Beating the heat this time of year can be difficult sometimes and eating heavy foods is not always appetizing, so today I wanted to share a couple of Summer salads with you. Both of these recipes are full of healthy ingredients and they both include a doTERRA essential oil, something that’s not the norm for many. And the best part is, they both taste great because they are bursting with delicious flavors!
Strawberry Almond Salad
10 oz. baby spinach
1 lb. strawberries, cut in thick slices
1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds
1/2 cup feta cheese
2 – 4 drops doTERRA Lime essential oil
1 pint fresh raspberries
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
- In a small bowl, mash the raspberries
- Add remaining vinaigrette ingredients & mix using a whisk until combined
- Chill vinaigrette for 30 minutes
- Toss salad ingredients with desired amount of vinaigrette & serve
This salad will satisfy everyone in your home or at a function and can easily be doubled for bigger parties!
Fresh Cucumber Salads
1 avocado, diced
1 tomato, diced
1/2 red onion, sliced
1/2 cucumber, diced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 toothpick dipped in doTERRA Marjoram essential oil
- Combine avocado, tomato, red onion, and cucumber in a bowl and set aside
- Pour olive oil into a small bowl and mix in the toothpick dipped in the Marjoram essential oil
- Combine olive oil mixture and vegetables
- Add lemon juice and stir
- Top off with the salt and serve
Both of these summer salads are sure to be a big hit with everyone and they can be enjoyed all year round, not just in the summer time. ~ For more recipes that use doTERRA essential oils in them just go to the Recipes & DIY Categories section on this page and several recipes will come up for you to make and try out. All of these recipes have been rated 5 stars and I’m sure there are a few in there that you and your whole family will love!
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Frequently Asked Questions About Essential Oils
Why doTERRA over other essential oil brands?
doTERRA offers the purest oils you can buy with no synthetics or fillers added. With doTERRA you’re getting the pure power of nature with zero side effects.
How Do I Use Essential Oils?
Topically ~ Applied right on the skin straight from the bottle or diluted with a carrier oil.
Aromatically ~ Diffusing in the air and inhaling right from the bottle.
Internally ~ Many of doTERRA’s oils are safe for internal use.
Can essential oils support the immune system?
Yes! We have several oils that can support our immune system, including our popular On Guard blend.
Does doTERRA offer oils/products for athletes?
Yes! We have pure options that every athlete will respond to positively.
I’m tired of taking pills for head tension. Are there Essential Oil options?
doTERRA has several oils, including our PastTense blend, that can ease tension just by applying topically.
I have 3 targets… Sleep Support, Digestive Support, & Weight Management. Can doTERRA help to support all of these?
We sure can! By starting off slow, we can introduce you to the top oils/products first and then go from there.
Is the statement, ‘ We’ve got an oil for that’, true in your view?
In the past 9 + years of sharing doTERRA, pretty much everyone has walked away satisfied!
What is the best way to contact you?
I’m always available by text, phone, or email.