There is no doubt that essential oils are amazing and contain many beneficial properties to our health but how can we consume more of it on a daily basis?
Adding essential oils to the beverages that you drink either on a daily basis or occasionally are a great way to spruce up your drinks but also take care of your health at the same time.
6 beverage recipes using essential oils
Coconut Hot Chocolate
1 cup coconut milk 2–3 scoops of unsweetened cocoa powder or your favorite cocoa mix. 1–2 toothpicks Cinnamon Bark oil 2–3 tablespoons of sugar or agave Coconut Whipped Cream 1 13-ounce can of coconut milk 1 tablespoon sugar or agave (optional) Instructions
Start the whipped cream by refrigerating the can of coconut milk overnight. Open can and put the thick chunks in a bowl. Set aside the remaining milky liquid substance for making hot chocolate.
Add optional sweetener to the coconut cream chunks. Using a hand mixer, beat until you get a light, whipped texture. Set aside.
In a saucepan, put the remaining liquid coconut milk from the can, or coconut milk from a carton. Warm to desired temperature. If you use milk from the can it will be a more creamy hot chocolate.
Once warm add in cocoa powder and sweetener.
Dip a toothpick in the Cinnamon Bark bottle and swirl in mixture.
Place a dollop of fresh coconut whipped cream onto your hot cocoa, and enjoy!
Tip: Freeze the whipped cream into silicone heart shaped molds.
1/2 cup of Orange Juice
1/2 cup of champagne
5 medium size fresh strawberries
One drop of Grapefruit essential oil
Strawberry and Thyme for garnish
In a cocktail shaker combine fresh strawberries and juice and shake it until strawberries have dissolved and juice mixture turned a bit brownish. Let it sit for a couple of hours if you have time.
In a champagne glass cup, combine orange juice and strawberry mix with champagne. Add one drop of grapefruit essential oil and garnish as desired.
Tip: Do not use plastic cups, essential oils contain properties that breaks through plastic materials.
Honey Ginger Lemonade
Combine all ingredients into a two-quart pitcher. Mix well.
Chill in the fridge until ready to serve. Makes two quarts.
Tip: You can substitute the juiced ginger for one to two drops Ginger essential oil, if desired.
Lemon Cucumber Water
In a glass cup or jar, add water, cucumbers and a few drops of lemon essential oil to taste.
Bergamot Green Tea
Tropical Green Smoothie
Combine ingredients, except essential oil, in a blender.
Blend until smooth and creamy.
Add essential oil to taste.
Information obtained from Doterra.com and Modern Essentials Sixth Edition