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It's Time For RECESS!

Updated: May 25, 2023

I'm obsessed with RECESS! No, not school recess, silly!

This CBD calming drink is exactly what it says it is - Recess for adults! Recess is not a CBD brand, rather, a company with a mission to provide a way to help their consumers feel “calm, cool and collected.” I first heard about Recess over a year ago during the summer at my favorite lunch spot at the beach. I'm a sucker for typography and design, so I was obviously drawn to the colors & font and then when I got closer and read the can, I was 99.9% sold by the clean ingredients.

Each of their all-natural sparkling waters are formulated with filtered water, 10 mg of broad-spectrum hemp extract (CBD), and three other adaptogenic ingredients: American ginseng to improve memory, lemon balm to boost vitality and L-theanine to reduce stress.*

*(Be sure to check with your doctor to make sure these ingredients are safe for you in case you are taking other medications etc.)

The flavors are absolutely mouthwateringly divine! They come in:

I love to sip on Recess throughout my work day to calm me down and lift my mood! It's such a treat!

Speaking of treats....When the gang at Recess are not making beverages, they stay busy by making other things like a line of self-made apparel (“Realitywear”) and ongoing limited release collaborations with top like-minded brands.

With so many quarantine pups starting to get their first real taste of reality, Recess called up their friends at Maxbone to bring back their CBD dog treats to help your furry friends with the transition, because dogs need some calm in their weird new lives just as much as we do right now. Recommended for medium & big dogs. Break into smaller pieces. (*Be sure to check with your dog's veterinarian

to make sure CBD & these ingredients are

okay for your dog.)

Recess now comes in powder form that can be added to almost any beverage or to have just on its own with water on the go! I love being able to bring the individual packets with me on a road trip or flight. It's so convenient and saves me time and money in the long run!

Founder of Echelon Creative Inc. Social Agency AND Food, Cooking, Health & Product Queen, Michaela Blaney shared 3 recipes using each flavor and when I tell you they are ahhhhhhhmaziiiiing. I'm not joking. Try any or all of these recipes below over ice and thank me later!


• juice of 1 lemon

• 1 inch knob of ginger peeled + sliced

• few sprigs of mint

• water + ice

Steep the first 3 ingredients in boiling water for 15 minutes. Strain, add cold water, mood stick + ice and enjoy on a hot day!


• 1 frozen banana

• 1/2 cup frozen blueberries

• 1 scoop vanilla ORA ORGANIC protein powder

• 1 cup almond milk

Blend and enjoy post workout!


• 1 cup of organic PURITY COFFEE

• 1 cup of coconut milk

• few drops of local raw honey

Froth or blend all ingredients hot. Serve and get your coffee jumpstart without the jitters.




Disclaimer: Information provided in this post is for informational purposes only. However, this information is NOT intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or other healthcare professional, or any information contained on or in any product. Do not use the information provided in this blog post for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing medication or other treatment. Always speak with your physician or other healthcare professional before taking any medication or nutritional, herbal or other supplement, or using any treatment for a health problem. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, contact your health care provider promptly. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking professional advice because of something you have read in this post.

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