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Jessica Aragona

As a registered dietitian and nutrition consultant, Jessica has a unique perspective on the nutritional benefits of cannabis.

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A Dietitian’s Perspective on Cannabis

As a dietitian, when I look at the cannabis plant, I first see its nutritional value as a vegetable, loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Jessica Aragona - December 26, 2013

How to Augment the Power of Aphrodisiacs With Cannabis

Spoil yourself (and your partner) by nourishing your body, mind, and love life with tantalizing foods and titillating cannabis strains.

Jessica Aragona - February 12, 2016

Want to Try Cannabis Juicing? Check Out These Recipes and Guidelines

If you’re feeling fatigued, sluggish, or backed up, incorporating seven days of green cannabis juice into your diet can be a simple way to nourish, cleanse, and reset your systems.

Jessica Aragona - April 29, 2016

Recipe: How to Make a Cannabis Blast Off Breakfast Smoothie

Rise and shine with the super power of cannabis! A combination of raw cannabis, hemp seeds and hemp milk, this smoothie is the perfect balance of breakfast fuels to start your day off right.

Jessica Aragona - November 7, 2013

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Hemp Seed Food Products Can Bring Heart Health Benefits

Hemp seed food products can provide a variety of positive benefits. Find out how it affects your health, and learn how to incorporate it in your diet.

Jessica Aragona - July 24, 2016

Want to Try Cannabis Juicing? Check Out These Recipes and Guidelines

If you’re feeling fatigued, sluggish, or backed up, incorporating seven days of green cannabis juice into your diet can be a simple way to nourish, cleanse, and reset your systems.

Jessica Aragona - April 29, 2016

How to Augment the Power of Aphrodisiacs With Cannabis

Spoil yourself (and your partner) by nourishing your body, mind, and love life with tantalizing foods and titillating cannabis strains.

Jessica Aragona - February 12, 2016

Recipe: How to Make Cannabis-Infused Nacho ‘Cheese’

This nacho "cheese" recipe uses potatoes, garlic, and carrots combined with nutritional yeast and cannabis-infused oil to create a vegan, gluten-free snacking experience.

Jessica Aragona - December 27, 2015

Recipe: How to Make Cannabis-Infused Gingerbread Mini Cakes

Try out these crispy, cannabis-infused gingerbread mini-cakes and add a little spice to your day!

Jessica Aragona - December 30, 2014

Recipe: How to Make Canna-Mint Haystack Treats

Meet canna-mint haystacks, the raw, vegan treat that make a great alternative to your average infused baked good. They're gooey, chocolatey, and oh so delicious!

Jessica Aragona - December 24, 2014

Recipe: How to Make a Christmas Quinoa and Hemp Seed Oil Salad

Christmas quinoa salad is the perfect combination of delicious nutritious ingredients to keep you fueled up and ready to go all season long.

Jessica Aragona - December 18, 2014

Recipe: How to Make Cannabis-Infused “Herb” Roasted Potatoes

For this recipe, baby red potatoes are enhanced with the healing powers of herbs and cannabis before being roasted in coconut oil to a perfect golden color.

Jessica Aragona - April 3, 2014

Recipe: How to Make Cannabis-Infused Coleslaw

Everyone loves a good side dish. One of my personal favorites is coleslaw, which I treat like a salad, mixing up a variety of fresh vegetables, dried seeds, and cannabis all year long.

Jessica Aragona - January 9, 2014