The Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Ever, Ever!

The Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Ever, Ever!

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup grass fed butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut crystals or sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 tablespoons coconut milk (really any milk you prefer)
  • 3 ripened bananas
  • 2 cups flour (I used Young Living Einkorn mix)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • About 1/2 bag chocolate chips (totally your preference on how much you like)

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix the sugar and the butter in a large bowl.  Add eggs and blend.  Add milk and bananas, mix.  Now add flour and baking soda and mix.  Stir in the chocolate chips.

Spray loaf pans with non-cook spray and spoon it into pans.

Bake for 40 minutes.  You should be able to insert a knife into the middle of the loaf and the knife should come out clean.

Enjoy!!!!!

Enjoy!

 

Why I choose to use Young Living Einkorn Mix…

Ingredients: Whole grain einkorn flour (Triticum monococcum), Brown rice flour, Amaranth flour, Tapioca flour, Sorghum flour (Sorghum bicolor), Dhokla flour (Indian flour made from chickpeas)

Flours now days are so processed and altered that they are no longer good for us.  Young Living is growing the very best Einkorn Wheat and I have loved baking with this mix.

Do you want to try some?  Go to beta.youngliving.com and my member # is 1483642.  If you have any questions about it, let me know!  peacejoyandoil@gmail.com

Thyme to get Slique

**These are my individual results and my testimonies.  Everyone is different and may have different results depending on several different factors such as diet, exercise, health, etc… There is No Magic Pill or formula that will work for everyone.  I think it is very important to know your body.  Do research on any product you consider using.

I am only sharing because when I wanted to start using these products I wanted to read personal testimonies, so hopefully this will be helpful information for someone, if not it is good accountability for me to put it out on the internet so I will strive to meet my goals.

I have been making several changes over the last 2 years for the health of my family and decided that on January 1st it was time to work really hard at shedding my extra weight.  Due to more natural changes that I have been slowly making this decision was much easier, but still a challenge.

I decided that I was going to cut out Sugar and Gluten as much as possible.  I have been eating lean meats, fruits and vegetables, drinking tons of water with Lemon oil or Slique oil.

Citrus Water Slique Essence

Why I chose Young Living to help me attain my weight management goals…

Today’s lifestyles don’t always create optimal conditions for physical wellness or weight management.  Poor diet, lack of exercise and environmental toxins can leave us unbalanced and low on energy.  Every product that Young Living creates supports your whole body.  They provide targeted solutions to restore balance.  Not only are these products for weight management but so much more.  Even if you don’t need to loose weight these products are still great for your health.  If you do want to loose weight, you will not be jeopardizing your health while doing it.  I trust Young Living!  I have done my research and they have nothing to hide.

What a typical day looks like for me…

Breakfast: NingXia Red (1 oz.), water with lemon, Super C, Super B, Master Formula Hers and a healthy breakfast or a Balance Complete meal replacement.

Lunch:  Water, healthy lunch or Balance Complete meal replacement (if I didn’t have it for breakfast), Essentialzymes-4

Snack: nuts, noosa yogurt or a slique bar

45 minutes before dinner I take 1 pack of Slique Slim Caps

Dinner: Water, Healthy dinner (meat, fruits and veggies), Essentialzymes-4

If I get a little hungry before bed I drink Slique Tea or more NingXia Red (1 oz.)

Like I said this is not a formula.  Each day looks different.  I don’t think I would be successful on a program that looked the same each day.  I like variety.

I only weigh on Sundays.  If you weigh everyday you will see the up and down which might help you but I decided I just wanted to see the results after each week.

Results as of 1/18/15…

I feel great!  I have more energy.  I am more productive.  I have lost 9 lbs!!

weight management

I will post more along the journey.  I would love to hear from you if you have ever tried any of the Slique products!  I would also love to hear any tips that work for you.

If you want to order, go to beta.youngliving.com and my # is 1483642.  I would love to answer any questions you have.

