Did you know that essential oils are wonderful in your cooking? Here’s an easy way to enjoy the vibrant & intense flavors of your essential oils! (Note: Make sure that you use only certified pure therapeutic grade essential oils internally!) Just add your oils a drop a time after heating your food to retain all the essence & potency of the oil.
Roasting your tomatoes before making the sauce will certainly liven your taste buds too and deliver a savory smoky flavor to your marinara. This will become your favorite new sauce I’m sure!
Making your own marinara sauce is extremely easy to do. This recipe staple is packed with flavor and can be used in many of your favorite dishes. Your family will love it!
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What You Need:
2 pounds Roma tomatoes (around 8-10), cut in half
1 onion, sliced
4 garlic cloves
1 drop Basil essential oil
1 toothpick Oregano essential oil
1. Turn oven on to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Place sliced tomatoes, onions, and garlic cloves on baking sheet.
3. Add a generous amount of sea salt, pepper, and olive oil on top of tomatoes and onion.
4. Cook for 1-2 hours or until the tomatoes and onions begin to darken around the edges.
5. Remove from oven and transfer to a food processor or blender.
6. Pulse until it reaches the desired consistency. For a smoother and thinner consistency, add 2-4 tablespoons of water.
7. Add Basil and Oregano essential oil and stir. Make sure to taste the marinara to see if you need more salt, pepper, or essential oils.
Note: For one toothpick of essential oil, simply dip a toothpick into the essential oil and swirl it into the marinara sauce. This will help give a flavor that is not overwhelming.
8. You’re done! Enjoy with spaghetti squash and chicken meatballs for a delicious and healthy meal.
*These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Essential oils are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. Pregnant or lactating women and persons with known medical conditions should consult a physician prior to the use of any essential oil product.
Have you tried essential oils in your cooking? What was your experience? I’d love to hear more about it in the comments below!