Some essential oils are believed to have antihypertensive properties. Try this natural remedy targeted to help ease tension, stress, and anxiety.

Calming Massage Oil
Calming Massage Oil
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Calming Massage Oil
Calming Massage Oil
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Ingredients
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil
  • 7 drops ylang ylang essential oil
  • 5 drops sweet marjoram essential oil
  • 1 drop neroli essential oil
  • 2 ounces almond oil
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Instructions
  1. Combine all essential oils and add mixture to the almond oil. Use it as a massage oil or add it to a warm bath for total relaxation.
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Sweet Potato Nachos

Sweet Potato Nachos

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Sweet Potato Nachos

Sweet Potato Nachos

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Ingredients

  • 3


    medium sweet potatos

  • 1 tablespoon


    olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon


    chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon


    garlic powder

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons


    paprika

  • 1/3 cup


    black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1/3 cup


    reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1/3 cup


    chopped plum tomatos

  • 1/3 cup


    chopped avocado


Servings:

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Cover a baking pan with foil and coat with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Peel and thinly slice the sweet potatoes (about quarter inch rounds). In a bowl, toss the rounds with olive oil, chili powder, garlic powder, and paprika.

  3. Spread rounds evenly on prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes and use a spatula to flip. Bake for another 5-10 minutes or until crisp.

  4. Sprinkle beans and cheese over the sweet potatoes. Return to oven until cheese melts, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with tomato and avocado. Serve.

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Booster Blend
Pre-Workout Booster Blend
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Booster Blend
Pre-Workout Booster Blend
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Ingredients
  • 1 drop grapefruit essential oil
  • 1 drop orange essential oil
  • 1 drop lemon essential oil
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Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients and add to diffuser.
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Artichoke and Ripe Olive Tuna Salad
Artichoke and Ripe Olive Tuna Salad
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Artichoke and Ripe Olive Tuna Salad
Artichoke and Ripe Olive Tuna Salad
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Ingredients
  • 1 12 oz chunk of light tuna drained and flaked
  • 1 cup canned artichoke hearts chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped olives
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp chopped fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Combine tuna, artichokes, olives, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and oregano in a medium bowl.
  2. Serve with sliced tomato on a bed of lettuce or on bread.
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What is the one ingredient that has been missing from the classic green bean casserole recipe? An Instant Pot! Now you can make this holiday favorite in a flash, just in time for your guests to start arriving.

INSTANT POT GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole
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INSTANT POT GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole
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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced 2 1/2 cups
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 package frozen French-cut green beans 14-16 ounce
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup French-fried onions
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Using sauté mode, heat oil in Instant Pot. Add mushrooms, onion powder, and salt and cook, stirring, until the mushrooms have released their liquid, or about 6 minutes. Add sherry and cook, stirring, until mostly evaporated, or about 1 minute. Stir in green beans and broth. Turn off sauté mode, and close and lock the lid and cook at high pressure for 3 minutes. Carefully release the pressure manually.
  2. Whisk cream, flour, and thyme together in a small bowl. Stir into the green bean mixture and return the Instant Pot to sauté mode. Cook, stirring, until bubbling and thickened, or about 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a serving dish and top with french-fried onions.
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Holiday Peppermint Bath Bombs
Holiday Peppermint Bath Bombs
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Holiday Peppermint Bath Bombs
Holiday Peppermint Bath Bombs
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Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup citric acid
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup Epsom salt (fine)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2-4 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 1-2 drops red food coloring
  • Green, red, and white sprinkles (optional)
Servings:
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine baking soda, citric acid, corn starch, and Epsom salt and stir well. Stir in coconut oil, and fluff mixture with a fork. Put half of the mixture in one bowl and half in another. Add essential oil to both bowls and food coloring to one bowl. Stir well.
  2. Add mixture from each bowl and a few sprinkles into a round mold, packing both sides of the mold, and then press together. Once pressed together, leave the mixture in the mold for about a minute and then remove and place on a tray to dry (harden) overnight.
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Recipe: fleecefun.com

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The Three Sisters are three crops traditionally planted together and used by Native American tribes throughout North America. These crops are corn, beans, and winter squash. To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, prepare and enjoy this Three Sisters Soup recipe, which incorporates all three of these ingredients.

Three Sisters Soup
Three Sisters Soup
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Three Sisters Soup
Three Sisters Soup
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Ingredients
  • 4 lbs winter squash
  • 2 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 4 qt vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 large bay leaf
  • 4 cans cannellini beans
  • 1 lb corn kernels
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Slice squash in half and remove seeds, then roast for 40 minutes. Allow squash to cool, then remove the flesh and save the liquid in the squash for later. Blend squash in food processor or blender until smooth.
  2. In a large pot, sauté onions in olive oil over medium heat until brown. Add thyme, garlic, and black pepper, and stir until the garlic turns brown.
  3. Slowly add vegetable stock, then wine, bay leaf, and squash. Allow mixture to simmer for a few minutes before adding beans, corn, and green onions. Simmer for about 20 minutes.
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Autumn Diffuser
Autumn Diffuser Oil Blend
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Autumn Diffuser
Autumn Diffuser Oil Blend
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Ingredients
  • 1 drop grapefruit essential oil
  • 1 drop basil essential oil
  • 1 toothpick swirl clove essential oil
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Add oils to an essential oil diffuser, as directed on the diffuser's instructions. Relax and enjoy.
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Immune System Support Oil Blend
Immune System Support Oil Blend
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Immune System Support Oil Blend
Immune System Support Oil Blend
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Ingredients
  • 2 drops rosemary essential oil
  • 2 drops frankincense essential oil
  • 2 drops clove essential oil
  • 2 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 2 drops wild orange essential oil
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Add oils to an essential oil diffuser, as directed on the diffuser's instructions.
  2. Relax and reap the benefits of these detoxifying oils.
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CHICKEN AND WHITE BEAN SOUP
Chicken and White Bean Soup
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CHICKEN AND WHITE BEAN SOUP
Chicken and White Bean Soup
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Ingredients
  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken or chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 parsley leaves, chopped
  • 3 carrots, peelded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 15 oz can white beans, rinsed
  • salt and pepper to taste
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Shred the meat from the rotisserie chicken, omitting the skin and bones.
  2. Sauté the onion, celery, and carrots in the oil over low to medium heat until the onions turn translucent (about 10 minutes).
  3. Add the broth and chicken, and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  4. Then, stir in the beans, and cook for five minutes. Season to taste, and serve.
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