 

Attention: Pilots

I went to Starbucks yesterday to sit and fill out some paperwork before picking my kids up from school.  There was only 1 table available in the whole place so I take my seat and start filling out the papers.  (squirrel)  I over hear the 2 men sitting next to me talk about how they are pilots and that one has Vertigo (Cedarwood) and the other struggles with allergies (LLPC) and getting stuffy.  They both talk about how they are not supposed to fly when they aren’t feeling well or when they are on medicine.  There was a little wall between us or I would have told them all about Young Living Essential Oils.  (I probably wouldn’t have, but like to think I would have)

It did inspire me to make this…

Attention: All Pilots

If you are a Pilot or know a Pilot, please share.  Young Living offers a natural alternative!  No more missing flights!!

Get started here.

Oily Dog

Everyday is National Dog Day in our home!  We have the most loved, spoiled rotten, 90lb lap dog.  He really is the best dog though.  He lets our children climb all over him.

Oily Dog

I love him so much I even share my Young Living Essential Oils with him.  That’s right even our dog is Oily!

When I use oils he will follow me with his nose in my hand.  He loves his oils.

An Oil A Day Keeps the Vet Away

When Champ had a wound under his eye I applied Frankinsence and Lavender and then applied a warm compress.

When it is storming outside I apply Peace & Calming right behind his ears and lays down and goes to sleep.

When he has gas I rub peppermint or DiGize on his stomach.  He is a Boxer, this is often!

I spray his bed down with a Purification spray that you can find here.  I also spray this on him when we he is outside longer than just going to the bathroom.

 

So your Premium Starter Kit is great for your WHOLE Family, even the fur-babies!

Get your own Premium Starter Kit here.

 

 

 

How to be a Teachers Pet

Check Yo Self…

check yo self

Ha!  I kid, I kid.  This post is about attitudes.  We all have them!  Sometimes our children’s attitudes are a reflection of our own.  Ouch!

I want to tackle those morning attitudes before they even start so they can be ready for a great school year.  We will use Young Living Oils to help in any way they can.

Back to School Bash

Being organized and prepared is a key player in my happiness so I’m planning it out. Read this to get some ideas of what you need to have on your essential oil supply list.

My Plan of Action:

Night before –

*Take our vitamins (Super C, OmegaGize – Fish oil, MultiGreens, InnerDefense, Longevity, Life 5)

*Fill the kitchen diffuser the night before with a happy blend of Orange, Ylang Ylang & Lavender and have it ready to turn on as soon as I wake up to let the dog out.  This is usually before the kids are awake.

Ylang Ylang, Orange, Lavender

*Fill the USB orb diffuser with water for the car ride to school.  I’ll let them take turns picking which oil to use on the way to school.

*Have lunches and water bottles filled.

Morning –

*Apply peppermint to wake up.  Drink my MindWise, Ningxia Red with Lemon oil and have my quiet time! (check out Jesus Calling if you want to start a quiet time and don’t know where to start)

*Fill the upstairs diffuser with Citrus Fresh, Peppermint or my favorite diffusing blend of Lime, Lemon Myrtle and Peppermint.

*Wake up the kids.

*Everyone get ready.

*Eat breakfast or drink smoothie!

*Apply Thieves to the bottom of all of our feet.  Put shoes on and go.

KidScents

KidScents Kit

I can’t say enough good things about the new KidScents Kit!

It comes with:

GeneYus – used for focus, attention, recalling information, staying on task

Bite Buster – used for insect bites, rashes, soothing skin irritations

TummyGize – used for nausea, indigestion, diarrhea, tummy aches

Owie – used for cuts, scrapes, bruises, bumps, sores

SniffleEase – used for runny noses, congestion, coughs, colds

SleepyIze – used for relaxation, calming, deep restful sleep

These oils are already diluted for kids and it comes with 2 roller balls.  You can decide which ones you want to put it on.

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Back to School EO’s

Have you started your Back to School shopping?  I love new School Supplies.

Don’t forget to add Essential Oils to the supply list for a healthy, happy school year!

Quick Testimony: This past school year my kids did not miss school for being sick.  Instead we took 2 days off to go to Disney World.  This is huge!!!  The year before my son missed so much school we got one of those nasty letters telling us he couldn’t miss anymore.  He was sooooo sick, multiple times.  This is why I am passionate about sharing Young Living Essential Oils with others.  They have been such a huge change in our family wellness.

