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Aromatherapy Recipes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Aromatherapy Recipes.

Aromatherapy for the Whole Family

In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided...  Read more

Aromatherapy Smells Great!

Each of us has a secret source of energy. You can’t hold it in your hand or see it in a book. Most mysteriously, it can boost your energy, mood and motivation without you even knowing it. It’s a smell. Not just any smell, but a...  Read more

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Skin

Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below...  Read more

The Best Foods for Football Fans

Meeting up with friends before the big game or even going over to a neighbor's house (you know, the one with the biggest TV) can be a recipe for a caloric disaster. Between the fried chicken wings and the bags of chips, how are you supposed to ma...  Read more

Health(ier) Holiday Favorites

It's easy to get off track when it comes to eating during the holidays. Although the traditional holiday table can be filled with high calorie and high fat foods, there are ways to save calories without sacrificing taste. Here we share healthy ma...  Read more

Does Spark People have a 'Recipe Builder' feature
Updated 6/30/2014 10:56:41 PM

Hi everyone- I just joined Sparks and am exploring the site. I tried Weight Watchers and used their trackers- but did not have much success with the program. I am now seeing a nutritionist and thought I'd give SP a try. One feature Wt Watchers d...  Read more

Newly vegan, any tricks or recipe?
Updated 7/1/2014 9:19:48 AM

I was never a huge meat lover, I never really cared much for milk, I didn't understand the hype for cheese, butter isn't all that, and if you ask me I don't understand the appeal of pork or steak. I probably won't even miss my hamburg, chicken, or eg...  Read more

need different categories for recipes
Updated 6/24/2014 9:54:40 PM

the recipe I just added into the recipe-calculator does not belong under any of the listed categories (Poulty, Beef & Pork, Fish, Vegetarian, Appetizers, Soups & Salads, Side Items, Snacks, Desserts). This makes it difficult to choose, and a choice h...  Read more

recipes for bone broth
Updated 6/24/2014 8:41:31 PM

Have spent the last few hours trying to find a SP recipe for bone broth. I have a crockpot full of beef marrow bones and bone in veal breast bubbling away and have no clue how to calculate the nutritional value of it. How do I log it on my nut...  Read more

Recipe for bone broth
Updated 6/25/2014 10:53:21 AM

I am looking for crockpot bone broth recipes. Prefer no chicken feet or cows feet! Am trying to make it with 2 lbs marrow bones and a 4 lb bone in veal breast. ...  Read more

Keep guilt-free food handy

Each week I make fresh batches of healthy tuna salad and vegetable soup. I also have lots of fresh fruit, cut vegies and healthy crunchy snacks around. I'm more likely to choose healthy lunch f ood if there is a variety of prepared, easy options ava...  Read more

Start the day off right!

Start your day with a protein-fiber-veggie-fruit smoothie = a great start to healthy eating the rest of the day. It's quick, healthy, and you can drink on the go if you have to. Tip: pre-measure fruits-veggies ahead of time and put in baggies. 210 45...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

Healthy, Homemade Gifts: Bath Salts

After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to...  Read more

Healthy, Homemade Gifts: Rice Sock

I've written about the miracles of the rice sock. This handy low-tech gadget eased an excruciating sinus headache I had a few weeks back. Since I made mine, it had soothed sore knees after yoga, loosened a tight lower back and even warmed cold feet a...  Read more