Product Reviews


Natural Energy Bars

Natural Energy Bars

Trying new energy bars can be a gamble. In an effort to include healthy ingredients and exclude ingredients that people are allergic to, sometimes, the taste is not all that we hoped for. These...

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Coombs Family Farms Maple Candy, Maple Syrup and Maple Sprinkles

Coombs Family Farms Maple Candy, Maple Syrup and Maple Sprinkles

Our testers were thrilled with the three products that were sent to us; Maple Candy, Maple Syrup and Maple Sugar Sprinkles. The candy was smooth, sweet and the perfect size. The Maple syrup was a...

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Organic Onezees From GoBaby.com

Organic Onezees From GoBaby.com

Our tester raved about this product! Loved the adorable design—and that it is 100% organic cotton. It washed perfectly, too. The fit was great, and it got even softer with each wash! Onezees are...

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Veré Chocolate

Veré Chocolate

We were pleasantly surprised to receive such a broad variety of flavors to try from Vere as they sent us their full eight-bar line of organic chocolates, which they dub “Chocolate With Benefits”!...

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Eco Lips Chapstick—Organic Lip Balm

Eco Lips Chapstick—Organic Lip Balm

Eco-Coconut Eco-Strawberry/Kiwi Eco-Grape Our testers responded well to this lip balm—It applied nicely and smoothly. The flavors are very appealing and yet not overpowering… one...

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EO Certified Organic Products

EO Certified Organic Products

We just can’t say enough great things about the EO organic and natural products we tested (but we’ll try)! Among the group were: Organic Bath Salts Handmade Bar Soaps Organic Lip...

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Ecco Bella Herbal Body Lotion— Vanilla Scented

Ecco Bella Herbal Body Lotion— Vanilla Scented

This is a great, thick lotion that acts as a body butter with its rich consistency. One application lasts all day—your skin will stay soft, and the light fragrance lingers throughout the day. The...

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Adina Coffee Energy Drinks

Adina Coffee Energy Drinks

Natural Energy + Coffee = Adina Adina has a new product on the market that is made with organic ingredients and is certified fair trade—Adina Coffee Energy Drinks. These drinks are free of...

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MixMyGranola

MixMyGranola

What better way to start your day than with a custom cereal you designed? MixMyGranola.com offers a wide variety of ingredients to add to an plain organic granola, all-natural French vanilla...

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Organic White Elephant by Kallisto

Organic White Elephant by Kallisto

Have your little one cuddle up with this all-natural and organic stuffed elephant!

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Pajamas for All

Pajamas for All

Get cozy in these brightly striped pj's this winter! Made with organic cotton, these don't come any softer! Choose from a variety of colors that you and the whole family can wear and enjoy!

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Little Nut Beanie

Little Nut Beanie

Keep your little one warm this winter with this hand-crocheted acorn beanie. Made with organic cotton that is dye-free.

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www.gaiam.com/product/apparel/baby/accessories/little+nut+baby+beanie.do


A Slice of Organic Life

A Slice of Organic Life

Great gift for that person that is interested in making a organic lifestyle change. 352 pages of tips to get you started.

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Stylish Vaccum Flask

Stylish Vaccum Flask

Your friends and family can be stylin too with this light weight durable vaccum flask! Artwork design by William Morris. Perfect for the winter to hold hot coffee, tea or hot chocolate! The size is...

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Recycled Outdoor Blanket

Recycled Outdoor Blanket

This blanket is made from 18 1-liter soda bottles! Soft, washable and water resistant on one side! Great for picnics and concerts!

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Recycled Jewelry

Recycled Jewelry

Perfect gift for that someone special. This pendant is made of a recycled wine bottle then paired with 2 silver or gold chains! Choose from a variety of colors! Recycled jewelry at its best!

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Cheese Lovers Gift

Cheese Lovers Gift

When the cat is away, the mice will play! Along with a slate board comes some yummy organic crackers and to top those crackers, 3 different kinds of organic Wisconsin cheddar cheeses!

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Organic Baby Starter Kit

Organic Baby Starter Kit

Give the essential gift every mother needs this holiday! This starter kit comes with: an essential blanket, a knot hat, an infant sacque, and a jersey fitted crib sheet. Comes in a variety of...

