Autumn Diffuser Blends
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Mix together these seasonal diffuser blends to be instantly transported to the cozy comfort of fall.
Autumn Diffuser Blends
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Mix together these seasonal diffuser blends to be instantly transported to the cozy comfort of fall.
Ingredients
Pumpkin Pie
  • 5 drops cinnamon essential oil
  • 1 drop clove essential oil
  • 1 drop nutmeg essential oil
Deep In the Woods
  • 4 drops cypress essential oil
  • 2 drops sandalwood essential oil
  • 2 drops white fir essential oil
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Place essential oils from one of the above recipes in diffuser according to your diffuser’s instructions. Enjoy!
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Pumpkin Cream Cheese DIP
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Pumpkin Cream Cheese DIP
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Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until creamy.
  2. Serve with apple slices and/or gingersnaps.
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Homemade Minestrone SOUP
Homemade Minestrone Soup
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Homemade Minestrone SOUP
Homemade Minestrone Soup
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Ingredients
  • 1 can cannellini beans
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 32 ounces chicken broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons pesto
  • 1 teaspoon Greek seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese (if desired)
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse cannellini beans and set aside.
  2. Sauté celery, onions, garlic, carrot, and zucchini in olive oil for about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in broth and tomatoes, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer partially covered for about 20 minutes.
  4. Add beans, pesto, Greek seasoning, salt, and pepper. Simmer for about 5-10 minutes.
  5. Ladle soup into bowls, and garnish with grated Parmesan cheese.
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Fall Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub
Fall Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub
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Cinnamon spice sure makes this DIY sugar scrub nice! Whip up this fall favorite for an indulgent treat that will leave your skin silky smooth.
Fall Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub
Fall Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub
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Cinnamon spice sure makes this DIY sugar scrub nice! Whip up this fall favorite for an indulgent treat that will leave your skin silky smooth.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 drop cinnamon essential oil
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup almond oil or coconut oil
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Instructions
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the sugars, essential oil, and spices. Slowly pour in the oil and stir until well-blended. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to eight weeks.
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Immunity Boosting Smoothie
Immunity-boosting Smoothie
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Immunity Boosting Smoothie
Immunity-boosting Smoothie
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Ingredients
  • 4 clementines peeled
  • 1 ripe banana sliced
  • 1 carrot peeled and shaved
  • 1 piece fresh ginger peeled and minced
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 1/2 cups ice
  • salt to taste
Servings:
Instructions
  1. In a blender, combine the clementines, banana, carrot, ginger, yogurt, honey, salt, and ice.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Serve in your favorite glass, and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Source: tasty.co

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Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches
Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches
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Servings
12 sandwiches
Servings
12 sandwiches
Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches
Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches
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Servings
12 sandwiches
Servings
12 sandwiches
Ingredients
  • 12 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 English muffins
  • 12 slices cooked bacon, sausage patties, ham, or Canadian bacon
  • 12 slices cheddar cheese
Servings: sandwiches
Instructions
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 325˚F. Generously grease a 9x13-inch baking pan. Whisk the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper. Pour the egg mixture into the greased pan and bake for 18-22 minutes, or just until the center is set. Don’t overcook. Remove from oven and allow to cool before cutting into 12 squares. Top each English muffin half with egg, meat, and cheese. If consuming right away, heat the sandwiches at 350˚F for about 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
To freeze
  1. Wrap each sandwich individually in tinfoil, wax paper, or parchment paper and place them in a freezer-safe container. Freeze for up to one month.
To reheat
  1. Remove paper and wrap sandwich in a paper towel. Microwave for 1 minute on defrost, or 50% power. Flip the sandwich over and microwave for 10-30 seconds on high power, until warmed through. You can also reheat the sandwiches in the oven at 350˚F for about 10-15 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Source: tastesbetterfromscratch.com

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Vitamin Sea Essential Oil Diffuser Blend
Vitamin Sea Essential Oil Diffuser Blend
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Vitamin Sea Essential Oil Diffuser Blend
Vitamin Sea Essential Oil Diffuser Blend
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Ingredients
  • 3 drops lime essential oil
  • 5 drops sandalwood essential oil
  • 2 drops lemon myrtle essential oil
  • 2 drops orange essential oil
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Combine ingredients in your diffuser and picture yourself seaside, relaxing on the beach.
Recipe Notes

Source: youngliving.com

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Strawberry Avocado
Chunky Strawberry Guacamole
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Strawberry Avocado
Chunky Strawberry Guacamole
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Ingredients
  • 2 ripe medium-large avocadoes (or 3 small avocados), halved, pitted, scooped
  • 2 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro loosely packed, chopped
  • 4 oz ripe strawberries diced, plus a little extra for garnish
  • 1 coffee spoon smoked paprika (or red chili flakes if you like it with a spicy kick)
  • salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
Servings:
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, mash avocados with a potato masher or a fork until coarsely mashed.
  2. Add lemon juice, chopped cilantro, and strawberries. Mix until incorporated. Season to taste with paprika, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Sprinkle with additional chopped strawberries for garnish and serve immediately with tortilla chips.
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DIY Bug Spray
Natural Homemade Bug Spray
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DIY Bug Spray
Natural Homemade Bug Spray
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Ingredients
  • 30 drops geranium essential oil
  • 30 drops citronella essential oil
  • 20 drops lemon eucalyptus essential oil
  • 20 drops lavender essential oil
  • 10 drops rosemary essential oil
  • 1 tbsp rubbing alcohol
  • 1/2 cup natural witch hazel
  • 1/2 cup water (or vinegar)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable glycerin (optional)
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Place essential oils in a glass spray bottle. Add rubbing alcohol and shake well to combine. Pour in witch hazel and shake to combine. Add ½ tablespoon vegetable glycerin if using. This is not necessary but helps everything stay combined. Add water and shake again. Shake before each use as the oils and water will naturally separate over time.
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All-Natural Deodorant
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All-Natural Deodorant
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Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons beeswax, grated or pellets
  • 2 tablespoons Shea Butter
  • 1/3 cup Arrowroot Powder
  • 2 tablespoons baking soda
  • 25-30 drops essential oil blend (see ideas below)
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Add coconut oil, beeswax, and shea butter to a small saucepan over low heat. Stir continuously until melted. Once completely melted, remove from heat and whisk in arrowroot powder and baking soda. Add essential oil blend. Mix thoroughly but quickly as mixture starts to thicken. Pour into two empty deodorant containers and let sit until completely set (a couple of hours). Place lid on and use as you would any other deodorant.
Recipe Notes

Essential Oil Blend Ideas

  • Vetiver, Black Pepper, and Bergamot
  • Patchouli, Clary Sage, and Cedarwood
  • Sandalwood, Cypress, Sage, and Lavender
  • Lime, Lavender, Peppermint, and Lemon

Citrus essential oils are photosensitive and might be better avoided if you spend a lot of time in the sun with your armpits exposed.

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