fruit dip platter with doterra tangerine essential oil

This cream cheese fruit dip recipe is perfect for a summer bbq, and to get your kids to eat more fruit!This recipe uses Tangerine or Orange essential oils to add a healthy, tasty, citrus twist to fruit.  

Tangerine Cream Cheese fruit dip is a sweet and tasty way to get kids to eat more fruit.It is healthier than store bought versions which are typically full of high fructose corn syrup and other fillers.

Some additional fun ideas include putting the fruit on kabobs, or arranging fruit in a rainbow pattern on a serving plate. Kids will eat it up and you can feel good about it! 

The tangerine flavor comes from Tangerine Essential oil so there is no need to spend a ton of time squeezing tangerines for their juice.

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Sweet Yogurt Fruit dip naturally flavored with essential oils of either Tangerine or Wild Orange. Your kids will love it and eat more fruit.

For a Fall Variation, use Cinnamon Essential Oil and use with cut apples.  Cinnamon can be a very hot oil so be sure to only dip the tip of a toothpick in the bottle of oil, then swirl that into the cream cheese.  This is the perfect delicious amount.  

Use an Essential Oil Safe to Consume


How can you know if an oil is safe to eat? The bottle will have supplement facts on it just like our food does.

doTERRA Essential Oils have a Supplement Facts label to let you know they are safe to consume in drinks or food

     It’s not just for their fabulous oils.

Where Can You Buy Tangerine Essential Oil?

You can pick it up here – we are a doTERRA certified site which means you can be assured you’re getting the real thing.

Tangerine Cream Cheese Fruit Dip Recipe

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tangerine cream cheese fruit dip with essential oil ads a twist to cut strawberries, kiwi, blueberries, grapes, and cantaloupe

Tangerine Cream Cheese Fruit Dip with essential oil

Author: Dawn Goehring
This recipe is easy to make, and is a great way to get your kids to eat more fruit!  Some additional fun ideas include putting the fruit on kabobs, or arranging fruit in a rainbow pattern on a serving plate. Kids will eat it up and you can feel good about it!
Use Tangerine, Wild Orange, or Kumquat essential oil for a boost of healthy flavor. 
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  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 2 packages (8 oz) cream cheese total of 16 oz
  • 1/2 cup honey use raw local honey if possible
  • 2 drops Tangerine or Wild Orange essential oil Make sure your essential oil is safe to consume. Most oils from the drugstore are fragrance only. There should be supplement facts on the side of the bottle. No supplement facts means it's not safe to consume.


  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl
  • Serve with fruit.


Cream Cheese fruit dip recipe with doterra tangerine essential oil perfect for a platter of cut fruit

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Dawn Goehring Desert Naturals Essential Oils

Dawn Goehring

Owner / Founder of Desert Naturals

Dawn Goehring is the founder of Desert Naturals where she writes educational articles on essential oils, DIY's on natural beauty products, homemade cleaners, and provides related essential oil accessories like Planners, Journals, Trackers, tshirts, and custom made essential oil storage.

Dawn discovered essential oils about 10 years ago to support her then 4 year old son who was struggling to manage a respiratory condition. She then learned how to use essential oils for everyday natural remedies for her family, and has helped hundreds of women incorporate essential oils in their lives to live a healthier, more holistic lifestyle using natural products and essential oils.

Dawn has earned an aromatherapist degree and has earned a doTERRA essential oil specialist certification which is a fancy way of saying she has learned a lot about the chemistry of essential oils and how they work in the body.

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