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Organic Wine Club

Organic Wine Club

Surprise your friends or family with a gift that comes each month! Choose from a variety of wines, both wine and red, and anywhere from 1-12 month deliveries! Cheers!

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Pangea Organic Gift Sets

Pangea Organic Gift Sets

Give the gift that keeps on growing! The unique packaging of this special holiday gift set grows into a spruce tree! Set includes: a bar of soap, hand and body lotion, face scrub, and shower gel.

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www.pangeaorganics.com/pangea-organics-gift-sets.html


Organic Fruit of the Month Club

Organic Fruit of the Month Club

Give the gift your friends and family will enjoy throughout the year! Harry and David has put together a beautiful selection of fruits ranging from pears in December to pineapple in April and...

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BeGreen Pod

BeGreen Pod

A perfect gift for the earth conscious person! This bag comes in a small pouch that clips onto your purse or backpack and travels with you where ever you go! Great for the farmers market or grocery...

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Not a Paper Cup Cup

Not a Paper Cup Cup

A perfect gift for the coffee or tea lover! Though it may appear to look like a paper cup, this cup is made of porcelain and is sealed with a silicon lid! Perfect way to feel like you just picked...

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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Give the gift of reducing carbon footprints! This book has 128 pages of tips to save money, energy, and resources! Packed with over 650 simple solutions of the little things you can do that can...

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2009 Farmers Market Calendar

2009 Farmers Market Calendar

Great way to start the year with this festive and unique calendar of rare vegetable prints. Vibrant images vary from heirloom tomatoes to heads of lettuce and carrots. Great gift for the 'green...

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Sibu—Seabuckthorn Balance

Sibu—Seabuckthorn Balance

This energy drink, which is packed with nutrients, had a surprisingly great taste of apricots, without the sometimes-unappealing consistency that thick, straight apricot juice can have. Our tester...

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Himalayan Organic Omega 7 Hand and Body Cream

Himalayan Organic Omega 7 Hand and Body Cream

Sibu-The Seabuckthorn Company has produced a great, light, mango-scented, nourishing cream that instantly soaks in when applied to any part of the body. We found it to be an especially appealing...

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EO Essentials Coconut and Vanilla with Organic Tangerine Shampoo and EO Essentials Coconut Conditioner

EO Essentials Coconut and Vanilla with Organic Tangerine Shampoo and EO Essentials Coconut Conditioner

A great pair of shampoo and conditioner products that not only complement each other beautifully—they also smelled fresh and produced great results! Our testers found that the shampoo left their...

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Organic Marin Recipes From Land to Table

Organic Marin Recipes From Land to Table

A wonderful and complete cookbook that begins with 16 local farm stories and then offers a collection of 50 recipes featuring the use of sustainable ingredients from restaurants in California’s...

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www.andrewsmcmeel.com/organic-marin/index.html


EO Essentials French Lavender Hand Soap

EO Essentials French Lavender Hand Soap

If you are looking for a new hand soap to keep in your guest bathroom or simply by your kitchen sink, this is the perfect soap! The smell of lavender isn’t too overpowering and relaxes you as you...

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Crispy Cat Organic Candy Bars

Crispy Cat Organic Candy Bars

These are a great, healthy alternative to the average candy bar, satisfying that sugar craving without all the chemicals. Before becoming the Crispy Cat candy bar, these bars were known as the Tree...

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Steaz Organic Sparkling Green Teas

Steaz Organic Sparkling Green Teas

These delicious sparkling teas are refreshing and crisp… a mix between tea and soda. On a hot summer day, these definitely hit the spot with the taste of a regular soda and yet containing the...

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Circletees

Circletees

Not just for the treehuggers! Circletees produce great, fashionable tees! The particular T-shirt we evaluated had an appealing cut with a longer, scoop neck and was slightly fitted. The design on...

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Sweet Alternative  More Than 100 Recipes Without Gluten, Dairy, and Soy by Ariana Bundy

Sweet Alternative More Than 100 Recipes Without Gluten, Dairy, and Soy by Ariana Bundy

We found this to be a beautiful collection of dessert recipes with particular appeal to those who have a sweet tooth but can’t eat gluten, dairy, or soy. Bundy takes dessert favorites and puts a...

