• Essential Oil Recipes,  Family

    Lavender Hot Chocolate

    Lavender Hot Chocolate The weather today is a bit chillier than the day before. Which I love. Finally, after months of heat, we in the South are entering that blessed season called fall. Autumn. Leaves are changing. Temperatures are dropping. And it’s a hot beverage and soup kind of day. I absolutely love hot chocolate. Who doesn’t? Although my husband would choose hot cider over chocolate any day, I don’t hold it against him. I actually found an excellent recipe for cider and posted it some months earlier which you can see here.   Sometimes I’m in the mood for plain hot chocolate. But today, I was in the mood…

  • Essential Oil Recipes,  Family

    Healthy Thin Mint Shake

    Healthy Thin Mint Shake We all love chocolate. Or at least, I do. But I’ll be the first to admit, it’s far too easy to over indulge. This thin mint shake, though? ZERO Guilt because it’s nutrition with ZERO yuck. When you’re on a health food diet / clean eating kick / healthy lifestyle change, like yours truly, you have to limit treats. I get that. You have goals. Luckily, this shake is only tastes like it’s sinful and full of sugar, but it’s truly an example of chocolaty nutrition at its best! It uses Young Living’s Pure Protein Complete- Chocolate. And that gives it the decadent chocolate flavor.  …