In this episode Chef Julie Houser and I dive into the world of cannabis-infused cooking, health and wellness. Chef Julie shares her inspiring journey as a breast cancer survivor and how she incorporates cannabis into her plant-based dishes. But the most valuable lesson? Using cannabis with intentionality. Chef Julie emphasizes the importance of sourcing quality ingredients, building relationships with local farmers, and finding the right dose of cannabis for a truly memorable culinary experience. She also shares her secret to getting energized in the mornings, try it!
Below are the links for the Chef Julie Houser episode:
- Chef Julie Houser – @offiicaljuliehouser
- Flower Farma
- Julia Child’s My Life in France – autobiography on Amazon
- Tal Ronnen – Vegan Chef in LA
- Ola Oils from Flower Farma
- Skagit Organics
- Chef Julie can’t live without her immersion blender, double boiler
- Seasonal Asparagus Soup with Fennel episode
- The Best Citrus Olive Oil Cake episode
That’s it for this week friends. Please email me any questions, comments, pictures of your creations or anything else, I love hearing from listeners! Direct messages to [email protected] or the podcast hotline.
Introduction and Olive Oil Sponsorship
The host introduces the show and the guest, Chef Julie Houser. She also mentions the sponsorship of McEvoy Ranch olive oil.
Chef Julie Houser’s Cannabis Journey and Culinary Inspiration
The host discusses Chef Julie Houser’s cannabis journey, including her experiences as a breast cancer survivor and how she incorporates cannabis into her cooking. They also talk about her culinary heroes.
Incorporating Cannabis and Hemp as Superfoods
Chef Julie Houser explains her inspiration for incorporating cannabis and hemp into her dishes, highlighting the nutritional benefits of hemp and the potential for creating a wide range of products. She also mentions her culinary and cannabis heroes.
Sourcing the Best Ingredients
Tips for finding the freshest and ripest ingredients for plant-based cooking.
Starting a Line of Cannabis Products
Chef Julie’s experience and challenges in creating her own line of cannabis products.
Proud Moments and Customer Feedback
Chef Julie’s pride in launching her products and hearing how customers use them in unexpected ways.
Mocktails and the shift towards cannabis as a hangover alternative.
Benefits of using cannabis creatively and finding personal dosage.
Partnership with Skagit Organics and the quality of full extract cannabis oil.
Tailoring Doses and Different Tolerances
Discussion about tailoring cannabis doses to different tolerances and the importance of avoiding wrong hands.
Immersion Blender for Easy Soup Making
Chef Julie Houser talks about the convenience of using an immersion blender for making soups.
Incorporating Cannabis into Everyday Life
Chef Julie Houser discusses how she incorporates cannabis into her daily routine for wellness purposes.
Closing Remarks and Thank You
Speaker 2 expresses gratitude for the conversation and thanks Marge for having her on the show.
Encouragement to Try Something New in the Kitchen
Speaker 1 hopes that the listeners enjoyed the conversation and learned something new, and encourages them to try something different in the kitchen.
Promotion of Chef Julie Houser’s Recipes and Ola Oils
Speaker 1 mentions that the recipes for seasonal asparagus and fennel soup and citrus olive oil cake were provided by Chef Julie Houser, and encourages listeners to check her out online and explore her Ola oils.