Turkey & Black Bean Nachos w/Blue Corn & Sesame Tortilla Chips


A healthy spin on Nachos by yours truly! Enjoy!

Ingredients:

1lb. of Hormone & Steroid Free Ground Turkey

16 oz. can of Black Beans

World Table Roasted Salsa Verde – Available at Wal-Mart

World Table Sweet Heat Salsa – Available at Wal-Mart

Shredded Cheese

Marketside Organic Half & Half Mix (Half Spring Mix/Half Baby Spinach) – Available at Wal-Mart

World Table Blue Corn & Sesame Tortilla Chips – Available at Wal-Mart

Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)

Salt

Pepper

Sour Cream (Optional)

Guacamole (Optional)

Directions:

In a skillet, add EVOO. Add enough to coat the skillet. Add your fresh ground turkey.

Season with salt and pepper.

Cook on medium heat until the ground turkey is fully cooked and browned.

Once your ground turkey has browned add your can of rinsed black beans to the skillet.

Let it cook on medium to low heat, until your beans are heated well through.

Grab a plate and beginning layering your nachos starting first with the Blue Corn & Sesame Tortilla Corn Chips.

Add the Organic Spring Mix Lettuce

Add the Ground Turkey

Add Shredded Cheese

Add the Roasted Salsa Verde

Add the Sweet Heat Salsa

Once your done layering, you can also garnish the nachos with your choice of sour cream or guacamole! Simply Delicioso! Enjoy!

Turkey & Black Bean Nachos w/Blue Corn & Sesame Tortilla Chips by Bridget D. Webb
Turkey & Black Bean Nachos w/Blue Corn & Sesame Tortilla Chips by Bridget D. Webb

DISCLAIMER: I am in now way associated or affiliated with Wal-Mart & The World Table Brand. All items pictured in this blog, were purchased by me and used in this recipe.

Feel free to share this recipe with others on the web or in print as long as you give proper credit to the source by adding the following tag: Turkey & Black Bean Nachos w/Blue Corn Sesame Tortilla Chips by Bridget D. Webb, www.effortlessbeauty.wordpress.com

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14 Ways To Enjoy Fragrances!!!


Here’s a list of 14 ways to enjoy your favorite fragrances!

You already know about dabbing some on your pulse points, YET there are many other, inexpensive, ways to ensure a delightfully fragrance scent.

1. Spray your favorite fragrance on damp towel-dried hair before combing.

2. Dab a few drops of perfume on light bulbs. The heat will diffuse fragrance when light is on.

3. Saturate cotton balls with scent, let dry, tuck in pillowcases.

4. Spray cologne on underside of wooden book shelves. Wood holds scent.

5. Store scented soap, unwrapped, in lingerie drawer.

6. Spray your nylons from waist to knees

7. Dab on a sheet of plain-bond paper, let dry, keep it in your attaché case under business paper.

8. Pick up corners of rug and carpets; spray underside with cologne.

9. Saturate lace hankie and tuck in comer of your purse.

10. Put all your empty perfume bottles and stoppers in bureau drawers. Throw out only when all traces of fragrance are gone.

11. Dab perfume on radiator vents.

12. Put perfume on petals of artificial flowers.

13. Spritz your clothes in clothes closet.

14. Spritz perfume on your bra before putting it on in the morning.

Use these 14 ways to enjoy and get the most our of your favorite scent!

Bridget

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Fashion 101: Clutch Purse©


Fashion 101’s topic for today is: “THE CLUTCH PURSE!

According to fashion expert, Nina Garcia, from the hit show Project Runway, the clutch purse is the best companion for an evening out!  It will NOT get in the way of your look and only support your stylish efforts!

Now, that’s a plus!

Currently, I am carrying a beautiful clutch purse by Jessica Simpson. Black with lace detail that  compliments just about all of my outfits, day or night.

 While empowering your femininty and showing your sense of style, clutches come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and materials. Check out the gorgeous handmade crochet clutch below made by yours truly, available exclusively at BridgeKnits™

UPDATE!!! You will be able to view my handmade clutches right here at EffortlessBeauty or on my personal Facebook Page! I will post them soon, be on the lookout! 🙂

Crochet Clutch Purse by BridgeKnits
Crochet Clutch Purse by BridgeKnits

A clutch purse is definitely a piece that every stylish woman should own! So ressurect that vintage clutch from your grandmother’s closet or seek to find that one clutch that defines your sense of style.

