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Showing posts from November, 2011

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

Great gift ideas? eSutras Organics has them! From adorable kitchenware gift sets to gourmet food gift sets eSutras has it all! We have gifts in all price ranges, too; so getting that special someone the perfect gift won’t put a huge dent in your pocket book this holiday season. Plus eSutras Organics products are organic, recyclable, or fair trade. Most quality items like these can retail for nearly twice what we offer! We want everyone to enjoy our awesome products, so almost everything is a great and reasonable price.  Here are a few amazing gift Ideas for anyone in the family: ·         eSutras Organics Savory Veggies Gourmet Gift Set - No more dreading eating vegetables. Give boring vegetables some spice with our Savory Veggies Kit. It contains our fine organic Thyme (5 oz), Garlic (5 oz), Rosemary (5 oz), and Onion Flakes (5oz). It also has our cold-pressed Olive Oil (16 oz), rich in omega-3, and (1) Gram Reserva Sherry vinegar and (1) Artisan Pedro Ximenez vi
eSutras Organics has lots of products we’re proud of, an during this frosty holiday season we want you to experience the full array of products you can use to your benefit . From essential oils to sickness preventative teas we have a whole slew of products you can use during winter that will make it that much more enjoyable! Here’s a list of a few essentials: ·          eSutras Organics Immuni Tea – Fight the cold with eSutras Organics ·          eSutras Organics Calendula Essential Oil - Makes an excellent base for salves, facial creams and many other natural cosmetics. Gentle, cooling, and soothing. Calendula oil is the most successful oil for assisting us with dry and damaged skin, skin inflammations. It’s exceptional for those with sensitive skin. Contains certified organic Calendula flowers, and infused in certified organic Olive Oil and a pinch of Vitamin E oil. Perfect for the dry skin the cold winter air causes! ·          eSutras Organics Calamus Extr

Recycle Your Food!

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday! All month long there have been tons of Thanksgiving ideas written about and I hope they proved useful over this great holiday weekend!  Thanksgiving may be over, but one thing about the holiday which will linger weeks after is the most delicious…LEFTOVERS! So much food is made during this holiday it’s impossible not to have a small feast to munch on for a while after the special day is over. Here’s a recipe you can use most of your leftovers in, and it will be just as delicious as the meal you prepared on turkey day! Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole (Serves about 8) Ingredients: 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons eSutras Organics Amaranth flour 12 oz. milk 1 cup water 1/4 teaspoon eSutras Organics  curry chili salt 1/4 teaspoon eSutras Organics ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon eSutras Organics  onion powder 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup finely crushed dry bread stuffing  (seasoned with 1 tablespoon of eSutra

New Gift Sets for the Holidays!!

eSutras Organics is known for our great organic botanicals, culinary oils, essential oils and lots more. But we now have a whole new variety of gifts for the upcoming holiday season! From gourmet food gift kits to professional style kitchenware items you can’t go wrong when getting a gift for a loved one with our brand new line of products! Kitchenware Gift Sets: ·         eSutras Organics Dinner and Drinks Storage Kit - This awesome kit comes with three vintage-styled coffee, tea, and cocoa containers. Each container has ribbed siding giving these 316 (top grade) low carbon stainless steel an old-school touch. "Tea", "Coffee", and "Cocoa" is inscribed along the outside of the containers to add an adorable and informative touch. It also comes with a tall, stainless steel pasta holder perfect for keeping your uncooked pasta fresh and unbroken.  A very attractive set that requires minimal care, since it won't chip or easily rust an

Hot Chocolate!

