Sprouted Sourdough Multigrain Crackers

Since I have become an avid 'Ingredient' reader (you don't want to be grocery shopping behind me if you are in a hurry!), I have taken up making my own crackers. Yes, I do purchase them on occasions but because I want the 'healthier' ones they are a bit pricey. These crackers are really pretty easy to make, inexpensive and healthier too.  The hardest part for me is not getting myself distracted and missing the time on the oven. Then I end up with almost burnt crackers, fortunately I have a husband who actually likes them that way. You do need to do a little planning as they are sprouted, meaning that after the original mixing you need to let the dough sit for a least 12 hours. This helps to break down the...

Try These Healthy AND Melt in Your Mouth Pumpkin Cookies

It's Fall and everywhere I turn there is a pumpkin flavored or scented item. I even saw pumpkin Biscotti the other day!  I really enjoy the flavor myself. So, just this morning I had a Pumpkin Spice Shake. I just added a 1/2 cup of canned pumpkin along with a drop each of Cassia, Clove & Ginger essential oil or you could add pumpkin spice seasoning! Delish! What pumpkin food/drinks do you like? Tell me in the comments below 👇   Since I do enjoy pumpkin, I came up with this healthier version of the Pumpkin Cookie. Because...

Here is My Very Favorite Mulled Cider Recipe

It is apple harvesting time! And the weather is getting cooler so I am ready for some hot mulled cider. What about you? I have tried so many recipes and have also purchased many prepacked cider mixes but I must say this recipe is my all time favorite. And since I always have these essential oils in my kitchen, I only need to get the cider. The recipe say to use a pan but I have also done a big batch in my slow cooker too. Make the house smell all warm and cozy. Mulled Cider With Essential Oils  (times this recipe by 4 to = 1 gallon) 4 cups (1 quart) good quality apple cider      5-6 drops wild orange essential oil * 4-5 drops clove essential oil * 3-4 drops cinnamon or cassia essential oil * Pour apple cider into a ...

Perfect Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

It is Autumn and time to bring out the pumpkin goodies. here is a great way to start the day! Perfect Pumpkin Protein Pancakes Ingredients: 3 eggs 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 3/4 cup almond flour 1 scoop vanilla protein powder 1 drop ginger essential oil 2 drops cinnamon bark essential oil 1 tsp baking powder pinch of salt Directions:     Preheat gridle to 350 f Mix together wet ingredients Add in dry ingredients, mixing until smooth Grease griddle Using a 1/2 cup measuring cup, scoop batter onto griddle Cook for 1 -2 minutes per side

Boost Your Energy and Hydration with These Smoothie Recipes

There is nothing so refreshing as a smoothie!!!  I love them! My husband loves them and kids love them!  They are so easy to make and super healthy!   These smoothies recipes will give you the boost of energy and hydration needed on hot summer days or after a heavy workout or play session. Just combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.  Pour into a tall glass and enjoy!!! IT’S THAT EASY!!  Wild Tropical Smoothie 5 drops  Wild Orange essential oil 1 cup frozen strawberries 1 cup frozen mango 1½ cup pineapple juice Green Machine Smoothie 2 scoop  Vanilla Protein   1 cup unsweetened original...

Easy Fruit Salads That Could Be Used for Dessert

I love salads! And these two could easily be used for dessert or as a snack when you want something cool and refreshing.   Spearmint Honeydew Salad          4 - 1 cup servings Ingredients:    1 Honeydew cubed 1 ½  Cucumbers cubed ½  Red Onion chopped 2 Tablespoons chopped Spearmint leaves 2 - 3 drops of  Spearmint essential oil  (this is what takes the flavor over the top) 4 Tablespoons freshly squeezed Lemon ¼ cup of Extra Virgin Olive...

Deliciously Simple and Healthy Salad Dressings to Make with Essential Oils

For many years I have made most of my salad dressings. My general thought was they would be healthier, simply because there wouldn't be any added preservatives and less salt and sugar. A year ago I was to bring coleslaw as my contribution to a social gathering. I didn't have a recipe dressing at the time so I went to the market to pick up a bottle.. Being an avid reader of the 'Ingredient List...

Healthy Ways to Flavor Your Water So You Will Want To Drink MORE

I don't know about you but, I actually like the taste of water. And like everyone else I too like some variety. Since it is a vital nutrient that I need to consume a lot of, I am always looking for a healthy way to get more of it. After all, I only have this one body. Why am I so obsessed with water? That's for another post. 😎     Here Are Some of My Favorite Healthy Ways to Flavor Water  Essential Oils (Not all essential oils are quality controlled and safe for consum...

Want an Easy to Make Hot Apple Cider Recipe?

This time of the year with the cool crispness in the air, I find myself yearning for Hot Apple Cider. Not only does it taste wonderful to me, I also love the aroma that fills my home.  Over the years I have tried many combinations of spices all tied up in my lit...