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My journey in life as a stay at home mom building a career and being a caregiver to my mother and husband. Balancing life, family, and the unexpected. Contact me on the Weekly Essential face book page or feel free to email me if you would like to know more about essential oils or a business opportunity kollette@weeklyessential.com. Essential oils not only changed my life but helped me be prepared for the unexpected in life and how to deal with it.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween - On Guard Pumpkin Smoothie

The fall is my favorite time of year! The season changes, it is warm in the day and cool and crisp in the morning and evenings. This is a great smoothie for morning or evening and your kids will love it. 



This recipe has healthy ingredients like Almond Milk which is cholesterol free which can help support a healthy heart. Almond milk can also aid in maintaining and lowering blood pressure. Healthy Benefits of Almond Milk
There is also Pumpkin, Which is a great source of beta-carotene. Click on the link for more information on Pumpkin. 
We have our healthy milk, our healthy vegetable and now for our healthy fruit, you guessed it Banana's Potassium is a significant nutrient found in bananas. Consuming a good amount of potassium and lowering intake of sodium are great choices to help reduce risks of cardiovascular disease and heart disease. Bananas are also a great food choice when fighting off viruses because they are easily digested and can get you nutrients without making your stomach upset.
 Top Ten Health Benefits of Bananas

The Recipe

What you need
1 cup almond milk (or milk of choice) I like it with coconut milk with a little coconut cream, yum.
-1/2 cup pumpkin puree
-1/2 cup vanilla yogurt (can replace with coconut cream)
-2 frozen bananas
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-1 teaspoon pumpkin pie seasoning
-2-3 drops dōTERRA® On Guard Protective Blend
-1 cup ice
What to do
-Combine all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth.
Tips For a garnish, add some whipped cream and pumpkin pie seasoning.
To learn more about the On Guard Blend click here. 

Have a safe and happy Halloween and enjoy this smoothie. 
Credit goes to doTERRA.com. 
 These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. And any statements on this blog, tabs or pages. 

Monday, October 30, 2017

Do You or Someone You know need Comforting?

It seems like yesterday I was hearing everyone say they couldn't wait for 2016 to get over with and excited for a new year in 2017. I had the same attitude. As this year is coming to an end, I am looking forward to the new year as we approach that time again. I will be happy 2017 is over, but I will never forget it and it will always be in my heart. 

Losing three family members and one being my father, I have been really sad. The doTERRA emotional blends have been a great tool for my family and me. We love the Console blend, diffusing it, using the Console touch topically. Our emotions have been all over the place this year. Just when I am getting out of my funk from my husband's accident three years ago and ready to get back to life and feel good, move forward. My kids have worked hard and they are doing great and ready to move on too. Then we have more loss to overcome and process. 

I know everyone has their hardships in life and things can happen in a second. We all take so much for granite. Why does it take the tragic things to happen to wake us up? Why is life going so fast and why are we all so busy. I know I have slowed down and really worked on being present with my family. The most important thing to me is to spend time with my kids, husband and mother and be present for them. 

We have used the Console blend for about three years now. When I am impatient, angry, sad, guilty and negative which I have definitely been the last three years.  I grab the Console blend. I diffuse it a ton and I love using the Console touch on the back of my neck and on my family's neck. The Console Touch has been wonderful to rub on our feet for foot rubs before bed. Thank you doTERRA for this blend. It has been very supportive in our household. 

Making sure you get some self-care and have a good support group. Let someone know you need some comforting and consoling, just someone to talk to and take care of you for a moment. If you can't find anyone, I recommend going get a massage. It is good for the mind, body and spirit and they are usually good listeners and then you can relax. Don't spend the whole massage talking. get it off your chest and then enjoy the massage. If you or you know someone who needs comforting, try the Console blend. 

Here is some more information on the Console blend

doTERRA Console Comforting Blend of floral and tree essential oils will help you close the door on sadness and take your first steps on a hopeful path toward emotional healing. Bind your broken heart with doTERRA Console Comforting Blend. 

