Summer is almost here and we are already firing up the grill and enjoying the outdoors with family and friends. Why not try some of these recipes with your grilling this summer.

Each marinade recipe is sufficient for 1-2 lbs. of meat or your protein of choice.

Cilantro-Lime marinade
2 limes, juice of
1⁄3 cup olive oil
1 clove garlic
1 cup fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon cumin
1⁄2 teaspoon chili powder
1⁄2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 drops Black Pepper Vitality essential oil
2 drops Lime Vitality essential oil

Quick and Easy Cilantro Lime Marinade
1 cup cilantro, lightly chopped
1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice (or juice of half a lime)
1/4 cup olive oil
3 cloves of garlic
1 jalapeno lightly chopped (for un-spicy remove the seed)
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 drops Black Pepper Vitality essential oil
2 drops Lime Vitality essential oil

Orange Lemon Citrus Marinade
3/4 cup olive or other oil
1/3 cup soy sauce
tablespoon grated onion
Juice of 1 lemon
2 drops Orange Vitality essential oil
2 drops Lemon Vitality essential oil
1 drop Ginger Vitality essential oil

Mediterranean Marinade
3/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 clove garlic, minced
1 drop Oregano Vitality essential oil
2 drops Lemon Vitality essential oil
1 drop Black Pepper Vitality essential oil

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INGREDIENTS:

2 c. almond four, lightly packed
1 c. Gary’s True Grit Einkorn Flour
½ c. flax meal
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. onion powder
2 tsp. coarse black pepper
¼ c. grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 c. tap water
2 T. olive oil

DIRECTIONS: Line two 11×17 sheet pans with parchment, cut to fit. I use plastic food-service gloves to press dough into pans. You can use a third sheet of parchment if you don’t have any or a plastic sandwich bag on your hands. Preheat oven to 350º.

Stir warm water and olive oil together in a small bowl. In a large bowl, measure out all the dry ingredients and stir with a fork. Add the water and oil mixture and stir well with fork to moisten the dough. It will be clumpy and crumbly.

Divide the dough roughly into two portions and using hands crumble half the dough over each pan. Press or roll the dough all the way to the edges. It will seem like it won’t be enough to get it all the way to the edges, but until you do, they aren’t thin enough. The dough WILL go to the edges of the pans with effort.

With a pizza cutter, score pressed dough gently into rows of 6 x 8 crackers, or 48 in a pan). Bake in 350º oven for about 18-20 minutes. Keep an eye on them so they don’t brown too much. I take out crackers around the edges early if they are getting too brown. The ones around the edges brown much faster. Remove the pans and cool. Separate into crackers along the scored lines.

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Recipe by Kathleen Campbell; Fort Worth, Texas

Cookie:
1 cup butter
2 ∕3 cup honey
1 egg
20 drops Lemon Vitality essential oil, as desired
1 tsp vanilla
½ tsp salt
3 cups Gary’s True Grit Einkorn Flour, sifted

Filling:
8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
½ cup butter, softened
2 tsp NingXia Red
½ tsp red beet powder
1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
1 cup cornstarch
2 tsp powdered stevia
3 tbs organic powdered evaporated cane juice crystals (optional)
2 drops Lemon Vitality essential oil, as desired (optional)

Cookies:
last, and mix until all ingredients are blended well. Cover and chill dough 3–4 hours before rolling.
Preheat oven to 370°F. Roll out dough 1∕3 inch thick and cut evenly. Bake approximately 8–10 minutes or until the edges are just starting to brown. Remove from oven and cool on wire racks.

Filling: Beat cream cheese, butter, and NingXia Red in a large bowl with a hand mixer until blended. Add red beet powder coloring to your desired shade. Separately mix milk powder, cornstarch, and stevia until well blended. Add to cream cheese mixture gradually, beating after each addition, until blended.

Optional: Place organic powdered evaporated cane juice crystals in a sealable plastic bag. Add Lemon Vitality in the bag, close it, and shake it. Sift mixture on top of the cookies.

Young Living Products Used: Gary’s True Grit Einkorn Flour, Lemon Vitality, NingXia Red


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Don’t you just LOVE Spring? I love opening the windows and listening to the sounds of the outdoors while I do a little Spring Cleaning. Using essential oils makes for healthier cleaning solutions and adds an uplifting beautiful smell to the work.

