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Labor Day Fun!

Labor Day is coming up soon and that usually means having an awesome BBQ to celebrate! Let eSutras help take some of the labor out of Labor Day with our Assorted Seasoning Spice Set. Chock full of grilling necessities, this set will give anything you grill a delicious and unique flavor. It features: Thyme Spice - A seasoning staple! An herby taste great for giving your dish an extra kick. Great for mixing with citrus flavors
Wine Mulling Spice - A special blend of great tastes like cinnamon stick, allspice, whole cloves, and orange zest. Switch things up and make a cold mulled cider for your guests instead of any of those high fructose corn syrup infused drinks
Rosemary Spice - A strong, woody, aromatic spice, great with lighter meats use with chicken or salmon
Oregano Spice - A very popular spice used on anything from pizza to sandwiches. A light and semi-sweet taste, great for giving a dish a subtle and delicious touch
Cajun Spice Blend -   Refreshingly different m…

Delicious & versatile snack for everyone!

Good morning everyone! Time for the weekly healthy recipe! Today's treat is a really simple, yet very tasty Oatmeal Chocolate Breakfast Bar. A great snack for kids and adults alike. Perfect for a quick breakfast on the go. Pair it with a tall glass of milk to ensure your family is getting a great, nutritious breakfast.



Oatmeal Chocolate Breakfast Bars
(Serves 15 to 20 bars, Preparation time 10 minutes)

You will need:

    2 cups oats    1 cup of flour, 1/2 cup of eSutras sesame flour    1/4 cup milled eSutras flax     6 tablespoons eSutras Organic Cane sugar    1 teaspoon eSutras Cinnamon Bark    1/2 teaspoon salt    1 cup apple juice    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract    1/2 cup pureed bananas      1/2 cup eSutras Organic Vegan Dark Chips    2 tblspns of eSutras Gourmet Culinary Soybean Oil
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a bowl, mix together oats, flour, flax, sugar, cinnamon, and salt.

2. Coat 9" x 13" pan with about 2 tblspns of eSutras Gourmet Culinary Soybean …

Treat Yourself!

It may be the end of summer and vacation time is over, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't spoil yourself. Whether you have work piling up, or back-to-school worries eSutras knows how to help.  Soak your bones in a steaming hot bath to unwind after a tense day at the office.
Throw in a couple of pouches of eSutras Floral Tub Teaand have a truly soothing, full body treatment. It's good for all skin types. The steam becomes infused with the beneficial herbs and rejuvenates deep within your pores.
It contains aromatic scents like Rose, Chamomile, Geranium, Frankincense, Neem, Witch Hazel Bark, Davana, Calendula, and Spearmint. This unique blend of flowers and incense that will leave your skin soft and moisturized.

We also have lovely baths salts!
eSutras Lavender Bath Salt andeSutras Rose Bath Salt. Two amazing scents that will leave your skin firm and touchable. Not to mention leave you smelling fresh the entire day. Contains two small pouches to put the salts…

New Kitchen Accessories

Have you seen our new collection of kitchen accessories?  Canisters, egg rings, scoops and measuring cups.  Everything you need to work with and store the organic herbs, seasonings, spices, vegan chocolate, herbal teas, vegetable oils essential oils, and gourmet culinary ingredients found at www.esutras.com.

Shop online at eSutras Organics today!

Cool, Calm, and Collected!

Stress can lead to many health problems nausea, dizziness, memory problems, inability to concentrate, poor judgment, anxious or racing thoughts, constant worrying, or just general depression. You can't be expected to lead a healthy life is stress is an issue. That's why we here at eSutras offer Herbal Incense Blend -Tibetan Ritual. It contains acacia resin, blue lotus petals, calamus, camphor, damiana, galangal, and red poppy petals among other things. All these things combined create an herbal incense blend that will be sure to have calming effects on you. eSutras is all about promoting your well being, and with this product simply enjoying the aromatic vapors can do wonders for you stress levels!

How to use:Burn over a charcoal tablet in an incense burner and enjoy the herbal vapors!

After a session with our incense you'll have a revitalized feeling, you'll be able to reduce the stress you have in your life and handle everyday things with ease! And…

Weekly Monday Recipe!

