• Had two of its top leaders highlighted in Success Magazine’s ‘We Create Millionaires’ issue?
  • Has been featured on the television station CNBC?
  • Is over 140 years old?
  • Products have been featured in numerous national magazines and publications such as Family Circle, Ladies Home Journal, Women’s Day, Cosmopolitan, Shape, and O The Oprah Magazine, just to name a few?
  • Was rated as one of the Top 5 Hot Home Based Companies in Executive Female magazine?
  • Famous Liniment products are used and endorsed by one of Major League Baseball’s best pitchers, Johann Santana?
  • Offered the first known money-back guarantee in America?
  • Was listed in the “A” list of Top Network Marketing Companies in Downline News Magazine?

Cauliflower & Butternut Squash Curry Recipe

Ingredients – 1 lb steamed cauliflower florets, chopped 1 lb butternut squash, steamed and chopped into bite size pieces 1/2 cup canned light coconut milk 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 2 tsp ginger root, fresh, peeled and minced, or 1/8 tsp of Watkins dried Ginger (1/8 tsp. of dried ginger is the equivalent of 1 tbsp. of the fresh root) 1 tsp salt ½ tsp Watkins Purest Granulated Black Pepper 1 tsp Watkins ground Cumin 1 tsp fresh parsley, finely chopped, or Watkins Parsley 2 tsp Watkins Curry powder 1 cup tomato puree 1 cup water

Directions – Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray, and set at medium high heat. Add the onion and ginger; cook, stirring frequently, until the onion is softened, 4–5 minutes. Stir in the salt & pepper, curry powder and cumin; cook, stirring constantly, about 1 minute.

Stir in the tomato puree, coconut milk and water. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool slightly. In a large bowl, place the cauliflower and butternut squash. Pour the curry sauce over the vegetables and gently toss until veggies are evenly coated with sauce. Sprinkle with fresh parsley.

Entire recipe makes 4 servings Serving size is about 1 ½ cups Very low in calories!

January 12, 2011

Five of Watkins Home Care Products NPA Certified!

We have received wonderful news that five of our home care products have been certified by the Natural Products Association (NPA)!

  • Lavender All Purpose Cleaner
  • Lemon All Purpose Cleaner
  • Orange Citrus All Purpose Cleaner
  • Citrus Tub and Tile Cleaner
  • Aloe & Green Tea Window Cleaner

This is a great accomplishment — we are only the second home care product line to be certified.

Cinnamon and Spice Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups/500 mL all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp/7.5 mL baking soda 1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Purest Ground Cinnamon 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Organic Nutmeg 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL salt 1 1/2 cups/375 mL sugar 12 tbsp/180 mL butter (1 ½ sticks), softened 1 egg 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Original Double-Strength Vanilla 1/4 cup/60 mL molasses

Directions Preheat oven to 350F/180C. In a medium bowl whisk flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. In a shallow bowl set aside 1/2 cup/125 mL sugar.

With an electric mixer beat butter, remaining sugar, egg, vanilla, and molasses until well blended. Combine with dry ingredients until dough forms. Roll dough into 1 inch/2.5 cm balls and dip in 1/2 cup/125 mL reserved sugar.

Arrange on a baking sheet, about 3-inches/7.5-cm apart. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Makes 3 dozen.

With Watkins – It Is All About Choice! What you decide to achieve with your Watkins Membership is your choice completely. Associates can “roll out” their Watkins Businesses in many different ways. Watkins offers great flexibility. Building a personalized Business Model that fits your style, time availability and resources is a great feature of Watkins. The question is, “What do you want your Watkins Business to look like?” The following are several choices that you will have as a Watkins Associate if you should decide to join.

Choice 1. Benefit from the Associate Discount. Many Watkins Associates use their membership in Watkins to benefit from the 25% Associate Discount. They can buy their favorite products, delivered to their door at a great discount. This is very appealing to many people. Many Associates are content with this level of involvement in Watkins. They only desire to use the products personally and share with family and friends. And that is perfectly OK!

Choice 2. A Focus on Retail Sales. Obviously in our business nothing happens until somebody sells or buys something. Watkins is a sales company and therefore many Associates focus on building a Retail Business. These Associates use various strategies to build a Retail Business through Good Tastings/Naturally Living Parties, setting up booths at fairs and farmers markets or using Catalog Distribution to grow their Customer Base and produce an ever-expanding monthly sales volume. Many of these Associates grow very viable Watkins Businesses and we are always grateful for those who desire to focus primarily on retail sales. However, focusing only in retail sales will probably not generate large amounts of residual income. When a single Retailer stops selling his or her business is essentially done. There is little opportunity for business continuance.

Choice 3. An Emphasis on Sponsoring. Many Associates work on building Retail Sales and personal use of the products but also demonstrate a serious emphasis on Sponsoring new Associates into their Watkins Organization. They recognize that they can dramatically increase their sales volume by building a hard-working and enlightened team of Associates. The more people they have Retailing and Sponsoring the bigger their numbers become. Many Associates who emphasize Sponsoring grow a successful team that can create a viable and successful Watkins Business. The emphasis on Sponsoring can support the development of Managers and lead to higher Titles in the Watkins Compensation Model. Through an emphasis on Sponsoring an Associate can grow a substantial and lucrative Watkins Business that will generate Residual Income for a lifetime. There are no limits on the growth potential for an Associate who becomes a sponsoring legend.