Its official…It’s not summer anymore. Thanksgiving is only a few days away, windswept flurries dominate the air, and the temperature being above 50 degrees is a miracle. Summer is a faint memory, reminisced about while trudging through gusts and weighed down in layers. But the colder weather isn’t too bad. One thing I always look forward to is wrapping my frost-bitten hands around a piping hot cup of hot chocolate. Here’s a recipe for a different kind of hot chocolate you’re sure to love! Hot Chocolate (Serves about 4) 4 cups milk 1/2 cup eSutras Organics Special Dark Chocolate Chunks, grated 1 tablespoon eSutras Organics Pure Organic Raw Cane Juice Sugar 1/2 teaspoon eSutras Organics Ground Cinnamon Bark Powder 1 egg Marshmallows (optional) 1.      Put milk into medium sized saucepan container and sauté for about 3 minutes or until hot. Mix in chocolate, sugar, and cinnamon. 2.      In a small bowl, whisk an egg until smooth, and then mix

Great Items for Health Conscious People!

People nowadays are starting to get more body and health conscious. They’re turning away from the unhealthy traditions of cooking with fattening products or using products that aren’t biodegradable. People are becoming more aware that they can live longer more productive lives if they eat right, exercise, and keep their minds stimulated. They’re also learning we only have one world and it’s not good to litter, use earth harming products, or support outdated practices that emit harmful things into our atmosphere. eSutras Organics is very excited everyone is finally on our bandwagon! We’re offering a variety of gifts for the upcoming holiday season that will be perfect for making all parts of your life more eco friendly! ·          eSutras Organics Gorgeously Green Nourish Facial Oil Kit : A fabulous collection of exotic plant oils, essential oils and amber bottles customized to make yourself  the very best facial oil ever! Contains: 8 oz Sweet organic Sunflower s

Tea Time!

eSutras Organics was at The Great American Cooking Expo this past weekend and we were a hit!  As well as meeting great vendors, we met lots of potential green events we (and you!) can attend someday soon. We’ll keep you updated! We got the word out about our delicious and organic tea blends and all the nutritional and physical benefits they offer. Everyone loved them! Our samples went like hot cakes. Here’s the complete list of the amazing tea blends we have to offer! ·         eSutras Organics Detox Tea: Naturally blended for supporting the immune system our Detox tea is loaded with anti-oxidants, immune boosting herbs and sweetened with stevia. ·         eSutras Organics Defense Tea: : Herbal medicinal teas from eSutras Organics are caffeine and sugar free. Supports the immune system our Defense tea is loaded with anti-oxidants, immune boosting herbs and sweetened with stevia. ·         eSutras Organics Easy Sleep:  A natural alternative to calm frazzled ner

Delicious Apple-tizers!

Thanksgiving is all about the turkey!! But to tide you over until the big bird is ready here is a simple recipe idea that’s keeping with the season, too! Apple Crisp Cups (Serves about 50) Ingredients: ·         3 large McIntosh apples - peeled, cored, and chopped ·         1/4 cup water ·         2 tablespoons eSutras Organics Organic sugar ·         1/2 teaspoon eSutras Organics ground cinnamon bark ·         1 cups all-purpose flour, 1 cup eSutras Organics Amaranth flour ·         2 cups rolled oats ·         1 1/2 cups brown sugar ·         1/2 teaspoon eSutras Organics Ground Nutmeg ·         1 1/2 cups butter Directions:   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 4 12-cup mini-muffin tins. Mix apples, water, white sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon together in a saucepan, and bring to a simmer over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally. Simmer until apples are partially cooked, about 5 minutes; remo

There's a reason they're are called ESSENTIAL oils!

Essential oils are considered the pure essence of a plant. They have been found to provide both psychological and physical benefits when used safely and in the properly stated directions in which to use them. Aromatherapy is when essential oils are inhaled into the lungs, offering both psychological and physical betterment. The aroma of the natural essential oil stimulates the brain triggering a reaction, but when inhaled into the lungs, the natural constituents can supply a therapeutic benefit. Diffusing eucalyptus essential oil to help ease congestion is a one example. Although aromatherapy is a leading use of essential oils, it’s not the only use. Essential oils can be used in household and laundry cleaners cleaning better and supplying a lovely, non-chemical scent. Some oils act as a natural insect repellent and pesticide.  Citronella candles during the summer to keep mosquitoes away are similar because citronella essential oil is the ingredient in the candles t

