Saturday, December 17, 2011

Turkey Chilaquiles

Found this recipe on GRIT Magazine's website and it was pretty good:

 Turkey Chilaquiles Recipe

1 can (10 ¾ ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup
½ cup mild green chile salsa
1 can (4 ounces) diced green chiles, undrained
8 cups slightly crushed tortilla chips, divided
2 to 3 cups cooked, shredded turkey, divided
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
Sliced pitted black olives, for garnish
Heat oven to 350°F.
In bowl, combine soup, salsa and chiles; mix well.
In 2- or 2 ½ -quart casserole, place 1⁄3 chips, top with 1⁄3 turkey. Spread 1⁄3 soup mixture over turkey, and sprinkle with 1⁄3 cheese. Repeat layers.
Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes, or until casserole is heated through and cheese is melted. Garnish with olives.

Friday, December 16, 2011

All Natural Homemade Deodorant

 Howdy Yall! Thought I'd share a recipe link on how to make all natural deodorant. I made this this past Monday. I LIKE/LOVE IT! It's even better than store bought in my opinion. For years I would have issues using store bought deodorants. They contain aluminum and that is toxic to our bodies. My lymph nodes in my arm pits would become tender and swell. It's because using antiperspirants does not allow you to sweat your toxins out that are in the body. And because of that the toxins have to go somewhere and that means they get stored in your lymph nodes...we have many lymph nodes in different places in our bodies. And by that happening we are at a great risk for cancer. Sweating is a natural thing. We need to sweat. Sweat is a form of cooling the body down. 

The link to this recipe is down below. Sorry about the dates on the pictures. I forget to change it 99% of the time.  You can use whatever container you would like to use even an old deodorant container.

Passionate Homemaking-All Natural Deodorant

Beeswax Lotion

 I made this this past Monday for the first time. I like it! I had already been using either coconut oil or olive oil for a moisturizer instead of lotion but this is better as far as not dropping oil on your clothes or everywhere for that matter.  There are some amazing things about coconut oil and olive oil. Coconut oil is anti-fungal for one. I recommend researching these two oils. They are wonderful!

Here's the link to the recipe:

Monday, December 5, 2011

Lavender Lemonade

Directions: In a 2 quart pyrex measuring bowl (I never use one. I heat mine up on the stove since we purposely don't have a microwave). Place 8 cups of water in and 7 heaping tbs of lavender flowers. Boil 24 minutes in microwave. Steep 2-3 hours in a 1 gallon container. Put two cap fulls of Country Time lemonade (if you do not want to use that since it's full of junk you can always use lemon juice but I'd add a little at a time. I usually squeeze lemons but I use less than what I would for regular lemonade. So, maybe 4 lemons...I'd do according to your taste then add sugar according to your taste. If it to tart no matter what then pour a little of the lemonade out and add more water and sugar. I should of wrote down my adjustments but the thing on the sugar is that I have never measured the sugar out when I make any kind of sweet tea or lemonade...I like my stuff sweet so why measure anymore?). Strain lavender water into container. Add enough water to fill to top of container. Then you're done:) Chill till you're ready to drink.

Hope yall enjoy this! I have been meaning to post this recipe for ages but never got around to it till now:)

I love lavender and it's tartness!