Primary Benefits


  • Promotes feelings of comfort and hope and faith
  • Counteracts negative emotions of grief, sadness, and hopelessness
  • Promotes feelings of contentment, relief, and patience
  • Counteracts negative emotions of anger and guilt

How to Use

  • Diffuse during times of loss to comfort the soul and evoke feelings of hope and faith
  • Apply over the heart morning and night as a reminder to be patient with healing and to think positive thoughts. Your thoughts are powerful, pay attention, it is easy to get lost and negative. Stay positive. 
  • Apply one to two drops to a shirt collar, scarf or cotton ball in pocket and smell throughout the day to ward off feelings of grief and sadness.

Oils in the Console Blend

Frankincense Resin, Patchouli Leaf, Ylang Ylang Flower, Labdanum Stem/Twig, Amyris Bark, Sandalwood Wood, Rose Flower, Osmanthus Flower

Aromatic 

Console has a Sweet, musky, and floral aroma. I just love the way it smells. Sometimes I open the bottle and smell it and just hold the bottle in my hands

Directions 

Diffusion: Use one to two drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Thank you for letting me share this blend. I hope it provides comfort and healing through those difficult times. There are six blends in the Emotional Aromatherapy kit and it comes with a diffuser. I invite you all to try these blends. They do come in handy. Enjoy 
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Enjoy your day and hug your loved ones, or give them a call. Have a fantastic day, as my dad would say!

Referenced from doTERRA.com, photos from doTERRA.com. 


 These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. And any statements on this blog, tabs or pages. 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Banana Cacao Treat in a Glass Smoothie

This is for you Kent and Kellan and thank you for this recipe. Smoothies are so refreshing and healthy. Our family loves them, not only for breakfast, they are great for snacks and anytime of the day. When my kids want something sweet and with chocolate, I make them a smoothie. It is so fun to be creative in the kitchen. To me it is like a fun science project you get to enjoy when you are done. 

Here are some tips to always have a smoothie on hand.  When the banana starts turning brown, I peel them and break them in half and put in a freezer proof container and freeze. We had a get together with some friends and I brought a fruit salad, she told me to take it home at the end of the evening. I told her to keep it as the fruit wouldn't last too long and she has more people in her family. She said thank you, we got about what to do with fruit when it starts going bad before you can eat it. She gave me the best advice and I had an ah ha moment of why I haven't thought of that. If you have fruit that is going bad, FREEZE it! Then use it for smoothies. 

Make sure you have coconut water on hand, and with the frozen fruit, you will be prepared to make smoothies at the drop of the hat. I do stress try to use Organic fruit whenever possible. The same goes for spinach, kale and other greens. If they start going bad before you use them, freeze them and use them in smoothies. 

Here is a basic formula for any smoothie and then the recipe for the Banana Cacao Treat Smoothie
.
Basic formula. 
2 cups liquid base
2 cups leafy greens
3 cups ripe or frozen fruit 
Essential oils to taste. 

We make a lot of smoothies in our home. I suggest going to see a nutritionist and search your community, we have a nutritionist that is complimentary to us in our community and she is wonderful and I learned what would be best with our family's health issues. I strongly encourage everyone to get advice about what you are eating. 

Recipe for Banana Cacao Treat in a Glass Smoothie

Chocolate-Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothies

What you need

1 1/2 cup of coconut water
1/2 cup Kale
1 Organic Frozen Banana
1 Organic Banana
1 Tablespoon Organic Cacao Powder
1 toothpick dip Cardamom essential oil
1 Tablespoon Organic Peanut butter (optional) 
(Servings 2)

What to do...
Blend all ingredients in blender, add ice or coconut water if needed. 
Pour in two glasses and enjoy.

For more tips on cooking and baking with essential oils, click on the tab above. 


 These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. And any statements on this blog, tabs or pages. 




Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Joyful Blend - Elevation

Elevation was formulated to overcome feelings of despair and hopelessness. This blend combines a powerful mood-stabilizing oils with joy-filled oils that evoke happiness. The warm vibrations of these oils can soothe the heart and balance the emotion.

