Moo Shoes: Vegan Chic

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Vegan chic? Sounds like a misnomer but guess again. Enter NYC-based Moo Shoes, an online boutique that offers a broad range of cruelty-free, fashion-forward shoes, belts, clothing. I discovered them after a two-year search for stylin’ faux leather boots and fell in love instead with a few of their retro-inspired pumps and multi-toned sneakers. Sisters Erica and Sara Kubersky founded the business in 2001, where their first on-the-ground boutique was ironically located in a former butcher shop! They’ve since moved to a spot in lower East Manhattan, but will ship products virtually anywhere by UPS. Lots available for guys and dolls alike at surpringly affordable prices.

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Pure Makeup From the Earth’s Pigments

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Mineral Makeup is the hottest new trend in Makeup Fashion. From MAC to Urban Decay, Physicians Formula, Bare Escentuals, Jane Iredale, everyone seems to be offering mineral lines now. People love the purity, versatility, and lightness of the makeup. It doesn’t feel like you have anything on, it’s not heavy or oily like standard makeup. It doesn’t clog the pores or need any chemicals or preservatives that can cause skin reactions, breakouts and health concerns. The purist products are pure crushed minerals with nothing added. NY Times recently reported on this new Beauty Trend:

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Keepin’ it wheel

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Paint the town green with accessories made from recycled inner tube tires. Hardly any new resources used, and the old inner tubes come from discarded truck and tractor tires – which usually have around 60,000 miles on them before Heather English saves ‘em from landfills. The Fan Belt is pictured above accompanied by The Cruiser.

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Compassion is IN Fashion & Jay McCarrol wants you to Sign the Fur-Free Pledge | Enter to Win

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Jay McCarrol Winner of “Project Runway”

Sign the fur-free pledge and you’ll be automatically entered to win a trip for two (including airfare, lodging, and tickets) to join Jay McCarroll in New York City at his fur-free fashion show on September 15, sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States!

Wearing fur or fur trim is cruel and unnecessary. Help save foxes, rabbits, and other furbearers from suffering in the name of “fashion” by signing the fur-free pledge. Whether caught in steel traps in the wild or anally electrocuted after life in a cage on a fur farm, these animals suffer immensely. When compassionate consumers like you take a stand against cruelty by refusing to purchase fur or fur trim, designers will stop using fur, retailers will stop selling it, and fashion writers will stop reporting on it as an acceptable trend. You have that power with every purchase you make.


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The Hidden Hazards of Microwave Cooking

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Dr George J Georgiou, Ph.D.

After the World War II, the Russians also experimented with microwave ovens. From 1957 up to recently, their research has been carried out mainly at the Institute of Radio Technology at Klinsk, Byelorussia. According to US researcher William Kopp, who gathered much of the results of Russian and German research – and was apparently prosecuted for doing so (J. Nat. Sci, 1998; 1:42-3) – the following effects were observed by Russian forensic teams:

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Instant Grass Roofs by Toyota

060828 roof grass 02 Instant Grass Roofs by ToyotaAre you thinking about building a new home or you currently own a home? Well you should think seriously about adding a green roof. They do some amazing things. They clean the water coming off your roof when it rains, helping remove any pollution in the water, and they keep your house well insulated. They also help fight the heat island effect all major cities have. Normally to install a green roof, you need to install a pretty expensive and heavy system, but Toyota is looking to change all of that with a new grass roof tile system.

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Great Deals on Agave and Cacao Powder | Price Comparison

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NFL may claim that they have the lowest prices on raw and living food products anywhere, Guaranteed! However, I don’t think they can compete with an Amazon.

For Cacao Powder for instance you can get 16oz of it from Nature’s First Law for $29.95. Or you can go to Amazon and get a 16oz bag of Organic Raw Cacao Powder for only $12.50. They also have 16oz bags of Organic Raw Cacao Nibs for $12.50.

You can buy 1 16oz bottle of Organic Raw Agave Nectar at NFL for $12.95. Or you can go to Amazon and buy 12 17oz bottles of Organic Raw Agave Nectar for only $33.75 That’s 204 oz or $0.16 cents an oz roughly vs $0.81 cents an oz from NFL.

I’m not trying to pick on NFL, but it just shows what great deals these are that you can find for these ingredients. It’s important because it helps to know that even some of the more indulgent recipes on GreenChefs can be affordable if you can find good sources for the ingredients. These are the best prices I’ve seen on Agave Nectar and Raw Cacao Powder. Health food stores near me that carry the 17oz bottles of Madhava Agave are about $7 each. With this deal they are less then $3 each.

There are many other great deals on Raw and Organic Food on Amazon that are a big saving from Whole Foods etc. I’ll highlight more good ones later. It’s worth checking out. They also offer Free Shipping and currently are offering $10 off any grocery order over $49. Use the code grocery2 when checking out.

Some recipes on GreenChefs that use these staples are:

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate Ginger Mint Pudding

Chocolate Coconut Macaroon Pie

Chilled Chocolate Fudge with Walnuts

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Nutiva Launches a 100% Certified Organic | Fair Trade Certified Hemp Shake
Nutiva Founder and CEO, John W. Roulac at a convention booth is interviewed by Mike Adams of about Nutiva’s new line of hemp shakes. John is also the author of four books on home composting and industrial hemp. His best-selling book, Backyard Composting sold over a million copies worldwide.

Nutiva just launched a line of certified organic and fair trade hemp shakes. They have 3 flavors to choose from. Chocolate, Berry Pomegranate and Amazon Acai. Each one is packed with super foods and anti-oxidants like acai, maca, brazil nuts, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, cherries, pomegranates, goji berries, chocolate, and obviously hemp. The Amazon Acai shake is sugar free, and the other two only contain 6g of sugar from organic unrefined cane juice. A tasty and healthy alternative to high sugar and over-processed and refined protein and nutritional shakes. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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Daryl Hannah Visits the Natural Food Exp
G Celeb and Vegan, Daryl Hannah is making her own Green shows.

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Seeds of Change | Organic Heirloom Seed Bank & Farm

Seeds of Change is the oldest heirloom seed farm in the United States. With the rampant industrialization, hybridization and genetic modification, Seeds of Change is preserving the precious resources of heirloom pure organic seeds in their seed bank.

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