November is a time for gratitude! With the Thanksgiving Holiday just around the corner, we have had so much to be thankful for all year long! While we do our best to practice gratitude everyday, it is wonderful to gather those closest to us around the table for a Thanksgiving meal.
We have had our share of both, lessons and blessings in 2018. We like to pause and think about how abundantly blessed we have been in our relationships. At the end of the day- it is the the people in our lives that enrich our world the most. We enjoy creating a warm and loving atmosphere in our home, especially as we embark on the holiday season. Young Living Oils used in a multitude of ways helps us to do just that! A favorite combination on our diffuser is Thieves with a few added drops of Cinnamon, Orange and Clove- it is fresh and cozy at the same time.
The Orange Vitality Essential oil is a must-have culinary tool, especially at this time of year! A few drops added to your favorite pumpkin pie or squash soup recipe creates a bright contrast to the warm spices traditionally used.
We asked our staff to share ways they incorporate Vitality Oils into holiday recipes. Here is a fresh new twist on cranberries shared with us by Cindy Monten.
Cranberry -Jicama Salsa
2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 red jalapeno pepper, seeded -minced
1 cup diced jicama
1/4 cup fresh mint chopped
1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
2 tsp sugar, maple syrup, or agave
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
2-3 drops Young Living Orange Vitality
in a food processor coarse chop cranberries add onion and jalapeno pulse a couple times to combine
remove to a bowl toss with all other ingredients
cover and refrigerate if not using right away
Note: try adding this to a turkey sandwich or create turkey & sweet potato quesadillas
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
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