Recently we have been learning about many fantastic ways to use Rosemary Essential Oil in your cooking in place of fresh or dried rosemary. This is especially useful if you're looking through your cupboards and discover you don't have any rosemary on hand. Essential oils have a long shelf life and don't require refrigeration, so having a dedicated spot in your kitchen for your cooking essential oils is a great way to always have them on hand!
This article will feature a fellow food blogger who has a knack for creating unique dishes and taking gorgeous photos of her creations. The recipe she created using Rosemary Essential Oil was featured on her blog and this article will share more about her experience using essential oils in a recipe and also share the link to her post.
Deborah | Vegan Vigilante
Deborah is a vegan foodie, animal lover, and the recipe developer and food photographer behind Vegan Vigilante which is a vegan recipe blog that focuses on recipes that are plant-based and cruelty free and many times also gluten and refined sugar-free, as well. Deborah believes a sustainable future starts in the kitchen with each and every one of us. Browse her site to find vegan recipes that are quick and easy to prepare that the whole family will enjoy.
Toasted Cashew Carrot Ginger Bisque
Deborah shares her experience of using essential oils in this recipe:
"First of all, a big thank you to Heather for sharing my recipe for Toasted Cashew Carrot Ginger Bisque. I'm a huge rosemary fan and when Heather sent me a sample of her Rosemary Essential Oil, I couldn't wait to start cooking with it.
There is nothing like the aroma that fills your home when you cook with essential oils. It seems to almost dance in the air. I only used a drop or two of rosemary for this recipe, but in the end, I wish I had used a little more as there was only a hint of the rosemary flavor that I love so much, in the finished product.
All in all, it was a positive experience and I will definitely be using more essential oils in my everyday cooking and in the recipes for my blog."
Tip: Since essential oils are highly concentrated, start with a small amount (1 drops per 4 fluid oz of liquid) - you can always add more at the end of the cooking process to enhance the flavour! Also read more about safety precautions.
Science of Rosemary Essential Oil
There is no doubt that essential oils can smell wonderful.. the aromatherapy benefits of Rosemary Essential Oil include creating a more energizing environment, so whether you are using it to cook with or adding a few drops to your diffuser, this essential oil is great to use when you're studying or needing a motivation boost.
But what is it about the chemical make-up of Rosemary Essential Oil that creates this energizing aroma and benefits?
Alpha-Pinene is the monoterpene that provides pine trees with their distinct scent and is found in Rosemary Essential Oil, as well. Alpha-Pinene has shown the ability to support the proper function of several body systems. doTERRA further suggests that:
Experimental research suggests that Alpha-Pinene may support healthy immune function and response when taken internally.
In addition, clinical research suggests that Alpha-Pinene may help to support healthy lung and respiratory function when taken internally, especially when combined with limonene containing citrus oils.
So Rosemary Essential Oil not only smells amazing.. but can also positively contribute to your health & wellness. How great is that! Want to learn more about the benefits of Rosemary EO? Check out this article.
Tip: Want to take Rosemary Essential Oil internally for the health benefits with using it in your cooking? You can add a few drops of Rosemary oil to a glass of water or to a doTERRA Veggie Capsule.
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