various Christmas Eve rituals performed throughout the night, […]

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High Holidaze: 12 Days Of Festive Cannabis-Infused Recipes. Day 11 — Super Lemon Haze Vegetarian Collard Greens

Collard greens are a part of the acephala family of plants, which includes kale, broccoli, cabbage and spring greens. The name “collard” comes from the word for the wild cabbage plant, “colewort.” Collard greens are a staple dish prepared in the Southern United States and widely recognized as a traditional comfort food. These greens are […]

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High Holidaze: 12 Days Of Festive Cannabis Recipes. Day 10 — Red Headed Stranger East African Fish Coconut Curry

High Holidaze: 12 Days Of Festive Cannabis Recipes. Day 10 — Red Headed Stranger East African Fish Coconut Curry

Mtuzi wa samaki, or fish curry, is an aromatic dish said to have originated from the island of Zanzibar off the coast of Tanzania, East Africa. This petite, exotic, tropical isle is woven with many Indian and Arabic influences that are infused in the island’s native cuisine. And because Tanzania sits right at the crossroads […]

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