Oh hey there! Ready for the best of natural goodness on the internet this week? Yep. Us too:
Looking for alternatives to the sticky-sweet, additive-ridden, cheap Easter candy out on the market? Check out these homemade Easter candy recipes (including DIY cadbury creme eggs!).
Exercise can keep your skin looking young. Yet another reason to break out your running shoes.
If you're like us, you don't want to wait 70 days for your tomato plants to produce ripe fruit. Here's a great guide for the impatient gardener on how get a harvest FAST.
Here's more evidence that plants are smart.
Vermont is the first state to pass a mandate requiring labeling of genetically modified foods!
Are you as psyched about Spring's first asparagus as we are?! ARE YOU?! Here's a recipe to celebrate with: Orchiette with Asparagus and Kale Walnut Pesto. That's a whole lot of cheesy, green pasta goodness.
Still feeling in a soup kind of mood but want to do slow claps for the first mini harvests of the season? Check out this Spring Garlic and Radish Top Soup.
Afro-Vegan by Bryant Terry came out this week! His recipes are killer 100% of the time. Here's a sampling of recipes from the book.
What's for dinner? Grilled Green Onions with Walnut Romesco, THAT's what. (psst, it's vegan and wheat free.)
Here are 19 ideas for a healthier easter basket for kids.
Here's a great infographic on plant-based sources of iron (did you know that dates have iron?).
And here's what's new with Integral Yoga Natural foods this week!
Ganesh Pottery is back! After a long break from his pottery wheel, Ganesh has returned with new, original pieces just for us. Ganesh is a master potter who throws each unique piece in his private studio out in Buckingham, VA. We've missed having his beautiful pieces on our shelves. At affordable prices, Ganesh's sweet mugs, serving platters, baking dishes, jars, and more are always gone in a flash! Ranging from $12 to $30 a piece.
We've started carrying the new Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast by Ira Wallace. Both beautiful and useful, with lots of great infographics, charts, and visual explanations, it's perfect for both the beginner and the experienced gardener.
Coconut milk yogurt is here! We've been trying to get our hands on all of the new varieties of vegan yogurt out there, and finally we can stock it out. We're especially excited about the 6 oz raspberry, blueberry, and strawberry coconut milk yogurts we can stick in our kids' school lunches! Almond milk yogurt is back in stock as well.
Calaffia Farms almond milk iced mochas have arrived. And they're vegan. And they rock!
We're digging on some Nacho Cheesy Beanito Chips by the bagful. Serious nacho flavor, seriously no dairy. Seriously in love!
And, to top it all off, we have lots of sprouts from Forrest Green Farms basking in the sun outside of the store. Everything from culinary to herbal to vegetable.
Happy Spring, ya'll!