Healthy Living

Fall & Thanksgiving Essential Oil Aromas

Many different oils offer tantalizing aromas around the holidays.  Grab your diffuser and enjoy these different concoctions with real medicinal and therapy components. These are some of my favorites.   Please share if you have some more, I’d love to try them! Fall Scent: 3 drops Bergamot,  2 drops each of Ginger, Frankincense Birch.  Reminiscent of walking or hiking in the woods.  That time of year when the leave turn colors and anticipation of things to come is [...]

Why you Should Make 3 Dinners Today Instead of 1

I could tell you there doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day to do everything you want to do – and do it well…because you already know this.  Have you ever really thought why this is the case?  Why is our time so taxed and why do we seem helpless to slow it down? We  even have all these modern conveniences that help us with general household chores – and yet we are [...]

Surrender

  It’s hard to give up being leader and relinquish the things we want to be in charge of; having the answers, making the decisions, and being in control of our time and money. To surrender to Christ is to give up the steering wheel and allow Him to drive. However, we can’t just jump in the passenger seat, we must honestly know why we are handing over the keys and trusting Christ with our [...]

Avocado Chocolate Cookies

I began a search for healthy cookies, mainly made with whole foods and no white or brown sugar in the ingredients   Below is another cookie you have to try! Avocado Chocolate Cookies 1 avocado flesh (ripe, but not brown) 1 banana (ripe, but not brown) 1 egg ½ cup dark cocoa powder (I filled the avocado peel as my measuring cup -fill about 1/2 way full) Sprinkle dark chocolate chunks (I used about 1/4-1/2 cup with [...]

Oils of the Bible – He Provides

“There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise” (Proverbs 21:20). Oils are referred to in the Bible over 300 times, and indirectly about 600 times.  We can learn a lot just from the few verses listed here. There are more references in the Bible.  I have found these to be the most common oils of today that were used in Biblical times.  I use all of these oils below and [...]

Who I Am In Christ

I am faithful (Ephesians 1:1) I am God’s child (John 1:12) I have been justified (Romans 5:1) I am Christ’s friend (John 15:15) I am assured all things work together for good (Romans 8:28) I have been established, anointed and sealed by God (2 Corinthians 1:21-22) I am a citizen of heaven (Philippians 3:20) I have not been given a spirit of fear, but of power, love and self-discipline (2 Timothy 1:7) I am born of God and the evil one cannot touch [...]

Easiest & Best Cauliflower Rice Ever: Gluten free & Low Calorie

Takes less than 15 minutes from start to finish. Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower 1 tablespoon of your favorite oil (I use coconut, but if you don’t like the taste, use extra -virgin olive oil) 1/2 medium onion – optional salt & pepper to taste * see below to change up the taste with different spices Directions: Remove core and leaves.   Coarsely chop cauliflower into  pieces small enough and put half at a time into the food processor, [...]

Puffy or Feeling Bloated? Reduce Inflammation

It feels so good to NOT be bloated. It’s like your clothes fit better and you truly feel good about putting those jeans on and tucking in your shirt…but it’s totally another thing when this is not the case. When your body is in a chronic state of inflammation, it can have serious effects on your cellular health, and has been linked to degenerative diseases including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and many other diseases. [...]

Personal Essential Oil Testimonies

I’ve been experimenting with essential oils, because there are literally millions of ways to use these little gems, and it’s opened up a whole new world to my medicine cabinet, beauty products, cleaning products and nutrition!  I can’t say that about too many other products out there. There are so many ways to use essential oils, but below are oils that have helped me and my family physically.  But, before I go into the oils, remember, [...]

4 Ways to Reduce Leaky Gut & Gut Yeast – and How to Fix It

If you are feeling many of the following symptoms, you may have what they call LEAKY GUT or YEAST BELLY. fatigue chemical sensitivity lack of energy upset bowels bloating rectal itching bladder issues stomach irritant thyroid issues constipation low immune system digestive issues feeling lousy there are actually more… We have good bacteria in our gut, but sometimes that good bacteria is replaced by bad ones.  In fact, if we don’t have more than 80% good, [...]