doTERRA Lime essential oil has a wide variety of uses. Read about how to use it, and my favorite essential oil tips for lime!
Healthy Home Cooking
It's no secret that I love to eat good food. When I realized how deep my sensitivity to soy and the toxins in our food is, I didn't give up on eating yummy food! Instead, I learned how to make many classic favorites "from scratch". Here are a few of my best recipes - no soy, and no toxins in sight!
Each of my recipes is best made with 100% pure organic ingredients - exactly the way nature intended.
Surviving holidays can be hard. When you add food issues to the mix, it seems impossible! Ultimate guide to surviving the holidays with food sensitivities.
Do you want to drink more water? Because we know it’s healthy for you! You want to be drinking enough water to keep properly hydrated. I want to share a few of my favorite hydration tips to help drink your water.
It can be a challenge to entertain children when it’s snowy and cold outside. Try this icy essential oil treat for the whole family to enjoy!
What is kombucha? How do I make my own kombucha tea? What are the benefits? What’s a scoby? Have you been wondering about this topic? Click for the answers!
Honey Glazed Snack Mix is so simple to make, and delicious. Our young children especially enjoy it. A true family tested favorite.
This is a fully organic & preservative-free chocolate chip cookies recipe. No soy, ever. Living with a soy intolerance is SO hard. But you’re safe here. Enjoy!
Unfortunately, there may be times when we feel a bit of tummy discomfort. There are certainly essential oils which are wonderful to apply topically, such as Peppermint oil or doTERRA DigestZen blend. However, I find that I love the homey comfort of a hot mug of Tummy Comfort Tea! Tummy Comfort Tea Recipe Tummy Comfort Tea is super easy to… Read More
Lemon Zucchini Loaf With doTERRA Lemon Oil. Are you ready for this amazing recipe? Scrumptious lemony flavor, with the addition of healthy zucchini, and it’s organic! Plus it’s made with doTERRA Lemon oil, which gives an amazing flavor punch. I adore cooking with essential oils. Here’s the recipe for the delicious Glazed Lemon Zucchini Loaf With doTERRA Lemon essential oil. What… Read More
Bone Broth Easy To Make Recipe Bone broth is becoming very popular with good reason! First, it is very healthy and high in nutrition. Second, it tastes good! Third, health diets such as the GAPS diet, encourage consuming bone broth as support for the digestive system. I even like to pack some bone broth to drink as a safe snack when I’m… Read More
How to Make Preservative Free Organic Sour Cream And Onion Dip from Betsy Dirks on Vimeo. Organic Sour Cream & Onion Dip I’m sharing one of my very favorite indulgences here! Preservative-free and organic sour cream and onion dip! Shhh… don’t tell anyone, but I love chips and organic candy right along with all of my natural health tips!… Read More
When I went to a preservative free diet plan, and then later to soy free and organic… I really missed flavorful foods! It seemed like everything I had made previously was full of MSG (full of soy, which is a big problem for me), not organic, or had other “Mystery Ingredients.” I literally craved some flavor! Eventually I learned how… Read More
A Salsa Recipe Using Essential Oils Happy Cinco de Mayo! Add some essential oils to your salsa for an amazing flavor. You can make your own, or just stir the oils into store bought salsa. Just make sure you are not using a plastic container, because essential oils will break down plastic containers. I personally love the fresh organic salsa that… Read More
Zucchini Muffins Recipe (PRESERVATIVE FREE, SOY FREE, ADDITIVE FREE, ORGANIC OPTIONS) These zucchini muffins make a wonderful on the go car snack when we travel. I love that they are preservative free and homemade! Adapted from Better Homes and Gardens cookbook. First, add wet ingredients: 1 beaten egg 1 cup finely shredded zucchini 1/4 cup olive oil 1 cup organic… Read More
Ahhhh…. who doesn’t love bread? While many diets cut out gluten, I found that my body functions just fine with wheat in my diet. You will know if wheat is a trigger for you or not, and can adjust accordingly. For me, it doesn’t happen to be. So it didn’t make a lot of sense to give up something that isn’t a… Read More
What is doTERRA Cassia Essential Oil Good For? doTERRA Cassia essential oil is helpful for the healthy digestive, cardiovascular, and immune systems. It contains Aldehydes, which are both calming to the emotions and may assist with environmental threats. Please take note that Cassia is a HOT essential oil, and must always be diluted for topical or internal use to avoid irritation…. Read More
This is a great flavored water recipe with doTERRA wild orange essential oil. Enjoy the addition of seasonal fruits and veggies. Click here for recipe!