Choice 4. Emphasis on Creating and Managing an International Distribution Organization Working in a Strategic Alliance with Watkins, Inc. as Supported by The Summit Group. This choice is for career-minded Associates who want to become the CEO and Owner of a significant and powerful enterprise. These are Associates with vision. They understand the power and potential that is inherent in the Watkins Business System. They fully appreciate and deploy the remarkable support systems and offerings of the Summit Group. They consistently encourage and involve their Associates in the training and sponsoring support systems of the Summit Group. They build quickly and aggressively because they employ the systems and technology that are available to them. They know “why” they are in business. They have a clarified sense of purpose. They have a plan and they execute the plan with passion. They grasp the big picture and understand how all aspects of the system work together. They promote Retailing and Sponsoring and work diligently to grow Mangers who can lead effectively. They are up-beat, positive, affirming, growth facilitating and caring people. They consistently train, motivate, encourage and inspire their downline to greater achievements. They COACH a highly successful enterprise. Career Associates have elected to optimize the awesome potential that is inherent in the Watkins Business System as supported by the Summit Group.

Now consider this: The awesome alliance of Watkins, The Summit Group and YOU can become one of the most dynamic and successful business enterprises in North America. The choice is yours when you become a Watkins Associate!

How Much Will It Cost Me To Get Started? Watkins offers one of the lowest Business Start-Up Investments in the network marketing industry.  For the very reasonable investment of $39.95 plus tax, a person can receive the Watkins Membership Package and be enrolled as a Watkins Associate.  However, there are larger Starter Options available for the serious business builder.

Get Started on Your Financial Freedom Journey Today! We are here to help you determine if Watkins may help you to achieve your dreams.  A great way for you to discover more about Watkins is to contact us. Share your goals.  Express your concerns.  Ask your questions.  We will do our best to give you honest and complete answers.  We will help you to discover the power and potential of Watkins.  Our job is to provide you with the information and insights that you need to make an informed decision.  There will be no pressure or “hard-sell” approaches.  Watkins simply does not work that way.  We hope to hear from you soon.  It would be our great pleasure to welcome you to our Watkins Success Team!  Watkins Is Helping Us To Achieve Our Dreams! It Can Do The Same For You!

Susan Laurino, Independent Watkins Associate # 363521 at your service!

 

 

Watkins Poultry Seasoning

GREAT Holiday Recipe All-Natural Poultry Seasoning

 

 

A savory combination of our premium-quality herbs is specially blended to complement any poultry dish. It’s the best seasoning for stuffing you’ve ever tasted. Add to any chicken or turkey casserole, use as a rub for roasting, or add to ground pork to make a breakfast sausage. The possibilities are endless!

Roast Turkey with Sausage and Apple Stuffing

This unique twist to traditional roast turkey and stuffing is sure to impress! Our Roast Turkey with Sausage and Apple Stuffing features Watkins Poultry Seasoning, Meat Magic and Chicken Soup & Gravy Mix.

Roast Turkey with Sausage and Apple Stuffing Ingredients

 

Stuffing:

12 ounces/340 g bulk mild pork sausage

6 slices bacon, chopped

1 cup/250 mL chopped onion

1 cup/250 mL chopped celery

1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and chopped (about 1 cup/250 ml)

6 cups/1.5 liters dried bread cubes

1 cup/250 mL water

1-1/2 tbsp/22.5 mL Watkins Chicken Soup & Gravy

1 tbsp/15 mL Watkins Poultry Seasoning

 

 

Turkey:

10 to 12 pound/4.5 to 5.5 kg turkey

1/4 cup/60 mL Watkins Meat Magic

1 tbsp/15 mL Watkins Poultry Seasoning

Cooking Directions

 

 

Stuffing:

Cook sausage and bacon in skillet, stirring until sausage crumbles; drain (reserve 2 tbsp/30 mL of the drippings) and place in a large bowl. Cook onion, celery, and apple in drippings over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until tender (about 5 minutes); remove from heat. Add to meat mixture along with bread cubes, water, soup base and Poultry Seasoning; mix well. Set aside while preparing turkey.

Turkey:

Remove giblets and neck from turkey; discard or reserve for another use. Rinse turkey thoroughly with cold water; pat dry. Place turkey breast side up in roasting pan; rub inside and out with Meat Magic and Poultry Seasoning. Stuff loosely with Sausage-Apple Stuffing (place any remaining stuffing in a casserole to bake later). Bake turkey, uncovered, at 325° F/165ºC for 4 to 4-1/2 hours, basting occasionally with pan juices. Meat thermometer should read 185° F/85ºC. Cover loosely with foil if turkey begins to get too brown. Remove from oven and let stand 15 minutes before carving. Place casserole with remaining

stuffing in the oven the last hour before serving. Toss stuffing from turkey with that in casserole.