It's that time again! Every Monday we feature a brand new recipe featuring eSutras healthy and organic products for you to try out during the week! This week's recipe is a delicious Olive Oil, Tomato, and Basil Pasta. It's super simple to make and full of flavor. Hope you enjoy!Olive Oil, Tomato, and Basil Pasta (Serves about 8)1 (16 ounce) package of  bowtie pasta2 roma tomatoes, seeded and diced1/2 cup eSutras Certified Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil2 cloves garlic, minced1/4 cup of eSutras fresh Holy Tulsi basil leaveseSutras garlic salt and eSutras whole black pepper (crush in a grinder before use!) to tasteBring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.In a large bowl, gently toss the cooked pasta, tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, and basil. Season with salt and pepper. This ambrosial dish is very easy to prepare and with an outstanding taste everyone in you family will love. Pair it with some …

A Natural Treatments for Any Ailment!!

We offers lots of useful gems here at eSutras, one we take special pride in is our wide range of Essential Oils. Essential Oils are basically oils of the plant from which they were taken, what makes an  oil "essential" in that carries a distinctive essence of the plant. Although, essential oils have no distinctive category, they have been historically used medically, pharmacologically, and for culinary use. We offer several atypical essential oils you'll find nowhere else, try them in eSutras Essential Oils Kits & Blends! We provide many exotic oils such as:Yarrow - (Achillea millefolium) Ingestion can help cold, influenza, circulatory disorders, indigestion, and menopausal & menstruation problems. Dermis application can help inflamed joints, eczema, acne, scars, & cuts. Avoid use if pregnant.Black Pepper - (Piper nigrum) Helps heal anemia, poor circulation, constipation, diarrhea, fatigue, fevers, food poisoning, heartburn, muscula…

Clean and Green! Only with eSutras!

Everyone has that favorite piece of clothing they can't live without. You'd wear it everyday if you could! And when you use the detergents and cleansers lining the aisles of the supermarket today: colors begin to fade almost immediately, using too much irritates your skin because of the harmful chemicals in them, or god forbid bleach accidentally spills and your favorite shirt is ruined forever! Say good bye to all of that when you use eSutras (baby-safe) Soap Nuts Laundry Kit! Our organic kit includes:4 ounces of organic soap nuts, which contains an organic compound known as saponin. It acts naturally as a detergent that effectively cleans the most delicate material & the toughest stains.2 muslin bags with ties, our bags contain to artificial dyes, so no worries about colors bleeding onto your clothes.1 floral dryer companion pack.How to wash: Place 2 or 3 whole soap nuts into one of the muslin bags, tie tightly, and just drop into the washing machine.How to…

Cultivating your baking skills? eSutras can help!

We looove to bake here at eSutras! As a matter of fact, we have a few staff members who's baking skills can't be beat! Baking is so much fun and now we've made it easy for you, too. We've put together a baking kit with lots of essential baking goods to help you get started on being a culinary crackerjack! Containing several spices such as:

Pumpkin Pie Spice - eSutras unique blend of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves. It'll make your pie rare and the rave of everyone.

Whole Cloves - Give your desert a unique taste will our organic cloves. But use sparingly, a phenomenally strong taste.

Nutmeg - A slightly sweet, yet very delicate tasting seed, great for giving you dish an all-natural palate.

eSutras Pure Organic Raw Cane Sugar - REAL sugar, a taste your taste buds will appreciate! eSutras Cinnamon Bark and Cocoa Powder round up the rest of the set. Throw in eSutras Amaranth flour (be sure to cut our organic flour with regular flour to dilute the stronger…

It's still summer! Why not take a dip?

Summer's almost over, but it's not over yet! How 'bout throwing an end of the summer bash to close the season right? And eSutras will right there to help make the bash more memorable. Need appetizers? Try our delicious Tahini Organic Sesame Seed Paste. If mixed with chick peas, lemon juice and garlic you can make hummus! www.esutras.com/index.php/eSutras/Condiments-Oils-Spreads/7584-Tahini-Organic-Sesame-Seed-Paste. A very healthy & tasty dip very popular in the middle-east. Substitute those fatty synthetic dips, and even accommodate your vegan friends because tahini is made from hulled and roasted sesame seeds only. More snacks? Fill a huge bowl with eSutras Unsalted Almonds. Considered the most nutritious nut containing vitamin E, calcium, phosphorous, iron and magnesium. A great alternative to any prepackaged, starchy fillers offered in grocery stores nowadays.Everyone will be talking aboutyour party well into the winter!www.esutras.com/index…

Weekly Blog Featurette: Recipe Ideas!