Natural Healing

There are lots of different ailments out there. Not surprisingly, there’s just as many, if not more, medicines to treat these illnesses. You can be plagued by several different pains and be prescribed several different medicines, but who wants to go through the hassle of taking 5 different pills? It’s complicated, sometimes dangerous, and sometimes completely unnecessary. There’s a trickledown effect when it comes to medicine. The idea may have started with helping you get better, but with so many people affecting how you get your medicine, it becomes widely impersonal. Big, faceless pharmaceutical companies seem like they aren’t worried about whether or not you can afford several different types of medicine; it seems like they’re not even concerned with if you feel better afterwards. With big corporations it’s difficult to gage whether or not they actually care when you have no personal connection, you don’t understand any of the ingredients in the medicine you’re t

Celebrate a Different Culture!

eSutras Organics is all about diversity. We   celebrate all things different and out of the box. We also pride ourselves on being unique and open to all walks of life. That’s today’s Monday Recipe will be celebrating a different culture. Most people know, but for those of you who don’t the religion of Judaism celebrated Passover in April. Passover is one of the most widely celebrated Jewish religions in the world. It’s a week-long festival celebrating the story of Exodus told in the bible. One food commonly used during this holiday is matzo, unleavened bread made solely from flour and water. It is continually worked from mixing through baking, so that it is not allowed to rise. The Torah says that it is because the Hebrews left Egypt with such haste that there was no time to allow baked bread to rise; thus flat, unleavened bread, matzo , is a reminder of the rapid departure of the Exodus. Today’s recipe is for Matzo Brownies . They are a modern take on the old traditi

Health Body Makes a Strong Mind

“A feeble body weakens the mind.” Famous Swiss philosopher Jean Jacques Rousseau said that in the 1700’s and it still applies to our everyday life today. If your body is off kilter, then your mind can’t be expected to focus to the best of its ability. Your mind in the control center of your body, everything your body does is processed by your brain, so if you’re not taking proper care of your body, obviously the brain processes that. Your mind thrives on a healthy body. You ever notice after a filling and healthy breakfast in the morning you’re more alert, you’re less tired, you have more focus the rest of the day? That’s your mind complimenting your body on getting the nutrition it needs to perform at its best. eSutras Organics has tons of great products called “super foods” that help your body stay strong so your mind stays lively. ·    ·          eSutras Organics Flaxseed Meal – Another great source of fiber. This “miracle food” is high content of alpha linol

Fight the Cold!

This morning in Chicago, commuters were barraged with a litany of freezing cold ice rain and super strong wind. The east coast already has snow! With the weather changing at an alarming rate it’s good to begin pre-emptive solutions to health problems that can arrive with this bad weather. Colds, coughs, influenza, or even pneumonia can be preventative if you take the right precautions in before you have an ailment! eSutras Organics has lots of ailment fighting teas and supplements that will get you through any illness that may try to come along. ·         eSutras Organics Calamus Extract Capsules : These capsules were commonly used in the ancient healing tradition of Ayurvedic medicine for the common cold. Frequently used herbal medicine amongst the Chipewyan people. ·         eSutras Organics Chlorella Capsules : Chlorella is a type of single-celled green algae with abounding nutritional benefits. It is known as a "super food" because of its high p

Natural Healing

There are many natural ways to help alleviate pain or diseases within your body.   One of eSutras Organics supplements that has tons of benefits is the Suma Root Powder . Also called “the Brazilian ginseng” this powerful root has lots of medicinal properties. Usually used as a tonic, this root of a South American vine serves to stabilize and enhance your body’s functions. When in a tonic form it may be helpful to people who are recovering from the flu, as well as anyone else who lacks energy and stamina. The herb supports the body's natural properties to increase stamina, promote healthy energy levels and combat the effects of fatigue and stress. It also makes hormones stronger, such as estrogen, as well as being a hormone balancer. It is an anti-inflammatory and can help with acute joint pains, strengthen the immune system and the beta-sitosterol and stigmasterol content in the root is thought to maintain a healthy cholesterol balance in the body. It’s no surprise