DIY Recipes, For Fun, gift ideas

Strawberry-Lime Sugar Scrub Recipe -DIY

This Strawberry-Lime Sugar Scrub smells like fresh strawberry jam and is even easier to make. A nice treat for yourself with all the holiday hustle and bustle, or place it in a cute mason jar, and give it as a gift.

Ingredients:

1 cup freeze-dried strawberries
1 cup raw turbinado sugar
⅓ cup organic virgin coconut oil
⅓ cup fractionated coconut oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 drops of Lime essential oil

Instructions:

  1. In a large plastic bag, add strawberries and crush with a rolling pin.
  2. Add crushed strawberries and sugar into large bowl.
  3. In a microwavable glass cup, add the organic virgin coconut oil and place in microwave for 15 seconds or until melted.
  4. In the glass cup with melted virgin coconut oil, add Fractionated Coconut Oil, vanilla extract, and Lime essential oil. Stir until combined and add to bowl with strawberries and sugar.
  5. Stir until everything is combined. If mixture looks too dry, add 1 teaspoon of Fractionated Coconut Oil at a time until consistency is right.
  6. Store in airtight container.
  7. To use, take a handful of scrub into hands and rub together until sugar dissolves. Rinse under warm water and pat dry.

ENJOY!!!

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DIY Recipes

Band Aid in a Bottle – Myrrh Skin Care Spray Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 7 drops of Myrrh
  • 3 drops of Lavender
  • 5 drops of Cedarwood
  • 3 drops of Helichrysum
  • just under 1oz (28g) of aloe vera gel
  • 3ml (72 drops) of Solubol Dispersant (you can add upto 5ml if you need to disperse oils more in the aloe vera.
  • 1-30oz. glass spray bottle

Directions & Tips

– Combine all ingredients into the glass spray bottle. Make sure to mix it well by shaking it.
Tips & Info:
– this blend is great for spraying onto small cuts and scrapes (after washing it with soap and water).
– All these ingredients are wonderful for calming inflammation, promoting and supporting healing as well as reducing germs and infection.
– for the aloe, make sure its water based (it’s more liquid like texture to it), as it will help with the spraying aspect of the recipe.

 

Cooking with Essential Oils

Pancake Recipe to Help Boost Your Immune System

Ingredients
2 ripe bananas
1 cup oatmeal
1 cup flour
¼ cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup plain greek yogurt
¾ cup milk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ cup chopped walnuts, optional
¼ cup canola oil
2–4 drops of doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend (to taste)
 
Instructions
  1. Mash bananas in medium mixing bowl; mix in yogurt, eggs, milk, canola oil, vanilla, and doTERRA On Guard.
  2. In large mixing bowl add oatmeal, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and walnuts; mix well.
  3. Add banana mixture to dry ingredients and mix. Do not over mix.
  4. Spray griddle with non-stick spray, use small ladle to scoop out mixture to griddle. Cook on medium to high heat. Cook as you would regular pancakes, waiting for bubbles to appear then flip.

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DIY Recipes, For Fun

DIY Ideas for Empty Essential Oil Bottles

Just a few ideas for your empty essential oil bottles.

Add spray tops to empty bottles to make:

  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Sleepy Pillow Spray
  • Homemade air freshener
  • Disinfecting spray
  • Owie spray
  • Anti-itch spray

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Why Doterra Essential Oils

With the kids back to school, I thought I would share one of my favourite oil blends and how it has helped my family stay healthy during the rainier and colder months that are coming…..

ON GUARD ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND:

  • Protect yourself from seasonal and environmental threats by using doTERRA On Guard. doTERRA On Guard contains essential oils that are known for their positive effects on the immune system and can help protect against adverse environmental and seasonal issues.
DIY Recipes

Recipe: Lavender Cupcakes

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I love that I can incorporate Essential Oils into my daily life, via baking, adding a few drops to a glass of water, cooking dinners and so much more.

Today, I am sharing with you a favourite recipe, Lavender Cupcakes with Lavender Icing.

If you try it out, I would LOVE to hear back from you if you liked the recipe or not.

Happy Baking!

Ingredients
Cupcakes
2 ¾ cups cake flour
1 ⅔ cups granulated sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
¾ teaspoon sea salt
¾ cup butter, softened
4 large egg whites, plus 1 whole large egg
1 cup whole milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1–2 drops Lavender oil

Lavender Cream Cheese Icing
1 cup butter, room temperature
16 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
5 cups powdered sugar
1 pod’s worth of vanilla beans
1 toothpick Lavender oil

Instructions
Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Put cupcake liners into muffin tins.
  3. Mix dry ingredients on slow speed for two minutes to blend.
  4. Add the soft butter and mix until evenly crumbly.
  5. Add egg whites one at a time, then add the whole egg, beating well after each addition to begin building the structure of the cake. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with each egg addition.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk milk with vanilla and Lavender oil. Add to the batter ⅓ cup at a time. Beat one to two minutes after each addition, until fluffy. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl.
  7. Pour batter into prepared pans and bake for 25–30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool completely on a wire rack.

Lavender Cream Cheese Icing

  1. With an electric mixer, and using the paddle attachment, not the whisk, mix the butter and cream cheese together, about three minutes on medium speed until very smooth. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl to ensure even mixing.
  2. Add vanilla extract and toothpick of Lavender oil and mix. Slowly add powdered sugar. Keep adding until you get desired sweetness and thickness. Taste for flavor and add more Lavender oil a toothpick full at a time to get the desired taste.
  3. Spread icing on the cooled cupcakes and refrigerate until serving.