A few years ago, my mother was bed ridden. I started stopping at her house every morning and putting Elevation Blend in her diffuser. I also started her on the doTERRA Life Long vitality supplements. She suffered from moving from Sunny San Diego to Heber City Utah, where it is cold in the winter and snow, it was hard on her. She adjusted with the help of me and being consistent. Now she is living with us, she is 70 lbs. lighter and she walks every day and helps me where she can. She is still taking her supplements daily and we still diffuse Elevation. 

It is one of our favorite blends. We also like diffusing it with Frankincense.
We go through stages on what oils we use, it depends on the seasons, what is going on in our life and the day. Elevation is one blend I can count on. We used it in the past and it supported us through those rough years.

Elevation is the perfect blend for those moments when you need to be revitalized. This exciting blend provides an invigorating combination of essential oils that can elevate your mood and increase your energy.

Elevation combines the uplifting and euphoric floral scents of
Lavandin
Lavender
Melissa
Ylang Ylang
Osmanthus with Tangerine
Elemi
Hawaiian Sandalwood
and Lemon Myrtle to create a unique blend that promotes a positive mood and feelings of confidence.

How to Use
  • Diffuse Elevation help promote feelings of self-worth while also helping to lessen restless feelings.
  • Diffuse Elevation in the mornings before to feel positive and energetic.
  • Rub Elevation essential oil over your heart, temples, or wrists to elevate mood and promote vitality.
  • After a long, stressful day, take a bath with a few drops of Elevation to help lessen feelings of stress.
Emotionally

Elevation can assist individuals in letting go of lower energy vibrations. This blend can raise one’s energy levels It can inspire feelings of cheerfulness, brightness, courage, relaxation, humor, playfulness and fun. It teaches us that worry and fear are nonproductive and faith, hope and determination are productive. These oils redirect the brain pathways to transform despair into happiness, joy and abundance. Elevation supports individuals in flowing with life while remaining in peace and light.

Recommended Aromatically, inhale from bottle, rub on hands and inhale or diffuse.
Topically apply 1-3 drops on forehead, behind ears or over your heart.
Whenever you need some joy, just grab the bottle and smell, rub some on your hands and inhale. There is something special about this blend.

We all need Joy in our life and this blend supports that. I invite you to try this blend, you deserve to be Joyful.

To get your joyful blend, click Here or on Shop Now in the top right-hand corner of the blog. Thank you for letting me share this blend, my intention is that it brings you as much Joy as it has brought to our household.

Cautions - Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
References; doTERRA.com, Emotions & Essential oils.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Wild Orange Essential Oil

Wild Orange

This oil is cold pressed from the rind (peel), it is sourced in the Dominican Republic. It has a sweet, fresh citrus aroma. I love diffusing this with Peppermint in the morning and it is what I always diffuse during my classes. Everyone loves Wild Orange, it is a great essential oil to share with others.

How we use Wild Orange

Not only do we diffuse it a lot. I love dropping it in the toilet and drains after cleaning. It smells so good after sitting there all day. My kids love coming home to a uplifting smell after a long day at school. This morning I used it on my oven, it is a great de-greaser and also gets stickers or sticky stuff off. I love to diffuse wild orange and enjoy a couple of drops in my water. I always have this oil with me. We have used for  anxious feelings, stomach issues, calming and relaxing before bed, and foot rubs. I have made several DYI projects, it is great in your morning smoothing, vanilla or chocolate. A fun family project was making homemade ice cream with wild orange.

One of my favorite things to do with the kids is to make homemade soda's with a variety of essential oils. 2-3 drops of Essential Oils in Sparkling water with honey or agave to sweeten. You can also make tea with any essential oils of choice, just make sure they are okay to take internally. We also love a drop of citrus oil of any kind in our fruit salad
Wild Orange
Lemon
Lime
Ginger
Peppermint
Lavender
Tangerine
Spearmint

Cooking and Baking with Wild Orange
So many recipes to add this oil too, from fruit salads, chocolate drops, chocolate wild orange truffles, cranberry dressing, a drop in your water, french toast, breads, salad dressings, smoothies, stuffing, anything you would put orange in. I love being creative with the oils in the kitchen. It is rather refreshing to drop a few drops in just a glass of water for healthy immune support.

