LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the new Stella McCartney tote for spring. The structure, hue, and eco-fabulous faux leather shapes this gorgeous tote into a clean, pure silhouette. The shiny logo plate adds signature polish. Bring on the sunshine and color!
2 teaspoons cold pressed organic olive oil
2 cloves organic garlic, minced
2 organic green bell peppers, sliced
2 organic red bell peppers, sliced
1/2 organic white onion, sliced
1 cup organic crimini mushrooms, sliced
1 Jalapeño or serrano pepper, sliced
1/2 a taco seasoning packet
Whole wheat tortillas
Plain Fage yogurt (sour cream substitute)
Optional shredded cheese
In a large frying pan over a medium heat, saute olive oil and garlic. Let the garlic saute for 2 minutes, stir in the green and red bell peppers and jalapeño. Let the peppers saute for 2 minutes, stir in the onions and taco seasoning. After two minutes add the mushrooms to the frying pan and stir well. Cover the frying pan and cook until all of the vegetables are tender.
Serve with tortillas, Fage, avocado, and optional cheese!
Pack a powerful message with a FEED Love, Peace and Nature bag. Each canvas bag inspires hope and provides 25 meals to children in areas with high rates of HIV/AIDS, of war and conflict and those affected by natural disasters. Available in three different colors, including a fabulous pink. Use promo code SUNDAY for 15% off today at Macy’s.
It doesn’t seem as if any part of the country has been spared from relentless wild weather. We can only imagine what the “spring showers” will bring. Living Aware is gearing with Ecoverse’s simple, chic, and sustainable umbrellas. Our favorite is there compact, auto open and close umbrella made with a bamboo handle and recycled materials. It can be opened and closed in a snap and the vent will keep you from making lift off like Miss Poppins. Available at Ecoverse in navy, black, root green, and bark.
The Ocean Mist basket brings the beautiful colors of the sea into your own home. The fruit bowl features naturally dyed sisal coil in colors that evoke verdant coastlines. Handcrafted by Rwandan artistans, it’s a beautiful way to support fair trade in partnership with Full Circle Exchange. The 12″ hand-woven baskets are naturally dyed sisal coil-sewn over bundled sweetgrass. Artisans receive half the wholesale price for each item sold and includes a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. On sale for President’s Day at Macy’s.
Start your day off right with a healthy, homemade, Good Morning Smoothie.
1 small organic banana
Handful of organic spinach (kale works well too)
One Heaping cup of frozen organic mixed berries
2 tbsp of Nutiva chia seeds
1/3 cup 0% Fage Greek Yogurt
One 11 oz Zico Coconut Water
1 scoop of your favorite vanilla protein powder
Blend until emulsified and serve. Whether you sip at home or take it to go in your AquaOvo it is quick, easy, healthy, and delicious.
After trying on SEVERAL pairs of new running shoes we couldn’t resist scooping up Brooks ‘Ghost 6′. Not only are these a well-balanced, neutral running shoe, they are constructed with a biodegradable BioMoGo midsole that offers durable cushioning with an eco-friendly attitude. Available for $110 at Nordstrom.
Living Aware is giving away a Food Matters and Hungry for Change DVD! Commit to eating healthier and educating yourself about what you put in your body in 2014. After all, you are what you eat. Share your healthy food resolution (photo or text) for 2014 with us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Instagram for a chance to win. Winners will be chosen on Valentine’s Day!