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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Cooking with Essential Oils, DIY Recipes

Turmeric Latte Recipe

 

 

INGREDIENTS

1 drop turmeric oil
¼ – ½ teaspoon ground ginger or a
toothpick dipped in ginger oil
1 pinch black pepper or a toothpick dipped
in black pepper
1 heaped teaspoon honey
1 heaped Tablespoon nut butter {your
choice}
1½ cups water, milk, or non-dairy
alternative

½-¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pinch of sea salt

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until
    smooth and frothy.
  • Warm up in a small pot and pour into mugs, or pour
    into mugs and warm in the microwave.
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon and serve.

 

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DIY Recipes, For Fun

DIY Essential Oil Gift Ideas for the Holidays

🎄HOLIDAY DIY KIT🎄

These great oils and make some holiday goodies for your friends, family, party hosts & teachers!

Shopping List

Siberian Fir, Cassia, Wintergreen, Peppermint and Wild Orange Essential oils

2oz Spray Bottles

Clear Plastic Ornaments:
Available at Michael’s

Flour, salt and epsom salts

Ribbon, gift tags and anything else for wrapping them up!

That’s it! Super simple and your friends will love them!!

 

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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Cooking with Essential Oils, DIY Recipes

Pop Corn Recipe

Hi Everyone,

I’m sorry I’ve been away for a bit, I have just started my practicum and it has been a busy, exciting and rewarding experience.

With the cooler weather upon us, I wanted to share with you one of my favourite pop corn recipes that uses the On Guard Essential Oil blend. On Guard is a great resource to have during this time of the year.

So try it out, and please share with me your thoughts.

Take care,

DIY Recipes, For Fun

Creamsicle Lip Balm with Essential Oils-DIY

Go natural with this DIY lip balm full of health benefits and great flavor.
Ingredients
½ ounce beeswax
½ ounce coconut oil
¼ ounce shea butter
¼ ounce cocoa butter
30 drops Wild Orange oil
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Place everything, but Wild Orange oil and vanilla extract into glass measuring cup or bowl.
  2. Fill large saucepan with one to one and a half inches of water. Bring to boil.
  3. Once boiling, place glass measuring cup in center of saucepan.
  4. Stir every few minutes until ingredients have melted and are combined.
  5. Once all wax is melted, remove from heat and let sit three minutes.
  6. Add vanilla extract and Wild Orange oil.
  7. Pour mixture into lip balm containers and let cool.

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DIY Recipes

DIY Essential Oil Play Dough Recipe

Oldie BUT a Goodie!

The cold weather usually means more time indoors. Entertain your kids this season by turning play time into learning time by making aromatherapy play dough! This activity is a great way for children to learn about aromatherapy and essential oils. Use a variety of oils and colors to help kids learn new scents. Some fun essential oils could include:
– Wild Orange
– Peppermint
– Lemon
– Rosemary
– Lavender

Ingredients
2 cups flour
2 cups colored water
1 cup salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
5 drops essential oils


Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients, except for essential oils, in a large saucepan and stir until combined.
  2. Once combined, put over medium heat. Using a spatula, continue to stir ingredients together until it forms a ball.

    Note:
     Don’t overcook as it will lead to dry play dough.
  3. Remove from heat and cool on parchment paper.
  4. Once cool, add five drops of your favorite essential oil and knead until thoroughly combined.
  5. You’re done! Just store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for months of fun.

 

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