Makes 12 servings.

Note from Kitchen: To make stuffing entirely in casserole dish, add a little more water if a moist stuffing is desired.

Ingredients 6 tbsp/75 mL butter or margarine 1/2 cup/125 mL chopped onion 1/2 cup/125 mL all-purpose flour 2 tsp/10 mL Watkins Parsley 3/4 tsp/4 mL Watkins Poultry Seasoning 1/4 tsp/1.2 mL Watkins Lemon Pepper 3 cups/750 mL water 3 tbsp/45 mL Watkins Chicken Soup & Gravy 3 cups/750 mL cubed, cooked chicken or turkey 1 package (10 oz/285 g) frozen peas and carrots, tender-cooked and drained 1/4 cup/60 mL chopped pimento 1 package refrigerated biscuits (6 per package) Cooking Directions Melt butter in a saucepan. Add onion; cook until tender. Stir in next six ingredients; mix well. Cook until thickened and bubbly. Stir in chicken, vegetables and pimento; heat until bubbly. Divide mixture into six individual casseroles. Cut each biscuit into quarters; place four quarters on top of each casserole. Place on shallow baking pan; bake at 450°F/230°C for 8 to 10 minutes or until biscuits are lightly browned.

Makes 6 servings.

Good and Green

What is Green?

Green living is a way of life that considers the consequences of ones actions on the environment. It is a way of conducting life in an effort to preserve environmental quality.

Watkins is taking steps to preserve environmental quality in all of their product categories. Their natural personal care products are no exception! When they designed this line they enlisted their freedom code. This code contains a list of ingredients that the company has chosen not to use in their natural personal care line. On the front of many of  their natural personal care products you will see this code. It serves as a reminder of the strives Watkins has taken to provide natural products.

Watkins ultimate goal is to deliver personal care products that are at least 95% natural and above. At Watkins, research and development never ends and they will continue to look into ways to make their products even better and considerate of the environment.

Chile Rellenos Cups

Ingredients:

Watkins Chile Rellenos Appetizer

Watkins Cooking Spray 24 wonton skins 1 cup/250 mL reduced-fat cheddar cheese 1/3 cup/80 mL reduced-fat ricotta cheese 1/4 cup/60 mL canned green chilies, drained 2 tbsp/30 ml, more if desired 1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Minced Green Onion 1/4 tsp/1.2 mL Watkins Cumin 48 ripe olive slices Pimento slices for garnish, if desired

Cooking Directions:

Spray two miniature muffin tins with cooking spray. With a 3-inch/8-cm cookie cutter, cut wonton skins into circles. Place one circle in each muffin cup; mold it to the cup. Spray lightly with additional cooking spray. Bake at 350ºF./180ºC. for 7 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from tins and place on cookie sheet(s). Combine cheeses, chilies, Inferno Sauce, Minced Green Onion, and Cumin in medium bowl; mix well. Fill each cup with 2 tsp/10 ml of the cheese filling. Top with two olive slices. Bake for 10 minutes or until bubbly. Top with pimento. Serve warm.

Makes 24 – 2 per serving.

Nutrition Facts:

Nutritional Information Per Serving Calories 40 Protein 3 g Carbohydrates 2 g Sodium 190 mg Fat 2 g Saturated Fat 1 g Cholesterol 8 mg Dietary Fiber 0 g

Watkins Five-Flavor Cake

Ingredients

Five-flavor Cake

1 cup/250 mL (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened 1/2 cup/125 mL vegetable shortening 3 cups/750 mL sugar 5 eggs, beaten until lemon-colored

Watkins Award Winning Vanilla

3 cups/750 mL all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Baking Powder 1 cup/250 mL milk 1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Coconut Extract 1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Rum Extract 1 tsp/5 mL  Watkins Butter Extract 1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Lemon Extract 1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Original Double-Strength Vanilla  Six-Flavor Glaze (recipe follows)

Six-Flavor Glaze

1/2 cup/125 mL sugar 1/4 cup/60 mL water 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Coconut Extract 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Rum Extract 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Butter Extract 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Lemon Extract 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL  Watkins Original Double-Strength Vanilla  1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Almond Extract

 Cooking Directions

Five-flavor Cake Cream together the butter, shortening, and sugar in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat until smooth. In small bowl, combine flour and baking powder; mix well and set aside. Combine milk and extracts. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with milk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Spoon the mixture into a greased 10-inch/25-cm tube (angel food cake) pan. Bake at 325°F/165ºC for 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours or until cake tests done. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Turn cake out of pan onto wire rack, invert again. Place waxed paper under rack to catch glaze drippings. Slowly spoon glaze onto top of hot cake and let glaze drizzle down sides of cake. Let cool completely.

Six-Flavor Glaze Combine all ingredients in heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts:

Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 600 Protein 7 g Carbohydrates 83 g Sodium 180 mg Fat 27 g Saturated Fat 13 g Cholesterol 130 mg Dietary Fiber 1 g

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