• “There is treasure to be desired and oil in the house of the wise.” – Proverbs 21:20

Making Healthy Choices- Killer Sloppy Joe’s

Once you try this Killer Sloppy Joe’s with Portobella Mushrooms recipe I’m sure it’s going to become a family favorite just as it has mine. Loaded with fiber, this recipe also uses portobella mushrooms instead of the traditional hamburger bun which is really helpful for those looking for a healthier version of this age-old favorite, or for those looking for recipes to support their weight management goals. This entree is relatively quick and easy to make which is always a plus in my opinion, and has become one that I use frequently any time of year.   KILLER SLOPPY JOE’S WITH PORTOBELLA MUSHROOMS   INGREDIENTS   large garlic clove 1 white or yellow onion, diced extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) or beef broth 1 pound ground beef 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce (preferably organic) 1-2 tablespoon Bragg’s raw apple cider vinegar (ACV) 1 packet Stevia Plus- for EACH Tbsp of ACV … Continue reading

Making Healthy Choices- HEALTHY BEVERAGES

In today’s toxic world, if you want to live life to its fullest then you need to be making healthy choices in many areas of your life. Some of the simplest ways to do this is to make sure that you are eating whole foods and drinking healthy beverages, ones that aren’t over-processed, denatured, full of sugar and loaded with toxic-chemicals or pesticides. When you supply your body with what it needs it will respond in positive ways. It really is very simple, it just isn’t necessarily easy. We’re all creatures of habit and most of us find it difficult to break old patterns especially ones that have been ingrained in us for many years, but it can be done. Don’t be too hard on yourself if you have trouble giving up sugar. Did you know that studies show that sugar is just as addictive as cocaine… yep, that’s right! … Continue reading

KidScents® Product Line

KidScents® is an entire product line of essential oils, and oil-infused products geared toward children. Whether you’re looking for essential oils for children, supplements, oral hygeine products, or bath and body products… we have you AND your children (or grandchildren) covered. KID SCENTS OIL COLLECTION Ingredients Comes as a kit with KidScent backpack included. KidScents® Oil Collection is a comprehensive kit that addresses the most common concerns of childhood. This kit includes six, mild essential oil blends, formulated just for children. Conveniently packaged in an easy-to-carry case, each collection comes with 2 roll-on fitments for easy application, especially for Owie™ and TummyGize™. This arsenal of proprietary blends has been formulated in the appropriate strength to meet the needs of children. With KidScents® Oil Collection, parents and caregivers can safely and effectively navigate children through childhood to become healthy and happy adults. It includes 4-5ml essential oil blends and 2-10 ml … Continue reading

Human Body Systems and How To Support Them

Knowledge in and of itself isn’t power, it’s only when you take action based upon your knowledge that it becomes a useful tool. Learn more about the various human body systems, what they are, how to support them, and why it matters. The more knowledge or education you have on a particular subject matter, in this case the human body and it’s systems, and how to support them, the more opportunities to make better, informed decisions… and THAT can be a powerful tool in the hands of those willing to incorporate what they’ve learned into their everyday lifestyle! The human body is very complex. All of it’s body systems are dependent on one another to function properly. It’s capable of storing and processing enormous quantities of information at lightning speed. It is wired to adapt to its surroundings quite well and does its best to continue performing is duties no … Continue reading

Awaken to a New You in 2016

Let 2016 be the year that you awaken to a new you and begin living a more natural, healthier lifestyle… one infused with Young Living essential oils. With a new year upon us, I want to challenge you to either begin incorporating them into your everyday life, or for those of you already using them, to consider using them in ways that you may not have thought of yet. With millions of people across the globe now using pure, genuine, unadulterated essential oils and tens of thousands of published research studies I’d have to say the jury is no longer out on determining if essential oils are beneficial or not. Anyone who says otherwise is clearly speaking out of ignorance. SETTING GOALS AND NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS Many people find themselves setting goals and making new years resolutions at the beginning of each year. According to the University of Scranton’s Journal … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas DIY Hot Holiday Cheer Beverages

