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                                                                                                                                                                                                Grapes and oranges are a great source of
                                                                                                                                                                                                selenium, a mineral that helps to relieve fatigue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               A GIFT FoR LIFE
   Vegan Breakfast Menu
                                                                                           Fresh Food                                                                                           and re-energise the body after a good work out
                                                                                                                                                                                                or yoga session. You can also add a heap of                    Planting a tree in the name of a loved one, friend, relative,
                                                                                     – from The click of a                                                                                      Garden of Life’s potent “green powder” which                   business associate or client is not only a wonderful way to
   T ry T h e s e y u m m y i d e a s T o k i c k - s Ta rT                          mouse To your house!                                                                                       further increases energy levels and assists in                        commemorate a special event and show that you care, but
   y o u r m o r n i n g e v e ry d ay o f T h e w e e k !                                                                                                                                      eliminating free radicals.                                                  a tree is rather a “gift of life” that keeps giving back
                                                                                           The Fresh Earth online food                                                                                                                                                        to the planet by providing oxygen and offsetting
   Monday: Banana Boats You can make this with one or                                  store offers great organic shopping
                                                                                                                                                                                                1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice                                            harmful carbon dioxide emissions.
   two bananas, depending on how hungry you are. Split each                           online, making it easier to stay                                                                                                                                                               Food & Trees for Africa arranges for trees to
                                                                                                                                                                                                ¾ cup organic red grapes
   banana length-wise and spread each half generously with                                   healthy even with a busy                                                                                                                                                            be planted in the name of your recipient through
                                                                                                                                                                                                ½ cup mixed frozen berries
   peanut butter. Top with raisins, drizzle on some honey and                                    lifestyle. Get yourself a                                                                                                                                                      the National Tree Distribution Programme,
                                                                                                                                                                                                ¼ banana
   dust with cinnamon.                                                                              vegetarian meal plan,
                                                                                                                                                                                                1 scoop garden of Life Perfect Food                                           usually planted in disadvantaged communities, or
                                                                                                      find some recipes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          otherwise at a location of your choice. The cost of
   Tuesday: scrambled Tofu No, it tastes nothing like eggs,                                            to try at home, or
                                                                                                                                                                                                green Powder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               planting a tree is just R84 and you’ll also receive a personalised
   but yes, it is delicious. For added flavour and an energy boost,                                   ask specific health                                                                       method: Add all the ingredients to a blender or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               certificate acknowledging your contribution. Call Food & Trees
   top it off with some tachina, sesame and sunflower seeds.            questions to find a diet suited to you. Just log on,                                                                    smoothie machine and blend until smooth.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               for Africa on (011) 803 9750 or visit www.trees.co.za.
                                                                        add your groceries to your cart and place your
   Wednesday: Berry and                                                    order. It can be delivered either to your home
   granola delight Warm up
                                                                           or office, or you can choose to collect your
   some homemade berry compote,
                                                                           box on your way home from work. Check it                                                                           solar Powered                             NAkED YOgA CALENDAR
   top with a few handfuls of                                                                                                                                                                 c ell P hone                              “Inspiring lighter footprints on the earth” is the message
                                                                          out for yourself at www.freshearth.co.za.
   granola, and pour in a little soy                                                                                                                                                          designed to look like a flat and          that runs through The Naked Yoga Calendar, a series of
   or almond milk for creaminess.                                                                                                                                                             well-rounded, shiny pebble,               posters by Cheryl Duncan of Living Yoga in a bid to support
   Then, stir away for a delicious                                        Custom Garb                                                                                                         samsung’s Blue earth is the               global animal rights efforts. “If yoga is the transformation
   morning treat!                                                                                                                                                                             first solar powered full-touch            of our inner lives, it seems natural that our awareness is
                                                                           inspired by the 100% cotton
                                                                                                                                                                                              screen phone. By charging with            extended to the outer world,” Duncan believes and, it was
                                                                          garments worn in india,
   Thursday: fruit and nut                                                this range of clothing is                                                                                           the solar panel located on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        with this aim that the series of nude photographs was
   Porridge Mix together steel-cut                                                                                                                                                            back of the phone, users can
                                                                         comfortable, elegant and cool                                                                                                                                  made, promoting vegetarianism and spreading awareness of the harsh truths of the food
   oats with almond milk on the                                          and is signature embroidered                                                                                         generate enough electronic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and agricultural industries. All proceeds from the sales go to The Animals Voice, an
   stovetop. Add in a drizzle of                                        with the universal symbol aum. Products include                                                                       power to make calls at anytime,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        independent, non-profit animal rights organisation for helping animals. “Make the choice
   flax or coconut oil at the end                                       caps and carry bags, knitted beanies, roll-up towels,                                                                 anywhere!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to live with compassion. Commit to one vegetarian day a week,” Duncan says. To support
   of cooking for richness, and                                        travel blankets, unisex tee-shirts and yoga pants.                                                                        Blue earth is also made from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        this worthy cause, order your calendar at www.nakedyoga.co.za.