Besides Thieves Household Cleaner, here are a few recipes I like to use:



Healthier Bleach

1 cup peroxide
1 cup water
20 drops lemon essential oil

Mix in a spray bottle. Spray and let it be for a little while, then scrub. Use for tile, grout and where a little whitening is needed.


Clean and Disinfect

2 tablespoons white vinegar
1 teaspoon Baking soda or Borax
10 drops Eucalyptus, Lemon, or Lavender essential oil
Combine in spray bottle and fill with hot, distilled water. Shake vigorously until the Baking soda or Borax is dissolved completely.


Floor Cleaner

1/4 cup white vinegar
1 bucket of hot, distilled water
5–10 drops of Lemon, Melaleuca, or Purification essential oil

Combine in bucket and mop floors.


Window Cleaner
1 cup white vinegar
3 cups distilled water
10-15 drops Lemon essential oil

Mix ingredients in a spray bottle

“I used Purification to clean my bathroom, and it worked great! It cleaned hard water stains from the toilet, as well as the shower tile and grout. I have been trying to get the grout clean for years, using all types of poisons (which did not even work). With the Purification oil, it came off very easily and left a fresh, clean smell, too.” – Lori



“I was deep cleaning the house and moved a file cabinet that had not been moved for a good while. Sometime when I was mopping, I had used too much water and it ran under the file cabinet. The cabinet had rusted on the floor quite badly. I used Thieves Household Cleaner straight and the rust dissolved with very little scrubbing!” – Edith



“When I lived on the beach in south Florida, a professional window washer shared his ‘secret formula’ for cleaning windows with little effort: add about 1/4 cup of white vinegar to a gallon of water along with three to four drops of dishwashing liquid. I use two capfuls of Thieves Household Cleaner instead of the dishwashing liquid; the film dissolves like magic! I use a small towel to apply the liquid and a squeegee to clean it off. Floor-to-ceiling windows sparkle in minutes!” – Frances


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MultiGreens provides a wide spectrum of nutrients that help support your healthy body. MultiGreens is made with spirulina, alfalfa sprouts, barley grass, bee pollen, eleuthero, Pacific kelp, and therapeutic-grade essential oils.

Spirulina – is rich in concentrated protein, magnesium and chlorophyll. Barley grass is considered the most nutritional of the green grasses.

Barley Grass – an antioxidant that is rich in minerals. Barley grass is one of the most powerful alkaline foods that you can put in your body as a supplement.

Bee Pollen is high protein and loaded with vitamins and minerals, including potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, manganese, copper, and B vitamins.

Eleuthero – often referred to as Siberian ginseng. Supports energy and a healthy immune system

Pacific Kelp – Contains nutrients to support a healthy endocrine system.

L-argenine – an amino acid that supports circulation in the small capillaries of tissues, allowing greater nutrient absorption.

L-cyctine – an amino acid that supports healthy liver and hair.

L-tyrosine supports the formation of neurotransmitters, such as dopamine and serotonin.

Choline bitartrate – supports a healthy liver

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Spirulina is also nature’s richest whole-food source of Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA). Its oils are 3 times richer in GLA than evening primrose oil. Studies have indicated that GLA helps lower blood cholesterol and high blood pressure and eases such conditions as arthritis, premenstrual pain, eczema and other skin conditions.

The combination of Spirulina and Barley grass separates MultiGreens from other green supplements, but that is not why Young Living’s MultiGreens is the super supplement of green food supplements. What makes MultiGreens so special is Essential Oils!

Clinical experience has shown that before putting essential oils in MultiGreens, there was a 42% blood absorption in 24 hours. After adding essential oils to MultiGreens, blood absorption increased to 64% in 30 minutes and 86% in one hour. The conclusion is that the cells were now receiving nutrients that they had previously not been able to assimilate. (Essential Oils Desk Reference, 6th Edition, p. 267)

Young Living’s MultiGreens is the only super “green food” supplement containing the essential oils of Melissa, Lemon, Lemongrass and Rosemary. There is simply no other product that can compare itself to MultiGreens on the market today.

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