Easy Ways To Use Essential Oils in Your Diet

olive oil being poured into a bowl surrounded by olives

It's well known that essential oils are highly beneficial for health, and can be used in a number of ways. One way to use them is to include them in food, and it's a lot easier than you might think. You only need to make slight changes to your diet just to accommodate these oils, and it's worth doing since they can do a lot of things for your body that you don't usually get from normal foods. Here's how you can go about it.

Choose the Flavour 
There are lots of types of oils and flavours, so the first thing you should do is familiarise yourself with what's out there. The new range of oils from Isagenix has all kinds of flavours, so there's something for just about any recipe and flavour combination. You can use the oils as they are, as a concentrate or an essence. 

You can flavor all kinds of baked goods with essential oils. It enables you to add real flavour to your baking, allowing you to create all kinds of interesting bakes that are a bit different than you'd find in a store. From cakes and biscuits to pastries, meringue and much more, it's fun to experiment. If you've ever watched shows like the Great British Bakeoff, you'll be able to see just how creative you can get with these kinds of things!

Shakes and Smoothies 
Shakes and smoothies are quick and easy and great for your health. Along with your fruits and veggies (which are full of vitamins and fibre) you can add some essential oils for added flavour and nutrients. The perfect breakfast or snack when you're looking to lose weight or just gain better health. Low calorie and packed with the good stuff your body needs, what could be better?

Sauces add flavour to salads, pasta, rice- just about anything. Look into savoury oils and combinations you can try to give a kick to your recipes. An easy way to add flavour to dishes in a healthy way. So much  better for you than shop bought sauces which can be laden with sugar and salt.

Have you ever tried adding essential oils to your recipes?

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