Cantaloupe Mint Cucumber Gazpacho

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 cucumbers, peeled, deseeded and chopped fine 1 medium cantaloupe, deseeded, peeled and cut into small dice 2 bunches green onions, sliced fine 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely grated 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup fresh mint, chopped fine ½ cup fresh basil chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine […]

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Citrus Basil Lip Balm

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons avocado or almond oil 1 tablespoon shea or mango butter 2 tablespoons beeswax 1 tablespoon Vitamin E oil 1 teaspoon citrus zest 4 drops orange or lemon essential oil ¼ cup fresh basil leaves DIRECTIONS Wrap basil with kitchen twine or in cheese cloth for easy removal. Heat up ingredients in small […]

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Foaming Invigorating Ginger Basil Lime Bath

Ingredients 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 1 tablespoon lime zest 1 cup fresh basil leaves ½ cup shaves plain soap 1 tablespoon almond oil Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing the oils. Lay the cheese cloth out […]

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Grilled Chicken Pillards with Cucumber and Melon Herb Salsa

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts, boneless, skinless Salt/pepper 1 teaspoon lime zest Juice of 1 lime 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons almond oil 1 tablespoon agave nectar 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped fine ½ medium […]

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Honey Crème Fig Energy Bars

Makes 18-20 bars INGREDIENTS 2 cups rolled oats ½ cup chopped dried figs ¼ cup chopped almonds ¼ cup flax seeds ¾ cup whey or soy protein powder ½ cup heavy cream ½ cup whole wheat flour ¼ cup almond oil ¼ cup wheat bran ¼ cup brown rice syrup 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ […]

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Raspberry Mint Lip Gloss (Purple Tint)

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon shea butter 1 tablespoon almond oil 1 tablespoon beeswax ½ tablespoon Vitamin E oil 6 raspberries, smashed ¼ cup mint DIRECTIONS Heat up ingredients in small saucepan, and let simmer for 7 to 10 minutes, infusing ingredients. Strain contents into a jar. Let harden.

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Red Basil Ginger Almond Cinnamon Pesto

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 cups fresh red basil leaves 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped ½ cup almonds, toasted ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup Almond oil Salt PREPARATION Place all ingredients in blender and blend until everything is incorporated. Season with salt to taste.

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Apples & Mint

Here is a simple & tasty way to enjoy winter’s hearty vegetable with a new and unique twist optimizing our love of herbs and seasonal ingredients, brightening us up in the dead of dark winter.

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September Roasted Plums with Rosemary Cream

A simple decadent dessert, quick to make and hard to forget, using tasty sweet fall plums.

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Smoked and Spiced Almonds

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 1½ teaspoons almond oil 2 teaspoons canola oil 1½ cups blanched almonds 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 teaspoon Maldon sea salt ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper PREPARATION In a sauté pan, add oil and almonds over medium heat, and almonds and toast until golden. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon, and season […]

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Spicy & Sultry Herbal Bubble Bath

Ingredients 4 fresh bay leaves 1 cup powdered milk ¼ cup almond oil ½ cup bubble bath Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing all the oils. Lay the cheese cloth out flat, and pile the ingredients into […]

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Strawberry Quinoa Cookies

Makes 2 dozen cookies Ingredients 1 cup black quinoa ¼ cup rolled oats 1 cup all purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder 1/3 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon flax seeds ¼ cup almonds, chopped fine 1/3 cup almond oil ½ cup sugar ¼ cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ¼ cup […]

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Super Soak Herbal Skin Softener

Ingredients 1 cup fresh peppermint leaves ½ cup whole oats ¼ cup almond oil 2 tablespoons coarse sea salt Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing the oils. Lay the cheese cloth out flat, and pile the ingredients […]

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Tarragon Beet Salad

Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 1 cup mixed baby lettuces 2 medium beets, cooked, trimmed and sliced 1 red grapefruit, peeled, pitted and segmented 1 navel or cara orange, peeled, pitted and segmented 1 small shallot, chopped fine ¼ cup champagne vinegar ¼ cup fresh tarragon, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped 3 tablespoons almond oil Juice […]

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Winter Skin Refresher

Ingredients ½ cup dried chamomile ½ cup fresh thyme leaves 2 tablespoon orange zest ½ cup whole oats ¼ cup almond oil 2 tablespoons coarse sea salt Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing the oils. Lay the […]

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