003 – Lemon Essential Oil


In this podcast episode, we take a very close look at Lemon essential oil with Heather Doleshel, a doTERRA® Wellness Advocate. Every month, Heather gathers with her friends and shares the facts, chemical properties and the many beneficial uses of essential oils.  Last month she focused on DoTERRA® lemon oil.  We invited her to come on the podcast with us so we could all learn a little bit more about this amazingly complex oil with the great smell.   Continue reading

002 – Nature’s Medicine Cabinet For Your Home


ReinventingImageIn this important episode, we talk about the benefits of using essential oils for your family’s health.  Essential oils are 50-70 times more powerful than herbs, just pennies per drop and best of all, address root causes rather than masking symptoms. Our family has been using them for years, and we’ve discovered them to be safer, less expensive and in many cases more effective than synthetic alternatives.  If you’d like to learn how essential oils can benefit you and your family’s health, listen to this podcast episode, which is all about this natural wellness approach.

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001 – Introduction to Faithful Wellness


Krissy and Eric NordhoffIn this initial episode of the new Faithful Wellness podcast, we introduce ourselves to you.

We talk about our mission and purpose for this podcast and why we do what we do.  Join us in our journey of faith and wellness.  We share our experiences with you weekly.

Plus, we discuss Essential Oils in the Bible – our free E-Book (look on the right sidebar) we send you when you sign up for our mailing list. And, we finish each podcast with an inspiring bible verse to inspire you in your wellness journey.

Got a question or comment?!  Click on the “Ask Us a Question” right sidebar and you may be featured on a future podcast episode!

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2015: New Year, New You!

You know how we use way too many prescription drugs?

Don’t you hate how prescription drugs have a lot of side effects?

You know how doctor visits and medications are just really expensive?

Krissy and I are helping people save money and take better care of their family by becoming more independent in their health care!

Are you open to natural forms of healthcare?

Have you ever heard of essential oils and want to learn more?

Krissy and Eric NordhoffWe are Krissy and Eric Nordhoff.  We created this website is to engage you with God’s ways of taking care of your health. We are hosting a special online Webinar on January 5, 2015 to share with you what we’ve learned about essential oils.  We use them to replace our personal medicine cabinet.  Now, when a health issue rises, before going to the doctor or taking a drug, we go to our essential oils to take care of our family’s health.  We’ve learned they are SAFER, CHEAPER and MORE EFFECTIVE than pharmaceutical drugs and traditional medicine.

And we want to share all that we know with you!

2015 is just around the corner. It’s a great time to hit the reset button on your health!

JOIN US each Monday by registering for this 60 Minute Webinar.  Space is limited to the first 100 people.  CLICK TO REGISTER!

2015: It’s time for a New Year and a New You!

We’ll see you there! JOIN US HERE.

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Join Our Faithful Wellness Team

Krissy and Eric NordhoffWe are actively seeking leaders to join us as we educate with a Christian faith-based approach about the many benefits of doTERRA essential oils.  We are seeking LIKE-MINDED LEADERS with the same passion and purpose to join our team.

If you want to join a positive, thriving, hard-working, energetic team that’s improving the health of others while at the same time earning a rewarding income for yourself or your family, then we’d like to talk with you. Continue reading

Lyme Support with Essential Oils Made Simple

Ticks-Lyme DiseaseListen to Krissy’s testimony and journey with essential oils and her Lyme Disease above.

If you’re looking for a community of support in your essential oil journey with Lyme Disease, you can find helpful resources in this private Facebook group.

And, a reminder, I am sharing the information based on my own personal experience and research.  I am not a doctor and I’m not making any medical or drug claims when we share this information.  We are not claiming to have found a cure or treatment for lyme disease, but we do believe, very strongly, essential oils can play a vital role in giving your body what it needs to be well. Continue reading

Average American Family Now Spends More On Healthcare Than On Groceries

drugs-moneyAccording to Medical Daily, the amount of money spent by the average American family of four now exceeds the amount spent on groceries per year.  According to the 2013 Milliman Medical Index, a typical household spends up to $22,030 in health care expenses.  This marks a 6.3% rise from the same report in 2012.  The last four years have shown a similar percentage rise  – cost increases of $1300 on average per year.  This is astounding.  It’s time for a  change – an essential oil change!!  This is one more reason to incorporate a preventative healthcare model in your family – it’s actually cheaper, safer and more effective, in our opinion.  Learn how by signing for our next Medicine Cabinet Makeover or listening to one of our Podcast episodes.

Vanderbilt ER Uses Essential Oils

Vanderbilt University Emergency Room is now using essential oils from doTERRA to improve smell and energy in the workplace.  This is a wonderful example of one of the uses for essential oils that can benefit the workplace experience – not just in hospitals, but any other workplace.  84% of the employees strongly agree that the use of doTERRA essential oils has dramatically improved the workplace.  Pretty impressive!

To get started on your journey with doTERRA essential oils, start here.

Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut Oil

Recipe adapted from Jami Delgado

2 cups blanched almond flour—I buy mine in 5 lb bags from www.honeyvillegrain.com
scant ¼ tsp unrefined sea salt
heaping ¼ tsp baking soda
¼ cup organic coconut oil—I buy this at TropicalTraditions.com
¼ cup honey (mild clover is best)—Costco has the best price on this.
1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract—Costco
1/3 cup dark chocolate (72% or more chips is ideal or carob chips)

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Oil a baking stone with coconut oil .Mix together dry ingredients with a fork. And remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.Fold in chocolate chips. Drop by heaping tablespoons onto baking stone. Press down a bit with oiled fingertips. Bake for about 9 minutes. Cookies won’t brown much. Let cool for a couple of minutes before transferring to a wire rack.