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3 Clothing Company

3 Clothing Company

Bright colors and bold messages! 3 Clothing Company has a wide variety of specialty T-shirts that feature unique designs influenced by events and surroundings that occur in our everyday lives....

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Katie Brown's Hand Scrub

Katie Brown's Hand Scrub

From the minute we opened the bottle, the fresh clean scent of cinnamon lingered in the air. This product is a nice balance between soap and apricot scrub. Its natural ingredients of crushed walnut...

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Katie Brown's Hand Wash

Katie Brown's Hand Wash

We found that the clean and refreshing smell of cucumber hits the nose as soon as you begin to wash your hands. This gentle, nondrying product doesn’t create a lot of suds, though we found that it...

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The Green Book The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet—One Simple Step at a Time

The Green Book The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet—One Simple Step at a Time

This book, which was printed on 100% recycled paper, gives statistics regarding the amount of trees that would have been used if it had been printed on virgin, nonrecycled paper. A portion of the...

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Gorgeously Green: 8 Simple Steps to an Earth-Friendly Life—By Sophie Uliano with foreword by Julia Roberts

Gorgeously Green: 8 Simple Steps to an Earth-Friendly Life—By Sophie Uliano with foreword by Julia Roberts

This is a charming, cleverly designed book, and Julia Roberts’ foreword addresses from the start the “what can I do and where can I start” issue that our reviewer felt might hold people back from...

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Barleans Organic Oils—Omega Swirl

Barleans Organic Oils—Omega Swirl

Barleans is the number one fish-oil company in the U.S. specializing in fish-oil based offerings, such as a children’s line of supplement chews and fish oils though products also include flaxseed...

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www.barleans.com


Living Green A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability—By, Greg Horn

Living Green A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability—By, Greg Horn

This book demonstrates simple steps you can make to live a more “green” lifestyle, displaying the simple steps an individual can take to live a more-sustainable life. Features include a listing of...

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Simply Organic: A Cookbook for Sustainable, Seasonal, and Local Ingredients—by, Jesse Ziff Cool

Simply Organic: A Cookbook for Sustainable, Seasonal, and Local Ingredients—by, Jesse Ziff Cool

If you don’t know what to cook with what’s in season, this is the cookbook for you! A cookbook filled with simple, easy-to-follow recipes based on seasonal ingredients you’d find at the...

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Surya Brasil Organic Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer

Surya Brasil Organic Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer

As with most hand sanitizers, this product can leave your hands tacky or dry though the tackiness went away quickly with this organic hand sanitizer. Our tester found that the Surya Brasil...

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Mandinez Organic Apparel

Mandinez Organic Apparel

Beautiful mandalas meet organic cotton! Mandinez provides unique mandala designs that are applied to tote bags and two different types of shirts: men's and women's fitted styles. For those that...

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Ready, Set, Go Organic!

Ready, Set, Go Organic!

As we continue to engage in a healthier lifestyle, the book “Ready, Set, Go Organic,” by Kelley Ann Lovelace is a great way for us to communicate a positive image of organic foods to the next...

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www.kelleygreenworks.com


Uneek Dog Treats

Uneek Dog Treats

No one knows the term “Lucky Dog” like those special pets who get Uneek Dog Treats. Our team of doggie taste-testers enjoyed each treat variety (Pizza Crusts, Beagle Bites, and Nut...

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www.uneekdogs.com


Purrfectplay Cat Toys

Purrfectplay Cat Toys

Discerning cats with a taste for catnip will be delighted by the line of catnip toys from Purrfectplay. Each toy is made from the finest certified organic catnip and organic fabrics that are free...

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Barleans Organic Oils

Barleans Organic Oils



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2006 Organic Giving Guide

2006 Organic Giving Guide



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Organic Cocktail Mixers

Organic Cocktail Mixers

Another fun hostess gift (or a great way to weave organic into your own holiday party), the ModMix Cocktail Collection includes Citrus Margarita, Lavender Lemon Drop, and Pomegranate Cosmopolitan,...

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Organic Sampler of the Month

Organic Sampler of the Month

Give the gift of organic year long with this organic sampler set. With months of surprises, including citrus in January, green garden medley in July, and champagne and truffles (!) in November,...

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Organic Treats from Vivaterra

Organic Treats from Vivaterra

We went bonkers over the organic goodness at Vivaterra this year. They have organic versions of two of the most quintessential holiday treats: toffee and peppermint bark. Packaging for each is...

