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Apple and Butternut Squash

By Donna Wormser

Apple and Butternut Squash

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How about a delicious no mess no fuss quick treat!!! Take a butternut squash cut in half (lengthwise)

And take seeds out. Take a granny smith apple that has been cored and place in the hole. Back at 350 degrees until soft. Scoop out squash with yummy apple mash by hand and serve or add it to the blender.

Add some cinnamon or anything else you love and it is wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 






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My Favorite Greens

By Betty Kjos

Herbs and Lemon Ingredients

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Powerful “green” choices include Aroma Life Essential Oil Blend – Aroma Life is a blend of Cypress, Marjoram, and Helichrysum and Ylang Ylang oils. This is a blend of oils which, through extensive research, were found to help strengthen and support the cardiovascular, lymphatic, and circulatory systems. This oil can be applied topically over the heart or on any of the Vita Flex Heart Points.

Stress Away Essential Oil Blend – I love, love, love Stress Away! I have a roller fitment on my bottle and I always have it with me. When I’m sitting in traffic or having fantasies of having a James Bond car that has blades coming out the sides of my car whereby I can slice the tires off another car (don’t judge), or on hold yet again with the cable company, then I reach for my Stress Away and….all is well again! Stress Away is a blend of Copaiba, Lime, Cedarwood, Ocotea, Lavender and Vanilla. This blend was formulated to help relieve everyday stresses and tensions and it works!

Eucalyptus Radiata – Eucalyptus is a favorite in our home as it is very supportive of the respiratory system. We apply it topically to the chest, back, feet, etc. You can also place a drop in your palms, rub together and cup over your nose and mouth and inhale deeply. This is one of the oils I use when bronchial issues appear. I attach the bottle to the Thera-Pro Diffuser and set it right by the bed so that it can be inhaled throughout the night.

Peace & Calming Essential Oil Blend – I have not met one single person that does not love Peace & Calming. This is a blend of Tangerine, Orange, Ylang Ylang, Patchouli and Blue Tansy. It smells amazing and it has a very calming effect on children, pets (& even husbands!). If you are seeking to create an atmosphere of relaxation, peace, restful sleep, etc. You will want to have a bottle of Peace & Calming nearby. This oil has proven effective more than once when we have been seated in front or behind of restless children when flying. You can apply it topically, inhale and it’s also a great oil to use in the diffuser!

Clarity Essential Oil Blend – Clarity is a blend of Basil, Cardamom, Rosemary, Rosewood, Geranium, Lemon, Palmarosa, Ylang Ylang, Bergamot, Roman Chamomile and Jasmine. Whew! That’s a lot of oils!

I love diffusing Clarity in the diffuser I have in my office as it helps to keep me alert, it’s uplifting and it helps with memory as well. It’s invigorating and has a very “fresh” scent.

Lime Essential Oil – Lime has a fresh, lively fragrance that is stimulating and refreshing. Lime contains d-limonene which is found in all citrus oils in different quantities, and has been shown to be helpful in contributing to Wellness. I always add citrus oils to my water and some days I choose Lime, but it is quite powerful and can easily overwhelm your drink if you add too much. I use Lime oil whenever I make Guacamole and it only requires one to two drops. Very effective and tastes great!

Peppermint Essential Oil – Who doesn’t love Peppermint?? One drop of Young Living’s Peppermint Essential Oil is equal to 28 cups of Peppermint Tea!!! Powerful. It has also been shown in University studies (University of Cincinnati) to improve mental accuracy by 28%! I use Peppermint every single day -I love adding one drop to my bottle of water along with my citrus oils. Very refreshing! Peppermint is stimulating, refreshing, can help keep you awake and remain alert when you are driving. Anytime my stomach feels a little queasy, I immediately reach for the Peppermint and I get relief in less than two minutes. Really. Whenever someone gets on your last nerve and you start to have a little throbbing in your brain…..Peppermint can bring immediate relief. If your nose is so stuffy that you can’t breathe, one drop of Peppermint in a cup of hot tea can produce some amazing effects. And…..one of my favorite ways to use Peppermint is to add a drop or two to melted chocolate and dip strawberries or dried fruit, etc. into the mixture and you will fall in love. Just saying. M-Grain Essential Oil Blend – M-Grain is a blend of Basil, Marjoram, Lavender, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile and Helichrysum. M-Grain is a favorite of those people who experience mind-numbing sensations of uncomfortableness in their head and neck areas. You know who you are. This oil is for you.

