Festive Snacks, Spiced Drinks and Decorations
Knife, chopping board, Mixing bowl, 2 saucepans with lids, 2 baking trays
To make popcorn:
Melt 1 tbsp coconut oil in a saucepan with a lid.
Add popcorn kernels and move around pan to coat well.
Place lid on and keep moving the pan until corm starts popping.
Allow to pop completely, then remove from heat.
In a separate pan, add 1/4 cup coconut oil, 1/4 cup pure maple syrup, 1/2 tsp ground Cinnamon, 1/4 tsp salt and Do Terra essential oils (if using)
Melt and pour over the popcorn.
Transfer to a oven proof dish and cook for 10 mins at 200Deg C to crisp.
To make punch:
Add all ingredients to a saucepan and slowly bring to heat.
Allow to simmer for 10 minutes so that spices infuse.
To make citrus decoratios:
Preheat oven to 140 Deg C
Slice oranges finely approx 2mm thick
Place on a lined baking tray in oven for 2 hrs turning half way.
It may take longer, you can transfer to a warm radiator for a day or so to finish off.
Make a hole with a chopstick/ kniting needle, and thread through with a length of twine or festive inspired thread.
Get creative.. Why not add cinnamon sticks/ foliage to the hanging decorations too.
Popcorn (serves 4)
1 Cup Popcorn kernels
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
Ground Cinnamon to taste
Salt to taste
(The following Essential oil samples are available on request)
5-6 drops On Guard Protective Blend (dōTERRA)
2-3 drops Wild Orange (dōTERRA)
Spiced Apple Juice (serves 2)
2 cups Apple juice
1 cup Cranberry (unsweetened ideally)
1 Cinnamon stick
Unpeeled slice of orange to add to glass
1 tsp honey/ maple syrup
2 drops OnGuard
2 drops Wild Orange
Dried Citrus Decorations
All or mix of following:
Once dried out, decorate with:
Cinnamon sticks/ Star Anise/ beads
Twine/ thin ribbon to hang up