Cuisine Blends Cookbook

doTERRA Cuisine Blends Collection

Creating a splendid dinner table is your thing. Whether it’s a rustic Tuscan celebration for the family, a Mexican fiesta with close friends, or a tropical tiki party for the whole neighborhood, you’ve got this.

doTERRA can help with a quick, easy way to add vibrant flavor to your favorite recipes: the doTERRA Cuisine Blend Collection. This collection features three blends bursting with flavor created using essential oils.

Cooking Tips with Essential Oils

  • Let your imagination and taste buds be your guide
  • For best results, add after the cooking process
  • Follow suggested directions to create amazing flavors in your favorite dishes.

The Mexican Blend

Lime, Cumin, Black Pepper, Cilantro, and Marjoram in Avocado Oil bring the Latin-inspired, bright flavors of the Mexican Blend to your fajitas, tacos, burritos or nachos.

Favorite Recipes with the Mexican Blend



Yield: 2 ½ cups


  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • 1 Roma tomato
  • chopped 2 jalapenos, chopped*
  • 1¼ tablespoons garlic, minced (approximately 4 cloves)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (approximately 1 bunch of cilantro)
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 28-ounce can ground tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste 2 drops dōTERRA Mexican Cuisine Blend


  1. Using a food processor, mince the onion, tomatoes, jalapenos, and garlic. Place into a bowl.
  2. Mix the remaining ingredients into the salsa base and season with salt and pepper until the desired flavor is achieved.

*Note: If a less spicy salsa is desired, either use fewer jalapenos or seed them.


Yield: 5.5 pounds


  • 1 pork shoulder or Boston butt
  • 5 tablespoons onion powder
  • 5 tablespoons garlic powder
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup salt 3 tablespoons black pepper
  • 1 liter Coca-Cola
  • 2 drops dōTERRA Mexican Cuisine Blend


  1. Combine all the dry ingredients, along with 2 drops of dōTERRA Mexican Cuisine Blend. Generously coat the pork cushion and place in an appropriately sized crockpot.
  2. Pour in the liter of Coca-Cola, turn the crockpot to low, and allow to cook overnight (approximately 8–10 hours).
  3. Once the pork has cooked, pull it out of the crockpot, strain, and set aside the liquid.*
  4. Shred the pork, placing it back in the crockpot for immediate use or cooling and storing properly for future use.

*Note: Set aside the liquid to make the Sweet Pork Sauce


Yield: 1½ quarts


  • ½ cup canola oil
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • ½ cup rice flour 1 quart sweet pork liquid*
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1-2 drops dōTERRA Mexican Cuisine Blend
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the canola oil in a sauce pot until the surface begins to shimmer. Add the chili powder and rice flour and sauté for about 1 minute, stirring often.
  2. Whisk quickly as you add the sweet pork liquid and sugar to avoid clumps. Bring the sauce to a simmer and allow to thicken.
  3. Season with dōTERRA Mexican Cuisine Blend, salt, and pepper until the desired flavor is achieved. Serve immediately or store for future use

*Note: Save the liquid from the Sweet Pork recipe. If the liquid from the pork isn’t quite a quart, then add water or stock to increase.



The Italian Blend

Olive Oil infused with Thyme, Rosemary, Basil, Marjoram, and Oregano, perfect for meat, pasta or salad dressing.

Favorite Recipes with the Italian Blend



Yield: 4 Servings


  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced (approximately 3 cloves)
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 8 ounces crimini mushrooms, sliced
  • ¼ cup olive oil 4 servings fettucine pasta, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 drop dōTERRA Italian Cuisine Blend
  • Basil Leaves (as needed)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan until the surface begins to shimmer. Add the garlic and sauté until golden.
  2. Add the onions and mushrooms and sauté until the onions begin to brown.
  3. Add the pasta and pine nuts to the mixture and sauté for 1 minute. Stir the pasta until the ingredients are evenly distributed.
  4. Season with salt and pepper. Once the desired flavor is achieved, add 1 drop of dōTERRA Italian Cuisine Blend to the dish.
  5. When plating, use a couple basil leaves for color and added flavor.


Yield: 12 Biscuits


  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 drop dōTERRA Italian Cuisine Blend


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 °F and grease a baking sheet.
  2. Stir together the flour, salt, baking powder, buttermilk, melted butter, and dōTERRA Italian Cuisine Blend until it all comes together, forming a dough. Mix until the dough doesn’t stick to the bowl.
  3. Cover the dough and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
  4. Roll out the dough into a long, ¾-inch-thick rectangle and cut into 12 triangles. Place triangles on the baking sheet and allow to rest in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  5. Bake until the biscuits turn golden brown.


Yield: 6 Cups


  • 2 28-ounce cans puree tomatoes
  • ¼ cup and 1 teaspoon garlic, minced (approximately 12 cloves)
  • ¼ cup and 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry thyme
  • 1 drop dōTERRA Italian Cuisine Blend
  • 1 drop Black Pepper oil


  1. Combine all the ingredients together and mix until well combined.
  2. Use the sauce immediately or to store for future use.



The Tropical Blend

Cook tantalizing dishes of the islands and add the Tropical Blend of Coconut Oil with Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Green Mandarin, Bergamot, Yuzu, and Ylang Ylang to prawns, grilled fish, or even your favorite smoothie recipe.

Favorite Recipes with the Tropical Blend



Yield: 2 Cups


  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons green onion, chopped
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed
  • 2 drops dōTERRA Tropical Cuisine Blend


  1. Combine the soy sauce, honey, garlic, green onion, and sesame seeds until the mixture is smooth and even.
  2. Slowly whisk in the canola oil, sesame oil, and dōTERRA Tropical Cuisine Blend until the mixture is smoothly combined.
  3. Use immediately or store properly for future use.


Yield: 1 Quart


  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cups fruit juice
  • ¼ cup garlic, minced (approximately 12 cloves)
  • ¼ pickled ginger, chopped
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 drops dōTERRA Tropical Cuisine Blend


  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Pour the marinade into a sealable plastic bag and add the food of your choice to it.
  3. Allow the food to sit in the marinade for 30 minutes or up to 12 hours in the refrigerator before cooking.


Yield: 1 Quart


  • 2 cups chicken, chopped
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • ½ cup celery, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced (approximately 6 cloves)
  • ½ cup crushed pineapple, strained
  • ¼ cup macadamia nuts
  • 2 tablespoons pickled ginger, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 drops dōTERRA Tropical Cuisine Blend
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine all the ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  2. Serve cold and enjoy!



Where can I purchase the oils?

Shop for the doTERRA cuisine blend essential oils on our site or use the ingredient list above to create your own similar version.

  • The Mexican Blend
  • The Italian Blend
  • The Tropical Blend


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