5 Easy Thanksgiving Recipes Made With Essential Oils

I have a confession… I am not a fan of cooking in my everyday life!!  But, there is something so fun and exciting about cooking for Thanksgiving dinner!   Over the years, we have perfected some great family Thanksgiving recipes and we’d love to share them with you to give you ideas for the upcoming holiday!!  
We love adding doTERRA oils to our meals for added health benefits and delicious, natural flavoring!  Quick Reminder:  We only use doTERRA oils because of their tested and trusted purity!

What oils are good for fall cooking?
Our favorite doTERRA oils that we use in the Fall for baking and cooking are:  Wild Orange, Rosemary, Ginger, Cinnamon, Oregano, Thyme, and now - Vanilla!  The below guide shows a variety of ways to use these oils:

Check out how we use these oils below!  Sharing 5 Easy Thanksgiving Recipes  - straight from our kitchen!

Rosemary & Thyme Turkey
1 Raw Defrosted Turkey
2 Sticks of Butter
3 Drops Thyme
3 Drops Rosemary
Salt & Pepper
Directions: Start with a raw defrosted turkey.  Rub with butter.  Season with Salt, Pepper, 3 drops Thyme, 3 drops Rosemary (Will cook off some as roasting).  We use 2 sticks of butter. You can adjust as needed -- if it's dry, we will add more butter during the day basting.

Wild Orange Cranberry Sauce
1 bag fresh cranberries
1 cup OJ
1/2 cup honey or maple syrup
5 drops Wild Orange EO
Directions:  In a saucepan, combine the cranberries, maple syrup or honey, and orange juice.  Bring to a boil until the cranberries have broken down and thickened, about 20 minutes.  Add essential oils right after pulling off the heat.  As it's cooling, the sauce will continue to thicken.

Rosemary Stuffing/Dressing
1C chopped Mushrooms
1 med onion chopped
1C Chopped Celery
Directions:  Sauté with 1/4 cup butter and 1-2 Drops Rosemary.  Stir into 4 cups of dried bread cubes.  Add in broth of choice for moisture. (We use onion soup broth, or chicken bone broth with 1 drop Rosemary).

The BEST Pumpkin Pie
15 OZ Pumpkin Puree
14 OZ milk of choice
1/2 c sweetener of choice
2 eggs
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
4 drops clove
2 drops ginger
2 drops cinnamon bark
1 9-inch pie crust
Directions:  Bake at 425 Degrees for 15 minutes, then lower the temperature to 350 degrees for 60 minutes. Foil can be added to outer crust to prevent too much browning. 

Spiced Apple Cider
¼ Cup Brown Sugar
1 Drop On Guard
1 Drop Cinnamon
1 Drop Ginger
1 Drop Clove
3 Drops Wild Orange
Directions:  Mix oils with brown sugar, add apple cider mix, and warm in a crockpot on low.  

Hope you enjoy these recipes!!  If you have any questions on any of the above, feel free to reach out to me!!

Are you following me on Social Media?  I share tons of fall oil tips, recipes, diffuser blends, and more on my Instagram and Facebook accounts!!  Plus, I go LIVE on Instagram every Thursday at Noon MT.   Follow along so you don't miss out!! 

Interested in getting started with Essential Oils?  Check out these beginner kits to find one that best fits your needs!!  

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