Ingredients
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For the filling:
2 cream cheese (8 oz. each and room temp.)
2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup water
1 packet plain gelatin
1/2 cup Swerve (powdered) (or sweetener of choice)
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
8 drops Young Living Lime Vitality Essential Oil
20 drops of Stevia extract


For the crust:
1 cup almond meal
1 cup shredded coconut (non-sweetened)
3 TBLS. butter (melted)
1 tablespoon Yacon Syrup
2 TBLS. Swerve (or sweetener of choice)


Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray grease a 9″ springform pan. Mix the crust ingredients and press into the bottom of the pan. Bake for approx. 12 minutes, or until it starts to get lightly browned. Allow to cool.


In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. In separate bowl, beat the whipping cream to soft peaks.


In a saucepan on the stove, sprinkle the gelatin over the water–let rest for about 1 minute. Then stir in the Swerve, lime juice, Lime Vitality Essential Oil, and Stevia drops. Turn the heat on low and stir until the sugar dissolves.


Pour the gelatin mixture slowly into the cream cheese. Turn the mixer on medium and keep blending until the mixture has a smooth texture. Then fold in the whipped cream.


Spoon the mixture onto the crust and spread evenly. Garnish with toasted coconut and grated lime. Refrigerate for a few hours, then remove the springform.


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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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smoothieSmoothies are a great way to get more veggies into your diet. Let’s face it. In this fast paced lifestyle, most of us don’t get enough vegetables in our diet. Smoothies can help. especially if you have family members who don’t love their vegetables. Add fruit and it’s a flavorful way to enjoy more vegetables. Try some of these smoothie recipes.


Ginger Protein Smoothie


2 handfuls of spinach or kale
5 stalks of raw asparagus
ginger root – I like my smoothie very strong in ginger so I add a piece about 3 inches long.
1/2 banana
1 cup whatever fruit I have on hand
2 scoops Young Living Pure Protein Complete
1 tbsp flax seeds
1-4 ounces NingXia Red
1 cup water
4 drops tangerine or other essential oil – Slique Essence is AWESOME in smoothies!


Directions: Combine ingredients in blender or NutriBullet. Fill liquid to the line. Blend until you reach the desired consistency. I like to freeze peeled bananas so they are like banana ice cubes. I cut them in half and put them in ziploc bags.


Blueberry Almond Smoothie
2 handfuls spinach or kale
1 cup blueberries
1/2 banana
2 scoops Young Living Pure Protein Complete
10 almonds
optional: ginger root – I LOVE ginger root in almost all smoothies. I can’t get enough of it! 🙂


Directions: Combine ingredients in blender or NutriBullet. Fill liquid to the line. Blend until you reach the desired consistency.


NingXia Peach Smoothie


1/2 c. frozen peaches
1/2 c. frozen strawberries or blueberries
2 scoops Young Living Pure Protein Complete
4 ounces NingXia Red
Water (whatever amount to the line on your NutriBullet cup)
4 drops Orange or Tangerine essential oil


Place ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. In NutriBullet, fill liquid to the line. Frozen fruit gives the smoothie a cold, thick consistency but can be replaced with fresh fruit. Makes one serving.


Here are two smoothie recipes I found on Young Living’s Product Blog:


Nitro and Protein Smoothie


This protein-packed treat is the perfect way to refuel after an intense workout or as an on-the-go meal replacement. Formulated with Korean ginseng and B vitamins, NingXia Nitro delivers sustained amounts of energy and alertness. Pure Protein Complete™ and avocado add nearly 15 grams of protein and a boost of omega-3 essential fatty acids to support muscle repair. Plus, the bright taste of fruit and pure Lime essential oil will leave you feeling satisfied and refreshed!


Ingredients:
1 tube NingXia Nitro
1 scoop Pure Protein Complete
4 drops Lime essential oil
1/2 c. coconut water
Handful of spinach
1/2 c. diced pineapple
1/2 c. diced mango
1/2 c. sliced banana
1 avocado, pit and skin removed
1 tsp. flax seed
1/2 tsp. Blue Agave
1 cup cubed ice (optional)
Shredded coconut (optional)


Directions: Combine ingredients in a blender and blend until you reach the desired consistency. If smoothie is too thick to blend, add additional coconut water.


Sunrise Nitro Smoothie


If protein and workouts aren’t your focus, the Sunrise Nitro Smoothie is a delicious way to start the day. By providing the necessary nutrients for sustained energy, this delightful beverage is the perfect alternative to your morning cup of coffee. In addition to alertness, this smoothie combines the hydrating effects of coconut water; fiber and omega-3 fatty acids from chia seeds; and the antioxidant properties of green tea extract. It’s the perfect way to start an impactful day!


Ingredients:
1 tube NingXia Nitro
4 drops Orange or Tangerine essential oil
1/2 cup coconut water
1/2 cup strawberries
1/2 cup blueberries
1 peeled navel orange
1/2 tsp. chia seeds
1/2 cup cubed ice (optional)


Directions: Combine ingredients in a blender and blend until you reach the desired consistency. If smoothie is too thick to blend, add additional coconut water.


Young Living Products used in these recipes:
#3644 Tangerine oil
#3602 Orange oil
#3291 Pure Protein Complete
#3042 NingXia Red
#4586 Slique Essence
#3064 NingXia Nitro
#3074 Lime oil
#3221 Blue Agave