Valentine’s Day is coming in hot and you’re not sure what to get (you’re not alone). You’ve done flowers. You’ve done jewelry and you’ve probably done chocolates too but this year you want to be cool. You don’t want to be all…uncool.
While THC (marijuana) edibles are still working their way through the legalization process state-by-state, CBD-infused foods have fast become the darling of the natural remedy and homeopathic world. Depending on where you are—but in most states—you can get CBD-infused everything from coffee to ice cream, candies, cocktails, and chocolates. There are some very tasty options available in 2020 and they are the perfect enhanced version of a humdrum Valentine’s Day sweet.
full force marijuana) impart, CBD (cannabidiol or hemp oil) is reported by many to deliver relief from ailments like anxiety, joint pain, and others and is all-natural to boot. Manufactures from Vermont to California have jumped into the CBD game with chocolates, caramels, hard candies, and more.With none of the psychotropic effects that THC (
Erin Barry is an advocate who works with and sells organic CBD products at Nutty Steph’s in Vermont and explained how herbal supplements are gaining popularity as folks are looking for pharmaceutical alternatives, and our collective society doesn’t seem to be getting healthier from drugs made in a lab.
There are still some vagaries with what you can legally purchase in various states, so consult with the retailer and your state’s laws before ordering. And check our a few of our favorite CBD chocolates and sweet treats to give this Valentine’s Day.
Perhaps the prettiest of all the CBD treats on our list these raspberry and passion fruits gummies are just the right combination of sweet and sour with the calming touch of hemp oil.Buy Now
Nutty Steph has been dosing the good people of Montpelier, Vermont for years now with her wild and wonderful CBD and THC chocolate creations (they also happen to be my mom’s favorite). A great deal at just $55 for an entire case, Steph’s will ship anywhere in the U.S., and yes, of course, there’s a tribute bar with Bernie on the wrapper. Join the (CBD) revolution!Buy Now
The only thing your S.O. will love more than eating their high-end CBD chocolate on Valentine’s Day is eating it off of YOU! That’s why HighOnLove (clever) created this saucy and smearable cannabinoid oil-infused chocolate body paint (aka the ultimate ULTIMATE aphrodisiac) in a darling heart-shaped bottle. Buy some now and thank us later.Buy Now
These dark chocolate CBD truffles from Calivolve are steeped with organic, raw matcha and 20 mg of CBD in each. The sleek Los Angeles-based company run by two badass weed-whispering ladies uses adaptogens and superfoods in the truffles to help rejuvenate body and mind. The childproof packaging is pretty brilliant, too!Buy Now
So maybe BAE gets down with CBD but not chocolate so much (hey, nobody’s perfect). Colorado-based Made By Hemp has a full line of CBD treats that include these nifty CBD-infused honey chill sticks in a few fun flavors, like mandarin and ginger, all made with 100 percent raw honey and 15 mg of CBD in each stick.Buy Now
AUR Chocolate Bon Bons are made in small batches with high quality Trinitario and Criollo cocoa beans, with 10 mg of CBD hemp oil per truffle. With super interesting flavors that include chai tea, vanilla oat milk, and salty coconut, a box of nine bon bons runs $46 and includes 2 day shipping!Buy Now
Made with raw cacao from Peru and no sugar or dairy—only raw almonds, cacao, honey, coconut oil, Himalayan salt, and vanilla—these organic CBD bites by Cocorau (New York) will help power your Valentine up while simultaneously soothing aches, pains, and anxiety.Buy Now
For the classic chocolate bar experience, Healthy Hemp Oil makes theirs with natural and organic ingredients and 60 mg of calming CBD. Available in two flavors: milk chocolate caramel coconut and white chocolate peach hazelnut.Buy Now
For the DIY sugary sweetheart in your life. Ardent Cannabis recently launched a CBD caramel infusion kit just in time for Valentine’s Day. The DIY set pairs perfectly with half a gram of cannabis (choose your favorite strain; THC or CBD). Then drip the sticky stuff over your favorite dessert (or body part) and let the good times roll. It’s $35 for the basic Caramel Infusion Kit and $210 for the proprietary Nova Decarboxlylator, so you can infuse anything you like.Buy Now
If your sweet lovah doesn’t have much of a sweet tooth, might we suggest this water-soluble CBD tea line from Buddha Teas? With blends like Chamomile, Peppermint, Matcha, and Turmeric & Ginger, you’ll be in their mellowed good graces in no time. A bundle of teas runs $69.99, and a single box is $19.99.Buy Now
With four pieces in each box and 10 mg per piece, Tasty Hemp Oil chocolates make a lovely gift in any of their three fab flavors: dark chocolate, dark chocolate mint, or raspberry milk chocolate.Buy Now
Disclaimer: CBD may or may not be legal in your area. Neither Chowhound nor its parent company encourage or endorse any irresponsible behavior or illegal activity. If you choose to use cannabis or CBD products, please do so responsibly and only where permitted by law.
Header image courtesy of HighOnLove.