Other great oils for cooking are cinnamon, thyme, oregano, cumin, cardamom, Ginger, Lemongrass, Basil, Lemon, Marjoram, Rosemary, Lavender, Fennel, On Guard, Rosemary, Cilantro, Coriander, Bergamot, Cassia, Clove, Grapefruit and black pepper. For more on cooking and baking with essential oils click on tab above for Cooking.

Diffuse, Diffuse, Diffuse
Wild Orange is also recommended to diffuse well with Clary Sage, peppermint, Cinnamon, Frankincense, Geranium and Lavender. I must say I have not tried the Clary Sage yet, but I am going to. Putting a few drops of Wild Orange in your diffuser to purify the air and feeling of energy.


STOP THINKING & SLEEP
3 drops of Balance
3 drops of Serenity
3 drops of Wild Orange
We all struggle with sleep at times. I hear too often from other people, they can't get the mind to stop thinking. I saw this recipe and had to share it and I am making this blend today for a friend. Happy Sleep everyone. I got this recipe from doTERRA Platinum Oils.

Topically
A few drops of wild orange with Fractionated coconut oil, topically for a soothing massage. We use with the unscented hand and body lotion when we volunteer at the Abbington
Senior living to give the residence hand massages.

Wild Orange has the ability to purify and refresh. As well as supporting a healthy immune system function. This is a great oil for digestive support, feeling anxious, withdrawal, fear.

Emotionally 

Wild Orange is the oil of Abundance. It inspires abundance, creativity and supports a positive mood. It also reconnects you with your inner child and brings, fun, joy and playfulness into one's life. It reminds our soul of the limitless supply found in nature. There is always enough to go around. So apply or diffuse some wild orange, start sharing, playing, relaxing and enjoying the bounties of life. This is the true gift of this essential oil.

Recipe to Share
Wild Orange Cream Cheese Cupcakes
What you need
Image result for cup cakes with orange frosting
1 box yellow cake mix
3 drops of Wild Orange essential oil

For the frosting
8 oz. cream cheese
1/2 stick of butter
2 cups Powdered sugar
3 drops of Wild Orange

What to do for mix
Prepare cake as instructed on the box. Add the wild orange and mix well. Fill lined mini muffin tins 3/4 full with batter. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes. For regular muffin tin, fill half way and cook for 20-24 min.

What to do for frosting
Beat all ingredients until smooth. Frost cupcakes when cooled. Top with Orange peel.

If you would like to experience any of these essential oils, you can purchase them now on the top right hand corner, click on Shop Now or click here. You do not have to join anything, there is an option to join as a wholesale customer which is an amazing deal,  just purchase these amazing essential oils and have fun and be healthy.

Thank you for letting me share about Wild Orange. Enjoy!

Resources, doTERRA.com, Emotions and Essential oils, doterra Living Magazine Fall 2017, doterraplatnumoils. 
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.








Monday, October 23, 2017

Essential Thanksgiving Recipes

I am so excited to share these recipes. I just love doTERRA's living magazine, the articles, recipes, idea's and education. doTERRA recently came out with the Fall 2017 addition. My creative mind gets busy planning my next classes to share all this great information. This addition has wonderful essential recipe ideas for Thanksgiving. 

I planned a one-week series of classes making all of these dishes, The first class was Breakfast with Rosemary Egg muffins and Apple Cream Cheese Rose Tarts. Next was lunch with Citrus & Herb Butter Roasted Turkey, Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Sauce, Honey Thyme Roasted Carrots and Rosemary Dinner Rolls. I finished the Series with Foot Soaks and Healthy Pumpkin Pie. 

All of these recipes are in the doTERRA Living Magazine which you can click on top left corner for all the great articles and recipes. I have also include the link to the recipes which are mostly from doTERRA's blog where the recipes are available as well for better printing options.

I will also include the recipes here with some additional options and additions I tired. And a few recipes of my own. Also, Tips on how to simplify if you are short on time. One of the things I enjoy doing is being creative in the kitchen. My kids love my cooking and baking and my husband will tell you he has never had a bad meal from me.