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The Farmlife 2007 Calendar

The Farmlife 2007 Calendar

A delightful gift for anyone who dreams of farm life or simply appreciates good whimsical design. Printed on recycled paper with soy inks.

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Eggling

Eggling

This quirky gift is sure to please those with a knack for the unusual. The lucky recipient can grow basil, mint, petunia, chrysanthemum, phlox, thyme, or Italian parsley out of… an egg!

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Matchstick Garden

Matchstick Garden

Now, here’s an idea we wish we’d thought of! These adorable matchbooks contain “matches” with seeds mixed to grow on the tip of each. Planting a small indoor garden couldn’t be easier this winter...

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Healthy Crops Magnet

Healthy Crops Magnet

We have this magnet on our refrigerator at home, and it always makes people laugh. This cheeky magnet is made by our friends at I’m Organic who have a beautiful selection of organic giftable items.

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Yoga and Exercise Mat Cleaner

Yoga and Exercise Mat Cleaner

For the yogi in your life! Constant use of a yoga mat calls for a green cleaning product to keep the yoga experience pleasant. This one is made from certified organic vegetable oils and botanicals...

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www.vermontsoap.com/yogamat.html


Organic Cotton Fireside Throw

Organic Cotton Fireside Throw

With their large selection of organic and eco-friendly products, shopping at Gaiam is always a treat—especially when excellent savings are involved! Our pick for the season? Their scrumptiously...

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www.gaiam.com/retail/product/95-1001_MSTR


The Omnivore’s Dilemma

The Omnivore’s Dilemma

For anyone who likes science and environmental writing, this is a surefire pleaser. Here The New York Times bestselling author Michael Pollan explores four distinct food sources and their...

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“I’m a Girl” Rich Body Cream

“I’m a Girl” Rich Body Cream

Nature Girl has the most hip packaging and all-around hip mantra: “made with organic and wildcrafted ingredients, peace, love, and harmony.” The recipient of this body cream will appreciate its...

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Organic Soy-Wax Votives

Organic Soy-Wax Votives

These long-lasting candles are made from 100% organic soy wax and aromatherapy-grade essential oils, including rosemary, ginger, citrus, or lavender. All are paraffin free and will last about 50...

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An Inconvenient Truth DVD

An Inconvenient Truth DVD

Everyone should watch this—period. This poignant movie paints a stunning portrait of global warming and our future. Using scientific facts and data in plain language, stunning imagery, and...

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Patagonia's Flannigan Shirt

Patagonia's Flannigan Shirt

This is a beautiful midweight fine-weave flannel shirt available in almost every color under the sun from conservative ivy to a red-hot crimson. 100% brushed organic cotton, yarn-dyed flannel.

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Organic.org Cotton Tee

Organic.org Cotton Tee

Okay, we are biased here, but this t-shirt has got a cause! Proceeds go to our nonprofit organization so that we can continue our mission of educating the public about organics! Plus, what guy...

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Jonäno's Organic Cotton Tomte Candy Striped Booties

Jonäno's Organic Cotton Tomte Candy Striped Booties

Available in sizes 0–6 months, these make the perfect booties for baby’s first Christmas. Aside from being made from Egyptian organic cotton, these booties are also sweatshop free.

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Nanchen Soft Rattles

Nanchen Soft Rattles

Instill a love of beautiful organic produce early on with these soft organic cotton rattles. Choices include banana, carrot, sweet pea, and pumpkin.

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Cuddly Lamb

Cuddly Lamb

These handmade lambs (and their friends) are warm and cuddly indeed! Each stuffed animal has a pouch that unzips and contains a packet of cherry stones (small model) or spelt chaff (large model)...

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Salvor Fauna’s Kids’ Tee-Shirts

Salvor Fauna’s Kids’ Tee-Shirts

Choose from a wide variety of graphic, hand-printed animal designs ranging from a bear to a terrier to our favorite, the penguin! 100% organic cotton and made in America.

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Kee-Ka Wearable Greetings Organic Gift Set

Kee-Ka Wearable Greetings Organic Gift Set

Any of the components of this adorable set including an organic bodysuit, bib, and burp cloth, would make an adorable gift for any infant in your life. All items are made from a very soft 100%...

