HEALTHY PUMPKIN PIE PUDDING

Our raw pumpkin pie recipe is the perfect pumpkin dessert you need this season. With no added sugar you can feel good about eating this healthy sweet dessert!

Ingredients

• 2 cups pumpkin, peeled

and diced (small pumpkins

are best)

• 5 tablespoons coconut milk

• 1 teaspoon cinnamon

• ½ teaspoon pumpkin spice

• 1 teaspoon vanilla

• ¾ cup dates, pitted

• 4 tablespoons coconut oil,

melted

Directions

1. In a food processor, combine pumpkin, milk,

spices, and vanilla. Blend thoroughly.

2. Add dates and blend until smooth.

3. Add coconut oil last, once the mixture is warmed

from blending.

4. Put into small bowls and chill for about 6 hours.

5. Enjoy!

Happy Wellness Wednesday

Having a stressful day at work or need a boost of energy to fuel your day? No fear Aromatherapy is here! Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils from plants (flowers, herbs, or trees) as therapy to improve physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.

Use the following oils to help with energy/alertness or sleep/relaxation

Wild Orange

For an energizing boost, dispense one to two drops in the palm of your hand along with equal parts Peppermint and Frankincense. Rub palms together and inhale deeply from palms, then rub on the back of neck

Lavender

Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.Taken internally, Lavender reduces anxious feelings and promotes peaceful sleep.

Enjoy the rest of your work day -Angelica Samano

References:

“Essential Oils Pure and Natural: DōTERRA Essential Oils.” DoTERRA, 19 July 2019, https://www.doterra.com/US/en.

“Aromatherapy.” National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 24 Sept. 2017, https://nccih.nih.gov/health/aromatherapy.

Probiotic Supplements

As we know, bacteria can be very harmful to our body. But there is also good bacteria that is beneficial and enhances health. This bacteria lives in our gut and can help break down foods and absorb the nutrients our body needs. One way we can get this “good” bacteria is through probiotics. You can either take probiotics in supplement form or get them from different food products such as yogurt.

If the gut becomes unhealthy, probiotics can help restore the balance and ignite the immune system to prevent pathogens in creating disease. It is also said that probiotics can help with digestion, metabolism, improving sleep, mood, and energy levels and balancing blood sugar. There are many different types of probiotic strains. It’s best to look for a probiotic that has lactobacillus, bifidobacterium, or streptococcus. These bacteria’s live naturally in the human digestive tract and there is research that they provide great benefits.

Before starting on a probiotic first speak with your doctor. There are many different probiotic supplements out there and it is very important that you choose the right one.

Source: www.health.harvard.edu

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