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The Organic Whey: Unlike the majority of whey products on the market, The Organic Whey is sourced from Organic Valley Family of Farms™ where cows live on grassy pastures with fresh air and humane living conditions. The product is made without harsh chemicals and is free of heavy metals found in many commercial whey products.
The Artisanal Kitchen's Organic Spice up your life with Artisanal Kitchen's quintessential organic holiday spices: nutmeg and cinnamon. Dollop organic raspberry jam into baked goods, pancakes or a quick PB & J lunch to keep you supercharged.
DaRosario is the only company that makes 100% USDA Organic truffle and porcini oils, and guarantee all of their ingredients are real. Easy to use – try just a tablespoon of the white truffle or porcini oils on your favorite stuffed pasta or use the black truffle oil on simple entrees, in salads, green vegetables or potatoes. Use the porcini oil on roasted fresh mushrooms, grill tofu, grilled seitan, dressed salads and grilled zucchini, and other steamed or green vegetables.
MightyNest is a unique website that provides you the ability to research, get advice and buy natural, organic and non-toxic products all in one place. Each of their more than 800 products for the whole family have been carefully screened to be free of harmful toxins including BPA, PVC, phthalates, flame retardants, lead and more.
A Lot to Say iPad case Sturdy with soft interior, you can use this baby as a cover or case for i-Pad 1 & 2 and PC tablets. It's 100 percent toxin-free. No Water used in the printing process. Totally sustainable. Made of 100 percent post consumer recycled plastic bottles. Easily cleanable with just a wipe. This iPad case took 40 plastic bottles out of landfill and saved 200 gallons of fresh water.
Edgeware Edgeware's Ceramic Edge Electric Knife Sharpener featuring the proprietary technology of “Interlocking Ceramic Wheels.” Leave it to “The Edge Experts” at Smith’s to lead the way in innovative knife sharpening technology by perfecting the art of home sharpening with the introduction of the new innovative line of Edgeware branded sharpeners. The Ceramic Edge Electric Knife sharpener is ideal for everyday light honing and polishing of an already sharp knife.
Chicago Metallic's Cookie Baking Essentials The Cookie Baking Essentials from Chicago Metallic is their newest line of accessories, complementing the very best bakeware, and is already being called an "instant classic." Having the right kitchen tools makes it so much easier to eat healthy, delicious meals every day!
Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Stevia You can tone down on sugar without compromising on taste with Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Stevia. This revolutionary Stevia is calorie-free, has no artificial fillers, is Low Glycemic, Certified Organic, Gluten-Free and Non-GMO Verified. Its greatest quality is its deliciously clean and sweet taste. Their holistic, full-spectrum sweetness extraction process eliminates the bitterness found in other products, and also retains the stevia plant's natural micronutrients.
Wholesome Sweeteners Fair Trade Organic Sucanat Wholesome Sweeteners Fair Trade, Organic Sucanat is as natural as you can get. It is simply dehydrated, freshly squeezed sugar cane juice. The organic sugar cane is cut daily, crushed and the juice is heated to reduce it to thick syrup, which is stirred by hand to create the Sucanat granule. The sugar cane's molasses is locked in, giving it a rich, distinctive taste. Sucanat is great for baking, especially in chocolate-based recipes. It is a perfect 1 for 1 replacement for refined sugars.
Wholesome Sweeteners Fair Trade Organic Honey With so much talk about honey in the news lately, many people are doubting the purity and health benefits of their honey. You can be sure you are getting the best honey in Wholesome Sweeteners Fair Trade, Organic Honey. Organic and Fair Trade Certified Honey is produced on traditional family farms in Mexico and Brazil. The beekeepers tend to their hives deep in the dedicated organic agricultural zones in Central and South American rainforests, far from any exposure to GMOs. The honeybees feast only on the wild jungle's natural nectars. 100 percent free from chemical residues as the plants surrounding the hives have not been sprayed with pesticides, herbicides or antibiotics. It is also minimally processed to retain the honey's natural pollens and enzymes.
Rebagz Makes spacious and stylish reusable bags that zip closed with 3 interior pockets and a flat pocket across the back. Made from recycled rice sacks with that colorful graphic already printed on it. Size 11" by 3". Strap drop length 10.5".
Organic Valley/Organic Prairie offers over 200 premium quality certified organic products, including milk, cream, cheese, butter, yogurt, eggs, juice and soy always made without the use of added hormones, antibiotics, genetically modified ingredients and produced by animals raised on small family farms across the country.
PeopleTowels Paper products are the largest contributor to landfill waste. One ton of paper towels requires 17 trees be cut down and 20,000 gallons of water are consumed in production. Reduce your paper waste by bringing your own towels with PeopleTowels organic cotton reusable handtowels.
Pacific Herbs Makes a highly concentrated, all natural herbal supplement that delivers increased energy and clarity of mind for up to 5 hours. It is the latest product from Pacific Herbs a company who's founder is a doctor specializing in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It's the ginseng, goji berries and 10 other herbs that make Energy Booster Herb Pack a great alternative to caffeine and sugar energy drinks.
Trillium Organics Infusing organic ingredients proven to make any skin glow with the soothing and revitalizing power of pure plant essential oils, Trillium Organics is the go-to brand for skin and bath care with products like their Daily Face Polish or their gorgeously aromatic Aphrodisac Perfume Roll-Ons.
John Masters has perfected effective skin and hair care without the use of excessive chemicals or artificial ingredients. Using all natural ingredients that are light yet potent, Masters' products are extremely gentle, ideal for those with sensitive skin.
The Napa Soap Company hand crafts small batches of rich and nourishing bar soaps containing a high percentage of shea butter and pure plant essential oils. Olive, coconut, palm and sweet almond oils are also added for clean, glowing skin. If you love loads of creamy bubbles, this soap is for you!
Kor Support a great cause and stay hydrated with your very own Kor water bottle. The sustainable design travels well with you anywhere so you're never out of water and every purchase helps to support the Kor Thirst for Giving program, which donates a portion of sales to select group of non-profits focused on water-related causes.
The Institute for Integrative Nutrition is the world's largest holistic nutrition school, combining not only nutrition education, but also business training to assist students in starting a successful health coaching practice by graduation. Since 1992, IIN has more than 20,000 students and graduates in all 50 states and 85 countries worldwide, supporting the emergence of balanced nutritional education with its cutting edge online training program that you can be a part of from virtually anywhere in the world.
Essentia The world's only natural memory foam mattresses, these organic mattresses are VOC free and made from natural latex foam. Similar to natural latex foam, Essentia's natural memory foam is also made from rubber tree sap but organic essential oils, plant extracts and water are added, giving it a memory foam like feel.
BOLD Organics is delivering great news for consumers looking for healthy and delicious frozen pizza. Its new gluten-free and dairy-free pizzas are great tasting, healthy, use only the highest quality ingredients, and come in a variety of toppings at a great price.
I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas: Gifts, Decorations, and Recipes that Use Less and Mean More By Anna Getty Environmental advocate, writer, television personality, chef, mother and organic living expert, Anna Getty helps families reduce their carbon footprint and save money without sacrificing style or tradition. Anna advises how to best choose a tree (real or fake?), mitigate the negative effects of necessary travel, recycle post-holiday, and more. She shares favorite holiday recipes for organic appetizers and homemade craft ideas such as pinecone wreaths and recycled sweater pillows.
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