Holiday Breakfast

Rosemary Red Pepper Egg Muffins





What you need
12 Eggs
1/2 Red Pepper Chopped
1 Pinch Fresh Rosemary
1 Drop of Rosemary Essential Oil
1 Drop of Black Pepper Essential Oil
Shredded Cheese, optional

Directions
Heat oven to 350 degrees
Grease a muffin pan
Mix eggs together, add chopped red pepper, herbs and essential oils, fill muffin pan 2/3 of the way.
Bake in oven on 350 degrees for 20-25 Minutes.
There is no link for this recipe as it is my own. 

What you need

2 apples
3 drops Lemon essential oil
½ cup cream cheese, softened
½ cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 drops Cinnamon Bark essential oil
2 sheets puff pastry


What to do

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F
  2. Core and thinly slice apples.
  3. Combine apple slices, Lemon essential oil and water in a bowl to keep apples from browning. Pat apple slices dry and set aside.
  4. Roll out puff pastry. Cut four even strips.
  5. In a bowl, cream together cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla, and Cinnamon Bark oil.
  6. Spread cream cheese mixture on top half (long way) of puff pastry slices.
  7. Arrange and layer apple slices on cream cheese mixture, cut side facing down.
  8. Fold bottom half of plain puff pastry on top of cream cheese mixture and apple slices. Starting at one end, roll them up. Place in greased muffin

Tips: Okay I have made this twice and after the first time, which was just amazing and my kids loved it. I doubled the cream cheese recipe the second time and put it on the whole puff pastry slices and then after they were cooked, I used the left over cream cheese mix on the top of the tarts as frosting. Can I just say the frosting is so yummy! I can't wait to make them again. 

Make Sure you get the puffed pastry out of the freezer 40-60 minutes before preparing. 

You can make the cream cheese mix ahead of time. 

If you don't have time because there is a lot of prep to do, you can make ahead either with the rolls or lay one pastry puff sheet down flat in a glass cooking dish, then apply cream cheese mix and add and layer all the apples. Add cream cheese mix to the second pastry puff and add on top of apples. You can be creative with this one and it will all taste the same. 

I also thought about adding pumpkin cream cheese for Halloween. Yum a combination of pumpkin and apples. 

I did try with wild blue berries and that was very yummy as well. You can make these with any fruit or combination you like. 

Enjoy, everyone will like these. 


What you need
For the Butter 
4 drops Wild Orange essential oil
3 drops Lemon essential oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
4 tablespoons chopped fresh sage
3 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
3 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
Pinch of salt and pepper
1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
For the Turkey
14–16 pound turkey, thawed
½ large orange, cut in two wedges
1 lemon, cut in quarters
½ large granny smith apple, cut in two wedges
1 garlic head, cut in half
5 sprigs of sage
5 sprigs of thyme
2 sprigs of rosemary

What to do

For the Butter
  1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients and stir together thoroughly. Set aside.
For the Turkey
  1. Preheat oven to 500° F
  2. Rinse turkey inside and out. Pat skin dry and place in a roasting rack inside a large roasting pan. Stuff the cavity of the bird with the orange, lemon, apple, garlic, and herbs.
  3. Tuck wing tips under the turkey.
  4. Use fingers to carefully loosen skin around the entire bird. Take ¼ of the butter mixture and rub it, thoroughly, under skin making sure to coat as much of the turkey as possible. Brush remaining butter mixture over skin, making sure to cover the entire turkey.
  5. Sprinkle breast and legs with salt and pepper and tie legs together with kitchen twine.
  6. Roast turkey on the lowest rack at 500 degrees for 30 minutes. Turn oven down to 350 degrees and insert probe thermometer into the thickest part of the breast. Cook until thermometer reads 160 degrees.
  7. Note: Cooking time depends on the size of the turkey.
  8. Remove from oven and cover with foil. Let turkey rest for approximately 30 minutes before carving.

Tips: Make sure you get the turkey in plenty of time for it to thaw. I would also bast a few times while cooking. Although I didn't do it much and it tasted wonderful. And if you have never cooked a turkey make sure you pull the neck and other parts out. 


I know this is a lot of information but these are wonderful recipes I had to share with all of you and the tips and tricks.

