Holiday Cooking With Essential Oils!

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The Holidays can be even better this year using Young Living Essential Oils in your cooking and baking. Young Living Essential Oils are amazing in the kitchen! You can add Essential Oils, like Rosemary, Sage, Dill, Oregano, Thyme, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Ginger, Orange, Lemon… Spicing up your favorite dishes while adding healthy benefits. Essential Oils are much more concentrated than herbs and therefore yield a more powerful flavor and aroma. One drop can be as effective as a full teaspoon! Have fun in the kitchen this season and add some healthy pizazz to your dishes! Check out some of these ways to spice up your dishes…

General Substitution Guideline:

1 drop of oil = 1 teaspoon dry herb = 1 Tablespoon fresh herb (ex. rosemary, thyme)
1 drop of oil = 1 teaspoon dry spice (ex. cinnamon, nutmeg)
1 drop of oil = 1 teaspoon citrus zest (essential oil is not a replacement for juice, only zest), (ex. lemon, lime)
1 drop of oil = 1 teaspoon flavoring/extract (ex. vanilla, peppermint)

~ Add a drop or two of Clove, Lemon, Nutmeg, Cinnamon and/or Thieves to a gallon of Wassail, Hot Apple Cider or Spiced Tea. Add more to desired taste.

~ Use Clove, Nutmeg and Cinnamon Oils in your pies, cakes and breads.

~ Use Basil, Thyme, Oregano, Rosemary and Black Pepper in Olive oil to make a rub for your turkey or ham. Add Orange and Cinnamon to your glazing recipe.

~ Use Young Living Oils along with fresh herbs to your cream cheese spreads, dips and butters.

~ Use Young Living desired Citrus Oils in your fruit dips.

~ Add a drop or two of Lemon Oil to your fruit salad to keep fruit fresh and zesty.

~ Insert a toothpick in a bottle of Peppermint or Orange Oil and use to stir individual cups of Hot Cocoa to add a hint of Peppermint or Orange Flavor.

Share the Love and the Flavors of the Holidays with Your Family.

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