Saturday, September 23, 2017

Pumpkin Pecan Scones and Pumpkin Pound Cake

"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall."
—F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby 
🍂 #FirstDayofFall

Pumpkin Pound Cake with Orange Pecan Glaze
(shown in image above)

Preheat the oven to 325.
Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt cake pan.

For the Cake:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 drops cinnamon essential oil
  • 3 drops nutmeg essential oil
  • 3 drops ginger essential oil
  • 3 drops clove essential oil
  • 1 cup butter 
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 can pumpkin (15 ounces, solid pack)
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • For the Orange-Pecan Glaze:
  • 4 tbsp butter (unsalted)
  • 4 drops orange essential oil
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 3 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp pecans (pieces, or finely chopped pecans)
Mix wet.
Mix dry.
Mix together.
Bake 55-50 min.


Mix glaze and drizzle over cake.

Pumpkin Pecan Scones with Brown Butter Glaze
(Shown in image above)

3 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
3 drops nutmeg essential oil
1/4 tsp ground allspice
3/4 cup, 6 ounces unsalted butter
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
For the Glaze:
4 tbsp unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups icing (powdered) sugar
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
3 to 4 tablespoons whole milk
400 degree oven
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper

Mix dry
Mix wet
Mix wet and dry together
Add pecans

Form scones by scoop or hand (makes about 12 scones)
Bake 18 to 20 minutes
Cool before glazing.
Glaze: Melt butter over med heat, stirring until it becomes brown and smell nutty. 
In a bowl whisk together powdered sugar, browned butter, vanilla, and 2 tbsp milk.  Whisk. Add more milk as needed.
Drizzle scones with glaze.  Leave uncovered. Delicious day or two later too!

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Friday, September 22, 2017

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Patti Friday: Artist | Illustrator | Author | Wellness Community Member | Reporting from inside 'The Art Dept.' at the international 'Embassy of Ideas'

Fall Goodness Recipes

FALL! Give me ALL things Fall! 

Pumpkin pie in the oven and a dreamy fall diffuser blend going.... SO GOOD.

Before we begin....
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You guys trust me, there is nothing better than when Fall swoops in, the sweaters and pumpkins come out and you have your FALL DIFFUSER combos on hand!

October is just around the Corner! 

Do you have your FALL DIFFUSER combos on hand?

The kids call the Fulfill Your Destiny oil ( when diffused) the donuts and cinnamon rolls oil. 
I mean seriously. does it get better?

We all love our tasty fall drinks, right?! And even though it starts to get cooler in the fall, 
I still love my iced and frozen treats. 
Here is a homemade pumpkin spice frappacinno that you will just fall absolutely in love with!!
Here is what you need:

+ 2 cups of cooled coffee
+ 2 tbsp vanilla spice pure protein complete
+ 1/4 cup organic pumpkin puree
+ 1 cup of ice (or more, depending on how thick you like it!!)

Add it all into the blender, and top with whipped cream and a caramel drizzle for even more fun!!!

Who loves all things pumpkin?!


I mean, tis the season, am I right?!
Is it even fall without a pumpkin spice latte?!
Here’s a way that you can make your own!
You need:

+ 1 cup milk (or non-dairy alternative)
+ 1.5 tbsp pumpkin puree
+ 1 shot of espresso or 4 oz of very strong coffee
+ 1 tsp honey or agave
+ 1 drop of thieves vitality essential oil
Combine milk, pumpkin, and espresso in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir often, until it starts to simmer. Remove from heat, add the honey or agave, and let it cool for about 5 minutes. Add 1 drop of thieves vitality essential oil, and stir thoroughly. Pour into a cup, and enjoy! Top with whipped cream for even more fun!!
Do you longingly wait for the days of pumpkin spice lattes?!


I’m definitely a cider kind of girl! The smell of all these spices simmering on the stove and holding a warm mug in my hand just gives me all the best Fall feels!! Here is how you can make a spiced cider of your own for you and your family to enjoy!

Here is what you need:
+ 6 cups apple cider/apple juice
+ 2 cups pineapple juice
+ 5 drops clove vitality essential oil
+ 5 drops cinnamon bark vitality essential oil
+ 5 drops tangerine vitality essential oil

Add all the ingredients to a 3-quart pot, turn on the stove to medium/high, and heat until hot! Serve it up and enjoy!

Here are some additional optional ingredients that you can add for an even different flavor. Pick one or mix any of these together!

+ 4 tbsp dried wolfberries
+ 1-2 slique tea bags
+ 2 oz Ningxia Red
+ 2 drops ginger vitality essential oil
+ 2 drops nutmeg vitality essential oil

For even more Fall fun, set the pot to simmer to keep your home smelling festive throughout the day. You may need to add 1-2 drops of additional oils to the mixture if you keep it going all day—you’re basically making your own diffuser and diffusing these amazing oils into the air!

Any fellow cider loving friends out there?!

Okay tell me your FAVORITE Fall combos, recipes, all the things!
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Patti Friday: Artist | Illustrator | Author | Wellness Community Member | Reporting from inside 'The Art Dept.' at the international 'Embassy of Ideas'

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