Create your own holiday cheer and memories and splurge a little with these two hot holiday beverage favorites for our final and last post in the 12 Days of Christmas DIY series. They too make good holiday gifts. Enjoy a cup of holiday spirit while sipping on some homemade Hot Buttered Rum while putting together toys and wrapping gifts this Christmas Eve. DIY HOT BUTTERED RUM 1 cup butter 2 cups light brown sugar 2 teaspoons Nutmeg Vitality essential oil 2 teaspoons Cinnamon Vitality bark essential oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Apple cider- hot 1 shot of good quality rum OR… use 2 tsp rum extract for alcohol-free version Place apple cider in pot and heat on stove. Cream butter and sugar with electric mixer; add essential oils and vanilla extract and mix well. Use 1 heaping Tbsp mixture to 1 shot rum per 8 oz of hot apple cider. … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas DIY Hand, Body and Facial Scrubs

DIY scrubs are a great natural, safe way to exfoliate your skin and they’re a match made in heaven when combined with pure, genuine, therapeutic-grade essential oils. They’re the feature of day 11 of the 12 Days of Christmas DIY series! Quick and easy to make, they’re very inexpensive and versatile too. They’ll leave your skin feeling refreshed, moisturized and oh so soft! Depending on your skin type choose essential oils and/or carrier oils that best suit your needs with this simple DIY recipe. Keep your skin looking its best this winter and consider making up a couple of these for friends and family this holiday season. They make great last minute gifts! Pamper Me Scrub Use this for hand scrubs, facial scrubs or body scrubs… just adjust the quantity accordingly. If you find it too coarse for the face eliminate the brown sugar and replace it with more white … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas DIY Linen Spray and Air Freshener

Making your own DIY linen spray and air fresheners infused with essential oils is not only inexpensive and versatile but one of the easiest ways to experience them. Day 10 of our 12 Days of Christmas DIY series focuses on making your own sprays, allowing you the ability to rid your home of some of the synthetic, made-made toxic chemicals found in homes and office spaces. Air fresheners, linen sprays and scented candles and the harmful chemicals they contain are responsible for some of the worst indoor chemical air pollution found in homes and office buildings. Pure, genuine essential oils have the power to eliminate, not just cover up odors without adding toxic chemicals. Prepare your own sprays and begin experiencing their soothing and powerful aromatic effects around the house or office. Best of all, there are various ways to use them and they also make inexpensive gifts. Prepare a … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas DIY Whipped Body Butter

DIY Whipped Body Butter is the feature of day 9 of our 12 Days of Christmas DIY series. You’ll love applying this luxuriously rich body butter after showering, or before bed. It will leave your skin feeling silky smooth and looking radiant. Frankincense, known as the Father of all oils, is a highly prized and valuable ingredient in this recipe, and is found in many skin care products for aging and dry skin. Its a real treat and I love applying this to my face before going to bed at night. You’ll love the way your skin feels. Consider making some of this up for friends or family and giving as a gift! Ingredients 1 cup cocoa butter 1/2 cup shea butter 1/2 cup coconut oil Melt the coconut oil, cocoa butter, and Shea butter in a double broiler until completely liquefied. Chill in refrigerator until slightly hardened, about 30 … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas DIY Thieves Lollipops & Lozenges

Day 8 of the 12 Days of Christmas is focusing on a DIY version of one of the products in Young Living’s very powerful THIEVES product line… Thieves Hard Lozenges. It is a best seller and a very popular product. This DIY Thieves Lollipops & Lozenges recipe may come in handy if you don’t happen to have any of these on hand. Keep in mind… these make a nice, inexpensive homemade gift too. Thieves Lozenges are powered by Thieves essential oil blend for extra strength and effectiveness and provides lasting results you can feel. Naturally derived ingredients are potent yet gentle on the stomach, and contains no artificial flavors, dyes, or preservatives. Enjoy its refreshing lemon-mint flavor. They’re perfect to carry in your car, purse, or backpack for use on the go. Ingredients 1 cup honey 1 teaspoon coconut oil (or ghee) 10 drops Thieves essential oil blend 5 drops … Continue reading

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