Mix equal parts borax and washing soda together. Make sure it’s equal parts.
If using, add in kool aid packet.
Stir until all ingredients are evenly combined.
Transfer detergent into a storage container.
Use 2 tbsp per load.
The kool aid packet is just for scent purposes, and without it the detergent will still clean just as well.I couldn’t ask for, and haven’t found, an easier all-natural recipe for dish detergent and for only pennies per load!*For best results, rinse dishes thoroughly before loading them into the dishwasher. This isn’t an issue for me since my husband is a stickler about rinsing dishes pre-wash. Also, to avoid an streaks try using a rinse aid. If needed, I use plain white distilled vinegar as an all natural rinse aid.