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www.kee-ka.com


Terressentials Body Wash & Crème

Terressentials Body Wash & Crème

Lavender Garden, Sultry Spice, Cool Mint, and Left Coast Lemon are a variety of body washes that are not tested on animals and do not contain animal ingredients, chemical ingredients, or synthetic...

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Natural Organic Edible Cosmetics

Natural Organic Edible Cosmetics

Natural Organic Edible Cosmetics has created organic products made with USDA Certified ingredients. These products are preservative free, 100% pH balanced, and do not contain animal ingredients,...

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www.noecosmetics.com


Organic Teeccino Maya Herbal Coffees

Organic Teeccino Maya Herbal Coffees

Made with organically grown barley, chicory, and ramon nuts, this new line from Teeccino is a caffeine-free coffee alternative. Organic Teeccino Maya Herbal Coffees were created with methods that...

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Seeds of Change Pasta Sauces

Seeds of Change Pasta Sauces

Seeds of Change has introduced Puttanesca and Arrabiatta to their line of organic pasta sauces. We tried the two new sauces along with their Summer Tomato Basil. Among the favorites was the...

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Seeds of Change Frozen Entrées

Seeds of Change Frozen Entrées

Seeds of Change is now bringing entrées to the table. Flavors are inspired everywhere from the Yucatan peninsula all the way to the Italian coast. We tested their Creamy Spinach Lasagna, Spicy...

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TheraNeem Facial Complexion Bar

TheraNeem Facial Complexion Bar

With 90% organic ingredients, Organix-South’s Neem Facial Complexion Bar is the perfect way to cleanse and treat sensitive and troubled skin. Extra rich ingredients include shea butter and jojoba oil.

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www.organixsouth.com


Rooibos Teas

Rooibos Teas

Whether hot or cold, this tea calms the taste buds and soothes the body. J & R Port Trading Inc. tea is 100% natural, certified organic, Kosher, caffeine free with no additives, and colorants free....

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Roasted Garlic & Sweet Basil Organic Pasta Sauce

Roasted Garlic & Sweet Basil Organic Pasta Sauce

Dave’s Gourmet Roasted Garlic & Sweet Basil Organic Pasta Sauce is highly recommended by our testers as they found it to be a flavorful and delicious pasta sauce. Dave’s Gourmet prides itself on...

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Sol Mate Sparkling Yerba Mate

Sol Mate Sparkling Yerba Mate

For those of you who like to drink soda and other carbonated drinks but are looking for a healthier choice, this drink is for you. Containing naturally occurring caffeine and theobromine (the...

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www.drinksolmate.com


Organic Indian Select Vanilla Extract

Organic Indian Select Vanilla Extract

We found the Organic Indian Select Vanilla Extract to be a product that will not only make your baking taste better because of the rich vanilla flavor, but you’ll also be changing the world. This...

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Peach Passion Conserve

Peach Passion Conserve

Here’s a conserve that has 1/3 less sugar than jam and is certified organic. Crofters Organic Conserve contains a wonderful, fruity taste and has 11 great fruitful flavors to choose from. We...

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Stonyfield Farm Yogurt

Stonyfield Farm Yogurt

With a rich and incredibly creamy taste, Stonyfield Farm’s organic yogurt is irresistible. Stonyfield opposes the use of synthetic bovine growth hormone and pays their dairy farmers a premium for...

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Living Harvest Hemp Nuts and Oil

Living Harvest Hemp Nuts and Oil

If you are looking for a good source of protein, hemp seeds are a great place to find it. Hemp Seeds are an excellent Foundation Food in that they contain all 10 Essential Amino Acids, which are...

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Be Well Red Teas

Be Well Red Teas

With an array of nine wellness herb flavors, the Be Well Red Teas are made with organic South African rooibos. Rooibos is a caffeine-free, antiallergenic herb that strengthens the immune system....

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www.RepublicofTea.com


Badger Sleep Balm

Badger Sleep Balm

Badger Sleep Balm is described as a “Calming Sleep Enhancer”, and it is one of our favorite health and beauty products. Though it might be classified as an “extra,” we have found it hard to stop...

