Simply Natural Saturdays Link Up 5/21

 

Simply Natural Saturdays

 

Welcome to Simply Natural Saturdays!

 

Simply Natural Saturdays is a weekly link-up where bloggers can share their posts and everyone can check them out! It’s a great place to learn more about natural living and find new blogs to love.

 

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Simply Natural Saturdays Link Up 5/14

 

Simply Natural Saturdays

 

Welcome to Simply Natural Saturdays!

 

Simply Natural Saturdays is a weekly link-up where bloggers can share their posts and everyone can check them out! It’s a great place to learn more about natural living and find new blogs to love.

 

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Pronounce Organic Skincare {Giveaway} 3 Winners! Ends 5/26

 

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How important is it to you that you can actually pronounce the ingredients in your skincare?

 

When was the last time you checked out the ingredient list on your lotion, foundation, face wash?
 

Ethoxylated Surfactants, Polyethylene Glycol, Oxybenzone, Benzophenone… what in the world are those ingredients?!

 

Entering into a more natural way of living has changed how I view these ingredients. Once upon a time, I never even thought about the ingredients in my skincare products. I never realized what an impact they can have on my body or the environment. Take parabens for example. You can find parabens in everything from sunscreen to lip stick! What’s wrong with parabens? Turns out they are endocrine disruptors and can mimic hormones in your body. Anything that messes with your body like that is bad news!

 

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Taste Pure Love – It’s A Family Thing with Nordic Naturals

Product was given to me in order to post my honest opinion.

 

Did you enjoy your Mother’s Day? I sure did. I spent it with my family in San Francisco. As a mom, I always care about the well being of my family. There are many things I can do to keep my family healthy and safe. One way I do this is by making sure that they have enough omega-3s in their diet.

 

91% of all Americans (think moms, dads, babies, kids, grannies, and the in-laws) are deficient in omega-3s! It is also a fact that omega-3 deficiency is the 8th leading cause of preventable death in the US. But what does all that mean exactly?

 

Being deficient in omega-3s means that your body is deficient in a nutrient that can help support many vital health functions. Omega-3s are made up of the essential fatty acids EPA and DHA, and are considered essential because they are required for optimal health. Because they cannot be produced by the body, they must be obtained through diet and supplementation. There are over 8,000 clinical studies conducted on omega-3s all pointing to the fact that omega-3s are good for your health.

 

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Simply Natural Saturdays Link 5/7

 

Simply Natural Saturdays

 

Welcome to Simply Natural Saturdays!

Simply Natural Saturdays is a weekly link-up where bloggers can share their posts and everyone can check them out! It’s a great place to learn more about natural living and find new blogs to love.

 

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Naturepedic EOS Standard Queen Organic Mattress {Giveaway} Ends 4/26

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Welcome to the Naturepedic EOS Standard Queen Organic Mattress Giveaway ($2599 Value), sponsored by Naturepedic and hosted by Happy Mothering and the Green Moms Network.

 

Shopping for a new mattress can be an intimidating experience. It seems like there are so many mattress brands to choose from, and it can be dizzying to find the one that’s right for you.

 

Before you go mattress shopping, let’s talk about why most mattresses on the market these days are toxic. Did you know that most mattresses are full of lots of toxic chemicals?

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Simply Natural Saturdays Link Up 4/30

 

Simply Natural Saturdays

 

Welcome to Simply Natural Saturdays!

 

Simply Natural Saturdays is a weekly link-up where bloggers can share their posts and everyone can check them out! It’s a great place to learn more about natural living and find new blogs to love.
 

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Choose Wild Selections Sustainable Tuna

 

My family loves tuna. Growing up I ate tuna, mayo, and pickle sandwiches. Now that I don’t buy mayo, my family makes a variety of tuna meals. My daughter and husband love to make a tuna dip that they eat with pita chips. The dip includes a can of tuna with pickles, tomatoes, and hummus. I prefer to drizzle a little olive oil and lemon on my tuna and a pinch of pepper, and eat it with crackers.

 

There was a time when I wasn’t buying tuna because I became aware of the high mercury levels and fishing practices used to get the tuna. I was pleased when I found that companies were creating a more sustainable way to fish for tuna. While the mercury levels are still in question, I know that tuna every now and then is not harmful for me or my family.

 

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Once company that is committed to sustainable practices when fishing for tuna is Wild Selections. The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is the world’s leading certification program for wild-caught, sustainable seafood and you will find their blue label on ALL of Wild Selections products.  Wild Selections is the only full line of MSC certified sustainable seafood. They follow three core principles including the maintenance of a sustainable level of fish stocks, minimizing environmental impact, and effective fishery management.

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Grain-Free Pasta from Banza

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I try to meal plan at the beginning of every week in order to make my evenings easier! Of course there is always a night where I need to make something quick. This usually means pasta. While I love pasta, along with my family,  I hate that it basically becomes a carb-loaded meal with little to no benefit to our bodies.

 

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At Expo West, I met a company called Banza, that creates pasta out of chickpeas. When I was asked if I wanted to try a sample, I was on board, but I was trying to figure out what it would taste like. I opted to try their mac n’ cheese. It was super tasty. I have tried a variety of grain-free pastas made with veggies, quinoa, and other non-grain ingredients, but Banza has been the tastiest so far.

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Simply Natural Saturdays Link Up 4/23

 

Simply Natural Saturdays

 

Welcome to Simply Natural Saturdays!

 

Simply Natural Saturdays is a weekly link-up where bloggers can share their posts and everyone can check them out! It’s a great place to learn more about natural living and find new blogs to love.

 

Get to know your Simply Natural Saturdays hosts!

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