It’s that time of year again—spring cleaning time! Eliminate toxins and create a fresh, clean, and healthy home with this diffuser blend.

Spring Cleaning Diffuser Blend
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Spring Cleaning Diffuser Blend
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Ingredients
  • 2 drops lemon essential oil
  • 2 drops lavender essential oil
  • 2 drops rosemary essential oil
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Instructions
  1. Add drops to diffuser with recommended water and enjoy!
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You’ll never guess this rich, grain-free pizza crust is made with cauliflower instead of flour. Try this tasty, low-carb recipe as a healthy alternative to traditional pizza crust.

Cauliflower Pizza Crust
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Cauliflower Pizza Crust
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Ingredients
  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon Greek seasoning
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella shredded
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Remove stems from cauliflower and break apart. Add to food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Steam or microwave for 5 minutes. Place cauliflower in a towel and squeeze until all moisture is released. Place cauliflower and remaining ingredients in a food processor and pulse until well combined. Transfer to a greased baking sheet and press into a rectangle shape approximately ¼ inch thick. Cook for 12-15 minutes. Remove from oven. Top with sauce and cheese. Bake for about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy of Carla Cohen.

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Perfect for February—the month of Valentine’s Day—this love-inspired diffuser blend is a must try.

Love Diffuser Blend
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Love Diffuser Blend
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Ingredients
  • 15 drops bergamot essential oil
  • 15 drops atlas cedar essential oil
  • 15 drops sandalwood essential oil
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Instructions
  1. Combine all essential oils together in a blending bottle. Add 3-4 drops to a diffuser.
Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy of Carla Cohen.

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Comfort food at its best, this is the perfect family dinner recipe for a cold Minnesota winter night.

Beef Pot Roast with Cider Gravy and Maple Sweet Potatoes
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Beef Pot Roast with Cider Gravy and Maple Sweet Potatoes
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Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 pounds boneless beef shoulder roast
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt divided
  • ¾ teaspoon pepper divided
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 cup beef broth unsalted
  • ¾ cup apple cider pasteurized
  • 3 pounds peeled sweet potatoes cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons brandy or water
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Instructions
  1. Heat oil in stockpot over medium heat. Place beef roast in stockpot; brown evenly. Remove roast, pour off drippings, and season with one teaspoon of salt and ½ teaspoon of pepper.
  2. Add onion and thyme to stockpot; cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add broth and cider, then increase heat to medium-high. Continue to cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until browned bits attached to stockpot are dissolved.
  3. Return roast to stockpot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover tightly, and simmer 2 ½ hours.
  4. Add sweet potatoes and garlic to stockpot; continue simmering, covered, for 30 minutes or until sweet potatoes and pot roast are tender. Remove roast and keep warm.
  5. Transfer sweet potatoes and garlic to large bowl, leaving cooking liquid in stockpot. Add maple syrup, ginger, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper to sweet potatoes. Beat until sweet potatoes and garlic are mashed and smooth; keep warm.
  6. Carve roast into slices and serve with mashed sweet potatoes and gravy.
Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from beefitswhatsfordinner.com.

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Yoga Mat Cleaner
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Yoga Mat Cleaner
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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup witch hazel or white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 10 drops lavender or peppermint essential oil
  • 3 drops tea tree essential oil
  • Glass or aluminum spray bottle
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Instructions
  1. Combine witch hazel or vinegar, water, and essential oils intro spray bottle. Shake well until all ingredients are well combined. Spray onto mat and wipe down with a clean rag or towel.
Recipe Notes

*Never use plastic when using essential oils—some constituents in the oils can cause the plastic to break down.

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Power Protein Smoothie
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Power Protein Smoothie
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 cup organic frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup organic spinach
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon protein powder
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Instructions
  1. Put all ingredients in high-speed blender, blend until smooth.
Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy of Carla Cohen.

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Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole
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Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole
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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups mushrooms sliced
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 14- to 16-ounce French-cut green beans frozen
  • 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable broth low-sodium
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme chopped
  • 1/2 cup French-fried onions
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Instructions
  1. Using sauté mode, heat oil in a multicooker. Add mushrooms, onion powder, and salt. Cook, stirring until the mushrooms have released their liquid, about 6 minutes. Add sherry and cook until mostly evaporated, about 1 minute. Stir in green beans and broth. Turn off sauté mode. Close and lock the lid and cook on 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 multicooker to sauté mode. Cook, stirring until bubbling and thickened for 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a serving dish and top with French-fried onions.
Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from eatingwell.com

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Holiday Bark
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Holiday Bark
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 orange zest
  • flaked salt
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 tablespoon cacao nibs
  • 1/4 cup toasted pecans
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Instructions
  1. Melt chocolate over double boiler. Spread melted chocolate on a greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle remaining ingredients on top and press slightly. Freeze for about 10 minutes. Break into bite size pieces. Enjoy!
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Infuse a fall scent into any room in your house with this spicy fall essential blend!

Harvest Room Spray
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Harvest Room Spray
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Servings
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Servings
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Ingredients
  • 16 ounce Spray Bottle
  • 8 ounces distilled water
  • 2 ounces witch hazel
  • 25 drops sweet orange essential oil
  • 10 drops cinnamon bark essential oil
  • 10 drops clove essential oil
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Instructions
  1. Add distilled water to the spray bottle. Then add witch hazel, followed by essential oils.
Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from One Essential Community.

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Thai Lemongrass Chicken
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Thai Lemongrass Chicken
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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 package chicken thighs
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger minced
  • 2 tablespoons green curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon coconut palm sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 can coconut creme
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 drops lemongrass essential oil
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped
  • 1 tablespoon basil chopped
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
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Instructions
  1. Set Instant Pot to sauté mode. Heat coconut oil until melted, then add chicken, browning on both sides. Remove chicken from pot and add onion, garlic, and ginger, cooking until soft. Add curry paste, coconut palm sugar, broth, coconut creme, lime juice, lemongrass oil, fish sauce, and soy sauce. Stir until combined, then add chicken back to pot and cook on manual for seven minutes, followed by a quick release. Mix cornstarch with one tablespoon of cold water, stir into mixture, and set to sauté until thickened.
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