Taco-Stuffed Zucchini

This is a healthy version of the taco without the carb-loaded shell.  You won’t even miss it I promise! Now that Summer has arrived there are a plethora of squash at the Farmer’s Market. My absolute favorite is Zucchini with it’s beautiful dark green peel. Zucchini is a very low calorie vegetable with no saturated fats or cholesterol. It’s high in anti-oxidants and is a great source of potassium which helps with bringing electrolytes to the cells and with countering[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]

Oven-Baked Tostadas in 20 Minutes or Less!

Sometimes you just want a quick and easy dinner, am I right?  But that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice health for convenience.  I love Mexican food, but that also doesn’t mean I have to sacrifice health for fried tostada goodness.  I figured out you can bake soft corn tortillas to crisp them up and then add whatever toppings you want.   I was able to have these delicious oven-baked tostadas in my belly in less than 25 minutes!  The coconut[Read more]

Moroccan Chicken and Lentils with Quinoa

Even here in Southern California it’s been somewhat chilly this Winter.  I was in the mood for something warm and immediately I thought about Moroccan spices and how those would do the trick.  Here’s a super simple recipe I threw together with spices and ingredients I already had in the fridge and cupboard. Moroccan Chicken and Lentils with Quinoa Ingredients 1/2 yellow onion 2 large cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup red lentils 2 chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2 inch[Read more]

Raw Vegan French Dressing Recipe

I was in the mood for a tangy salad dressing and I’ve been limiting my oil intake and staying away from dairy so I had to make a vegan, oil-free dressing that satisfied the taste buds. This dressing is zesty, tangy, and a little spicy from the raw garlic.  It’s raw, healthy, and delicious and a great substitute to the real french dressing. Ingredients 1 Organic red bell pepper ⅓ cup sundried tomato (not packed in oil) ½ heaping cup soaked[Read more]

4 TIPS FOR A HEALTHY, STRESS-FREE THANKSGIVING + A RECIPE

  Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  I know the holidays can be stressful.  Essential oils can help keep everyone in your life this holiday season healthy and calm.  Wouldn’t it be great to have a stress-free, healthy family sitting around the Thanksgiving dinner table?  Click here to learn about my favorite essential oils for calming.  Plus, you can cook with them and forget about having to buy all those expensive fresh herbs! Here are 4 tips on how to use[Read more]