5 Healthy Recipes Using Essential Oils

5 Healthy Recipes Using Essential Oils

October 5, 2017 No Comment

Most people tend to think of essential oils as body products or even cleaning products. However, they have their place in the kitchen as well. There are an outstanding amount of recipes that call for essential oils, and yes, they are healthy for you. Here are the top 5 recipes that use essential oils. Bon Appetit!

Butternut Squash Soup

This winter soup will keep you warm and healthy with a few quick and easy ingredients.

  • 1 Cup Carrots, Diced
  • 1 Small Onion, Diced
  • 3 Cups Butternut Squash, Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Celery, Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 1/2 Cups Chicken Stock
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1-2 Drops Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
  • 1-2 Drops Cardamom Essential Oil

Prep the vegetables by roasting them at 400 degrees for 30 minutes, or until they are soft enough to pierce with a fork or knife. In a stock pot, blend all ingredients with a hand blender.

Meatloaf

This is a family favorite and traditional household dinner item that uses your favorite essential oils, basil and oregano!

  • 1/2 Cup Carrot, Shredded
  • 1 Cup Onion, Minced
  • 1/2 Cup Cremini Mushrooms, Chopped
  • 5 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 3 Large Eggs, Beaten
  • 2 Lbs Ground Beef
  • 1 Cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1-2 Drops Basil Essential Oil
  • 1-2 Drops Oregano Essential Oil
  • Salt and Pepper

After combining the above ingredients, place them in a loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees until the center reads 165 degrees on a thermometer.

Lavender Lemonade

This refreshing and relaxing lemonade with quench your thirst and your anxious feelings on hottest days of the year.

  • 1 1/2 Cups Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Cup Water and 1/2 Cup Honey (simple syrup)
  • 1-2 Drops Lavender Essential Oil
  • 1-2 Drops Lemon Essential Oil
  • 6 Cups Water

On your stovetop, create the simple syrup by combining the water and honey and simmer until the honey melts into the water. Add all ingredients into a pitcher, add some ice, and you’re ready to relax.

Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

Toss this on your favorite salad for enhanced flavor and health benefits!

  • 2 T Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 T Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 T Sugar
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Chopped
  • 2-3 Drops Basil Essential Oil
  • 2-3 Drops Lemon Essential Oil
  • Salt and Pepper

To make the vinaigrette, combine all ingredients into a blender, blend until smooth, and store excess in the refrigerator in a bottle.

Lemongrass Dill Summer Dressing

This refreshing dressing is made for those who want to spruce up their summer salads, and it’s surprisingly simple!

  • 3/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/3 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 Cup Honey
  • 1/3 Cup Honey Mustard
  • 2 t Dijon Mustard
  • 3-4 Drops Lemongrass Essential Oil
  • 3-4 Drops Dill Essential Oil
  • Salt and Pepper

No appliances needed, just mix these in a jar, shake, and toss it in with some lettuce and tomato!

These recipes are healthy and taste great and with the help of your doTERRA products, they are easier than ever to recreate. Whether you need a refreshing drink, a healthy salad dressing, or a hearty meatloaf, you can’t go wrong when you cook with your essential oils.

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