Mini-Pumpkin Pies with Essential Oil

Mini-pumpkin pies made with essential oilsMany people think of pumpkins as little more than a pie for the holidays or a Halloween decoration. True, these mini-pumpkin pies are great for a holiday dessert; however, pumpkin seeds, leaves, and juices all pack a powerful nutritional punch.

Pumpkins are rich in vitamins and minerals, but low in calories. It is one of the best-known sources of beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant. The addition of Cinnamon, Ginger, and Clove essential oils in these pumpkin pies a warm, spicy, and nutritious dessert anytime. Making these as individual servings are the perfect way to finish off a delicious meal or anytime you want a quick treat.

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Fall Floral Centerpiece and Essential Oils

Fall pumpkin floral centerpiece - essential oils keep the flowers looking fresh longer.A floral centerpiece is an elegant addition to any home. Whether the dining table or on a mantel, cut flowers are an excellent way to bring the outside inside. Unfortunately, fresh-cut flowers don’t last very long inside the house, especially during the fall and winter when the indoor heat seems to make them fade even faster.

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Cinnamon Bark Study

doTERRA Scientist study cinnamon barkCinnamon Bark is one of the oldest spices in history in use as early as 2,000BC. It was so highly prized among ancient nations that it was an appropriate gift for royalty. Egyptians employed it (along with cassia) as a part of the embalming process. Cinnamon is mentioned in the Old Testament as an ingredient in anointing oil. Evidence suggests the entire ancient world had a use for cinnamon. The word “cinnamon” originates from the Malaysia or Indonesia term “kayumanis,” which means “sweet wood.” Continue reading “Cinnamon Bark Study”

Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Gingerbread Cookie Recipe with essential oilsA Gingerbread Cookie is always a special treat during the holidays. This recipe features cookies that are gluten-free, sugar-free, and vegan making them perfect for most anyone with dietary restrictions. The best part – they taste great. If you have little ones to entertain, put out some plain gingerbread cookies and let them do the icing!  Continue reading “Gingerbread Cookie Recipe”