The next recipe I think is my favorite, and it is easy and you can have it anytime.



What you need

2 pounds carrots peeled, tops removed
¼ cup apricot preserves
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon ground mustard
⅛ teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 drop Thyme essential oil
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper

What to do

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F
  2. Grease a baking sheet. Add carrots to center of pan. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together ingredients and pour over carrots. Toss until evenly coated. Lay carrots in a single layer. Bake for 30–45 minutes, until fork tender. Stir after 20 minutes. Garnish with fresh parsley if desired.

Tips: I didn't have any garlic powder but I had fresh garlic that I added. This is a wonderful and full of flavor dish.



Sweet & Spicy Cranberry Sauce

 

What you need

  • 10-ounce bag fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • ⅓ cup water
  • ⅓ cup honey or white sugar
  • 3 drops Wild Orange essential oil

What to do

  1. Combine ingredients, excluding Wild Orange essential oil, into a saucepan.
  2. Bring up to boil and then lower temperature to a simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool. Add Wild Orange essential oil. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Tips: This was so quick and easy and good. When I tried to find fresh cranberries for my series, I couldn't find any. If you okay with canned cranberry sauce, then you can substitute with 1 can of Cranberry sauce, no honey or sugar needed. Here is a link for another Great Cranberry dressing. I might combine the two recipes. Yum Santa Fe Cranberry Dressing.




These rolls look amazing.  I didn't have time to make them from scratch. If you are short on time. Buy your favorite rolls and then take a cube of butter, add 1 drop of rosemary and a pinch of fresh rosemary. Mix together and put on the rolls you bought or baked. For those who are short on time, these are wonderful. For the full recipe to make from scratc click here.  




I am saving the best for last and you're going to ask yourself, how is a healthy pumpkin pie good? Right nothing could replace a homemade pumpkin pie for the holidays. Well amazing enough this was really good. We did top with homemade whipped cream which makes a difference. 

What you need

1 15-ounce can pumpkin puree
1 13.5-ounce can full-fat coconut milk
¼ cup rolled oats
2 tablespoons ground flax
½ cup brown sugar
3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 drop Cinnamon essential oil
2 drops Clove essential oil
2 drops Ginger essential oil
½ teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
1 par baked pie crust

What to do

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F
  2. Blend all ingredients together until smooth. Pour into a par baked pie crust in a 10-inch round pan.
  3. Bake for 27 minutes
  4. Note: It will look underdone at this time, don’t worry. Refrigerate at least
  5. hours uncovered. Pie will thicken and “set.”
  6. Top with fresh whipped cream.

Tips: Make these pies a day before, they need to set for 5 hours. You can make them the day of, but they will not have the same texture.My kids kind of freaked out with the rolled oats, and honestly I don't think you need them. My kids did eat every bite and enjoyed it. I have not tried it without them yet. I also used frozen pie crusts. 


I had a lot of fun making these dishes and trying them out before the holidays and sharing them with others. It is hard to get out of the family traditions and try something new, but it sure was a lot of fun. Keep in mind, I didn't do it all in one day. If you want to try these before the holidays, take your time, don't stress and enjoy. I tried the breakfast items the Sunday before the class. My kids loved it and so did everyone that came to the class. For lunch we had the Turkey, Cranberry, Rolls and Carrots. We used the left overs for lunch and a turkey casserole so that was awesome and the Cranberry as well, it was in the casserole. The carrots were delicious and you can make those anytime. And the pie was great as well. Enjoy these dishes before, after and during the holidays. They are all fabulous. Thank you for letting me share and if you need the essential oils you can order them here. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me. 

Quick left over turkey casserole...In a pyrex baking dish take the left ofver turkey and line the bottom of dish, then add any veggies you want, carrots, peas etc. then pour the left over gravy or the left over cranberry suace or both, over the turkey and veggie mix. Then top with left over mashed potatoes or left over stuffing and bake for 20min on 350 degrees. You can also add bisquits instead of potatoes or stuffing. There are so many options with this dish. Enjoy!



References are doTERRA Living Magazine, doTERRA.com, Most photos are doTERRA's and a few of my own. 

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.