Healthy with Jodi

Homemade Magnesium Body Butter

    Want to make your own muscle relaxing lotion? Such a simple recipe and easy to make! If you do not wish to take the short time to make it, you can see my dear friend, Colleen Sinclair, owner of the Siphon Draw Apothecary.  She makes wonderfully combined skin care products from all natural organic food sources.  Also as a Holistic Nutritionist, she understands the biochemistry of the body and that’s it’s not just what we put in our body, it’s what’s absorbed on and in our bodies and skin. for more information.

    This recipe contains avocado oil, which has naturally occurring magnesium and potassium that help hydrate the skin. Avocados are one of the most mineral-rich superfoods in the world. In addition, magnesium oil is added — it’s transdermal so can pass through the skin into the body.

    Also, to naturally calm the body, this recipe contains lavender essential oil, which can relax muscles and reduce the effects of stress.

    Apply this CALM magnesium body butter recipe today to naturally increase minerals and healing compounds in your body!

    Dr. Axe explains it very simply:

    Check out this video on YouTube:

    Homemade CALM Body Butter Lotion
    Total Time: 45 mins to an hour

    Serves: 30-90

    1/4 cup Avocado oil
    1/4 cup Magnesium oil
    1/2 cup Cocoa Butter
    30 drops Lavender Essential Oil
    Large Glass Jar or Small glass Jar

    In saucepan with water over low heat, place a jar containing the cocoa butter.
    Once melted, pour into bowl and let cool in fridge for 30 minutes.
    Using a standard mixer blend and whip it.
    Once whipped add in magnesium oil, avocado oil and essential oils and mix.
    Transfer to glass jar or plastic container and keep in refrigerator for 90 days.

    Chocolate Quinoa Cookies Recipe

      Chocolate Quinoa Cookies

      Vegan, No Bake, GF

      Happily makes 12 cookies

      All Organic Ingredients:

      ¼ cup coconut oil

      ¼ cup pure maple syrup or raw honey

      ⅓ cup Organic Cacao powder

      ½ cup Sunflower butter (or nut/seed butter of your choice)

      ½ cup cooked quinoa

      1/2 cup raw Quinoa, rinsed and dried (sprouted)

      ½ cup coconut flakes

      Coarse sea salt


      Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

      In a small sauce pan over medium, melt coconut oil, maple syrup or honey and cacao powder. Whisk until combined.

      Add Sunflower seed butter and stir until smooth.

      Remove from the heat and fold in the quinoa, and coconut flakes.

      Divide in mini muffin tin pan.

      Sprinkle with sea salt and place in the freezer to set for about 30 minutes.

      Store in the freezer for best results, but can also be stored in the fridge


      Quinoa Cookies