Saturday, May 2, 2020

Strawberry almond salad

Ingredients
Strawberry Almond Salad:
10 ounces baby spinach
1 pound strawberries, cut in thick slices
½ cup sliced almonds, toasted
½ cup fat free feta cheese

Raspberry Vinaigrette:
2–4 drops Lime oil
1 pint fresh raspberries
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
¼ cup olive oil

Instructions
  1. In small bowl, mash raspberries. 
  2. Add remaining vinaigrette ingredients and mix using wire whisk until combined.
  3. Chill vinaigrette for 30 minutes.
  4. Toss salad ingredients with raspberry vinaigrette. 
Tip: Refrigerate remaining vinaigrette for up to two weeks.

DIY: Wood polish

Bring the shine back to your favorite tables, chairs, floors, and other wood elements with this simple recipe for homemade wood polish with doTERRA essential oils.

Ingredients
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup vinegar
10 drops doTERRA essential oils

Recommended oils: Wild Orange, Arborvitae, or Lemon.

Instructions:
  1. Add olive oil and vinegar to glass spray bottle.
  2. Add 10 drops of essential oil.
  3. Shake well before each use.
  4. Apply to microfiber cloth and wipe wood surfaces clean. Repeat every two to three months or as often as needed.

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Granola Bars recipe

 
Ingredients
2 ½ cups quick oats
½ cup Rice Crispies
½ cup of mini semisweet chocolate chips
¼ cup brown sugar
½ teaspoon of salt
¼ cup coconut
⅛ cup flax seed
⅛ cup sesame seed
⅛ cup chia seed
⅓ cup coconut oil
¼ cup honey
½ teaspoon vanilla
2 drops Tangerine oil
 
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients together. Set aside.
  3. Mix all wet ingredients together. Melt in a sauce pan over medium heat.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Mix uniformly.
  5. Allow wet ingredients to absorb into dry ingredients.

    Tip: If mixture is too dry, add more coconut oil or honey; if too wet, add more oatmeal.
  6. Line cake pan with parchment paper. Pour in mixture and pat down.
  7. Bake for 12–15 minutes or until lightly brown.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Italian chicken soup recipe

The fresh vegetables, chicken and creamy sauce are brought to life in this soup with a few drops of Oregano oil. This soup is tasty and satisfying.

Ingredients
3 tablespoons flaked oregano
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 chicken breast
2 tablespoons chicken bouillon
6 cups water
4 stalks celery, diced
1 green pepper, diced
1 package pasta
4 Roma tomatoes, diced
1 pint whipping cream
2 drops Oregano oil
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper

Instructions
  1. Place olive oil and flaked oregano in small skillet and saute over medium heat for approximately one minute. Set aside.
  2. Place chicken, one tablespoon of chicken bouillon, and one cup of water in pressure cooker. Cook for 20 minutes on high. Once chicken has finished cooking, shred or dice chicken.
  3. Place celery and green pepper in small skillet and saute over medium heat for approximately one minute.
  4. Place chicken, celery, and green pepper mixture back into pressure cooker. Add pasta.
  5. Mix one tablespoon of powdered chicken bouillon with five cups of water and pour over noodles until covered.
  6. Add salt and black pepper. Cook in pressure cooker on low pressure for two minutes.
  7. When complete, add whipping cream, tomatoes, the sauteed oregano, and Oregano oil. Mix thoroughly and let heat for one minute before serving.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

DIY: Deep Hair Conditioner

Dry, damaged hair? Millions of people can relate. Buying deep hair conditioning products or getting a conditioning treatment at a spa can be expensive, and most treatments contain unnatural ingredients. This homemade deep hair conditioner is easy to make and will leave your hair soft and smooth.
 
Ingredients
3 tablespoons coconut oil
1 tablespoon olive oil
8 drops doTERRA essential oils
 
A few great essential oils for your hair include: Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Geranium, and Clary Sage. You can use one or all five of the essential oils in your deep conditioner.
 
Instructions
  1. Put coconut oil, olive oil, and essential oils in mixing bowl.
  2. Mix on medium/high speed for five minutes or until ingredients are whipped to a thick and creamy consistency.
  3. Once whipped, apply to clean, dry hair.
  4. Comb through with wide tooth comb to evenly distribute.
  5. Let sit 15–20 minutes. Rinse, shampoo and style as desired.
  6. Repeat once a week or as often as desired.

Lazy avocado sushi

This non-conventional sushi recipe hits all the requirements: easy, healthy, filling, gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, and low glycemic index, while also containing carbs, protein, fiber, vitamins, and healthy fats. Lazy Avocado Sushi can be eaten as an exotic and easy after-school snack or a quick and elegant lunch.



Ingredients
1 avocado
1 cup brown rice, cooked
4 tablespoons soy sauce
1- 1½ tablespoons rice vinegar
1 toothpick of Ginger oil
Sesame seeds
 
Topping Variations
High quality raw salmon, tuna, or yellowtail
Cooked shrimp
Fresh pineapple, diced
Fresh mango, diced
Coconut shavings
Lemon, sliced thinly
Lime, sliced thinly
Fish sauce
Peanuts
 
Instructions
  1. Cut avocado in half. 
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce and rice vinegar. Dip a toothpick into the orifice of the Ginger oil.
  3. Dip toothpick into sauce mixture and swirl to combine.
  4. Mix rice with sauce. Top avocado with rice. Drizzle more sauce on top if desired, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  5. Scoop out with a spoon and enjoy your lazy sushi bite by bite.
Tip: You can also replace Ginger oil with Lemongrass oil, Lime oil, or Wild Orange oil.