Barbecue Chicken with Essential Oils
Healthy eating is an essential part of healthy living and using essential oils in your cooking is a great way to flavor your food naturally. When using essential oils for cooking make sure they are labeled 100% pure and Food Grade.


  • 5 chicken breasts or legs
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup Tamari soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 4 drops lemon essential oil
  • 1 drop lime essential oil
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • Juice of 1 orange


Combine marinade ingredients in a large bowl and stir until well mixed. Pour the ingredients over the pieces of chicken in a gallon Ziploc bag. Allow the chicken marinade in the refrigerator for 1-hour minimum, 8 hours if possible. Use marinade to brush the chicken during the first ten minutes of cooking. Let the chicken settle for 15 minutes before serving.