Back to School EO's

Back to School with Essential Oils

YLEO Supply List:

Lemon – Drink it in water, diffuse it during homework or study time for concentration, apply for sore throats, apply to help retain information

Thieves – apply daily to the spine or bottom of feet to boost immune system, add to a spoonful of honey or add to warm organic apple juice for a sore throat (we used thieves instead of getting flu shots this past year!)

Thieves Hand Purifier – equip each backpack with one, teach your children to apply before eating, after playtime, after coughing/sneezing/going to the bathroom…

Peppermint – get the kids energized in the morning by letting them sniff peppermint, apply for body temperature balancing/headaches/stomach aches

Peace & Calming – apply to ease back to school anxiousness and nervousness, apply on testing days, apply to a leather bracelet that they can wear all day long

Lavender – diffuse or mist on pillow to help get a good night sleep, apply to calm anxiousness and nervousness, apply to the sinuses when sneezy or stuffy

Purification – apply to a cotton ball and insert in smelly gym bag or shoes, apply to bug bites, diffuse throughout the house to keep the house smelling clean and fresh, make a room spray for each bathroom

Deep Relief – apply to sore muscles or injuries

Valor – apply for focus and confidence, apply on testing days

Melaluca A – add to shampoos to keep lice away

Vetiver – apply for ADD/ADHD challenges

_Ditch the Drugstore

Just like we can buy a kit of school supplies…I also have a kit of essential oils for you.  Click here to get started.

In the wholesale Premium Starter Kit you will receive a diffuser, 11 oils, sample sachets that your children can carry in their backpack, samples of our amazing antioxidant drink…NingXia Red, and a roller ball that you can add to the top of one of your oils.

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If you would like to purchase them one at a time as a retail customer, you can do that as well!  Click here.

EINKORN Crepes

Have you purchased the Einkorn Pancake and Waffle Mix yet?  I got it at Young Living Convention and have been excited to experiment with it.  On the side of the box is a crepe recipe.  I have never made crepes, but I love them, so I decided to give it a try.  If it is your first time as well, my tip to you is double your recipe.  It takes a couple tries to get it right. (Oh, and the syrup comes out fast!)

Einkorn Crepes with Lemon Filling and NingXia Berry Syrup

EINKORN Crepes with Lemon Filling and NingXia Berry Syrup

Einkorn crepes

Ingredients:

3/4 Cup of Einkorn Pancake Mix

1 Cup of water (or milk of your choice)

2 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

1 Tbsp. sweetener of your choice (Yacon Syrup, Blue Agave, cane juice crystals, etc..)

1/4 tsp. salt

2 Tbsp. melted butter

Instructions:

1. In a blender combine Einkorn mix, water or milk, eggs, vanilla, sweetener, salt and melted butter.  Blend until smooth.  Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.

2. Heat a skillet over medium-low to medium heat and brush with oil.

3. Pour about 1/4 cup of batter into the skillet and tip to spread the batter to the edges.

4. When bubbles form on the top and the edges are dry, flip over and cook until lightly browned on the other side and edges are golden.

5. Repeat with remaining batter.

 

Lemon Crepe Filling

Ingredients:

1/4 block of 8oz. Cream Cheese

1 Tbsp. Sweetener of choice

1 tsp. Vanilla

4 drops Lemon Young Living Essential Oil

 

Instructions:

Cream above ingredients together.  Smear a Tbsp. of the filling on your finished crepe while it is still hot and then fold it in half, and then fold over the sides.

Einkorn Crepes with Lemon Filling and NingXia Berry Syrup

 

DESCRIPTION (back of box):  Gary’s True Grit Einkorn Pancake and waffle mix combines ancient einkorn wheat and other healthful grains with a special blend of ground legumes, added for a concentrated source of protein and fiber, making this a nutritious and tasty meal that will be enjoyed by the entire family.

Einkorn is the original “staff-of-life” grain, known as the oldest variety of wheat, which dates back to the beginning of time.  Einkorn’s natural genetic code and low gluten levels make it a superior choice because of its compatibility with the human body when compared to the modern , hybrid wheat of today.

Einkorn wheat is easier to digest, so nutrients are better absorbed, thus promoting the proper functions of the digestive system.

Today, Young Living is helping to bring einkorn wheat back to its rightful prominence in the world.

Gary’s True Grit Mix has 0.53% gluten content