We are a family of 6 and it can get pretty hard to cook something that the kids and I will all like. So naturally planning meals in our house can get hard. Not to mention that we homeschool so the lunch is on me, I can’t just pay the school to feed them.
When the kids asked if we could have fish sticks for lunch (um yes store bought in a box) I was excited because we hadn’t eaten fish sticks in so long and it’s something we all like… but then I realized we didn’t have any tartar sauce. So naturally, I turned to Pinterest. Like many moms, I search Pinterest for recipes and lunch ideas and treats. I mean Pinterest is better than Google in the land of motherhood. Just saying! I came across this recipe for tartar sauce from Natasha’s Kitchen and used it as a base. However I just don’t have dill laying around in my pantry… but oh wait I do!
Not your average household pantry staple but it totally should be Dill Essential Vitality Oil. I love the way dill tastes and smells. Whenever I open this bottle I literally have to refrain from licking the bottle ?! Weird?! Yeah I know right?! lol
Here is how I made it:
2 drops Dill Vitality Essential Oil
2 tbsp Onion
1 cup minced Dill pickles
1 tsp Lemon juice
1 cup Mayonnaise
Freshly Ground Black pepper to taste
1/2 tsp Sugar
I enjoy the chunks of pickle and onion, you can omit these ingredients if you don’t care for them but I think they add a needed bite to the sauce. I’m happy to have my oils on hand to create sauces and dips when I need. No running to the store or holding off on a meal when I have my Vitality Essential Oils to cook with!
Product Info From the YoungLiving.com:
Dill Vitality™ essential oil provides a fresh, pungent flavor to replace fresh or dried dill in dressings and dips. Its flavor also pairs beautifully with Carrot Seed Vitality and Lemon Vitality as a flavorful ingredient in soups and stews. With fresh dill being a key flavor in many traditional Russian, European, Mediterranean, Asian, and Scandinavian dishes, Dill Vitality can be a great way to lend a rich flavor to a wide variety of cuisines!
Primary Benefits of Dill
- Supports digestion and overall GI health
- Provides powerful antioxidant protection
- Cleansing to the body’s systems
Emotional Benefits of Dill
Dill can have a calming effect on the mind and body when used aromatically. Using when in times of stress or tension in relationships could be useful. It may help with feelings to get self-centered, grounded, and self-aware in who you are.
Grab yourself a bottle of Dill or Dill Vitality over at Youngliving.com and as always the best way to get started in oils is with a Premium Starter Kit. That comes with 11 oils + your choice of Diffuser + other goodies! And when you signup using my link you receive a welcome gift from me and the support team of Oily Families!