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www.badgerbalm.com


Humboldt Creamery Ice Cream

Humboldt Creamery Ice Cream

Humboldt Creamery is a heavenly ice cream that contains just enough ingredients to make any mouth water. Flavors include Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Mint Chip, Butter Pecan, and Espresso Chip....

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www.humboldtcreamery.com


TerraNova’s Organic Oasis

TerraNova’s Organic Oasis

TerraNova recently introduced a new line of spa products called Organic Oasis. We tested their Soy Milk & Vanilla Orchid Bath & Shower Cream, which left the body feeling cool and fresh after each...

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www.terranovabody.com


Mediterranean Delights Hummus

Mediterranean Delights Hummus

Mediterranean Delights offers one of the best hummus selections we have found! The certified organic hummus is made with fresh organic sesame tahini and does not include canned chickpeas...

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www.mediterraneandelights.com


The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market

The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market

Don’t be fooled by the title—this is an excellent book for anyone who loves shopping the farmers’ market for locally grown produce—regardless of your location. This market companion is divided...

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Fresh Choices

Fresh Choices

Fresh Choices is more than a cookbook. It is a refreshing take on the choices we make on our quest for good food and their connection to modern-day food production. Taking a realistic approach to...

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www.rodalestore.com


Apple & Eve Juices

Apple & Eve Juices

Apple & Eve Organics line of 100% organic juices are available in six flavors, we tested and reviewed four: Apple, Cranberry Blueberry, Peach Mango, and Vintage Concord. We found the Apple Juice to...

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The Earth Dinner

The Earth Dinner

Douglas Love with Organic Valley presents the very fun and informative “Earth Dinner Creativity Cards,” which includes a deck of 49 Creativity Cards. These cards are a great activity for themed...

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www.earthdinner.org


The Omnivore's Dilemma

The Omnivore's Dilemma

In The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals , Michael Pollan reveals that in our quest for cheap food, Americans have gradually been transformed into "processed corn, walking." In...

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www.penguin.com


Spiezia Rosemary Ointment

Spiezia Rosemary Ointment

Spiezia’s Rosemary Ointment is designed for use in soothing and massaging joints and muscles. We found it handy to keep even near the computer to rub into wrists, arms, and elbows challenged from a...

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www.spieziaorganics.com


Spiezia Organic Facial Cleanser

Spiezia Organic Facial Cleanser

Italian Dr. Mariano Spiezia melded organic and holistic principles with his traditional medical practice to create a 100% organic skin-care line that leverages the healing properties of nature. Out...

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www.spieziaorganics.com


Scalp Rescue™ Hair Gel

Scalp Rescue™ Hair Gel

After many unsuccessful attempts at using hair gel, it was love at first use with this great product from Max Green Alchemy (MGA). This 100% plant-derived hair styling gel is made without wax or...

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www.maxgreenalchemy.com


Nocciolata

Nocciolata

This luxurious spread is almost impossible to put down! The hazelnuts in Rigoni’s Nocciolata come from Northern Italy’s Piedmont region where they are known for their high-quality hazelnuts. This...

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www.rigonidiasiago.com


Orgasmic Chocolates

Orgasmic Chocolates

These Swiss chocolate bars are made using 90% organic ingredients and Fairtrade-certified cocoa beans as well as a subtle blend of Chinese fruits, flowers and spices that are intended to enhance...

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www.orgasmicchocolates.com


Sea Chi Facial Creme

Sea Chi Facial Creme

Sea Chi Creme is typically used at spas but is also available online for the home consumer. This cream is a delightful indulgence for the skin and the senses. It is light, goes on smoothly, dries...

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www.seachi.com


Under the Canopy Clothing and Home Textiles

Under the Canopy Clothing and Home Textiles

In addition to their luxurious line of modern organic and environmentally friendly clothing for women, Under the Canopy (UTC) has a scrumptious array of products for the home, including towels,...

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www.underthecanopy.com


Pearfect White Tea

Pearfect White Tea

Honest Tea’s claim that their tea tastes like tea may sound simple, but it is right on. We were pleased to find that the tea does not have the syrupy-sweet taste that many bottled iced teas often...

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www.honesttea.com


Trillium Organics Body and Face Polishes

Trillium Organics Body and Face Polishes

The Trillium Organics line of body and face polishes, soaps, and oils designed to be “organic, effective and fun to use” won rave reviews from our adult and teenaged testers! The products were...