Gentle Baby – Gentle Baby is a blend of Rosewood, Geranium, Palmarosa, Lavender, Roman Chamomile, Ylang Ylang, Lemon, Jasmine, Bergamot and Rose. This is a blend designed for expectant mothers and newborn babies. (I am neither, ok?) However, it does make a nice shower gift for a new or expectant mother. It is also helps to enhance the appearance of the skin and may be beneficial for men to use on chapped skin and as an aftershave. Gentle Baby can also be helpful for stretch marks, skin elasticity, diaper rashes, etc. May be applied topically, and diluted for use on baby or for full body massage.

I pray that you are enjoying this day and that Blessings are “Marching” into your life.






 

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Clean Fruits and Vegetables, It Is Easy!

 

By: Susan Ellison

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You can get fruits and vegetables sparkling clean without a lot of expense by adding a little vinegar (a mild acid)  to water and allow the fruit and vegetables to soak for a few minutes and then rinse well.   Removing dirt and residue from food will be greatly appreciated by your liver.  You can use food grade hydrogen peroxide also but vinegar is a lot less expense. 

Other uses of Vinegar:

Stainless steel:  Clean stainless steel sinks, (did yo

Garbage disposal:  Add baking soda and vinegar to clean and deodorize.u know manufactures say never use 

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bleach on stainless steel?)

Glass: Clean mirrors and windows with a soft cloth.  Add to dishwasher rinse dispenser or just pour small amount in the bottom of the dishwasher for squeaky clean dishes.

Wood:  Use to remove wax buildup.

Floors: Mix couple tablespoons with water and damp mop.

Hair Rinse:  Combine 1/4 cup vinegar mixed with cup of warm water and apply to hair after shampooing, It will leave a squeaky clean feeling and a  beautiful shine.

Ants:  Gives ants the boot when you  wipe down cabinets where ants have been.   They don’t like the stuff at all.






 

 

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Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Deborah Waddell

Cook Time: 20-25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

 

Ingredients:

Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

1 cup almond milk (you could also use water)

1 cup garbanzo bean flour or any other gluten free or whole grain flour

2 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. of herbamare (17 different herbs and spices) or Salt & Pepper

1 head of cauliflower, broken into medium size pieces

1 cup of zero fat buffalo sauce (check, many are loaded with fat) I use Ashanti chicken wing sauce

 

Directions:

1. Mix the almond milk and flour and seasonings together with a wisk to make a batter.

2. Place the broken cauliflower pieces into the batter to coat well.

3. Place the battered cauliflower on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet Bake at 425 for about 15 to 18 minutes Remove the cauliflower from the oven and raise oven temp to broil, now flip the cauliflower over.

4. Pour 1/2 to 3/4 bottle of the wing sauce over the cauliflower and place in broiler for approximately 5 more minutes or until nicely browned.

Notes:

I love these just the way they are for dinner served with vegetables and a salad. But I also bring these to parties as an appetizer and serve them with vegan blue cheese dressing and celery. See dressing recipe under dressings.






 

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Zucchini Pizza

Donna Wormser

Zucchini Pizza

THIS is a wonderful treat that has minimal preparation time but does take about 25 hours of dehydration time……

YOU WILL NEED:

3 large organic zucchini
1 large organic tomato
handful of chia or pumpkin seeds
¼ cup fresh garlic
2 pitted organic dates (if desired)
sun dried tomatoes

FOR the topping (all organic please):  

tomato paste
goat cheese
roasted peppers
pineapple
roasted mushrooms
fresh parsley and or cilantro

 

Directions:

1. Spiralize two peeled large zucchini (put aside)

2. In a blender,  blend the tomato, the other zucchini, garlic,chia or pumpkin and dates, half of the sundried tomatoes then mix blended yummies with the spiralized zucchini and press on a paper parchment to dehydrate at 120 degrees for 12 hours then flip crust for another 12 hours.

3. Now put the organic tomato paste to cover your crust and add any and all your choosen goodies, i.e. sundried tomatoes, mushrooms, roasted peppers, goat cheese, pineapple and dehydrate another 2-4 hours

4. The last 30 minutes, I add handful of fresh parsley and or cilantro……………

Your imagination is welcomed and also on the internet are several different versions…………………… Please enjoy!






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