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CEO Corner: Vitacost Essential Oils

CEO Corner: Vitacost Essential Oils

There’s no doubt that scent is a powerful trigger for feelings and memories. Smelling cinnamon might remind you of happy times baking with your grandmother as a child. Coconut might conjure up your favorite beach vacation. Peppermint and pine c ...
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Having a hard time finding your favorite pumpkin beverage at the coffee shops? Try something cooler, made right at home in your very own blender. Sweet, spicy and satisfying, this Pumpkin Pie Smoothie is made with the healthiest of ingredients: organ ...
DIY Autumn Citrus & Spice Room Spray

DIY Autumn Citrus & Spice Room Spray

The changes that autumn brings can be linked to specific aromas that connect the natural world to our daily experiences. Sensory rituals using essential oils””like creating aromatherapy blends for home scenting””are subtle prompts to be p ...
Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

French fries with zero grams of fat? That’s the magic of oven-baking and using creative, healthy substitutions for the usual heavy oils. In this recipe, sweet potato wedges are tossed with pure vanilla and a light sprinkling of cinnamon, then b ...
Organic Pumpkin Mug Souffle

Organic Pumpkin Mug Souffle

Pumpkin is one of my favorite fall flavors. I love almost any baked good with pumpkin in it –pie, muffins, bread –but this year I wanted to add a new recipe to my repertoire. And boy did I find it! This delicious pumpkin souffle is light, ...
Autumn Roasted Squash

Autumn Roasted Squash

Roasting acorn squash is a quick-and-easy way to prepare this mild and slightly-sweet, orangish-yellow “veggie” (which, like pumpkin, is technically a fruit). Just cut into wedges, prep with agave nectar and cinnamon and bake for about 2 ...
The Perfect Post-Workout Shake

The Perfect Post-Workout Shake

The perfect post-workout shake should replenish depleted nutrients, boost recovery related hormones, and set the stage for a better workout tomorrow.   This Cinnamon Roll Protein Shake is a delicious way to deliver quality protein, carbohydrates and ...