Recipes

Cooking and baking with essential oils

Love and Romance DIY Essential Oil Blends

It is no secret that essential oils are phenominal for helping reset your mood. There are oils to help you relax… to welcome guests… to overcome grief and sorrow… There are also essential oils to help facilitate a loving, romantic environment. Below you’ll find our favorite Love and Romance DIY Essential Oil Blends! Here are a …

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Healthy, Homemade Waffles

If your family is anything like ours… breakfast is a big deal. We recently moved to Texas after spending three long years in Virginia with my husband on sea duty with the Navy. Over those 3 years, we had a total of 12 weeks where we were together as a family. Of those 12 weeks, …

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Quick Homemade Pickles Recipe

Sometimes you just want a pickle, without the canning hassle… or perhaps you’re like me and would love and eat pickles more if you had access to some that weren’t quite so… pickle-y. Lets face it… I could easily eat my weight in cucumbers (#noshame), especially when its warm outside. And there are no refuting …

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Holiday Recipes

It is the holiday season… my FAVORITE for cooking and baking. Cooler weather outside provides the perfect excuse for keeping the oven on a bit more, and puts you in the mood for fall comfort foods like pumpkin anything and culinary creations involving cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. We have a few fun food and drink …

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Thieves Tea

How to safely make “Thieves Tea”

Perhaps you can feel some scratchy sensations in your throat… or perhaps you’re here because you want something different for your tea this morning that will warm you and have you feeling great. It’s all over social media… people are dripping their oils in water of all temperatures. Whether it is lavender lemonade, their morning …

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Lavender Lemonade to chill you out and calm you down

In the middle of a hot summer, on of the best ways to cool down and refresh yourself is with an ice-cold glass of lemonade. But, what if your lemonade could be more than just refreshing? Adding some lavender to your lemonade can provide many healthy benefits… especially when you choose to skip the sugar. …

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Our Favorite Kid-Approved Pasta Sauce Recipe

I spent years perfecting one of my family’s favorite dinners: spaghetti. As I evolved in my nontoxic journey, I found my cooking took a turn too. One day, while having a major craving for spaghetti, I realized I was out of a few herbs we needed to make my sauce from scratch, and of course …

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Orange Vitality Essential Oil: uses, tips, tricks, recipes, and ideas

Orange Vitality is an essential oil you can use for cooking, baking, and other culinary creations. It has a bright, rounded orangey flavor, and is delicious in a variety of dishes. We love adding a drop or two to dishes calling for citrus juices, zests, or to just brighten up a variety of fun dips. …

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Essential Oil DIY Supplies

Essential oils are great for DIY projects. We love hosting Make-N-Take parties at the house where we gather our friends to make fun oily goodies together. Some of the things we have made are: Sleepytime Spray Foaming Hand Soap Chapsticks Body Butter Sugar Scrubs Homemade Outdoor Spray Linen Spray Muscle Cream Belly Balm (great for …

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DIY Oil Pulling Chews with Essential Oils

Have you ever heard of oil pulling? I decided to try it myself, and I thought these little coconut oil chews would make the process even more convenient. I figured that adding in a few drops of essential oils would only add to the benefits. Gather your oils. I used 5 drops of lemon essential …

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