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Kale Salad with Roasted Asparagus & Tarragon Vinaigrette

Kale Salad with Roasted Asparagus & Tarragon Vinaigrette

With springtime in full swing, we wanted to share a recipe showcasing some seasonal favorites. This salad has it all: vibrant green kale, roasted asparagus, crunchy hazelnuts, tart dried cranberries, crisp apples, shredded carrots, and a delicious tarragon vinaigrette. It's filling, nourishing, and perfect for spring! Kale Salad with Roasted Asparagus & Tarragon Vinaigrette Tarragon and asparagus are a natural pairing, especially when they are at their peak in spring. Serve this vibrant, light salad as a side to your favorite meal, or turn it into something more substantial by adding a wholesome protein, such as quinoa, to the bowl....

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Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day on April 22

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Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day on April 22

Photo by Akil Mazumder Photo by Akil Mazumder With a commitment to sustainable packaging and thoughtfully sourced ingredients, we like to make sure EVERY DAY is Earth Day. But with the 50th anniversary of the modern environmental movement on April 22 we are reminded that every little effort counts, here are some of our favorites... Join a local park, river or beach clean-up. Use environmentally-friendly, non-toxic cleaning products. Carpool, ride your bike, use public transportation or drive an electric or hybrid car. Reduce your carbon footprint by one pound for every mile you do not drive. Stop using disposable plastics,...

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Cream Cleanser or Cleansing Oil: Which One is Right for You?

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Cream Cleanser or Cleansing Oil: Which One is Right for You?

When it comes to washing your face, there’s a lot to think about! For instance: Do you wear makeup? How about sunscreen? What’s your skin type? Do you prefer a quick and simple skin care routine or do you enjoy taking a little extra time to pamper yourself? Overwhelmed? Don’t be! We have two cleansers in our line and while choosing between them might seem complicated, it’s really not. We promise! Let’s start with our Cream Cleanser. This non-foaming, gentle formula was created to have a slightly acidic pH. Why? Because it’s important not to strip the acid mantle, which...

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Helpful (Hippie) Tips for Working from Home

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Helpful (Hippie) Tips for Working from Home

We wanted to share some helpful (hippie!) tips to stay focused when working from home:   Keep a healthy morning routine! Wake up at the regular time, shower, get ready & dressed for your day Sit at a desk or table, not your bed/couch - dedicate & cherish your space, add plants, a nice smelling candle, maybe pictures of your favorite coworkers! Extra points if you can be set up by a window and get some fresh air and natural light! Make thorough lists & set a timeline for each task Take breaks - do a short meditation or yoga...

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Sustainability Tips for 2020

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We're nearly a full month into the new year and with that often comes a reset and focus on positive change. We're here to help with our favorite tips for reducing your footprint on the planet. Shop with reusable bags. Compared to plastic bags, canvas bags are comfortable to carry, hold more, last longer, can be tossed in the wash, and are usually pretty inexpensive. If you sew, you can make your own! Many grocery stores give customers a small discount for bringing their own bags. It may only be five cents per bag, but that incentive adds up over...

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