Pineapple Mojito

Summer time isn’t complete without a tasty cocktail. This tasty treat also comes with the added health benefits of oils! Ingredients: 15-20 mint leaves 1 ½ cups coconut water ¾ cup pineapple juice 4 oz. rum 1-2 tsp raw honey 6 drops Lime essential oil or juice of 1-2 fresh limes Directions: Split mint leaves into 2 glasses Muddle the mint. Add ice Add other ingredients to the cocktail shaker Shake well and pour mixture into glasses Garnish with lime[Read more]

Rasberry Limeade Recipe

Lime is one of my absolute favorite essential oils!  With its fresh, crisp, sweet aroma, Lime essential oil is so fun to cook with and has tons of physical and emotional health benefits too!  This Rasberry Limeade recipe is perfect for your Summer barbeque.  Invite some friends over and get cookin’! To add to your dinner party, here’s a great Summer salad dressing recipe with essential oils. Want to learn more about Lime essential oil? Rasberry Limeade Recipe Ingredients: Raspberry[Read more]

Vegan Lentil Mushroom Balls

I was looking for a way to have spaghetti and meat balls without the meat and without the gluten.  These are meat-free, gluten-free, completely vegan, not to mention delicious and satisfied my comfort food craving.  They definitely aren’t the same as the real thing, but I promise they taste really good and have a great texture. Tip: bake the mushroom lentil balls for a good amount of time until golden and firm, so they stand up better to the tomato sauce.[Read more]

Vegan Cauliflower Tortillas

If you’re looking to begin the New Year by reducing your intake of known allergen foods, these vegan cauliflower tortillas are egg-free, soy-free, dairy-free, wheat-free, and corn-free.  They’re so easy to make and are delicious with any recipe you would normally make with tortillas.  You can make them ahead of time and store them in your fridge or freezer and they reheat well with a little coconut oil in a pan over medium heat. *Note: You can skip the cooking[Read more]

Praline Butternut Squash Casserole Recipe

I wanted to go as low-carb this Holiday as possible, but I absolutely love, LOVE, sweet potato casserole with all its dessert-y goodness.  Nothing beats dessert for dinner, am I right?  I decided that I would try using butternut squash instead of sweet potato because of it’s similar color, thinking maybe I could trick the Family.  After some searching around, I landed on a wonderful recipe from Michelle over at glutenfreefix.com.   Now, I’ll admit that the texture was not the same[Read more]

CHAI TEA RECIPE with Essential Oils

I recently gave up coffee and I’ve been doing pretty well with the exception of my morning sweet tooth. I can do without the caffeine, but I do miss the creamy sweetness of a good cup of Joe. Over the last week, I’ve been drinking tea instead of coffee and at a local coffee shop here in Eureka, CA I ordered an earl grey tea latte today. It was delicious and a lightbulb went off. It took me back to[Read more]