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Success B al an ce
They say being one with our surroundings is one of the best things we can do for our overall sanity.
And no relationship says peace and tranquility like man’s bond with nature — and his sweet tooth.
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Innovative, conscientious companies like Iceland-based
Atlantic Leather are stepping up to design leather alternatives
that don’t include inhuman practices or toxic chemicals.
Think of it as a beautiful sustainable alternative to traditional
leather that uses by-products from the fish industry. Their
“Oh Wow” creation is the machine-washable Salmon Leather
— the first of its kind. Get ready to sport everything from
apparel to shoes, in multiple colors & finishes, all based on a
centuries-old Icelandic tradition; AtlanticLeather.is.
Take a look at these
healthy snacks that will
bring you a step closer
to becoming your body’s
best buddy — while you
help the world with each
munch, chomp and yum.
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FR ANCESCA CRUZ
30 EMMY’S ORGANICS
These cereals, cookies
and superfood snacks are
completely vegan & gluten-free.
That’s because the company is
all about ethics, clean eating
and healthy foods that taste
awesome — and are good for
you. Started by a couple in New
York out of one of their mom’s
kitchens, the founders’ brand
& love bloomed out of a desire
for vegan options that taste
homemade and are completely
Founded by the lovely Sarah
Gross, Rescue Chocolate is a
company that makes vegan
chocolate bars and truffles
that are kosher, fairly traded,
certified organic and packaged
in eco-friendly materials.
What’s best, they taste delicious
and are good for you. Plus,
all the company’s profits are
donated to various animal
rescue organizations. It doesn’t
get any more PAWfect than
Born from a labor of love and the
inquisitive mind of a concerned
mom who discovered that
conventional ingredients were
making her kids sick, CaveChick
Cookies believes that a healthy
diet should be caveman-like (that
is, using foods just as they come
from nature). As such, CaveChick
gourmet cookies are vegan,
allergen-friendly and minimally
processed. Even better, these sweet
treats are also non-GMO verified;