Celebrate with doTERRA oils – Wassail and Gingerbread Recipes

Holiday Wassail with doTERRA oils

Fall is in the air and parties are all around.  Essential oils help us year round with health and wellness.  Here are some ideas for cooking and sharing in special ways.  Wassail for toasting and Gingerbread Cookies for sharing.  The catalog has some great gift ideas too.  If you want to peruse my store visit here >>>

If you want to become a member of my Essential Oils Team visit here >>> (select tab JOIN).

Becoming a member offers you products at a discount and a way to share and market oils yourself if you wish.  In any event enjoy the ideas and stay healthy and bless as many as you can as you go!

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Original post on FGST here >>>

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Recipe: Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Recipe - Spicy Pumpkin Soup

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2 whole pumpkins

1 quart chicken or vegetable stock

1/2 cup heavy cream

Salt to taste

Sour Cream

2 tsps. chipotle powder

A dash of ancho chili powder

Pumpkin seeds or croutons


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Place pumpkins on cookie sheet, and roast until soft.
  3. Once cooled, slice in half and scoop out seeds and pulp.
  4. Scoop out flesh in a bowl and set aside.
  5. In a pot, heat pumpkin flesh with stock and chili powders until simmering.
  6. Puree using immersion blender or food processor until smooth.
  7. Add cream and blend again.
  8. Serve hot in hollowed-out pumpkin for an extra festive flair.
  9. Top with a dollop of sour cream, garnish with pumpkin seeds or croutons.

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Original recipe compliments of Public Service of Oklahoma Tips here

Posted by Sandra Crosnoe for Finding Gems & Sharing Them

dōTERRA Essential Oils for Healthy Living and Cooking — Summer Sensations Blender Salsa

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½ sweet onion
½ red onion
2 serrano peppers
1 jalapeño
3 cloves minced garlic
1 tomato
3 large red tomatoes (quartered)
2 Roma tomatoes (halved)
5 tomatillos
1 green bell pepper (quartered)
1 bunch of cilantro
Garlic salt
2 drops dōTERRA lime essential oil
2 drops dōTERRA cilantro essential oilAdd all ingredients to your blender. Puree ingredients until smooth. Leave the lid on your blender 5 minutes after blending. Pour and serve with your favorite tortilla chips.

dōTERRA Essential Oils for Healthy Living & Fun too!

Posted by Sandra Crosnoe for Finding Gems & Sharing Them

I have recently signed up as a distributor for dōTERRA essential oils and will be telling you more about my personal story soon, but for now you will see a button on the upper left sidebar featuring essential oils.  You can visit my online store by clicking on that picture anytime from this website (if you want to bookmark it) or  simply visit my store online and order oils here >>>

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Be sure to reference me, Sandra Crosnoe, when you sign up  and let me know via email or contact form if you have any questions! I love to share about all the wonderful ways these oils have improved the quality of my life.  Let’s compare notes and share stories>>>

Related post Recipe Treasures – Crosnoe to Caswell here (downloadable via scribd) >>>

Recipe Treasures – Crosnoe to Caswell

Recipe Treasures — Crosnoe to Caswell

Christmas 2010-2011

Good times, good food, good memories. This book of recipe treasures through the years touches the lives of the Crosnoes, the Caswells, the Periellos and yes even the Boones. The recipes are there as well as the stories and the memories will float back to those who were there. The rest of you will have to create your own! Blessings/sc

Table of Contents

1 title page (Christmas 2010-2011)

2 disclaimer – no copyright page

3 table of contents (no page numbers)

Appetizer:s & Salads

4 Cheese Balls – Sharp

5 Cheese Balls – Blue Cheese

6 Grapefruit/Avocado Salad

7 Pimento Cheese Sandwich/Spread

8 Tomato Aspic

9 Basil Bruschetta Trio

10 Tomato Confit

11 Fennel Dip

12 Hummus with Endive

Vegetable Dishes: 

13 Fried Green Tomatoes

14 Frosted Green Beans

15 Potato Salad – Dad & Mom (team effort)

16 Shoepeg Corn Casserole

17 Sweet Potatoes

18 Dillicious Green Beans

19 Chicken Orzo Pasta Soup

20 Chicken Tortilla Soup

Main Dishes:

21 Frito Chili Salad – family affair

22 Meat Loaf

23 Oysters Ernie

24 Smoked Turkey – Greenbergs!  (but Dad’s smoked turkeys were good too) marinate note added!

25 Sole Meuniere

26 Prosciutto Roasted Bass with Autumn Vegetables

27 Chicken Piccata


28 Idiot Proof Breads

29 Cherry Pie (Red Ball Cake Story)

30 Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

31 Lemon Snowballs

32 Pineapple Cookies recipes

33 Cinnamon Rolls (formerly titled Sticky Buns) – (story of Caswell traditions)

34 Vira’s Coconut Cream Pie

35 French Silk Pie

36 closing

The entire book is available for free on Scribd (embedded below)

You can download it here >>>

It is available to order in book format on Picaboo for preview here >>>

Posted by Sandra Crosnoe for Finding Gems & Sharing Them

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who knows we might even add some new recipes now and again!

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