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www.trilliumorganics.com/


Bodegas Iranzo Spanish Organic Wines

Bodegas Iranzo Spanish Organic Wines

These award-winning organic Spanish wines from Bodegas Iranzo offer something for everyone. Our reviewers appreciated each of the selections. For a clean, vibrant finish, the Tempranillo Selection...

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www.bodegasiranzo.com


FIT KIDS Instant Oatmeal Variety Pack

FIT KIDS Instant Oatmeal Variety Pack

For our kid-testers, half of whom were oatmeal friends and half oatmeal foes, the chocolate chips in this instant oatmeal breakfast made the FIT KIDS oatmeal variety pack an all-around winner. The...

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www.countrychoiceorganic.com


Country Choice Oatmeal Squares

Country Choice Oatmeal Squares

Because these Oatmeal Squares have three times the fiber of an average breakfast bar, we found that these oatmeal squares by Country Choice make heart-healthy snacks that would be perfect for...

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Pangea Soaps

Pangea Soaps

All of the Pangea organic facial- and body-care products that we tested were total winners! The ingredients are all pure and do not include any petrochemicals, sulfites, detergents, synthetic...

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www.pangeaorganics.com


Foods Alive Golden Flax Crackers

Foods Alive Golden Flax Crackers

We found these crisp, light crackers to be a wonderful snack that make a great-tasting healthy substitute for chips. They are high in fiber, low in carbohydrates, loaded with omega-3s, and are a...

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www.foodsalive.com


Juice Fasting and Detoxification

Juice Fasting and Detoxification

Juice Fasting and Detoxification by Steve Meyerowitz is great reference for first-timers and veterans alike. It answers the what, how, why and when questions for the beginner while providing...

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www.sproutman.com


Crummy Brothers Cookies

Crummy Brothers Cookies

There are all types of cookie lovers, and those who will love Crummy Brothers Cookies will tend toward the big, crumbly kind of cookie. These cookies are the perfect cookies to dunk in a tall glass...

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www.crummybrothers.com


Amy’s Salsas

Amy’s Salsas

Each of Amy’s five Salsas is vegan and made with organic, vine-ripened tomatoes. We tried the Organic Spicy Chipotle and the Fire-Roasted Vegetable Salsas. Those of us who enjoy chipotle loved...

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www.amyskitchen.com


Choice Organic Teas

Choice Organic Teas

Certified organic Choice Teas, are a wonderful product through and through—not just for their taste (we’ll get to that in a moment!), but for their variety and the production standards the company...

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www.choiceorganicteas.com


Wildtime Foods Organic Trail Mixes

Wildtime Foods Organic Trail Mixes

Wow, were these trail mixes good! If you have a sweet tooth, you will love the Seventh Heaven Organic Trail Mix, which includes organic chocolate chips, pumpkin seeds, almonds, cranberries,...

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www.grizzliesbrand.com


The Art Bar Chocolates

The Art Bar Chocolates

What could be better than chocolate, art, and goodwill? This 100% organic, Fair-Trade certified Swiss chocolate bar from Ithaca Fine Chocolates has it all! Inside its wrapper, each chocolate bar...

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www.ithacafinechocolates.com


MaryJane Butters' Book

MaryJane Butters' Book

MaryJane’s Ideabook Cookbook, Lifebook for the farmgirl in all of us, is the perfect choice for anyone who wants to get in touch with her inner “farmgirl”—even if she’s never set foot on a...

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www.maryjanesfarm.org


The Organic Food Guide

The Organic Food Guide

The Organic Food Guide serves as an excellent entrée into the world of eating organic food. It has been written in Sproutman’s easy-to-read, friendly, and conversational style. While it is very...

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www.sproutman.com


Cooking Free

Cooking Free

Thanks to Carol Fenster, author of Cooking Free, people with allergies or sensitivities to sugar, eggs, dairy, and gluten now have a cookbook all to themselves! Each of the 200 recipes is...

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www.penguin.com


Aura Cacia Foam Bath for Kids

Aura Cacia Foam Bath for Kids

Aura Cacia is typically known in the adult crowd for their essential oils and related products, but they have recently launched a bubble bath formula that let kids get in on the act, too! Our...

