Cream Deodorant

By Lena Shore / August 19, 2019 /

4 teaspoons arrowroot powder 2 tablespoons of shea butter 1 tablespoon of coconut oil 2 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda 10 drops of lime essential oil 10 drops of geranium essential oil Melt shea butter and coconut oil in microwave for 15 seconds. Mix dry ingredients into warm oils Add essential oils Put in refrigerator…

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Kevin’s Carolina-Goblin Hot Sauce

By Kevin Pettway / May 11, 2019 /

A warm mustardy sauce with a bit of sweet and vinegar. (Requires a high-speed blender. If you don’t have one… this is a pretty good excuse. I use mine daily.)

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Kevin’s InstantPot Pot Roast/ Stroganoff/ Stew-Thing-Dinner

By Kevin Pettway / October 26, 2018 /

You can go a couple of different directions with this recipe, depending on how long you simmer it for at the end. The longer the simmer, the saucier and less soupy it will be. It’s a matter of preference though. It’s pretty wonderful either way.

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Kevin’s Bean and Ham Soup

By Kevin Pettway / February 22, 2018 /

INGREDIENTS 1 lb dry of Great Northern beans—(cooked) 3-4 quarts of stock (I use chicken for ham soup because I am a heathen) 2-3 lbs of smoked ham hocks or shanks 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning (I know, right?) 1/3 cup Sake (Not being pretentious, I was out of white wine and this was great.) 2…

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Kevin’s Hot Smoked Chicken and Avocado Soup

By Kevin Pettway / November 26, 2017 /

Ingredients: 48 ounces chicken/bone broth (I like the bone) Salt to taste (For soups, I often salt with chicken base paste.) 1/2 cup white wine 1/4 cup olive oil 2 medium onions, roughly chopped 4 medium carrots, chopped 4 stalks of celery, chopped 3 avocados, cubed 2 large poblano peppers 3 chicken breasts, pounded flat chopped cilantro…

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Gelatin Fish Food Recipe

By Lena Shore / June 18, 2017 /

My fish go crazy for this. It’s great because you can get them all the different types of food easily. Ingredients: 1/4 cup ground fish food (whatever kinds you want: prepared, algae, peas, zucchini, etc.) 1/2 cup hot water (Alternate: 1 jar of baby food, like peas and add water to make 1/2 a cup…

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Kevin’s Diabetus-Friendly Pancakes

By Kevin Pettway / March 10, 2017 /

Before I was diagnosed with the diabetus, one of my two favorite foods in the world was pancakes. (The other was french fries. No, it is not a secret how I got the diabetus.) I had all of the breakfast places in town ranked, not by service, or by price, but by pancake. So, when…

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Kevin’s Garbanzo Bean Salad

By Kevin Pettway / November 4, 2016 /

Lena and I went to Publix this morning, and I tried the yogurt garbanzo salad they had there at the deli counter. It was good… but I couldn’t quite bring myself to buy it. However, it did make me want something like it, so I stocked up on a few items and came home to make…

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Beef with Broccoli (Low Sugar)

By Kevin Pettway / February 27, 2016 /

Prep Time: 10 minutes + 1 hour for marinade Cook Time: 8 minutes First, marinate the meat: 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp Erythritol 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce 1 tbsp water 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1-1/2 lbs flank steak, sliced into thin strips Whisk together the baking soda, sugar, cornstarch,…

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Aromatherapy recipes to help you work

By Lena Shore / November 16, 2015 /

You can mix these and float them in some warm water close to your desk or dot on your clothes. Mind focus 3 drops juniper oil 3 drops rosemary oil 3 drops clary sage or sage oil Mental alertness 6 drops of eucalyptus 2 drops of peppermint 5 drops of basic Memory and concentration 1…

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