Blueberry Lavender Ice Cream

  Five ingredients and five minute to prep this healthy homemade ice cream! The flavor of lavender is becoming increasingly popular in desserts, but many of them don’t even contain real lavender. They rely on artificial ingredients and coloring. Not this ice cream–Blueberries give this blend a lovely purple/blue color, while pure Lavender Vitality™ essential oil adds an extra dimension of flavor and sophistication. Delicious, plant-based, and waistline friendly, this dessert is the perfect finish…

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8 Kinds of Awesome

Helichrysum is full of awesomeness. It’s in one of my favorite blends,  Deep Relief. A little bit earthy, a little bit herby, its invigorating aroma can chase away the sluggish energy in a room. And that’s just the start of the dozens of ways this essential oil is a multitasking all-star. Helichrysum flowers are sometimes called Immortelle, or the Everlasting Flower, possibly because of the way its essential oil can smooth the appearance of fine…

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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 “supports 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 blocking irritations of the mouth and lips. Clove is the natural blocking agent used for dental work before humans synthesized it into a chemical compound. When I get irritations on my mouth, I put helichrysum essential oil to help it, but I put Clove essential oil to get rid of the irritation. This has been used successfully inside the mouth for bothersome issues as well. I don’t…

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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, bad. Not enough sugar in the blood, bad. 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 nasty, look into obtaining some geranium essential oil. The Blues: If you tend more towards…

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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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Orange Essential Oil (Oil A Week)

I love essential oils that are versatile like orange. It slices, it dices! Furniture polish to alert teenagers with smooth skin, stress-be-gone to bug offender. This stuff is good. It also happens to be budget-friendly. Have you noticed how many cleaning products on the market use orange oil? With pure therapeutic grade essential oil, I have control over what else I mix with it. I don’t mix with chemicals that I can’t pronounce, or nasty…

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Pet Marking Be Gone

Could this adorable fuzz ball completely wreck carpeting in pursuit of “claiming” territory as her own? You bet! No matter how many times we’ve tried to get her to go potty on the potty pad (what a concept!) she has this one spot in the back of the living room that she prefers. Lotsa money, scrubbing, and cleaning of the area does not seem to affect her marking habits one bit. Cut to the chase…….

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Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

pumpkin cookies

Pumpkin Cookies 2 eggs 1 ½ cup softened unsalted butter 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract 1 ½ cup Blue Agave 3 ¾ cup whole-wheat flour 1 ½ tsp baking soda 1 drop Young Living clove essential oil 1 drop Young Living nutmeg essential oil 2 drops Young Living cinnamon essential oil 1 cup solid pumpkin 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 cup carob chips (optional) ½ cup chopped walnuts (optional) Mix together all wet ingredients…

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Harmony Essential Oil Blend (Oil A Week)

Well known for balancing and grounding properties, Harmony essential oil blend is my favorite to diffuse in order to calm the troops, establish world peace, and reduce cranky siblings from getting on each other’s last nerve. The spruce essential oil in Harmony blend is suppose to be the same frequency as prosperity—bring it on! Some have suggested applying it to sternum as well as inhaling this blend directly for a similar effect.

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Holiday Mini Kits

A great way to share the power of essential oils is by gifting others with one of our three Holiday Mini Kits. Relaxation Mini Kit (Item No. 4871): My personal favorite and even approved of by citizens of Planet Teenager (gasp!)  This kit comes with Idaho Blue Spruce (Item No. 3093) with its pleasing evergreen scent, the everyday essential blend Peace & Calming (Item No. 3393 for the big 15 ml bottle), and Sacred Mountain…

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Peach Mango Breakfast Smoothie

1/2 cup frozen peaches 1/2 cup frozen mangos Young Living cinnamon bark oil essential oil (to taste) 2 scoops Young Living Balance Complete 12 ounces water Put ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Frozen fruit gives the smoothie a cold, thick consistency but can be replaced with fresh fruit. Makes 1 serving

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