Hope everyone had a good weekend! Great news for our loyal blog followers: we're going to be introducing a feature to the blog, and we hope you like it! Starting today, and every Monday hereafter, we're going to be giving you an awesome recipe to try! Of course, these recipes will be chock full of eSutras delicious and nutritious food. Start your week off right with a healthy treat for you family! This week: Nutty Raspberry Muffins. Full of seasonally ripe raspberries, brain boosting pecans, and several eSutras products you'll love.

Nutty Raspberry Muffins
(makes about 12 muffins)

1 cup of spelt flour, 1 cup of eSutras Amaranth flour
2 tblspns of baking powder
3/4 tblspns of baking soda
3/4 tblspns of eSutras cinnamon bark powder
1 cup of chopped pecans
1/2 tspn of salt
8 oz vacuum-packed soft silken tofu
2/3 cups unsweetened soy milk
2/3 cup of maple syrup
1/3 cup of eSutras Heart Healthy Organic cooking Oil
2 tblspns of apple cider vinegar
2 tblspns of vanilla…

Perk Up with eSutras!!

Ever have one of those days when you roll out bed feeling like you haven't slept a wink? Forget about all those other products that promise energy, but have side effects that make you feel worse! eSutras has the cure! Our Energize Tea gives you that extra boost without the crash and burn afterwards.We combine a fresh blend of white lotus petals, hibiscus, green tea, black tea, cinnamon c/s, damiana, peppermint, rose whole, lemon and orange peel, & guarana seed. A delicious mix that will invigorate you through-out the day. Not to mention very aromatically pleasing!   So ditch those chemically-enhanced fillers and choose the natural and more healthy route!www.esutras.com/index.php/eSutras/Herbal-Teas-Tea-Parties-Sets/13050-eSutras-Energize-Tea.html

Also, our special Energize Tea comes in a set! A mug and spoon in four beautiful colors you can choose from. Either yellow, violet, green or orange!
www.esutras.com/index.php/eSutras/Herbal-Teas-Tea-Parties-Sets…

Got a sweet tooth?

Well, how about eSutras delicious dark chocolate? Use it to to bake in a scrumptious cake or just snack on! eSutras organic chocolates are different from your run of the mill chocolate, as it is rich in antioxidants, counteracting oxidation of your tissues. Good to eat and good for you! We offer several varieties:
Our special Vegan Dark Chocolate, made with cocoa, sugar, chocolate liquor, soya lecithin, cocoa butter an vanilla extract. Perfect for all of our animal conservationists out there!Our one of a kind Diabetic Dark Chocolate. Gluten-free, sugar-free, and accommodating for our diabetic comrades!Try our unique Semi-sweet dark chocolate chunks. A blend of cocoa and vanilla sure to melt in your mouth.
As you can see we offer something for everyone and that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the multitude of cocoa we have available. Check out many more here www.esutras.com/index.php/Organic-Chocolate-Cocoa.html.







Shop online at eSutras Organics today! …

In-store Event! Margaritas and More!

In-Store Event!!

Stop by and check out all of our products at a special in-store event Thursday, September 1, 2011! eSutras will be hosting a margarita mixology class and happy hour.
We'll show you how make various margaritas and Mexican inspired treats using eSutras organic and healthy salts and spices!
This event is first come first serve, and we'll only be able to serve 15 guests total comfortably, so be sure to hurry and RSVP your spot today!!! We will be learning how to make such delectable treats as:
Citrus Margaritas
Mango Curry Chili Margaritas
Watermelon Mint Margaritas
Quesadillas - vegetarian & non vegetarian
Sopapilla Cheesecake Squares
Not to mention there will also be a delicious salsa bar with various salsas.

So much fun & so many activities in store you don't want to miss it! Our friend Jolene of "What's Cookin', Chicago?", an all-around great chef, will be teaching the class. Don't forget to follow her on twitt…