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www.frontiercoop.com


WaterAid Water for Life Blend

WaterAid Water for Life Blend

Jim’s Organic Coffee™ is grown without synthetic pesticides and fertilizers to improve the ecosystem of the farms and surrounding communities through improved water quality, topsoil retention, and...

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www.jimsorganiccoffee.com


Sproutman's Sproutbag

Sproutman's Sproutbag

Sproutman's Sproutbag from was found to be a great product for those of us who want organic, homemade sprouts, but don't like the hassle and time it takes to grow our own. The Sproutbag produces...

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www.sproutman.com


MaryJanesFarm Organic Scones

MaryJanesFarm Organic Scones

MaryJanesFarm produces a range of “elegant and easy” organic products designed to be “Simple Solutions for Everyday Organic™.” We tested the Organic Scones that were deemed quick, easy to prepare,...

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www.maryjanesfarm.org


Bear Fruit Bars™

Bear Fruit Bars™

Healthy, tasty treats are generally very difficult to come by, so when you find your kids saying "This is delicious," you know you’ve got a keeper. Two of our teenaged testers—one vegetarian and...

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www.morfoods.com


Max Green Alchemy™ Skin Rescue Cream & Sole Rescue Foot Balm

Max Green Alchemy™ Skin Rescue Cream & Sole Rescue Foot Balm

The Skin Rescue Cream is part of the Max Green Alchemy™ line, which is cited as being petrochemical-free, GMO-free, lanolin-free, paraben-free, sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate-free, cruelty-free, and...

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www.maxgreenalchemy.com


Eco Lips Organic Lip Balms

Eco Lips Organic Lip Balms

We tested three different Eco Lips lip-balm products: Eco Lips Hemp, Eco Lips Medicated, and Eco Lips Gold. All three lip balms were found to be high-quality products made with quality ingredients....

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www.ecolips.com


Uncle Matt’s Organic Orange Juice

Uncle Matt’s Organic Orange Juice

Uncle Matt’s Organic Calcium and Vitamin D Juice is a blend of fourth-generation Florida Hamlin and Valencia oranges and tastes as if it is freshly squeezed. One of our younger testers even...

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www.unclematts.com


Scented Vegan Soaps from Dahlem’s Soapworks

Scented Vegan Soaps from Dahlem’s Soapworks

We have smelled wonderful soap before in our travels, but none of it compares to the scents (not too strong, not too faint) of those offered by Dahlem’s Soapworks. They offer so many lovely vegan...

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www.thesoapmaven.com


Melissa’s Good Life Food Organic Pasta Sauces

Melissa’s Good Life Food Organic Pasta Sauces

Melissa's offers four savory and versatile pasta sauces made from only organically grown ingredients and no preservatives. These full-flavored, yet light sauces let you eat healthy without...

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www.melissas.com


Straus Family Creamery Ice Cream

Straus Family Creamery Ice Cream

Straus Family Creamery, a small family-owned dairy farm in Northern California, has introduced two new super-premium organic ice creams: Mint Chocolate Chip and Coffee. Their other ice cream...

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www.strausmilk.com


Cheddar Cheese Sandwich Crackers

Cheddar Cheese Sandwich Crackers

Late July has created two new snacks - Late July Organic Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers and Late July Organic Cheddar Cheese Sandwich Crackers—by taking creamy organic peanut butter and aged...

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www.latejuly.com


Aura Cacia® Nourishing Body Polish

Aura Cacia® Nourishing Body Polish

Aura Cacia's range of Nourishing Body Polishes includes Lavender, Ginger/Mint, Cinnamon/Ylang Ylang, Tangerine/Grapefruit, Patchouli/Sweet Orange, and Unscented. These rejuvenating aromatherapy...

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www.auracacia.com


Sjaak’s Organic Chocolates

Sjaak’s Organic Chocolates

Old World goes organic with a selection of premium-quality organic chocolate bars and assortments made in the European tradition. (i.e., not sickeningly sweet like many American chocolates). The...

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www.sjaaks.com


Mint Sandwich Cremes

Mint Sandwich Cremes

Chocolate cookies stuffed with a creamy mint filling make the perfect dessert or snack. This product is Certified Organic, Milk Free, Egg Free, Nut Free, Vegan, and Kosher.

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www.countrychoiceorganic.com