Top Cannabis Pool Party Must-Haves For Your Next Palm Springs Getaway

July 29, 2019 • 10 am

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In the Coachella Valley, we’ve officially entered the dog days of summer. From high energy hotel pool soirées to chilled-out Dive-In Movies and the ultimate wet-and-wild, action-packed Splash House, Greater Palm Springs is your summertime mecca for the hottest pool parties.

Under the signature, desert canyon backdrop, visitors are invited to break out the bathing suit, relax, and have an unforgettable poolside experience with these essential, cannabis pool party must-haves from local weed dispensary, The Leaf El Paseo.

CBD Infused Poolside Cocktails

A refreshing cocktail by the pool is the perfect scenario for a sun-kissed afternoon. CBD infused Cocktails are great for those who want the medicinal benefits of cannabis without the psychoactive effects of THC. Pina coladas, Mai-Tais, Mojitos, and just about every other popular hot weather cocktail can be enhanced with a few drops of a CBD tincture. Tincture favorites include Papa & Barkley’s 30:1 for relaxation and pain relief, and Juna Gold Tincture for mood elevation.

Are you looking for a wonderfully refreshing summer cocktail that is sure to impress your friends? Here’s a quick and easy drink recipe to get the buzz going:

CBD infused Watermelon-Basil Margarita

Find in-season watermelon, organic if possible and seedless makes it easier to deal with prior to blending. Here’s what you’ll need:

Ingredients:

6 cups cubed watermelon

1 large bunch fresh basil leaves

¾ cup fresh lime juice (approximately 5 limes) 1 cup your choice of tequila

3 servings of your choice of CBD Tincture Club Soda

Agave nectar (to taste) Ice

Instructions:

Blend watermelon in the blender until pureed and then pour 2 cups of watermelon juice into a tall glass. Place fresh basil in the bottom of a large pitcher. Add a little bit of the watermelon juice and muddle to release the flavors of the basil. Add remaining watermelon juice, fresh lime juice, CBD Tincture, ⅔ cup agave nectar (or more depending on desired sweetness), and the tequila. Fill the entire pitcher with ice and top with club soda for an extra kick. Garnish with additional basil, lime, and watermelon slices.

Serve immediately or freeze for a slushie-like consistency.

Refreshing Elixirs with a Kick

For those looking to sip tantalizing alcohol-free beverages poolside, why not try the award-winning cannabis infused Fruit Punch by Dixie Elixirs. In addition to the Fruit Punch, Dixie Elixirs are offered in Berry Lemonade, Cherry Limeade, Half & Half and Root Beer flavors. Other drink favorites include Legal’s all-natural sparkling tonics crafted for that perfect high and Kikoko’s cannabis infused Positivi-Tea while you soak up the sun.

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Disposable Cannabis Vapes

As a healthier alternative to smoking flower, portable vaporizers are easy to use and can fit in your pocket. They are also discreet as the vapor creates a less potent aroma. A favorite summer flavor is theStrawberry Mojito by Raw Garden. However, if you do want to float around on a pool floatie-lounge, we recommend disposable vapes like the Tangie Dream by Kurvana or the Pineapple Express by Heavy Hitters.

Award-Winning Munchies

If you're looking for a way to satisfying those midday cravings, we have just the answer for you:Kiva Confections: Blueberry Terra Bites. Each 5MG bite of US-grown blueberries are dusted with cocoa powder and finished with a generous coating of delicious milk chocolate.

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(Source: Leafly)

Cannabis-Infused Strawberry and Coconut Milk Popsicles

What better way to cool off from the heat than enjoying a flavored popsicle? Cannabis-Infused Strawberry and Coconut Milk Popsicles from Leafly are a fun indulgent frozen treat for you and your guests. Mix up a CBD tincture, fill up those popsicle molds and put them to good use with the recipe below!

Ingredients:

2 ½ cups fresh strawberries

4 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 lime, halved

14-ounce can of coconut milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

60MG worth of cannabis-infused tincture (5MG per popsicle)

Instructions:

Hull the strawberries and add to a food processor bowl. Add two tablespoons of sugar and the juice of one half of the lime, and purée until smooth. In another bowl stir together the coconut milk, juice from the remaining lime half, remaining sugar, and vanilla extract. Add the tincture like Leef Organics Thrival Tincture to the mixture and stir well until completely combined. Spoon half of the strawberry mixture into the bottom of 12 popsicle molds. Stir the coconut milk mixture and spoon over the strawberry layer in the molds. Be sure to add an equal amount of coconut milk to each popsicle to ensure even doses. Add the remaining strawberry mixture to fill each mold. Add popsicle mold lids and place sticks inside. Freeze for at least six hours before serving.

Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches That Will Keep You Floating

Treat yourself this summer with cannabis-infused mini ice cream sandwiches that’ll leave you feeling like you’ve melted into a carefree nirvana.

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Ingredients:

Big Pete’s Cookies (5MG per cookie) Ice cream (Mint Chip or any flavor) Sprinkles, Mini Chocolate chips

Instructions:

Grab two Big Pete’s cookies and your favorite ice cream. Scoop one mini scoop of ice cream onto a cookie. Take the other cookie and place it on top. Roll the

ice cream sandwich in your favorite mix in like sprinkles and mini chocolate chips. Place mini ice cream sandwiches in the freezer for 20-30 minutes to chill until ready to eat.

Sunburn Recovery

If you plan to stay out in the sun for an extended period of time, The Leaf El Paseo recommends that you bolster your sunscreen and be prepared in case you need to recover from a painful sunburn. For topical burns, try the Leef Organics Revive Balm made of calendula, grapeseed oil, cacao butter, lavender and peony to soothe inflammation and ease pain. Other favorite remedies include OM Body Epsom Salt Soak and Mary's Medicinals CBD oral capsules for further pain relief.

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