   lots of chopped dates and apricots for sweetness.                   available for sale at the sivananda yoga ashram or                                                                     recycled plastic called Pcm,
                                                                      for more information visit www.customgarb.co.za.                                                                                         extracted from
   Friday: cherry smoothie This one is especially great for                                                                                                                                                      water bottles
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   spring time. Combine 1 cup frozen cherries, 1 cup water, 1/2                                                                                                                                                   and is free
   tablespoon coconut butter, 1 tablespoon cocoa powder,               FORG et wASH inG POwdeR!                                                                                                                   from harmful             For more inspiration on green living, check out these eco-friendly websites:
   2 tablespoons unsalted almonds, and a few dates in a blender                                                                                                                                                   substances
                                                                      Composed of natural ceramics contained in a plastic                                                                                                                  www.wholeearth.co.za – Whole-earth recycling company picks up your garbage
   and whizz away. Fresh, frothy, and fabulous!                                                                                                                                                                   such as
                                                                      non-toxic sphere, the Biowashball emits powerful                                                                                                                     and helps you to separate trash for recycling.
   Saturday: sweet Potatoes Baked for an hour in the                  remote infrared rays and negative ions that break the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  flame                    www.enviropaedia.com – A knowledge and network building project designed
   oven tastes best, but 6 or 7 minutes in the microwave does         hydrogen molecules of water, increasing molecular                                                                                                                    to motivate and facilitate wide scale participation in social, environmental,
   the trick, too. Mash in lots of almond butter for protein, as      movement and giving water a high penetration                                                                                                                         economic and political sustainability.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Beryllium and
   well as a dash of cinnamon.                                        capacity. This process weakens the adherence of dirt                                                                                        Phthalate. it            www.urbansprout.co.za – A growing blog-style online community, featuring daily
                                                                      on fabric so it’s easily removed without the use of any                                                                                     also comes
   Sunday: vegan Pancakes Doctor up your favourite                    detergent. This clever little device                                                                                                      with an in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           green blogs, events and a directory that focuses on organic and eco-friendly products.

   traditional pancake recipe like this: Replace each egg with                                                                                                                                                                             www.pedrini.com – For biodegradable cookware and kitchen products.
                                                                      will transform your laundry for                                                                                         built pedometer function that
   1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds and 2 tablespoons water,             life – it can be used for three                                                                                                                                      www.casamento.co.za – Individually handcrafted furniture using natural fibres.
                                                                                                                                                                                              calculates the reduction of
   and substitute soymilk with a little bit of cider vinegar for      years on the basis of one 4kg                                                                                           carbon dioxide emissions by                  www.g-mo.co.za – Eco-friendly shoes made from recycled fabrics and hemp,
   the buttermilk. You may also wish to replace half the white        laundry load per day and                                                                                                walking as opposed to motor                  100% natural.
   flour with whole wheat, and add in some blueberries or             it costs just R480. That’s a                                                                                            transport. for more information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           www.eco-insulation.co.za – Recycled insulation has many benefits and this
   sliced banana.                                                     saving! Order online at                                                                                                 on this nifty gadget visit www.              company won the Energy Efficiency 2008 Company of the Year Excellence Award.
                                                                      www.thegreenshop.co.za.                                                                                                 samsungmwc.com.

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