 “Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.” – Edna Woolman Chase

Clutch On Ladies!!!
Bridget

DISCLAIMER: I am in no way associated with or affliated with the Jessica Simpson Brand, Project Runway, or fashion expert Nina Garcia.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote©


A crisis doesn’t define you, it comes to refine you. – Bridget D. Webb©

     Never mistake or misjudge it’s purpose or process. – bdw©

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Product Review: SheaMoisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo & SheaMoisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Restorative Conditioner©


I absolutely love organic all natural products!

Whether it’s for hair, skin, face, body, food, etc., I love it! Not to say that I don’t or won’t use anything that isn’t organic or all natural, because I do. BUT in general, I usually lean toward organic all natural products!

Being a naturalista: a female with “au naturel” hair (french for natural) , I research different products, styles, and hair care techniques for au naturel hair care. In my researching, I came across an organic all-natural hair care product with certified organic ingredients called SheaMoisture.

First let me give you a little history about the SheaMoisture product. SheaMoisture was established in 1912 by Sofi Tucker, who started selling Shea Nuts at the villiage market in Bonthe, Sierra Leone. By the age of 19, the widowed mother of four was selling Shea Butter, Black Soap and homemade hair and skin preparations all over the countryside. Her grandchildren now carry on her legacy by providing consumers with certified organic products which extend beyond hair care into supplying certified organic skin care products as well. Isn’t that great! I just love the entreprenuial spirit that Sofi Tucker had! I totally identify with her entreprenuialism.

Here’s what I tried from the SheaMoisture product line:

ORGANIC RAW SHEA BUTTER MOISTURE RETENTION SHAMPOO w/Sea Kelp, Argan Oil & Shea Butter

ORGANIC RAW SHEA BUTTER RESTORATIVE CONDITIONER w/Sea Kelp, Argan Oil & Shea Butter

These two products are for DRY, DAMAGED HAIR and work to Heal, Grow, & Strengthen hair.

I have naturally curly hair. SheaMoisture does supply a certified organic product geared towards curly hair, however, I chose the Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo & the Restorative Conditioner because I LOVE SHEA BUTTER! It is an excellent moisturizer for my hair. I was already using a shampoo and conditioner (I will do another review detailing the brand) that had shea butter in it and wanted to continue with the cycle of using it in my hair. Needless to say, the SheaMoisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention & Restorative products work great in my hair. I am pleased with the results.

SheaMoisture has NO Parabens, NO Phthlates, NO Paraffin, NO Gluten (wow, I didn’t know gluten was used in hair products), NO Propylene Glycol, NO Mineral Oil, NO Synthetic Fragrance, NO Animal Testing, NO PABA, NO Synthetic Color, NO DEA, No Animal Ingredients & last but not least NO Sulfates! Isn’t that great!

Sea Kelp: Traces minerals and detoxify hair follicles of impurities and residue.

Argan Oil: Restores shine and rebuilds hair elasticity.

And Shea Butter, one my favorite products in the world, deeply moisturizes and repairs damage to hair and scalp.

Who wouldn’t love a product that does all this!

When I first used the shampoo, I noticed the difference in the way it lathered up, the reason being it doesn’t contain the sulfates and other ingredients like other non-organic/un-natural products do. It definitely smells great, which is a plus, and it gently and thoroughly cleanses the hair.

With the conditioner, I am used to using creamier/heavier conditioners in my hair, therefore, I am adjusting to the lightweight feel of the conditioner. However, it works great and can be used as a leave-in conditioner and aids in the detangling process. I used it as a leave-in conditioner when I wear the Wash & Go style (check out the pics below)

Now last but not least, you are probably wondering how much does this product cost and is it worth it! Let me ease your suspense and quench your curiosity by telling you in comparison to similar products on the market today it is inexpensive but well worth it’s price of $9.99! Yes, $9.99 a piece for the shampoo and the conditioner. You can find SheaMoisture products in your local Target Store or order online at www.sheamoisture.com

I would highly recommend SheaMoisture products and look forward to trying the rest of their product line.  Be sure to check out the pics below and leave your questions and comments as well!

Au Naturel Rocks!
Bridget

DISCLAIMER: The products listed in this review were purchased by me and I am in no way affiliated with the companies or brands listed in this review.

UPDATE: As of 3/15/2011 SheaMoisture products are NOW available in Walgreens!!!

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