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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Ticks Repelled by Essential Oils

Protect yourself against ticks when outdoors.Ticks are a part of outdoor life in most of the world. Every outdoor adventurer is familiar with ticks. Most of us think the tick is an annoying pest; however, ticks actually pose a significant threat to human health. In the spring and summer, store shelves are filled with products that promise to protect us from ticks and other biting insects. Essential oils are quite capable of repelling ticks and other insects and can do so without harmful chemicals. Continue reading “Ticks Repelled by Essential Oils”

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”

On Guard Pumpkin Smoothie

On Guard Pumpkin Smoothing_350x319This On Guard Pumpkin Smoothie is a delicious and healthy fall treat. Forget about Pumpkin Spice Lattes, this recipe using the essential oil protective blend, is healthier than fancy fall drinks. Sure, the ingredients are healthier, but the flavor is enhanced by the clove essential oil contained in the On Guard essential oil blend. Continue reading “On Guard Pumpkin Smoothie”