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Easy Weeknight Dinner

Updated: Apr 14, 2021

Make fresh + delicious meals in less time than it takes to order out.

Cooking with Vitality essential oils adds and incredible boost to your meals. Black Pepper Vitality supports a healthy metabolism, digestive system, and can even offer extra support while you're trying to quit smoking. Lemon Vitality supports clear, smooth skin, a healthy circulatory system, and supports healthy cells. And these are just a few of the health benefits!

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Chicken Asparagus Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Prep: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20-25 minutes

Serves: 4

Revised from a Good Housekeeping recipe.


  • 1 lb. fresh asparagus

  • Salt

  • 1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • Black Pepper Vitality Young Living Essential Oil

  • Lemon Vitality Young Living Essential Oil

  • 2 Tbsp. avocado oil (may sub for other cooking oil of choice)

  • 1 small lemon

  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard

  • 1/4 cup pecorino or parmesan cheese, grated or thinly sliced

  • 5 oz. mixed greens

  • 1/4 cup roasted almonds, chopped


Bring a pot of water to a boil as you trim and cute all but 4 spears of asparagus into 2 inch pieces. Add 1 tsp. salt to water + cut asparagus and cook for 2 minutes or until bright green. Once cooked, immediately blanch asparagus in a bowl of ice water. Drain + pat dry.

Pat chicken dry and cut into 1 inch pieces; season with lightly with salt (approximately 1/2 tsp.). In a large pan, heat 1 Tbsp. avocado oil on medium-high, adding chicken and turning occasionally until all sides are golden brown.

In a large glass, ceramic, or stainless steal bowl, juice the lemon and add in: 4 drops Lemon Vitality, 1 drop Black Pepper Vitality, 1 Tbsp. avocado oil, and 1 tsp. Dijon mustard; whisk together.

Use a vegetable peeler to create long strips from the reserved, uncooked asparagus. Add your peeled and cooked asparagus to the bowl of dressing and toss to coat fully. Fold in chicken and add to a bed of mixed greens, topping your salad with your chopped almonds and grated or sliced cheese.


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