Nutrition for Body and Soul

Creamy Pumpkin Soup!!

The PERFECT pre-Thanksgiving Creamy Pumpkin Soup recipe from the Cooking with Améo Cookbook! Here’s the recipe:

3 cups vegetable broth
1⁄2 tsp. salt 
2 cups pumpkin puree
1⁄2 cup onion, minced
1⁄2 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
6 black peppercorns, freshly cracked
1⁄2 tsp. ginger, freshly grated
1⁄2 tsp. turmeric, freshly grated
2 tsp. cinnamon, ground
2 tsp. nutmeg, ground
1/2 cup heavy cream or coconut cream
2 drops Améo Ginger oil and Améo Cinnamon oil 
Freshly grated parmesan cheese and/or sour cream for garnish 

1. Gently whisk Améo Cinnamon and Ginger oils into cream, cover, and set aside
2. In a large pot, combine broth, salt, pumpkin puree, onion, thyme, garlic, pepper, ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, and nutmeg and bring to a boil
3. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for about 30 minutes or until desired thickness is achieved
4. Remove from heat and stir in cream and essential oil mixture
5. Pour into serving bowls and top with Parmesan and/or sour cream



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Spiced Butter

Thank you Karen Jensen for this recipe!  It comes from her book, “Cooking with Améo!


‘Tis the season for clove, cinnamon and ginger!  Check out this spiced butter recipe!  Yummy on a number of things!

Spiced Butter


1/2 cup organic butter, softened

3 drops Améo Clove Oil

3 drops Améo Cinnamon Oil

2 drops Améo Ginger Oil

(optional….add 1 cup organic honey)

**Combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container!


(If you would like a copy of her recipe book, I’m happy to offer it as a gift with purchase!)

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Fight Inflammation with this Yummy Smoothie!

Heal inflammation from the inside out!  Inflammation creates havoc in your system, and can cause all kinds of issues!  Try this  smoothie, and attack that inflammation!!


Anti inflammatory smoothie

1 cup berries of your choice (such as blueberries, raspberries, cranberries)
1 compressed cup of leafy greens of your choice (such as kale, spinach)
2 inch (5 cm) piece of ginger
1 tablespoon unrefined coconut oil
1 teaspoon, or more, of fresh chia seeds
Green tea
A little bit of honey, maple syrup, or stevia to sweeten (if needed)


Put all ingredients in a blender (add green tea according to your desired consistency). Drink immediately to enjoy the most nutritional benefits.

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