Barbecue to the Rescue

Warm breezes and baseball games, these are the days for barbecue. Rescue your taste buds from boring, and add a little essential oil flavor to spice up the day.  3 recipes to choose from. Break out the grill for some of the best eats ever! Mediterranean: with Oregano, Lemon & Black Pepper oils Citrusy: with Orange, Lemon, & Ginger oils Honey Lime: with Lime essential oil        

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Lemon Dill Sauce & Roasted Potatoes

LemonDillPotatoes

Prep Time: 5 minutes        Cook Time: 30 minutes         Yield: 4 servings Ingredients For the roasted potatoes: 2 pounds small fingerling potatoes in assorted colors, well scrubbed 1½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper Zest of 1 lemon, divided 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped For the lemon dill sauce: ½ cup plain coconut or dairy yogurt 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon extra…

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Nighttime Relaxing Diffuser Blend

Bergamot is one of the brightest, sunniest important oils I know … however it’s likewise a little bit shy when it comes to being out in the sun; you see, it’s a phototoxic essential oil. Phototoxicity is a light-induced response to a photoactive material, as well as direct exposure to solid sunshine (UV light) after using the oil. What to do? Stay out of direct sunshine on the areas where you put the oil for…

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Makeup Setting Spray

makeup-spray

Make Your Own Keep that face on! Who has time to keep checking their makeup all day? Did it slide? Does it even look like I’m wearing makeup? This spray makes my life easier with one less hassle to worry about. Make your own essential oil-infused  Makeup Setting Spray with just 3 natural ingredients. Not only will you face thank you, but your wallet will like it too because it is much cheaper than the…

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9 Outrageous Oils To Make Your Life Explode

  1. “3 Wise Men” – Really?? Are there that many? I’m not so sure. The Bible doesn’t even say there were three of them back then either. However, if this is true, then they are some pretty awesome men, because it “enhances emotional equilibrium as it soothes and uplifts the heart.” Teddy bears and chocolate usually do that for me, but those are far less potent than this essential oil blend. It got me…

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Bergamot Essential Oil

We are our own worst critics. We often criticize ourselves harshly in ways we would never criticize another person. Self esteem drops and we experience hopelessness and helplessness. Bergamot essential oil helps us reverse this negative cycle and not only accept ourselves, but value the person we are. What is Bergamot Good For? Relief from stress, bergamot will bump up your mood. This very calming oil also has hormonal support for those times that the…

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Clove Essential Oil

Clove 3524

Here is one of my favorites especially for numbing irritations of the mouth and lips. Clove is the natural numbing agent used for dental work before humans synthesized it into a chemical compound. When I get cold sores or irritations on my mouth, I put helichrysum essential oil to help it heal, but I put Clove essential oil to numb the irritation. This has been used successfully inside the mouth for bothersome issues as well….

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Procrastination

The urge to put off, ignore, postpone those things we need to do. My dentist knows about that, I was supposed to go in for a checkup in April, and I finally did it last week. I knew it was the right thing to do, but I dragged my feet like a teenager asked to do just about anything. Procrastination happens when our will gets paralyzed because we don’t do what we know we should…

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NingXia Nitro Cognitive Boost

Ninja Alert!! Ever want to be thinking clearly AND full of energy but NOT shaky? This is a Ninja Mom’s must have! Ningxia Nitro is a healthy alternative to chemical -laden, anti-nutritional energy drinks. Forget the mere 5 Hour Energy drinks –Add NingXia Nitro™ to 2oz of NingXia Red for all-day energy! How to Use This stuff is AWESOME straight up! Consume NingXia Nitro™ directly from the tube or mix with 2-4 oz. of NingXia…

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Blood Sugar Wars

It’s time for us Ninja Moms to take a stand in our bodies against roller-coaster ride blood sugar levels. Too much sugar in the blood, diabetes. Not enough sugar in the blood, hypoglycemia. And none of it is any fun, although it may turn our lives upside down. NingXia Red is part of any serious Ninja Mom’s arsenal against physical chaos. We do not have time for physical chaos, we have enough chaos generated by…

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Problematic Monthly Struggle

I am tempted to use so many euphemisms for the female monthly cycle, but I will try to restrain myself so that nobody starts throwing rotten tomatoes at me. 😉 Cut to the chase: ideas for help: Moodiness: Essential oils of bergamot and clary sage work to improve overall mood, keep you even-tempered, and lift the spirits. Irritability: If you find yourself generally irritable, look into obtaining some geranium essential oil. The Blues: If you tend more…

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Relaxing Bath Recipe

Young Living beauty tip consultant, Dr. Luba Vozar, Phd, has recommended a wonderful blend of Young Living essential oils to create a restoring, aromatic bath: 2 drops pine essential oil 5 drops orange essential oil 5 drops lavender essential oil 1/4 cup honey Mix essential oils in the honey. Fill tub with water and add the honey mixture. Stir well and relax in heavenly aroma.

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