Gluten & (mostly) Soy free: Eating Healthy in Portland, OR

Eco-Vegan Girl

I looked forward to trying fun things like vegan corn dogs at Hungry Tiger Too, but when I did I had quite the stomach ache from all the grease and processed soy. For dinner we went to Chaos Cafe , which was very good but we had some soy while there.

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Product of the Week – Snail’s Pace Stationery

The Go Green Blog

Snail’s Pace is a socially and environmentally responsible stationery brand that features a collection of beautiful nature designs all printed with soy-based inks on paper that is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and packaged in plant-based, compostable bags.

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Yofix creates flexitarian plant dairy alternatives, and the food industry invests

Green Prophet

Still a mere amount compared to what the soy-based drink Soylent has received — about $75 million USD to create a drink product as an alternative to eating. Last year, Yofix launched a new generation of clean-label yogurt alternatives based on its zero-waste production process.

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The Kind Life’s Vegan Pregnancy Q&A Part 1: Feeding the New Baby

Kalya Life

There is a lot of controversy around soy and the isoflavones that include phytoestrogen. Unlike estrogen, phytoestrogens are plant-based. That said, the soy formula I have found to be the most natural – without simple sugars, additives, GMOs, antiobiotics or other questionable ingredients – is Baby’s Only Organic sweetened with brown rice syrup. Susan : Soy-based formulas are the best option for a non-breast feeding baby.

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The Explosive Truth About Veggie Burgers

Green Prophet

There are several compelling reasons to re-think veggie burgers and other non organic soy-based products. In the 1950s, the United States abandoned the former practice of extracting soy protein mechanically (using pressure) in favor of a newer, more aggressive method.

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Win Hand Painted Eco-friendly Binder and Writing Supplies – An Eco-School Year Giveaway Hop

Hug a Tree with Me

The binder is made out of 100 percent recycled curated paper and it is painted with the use of vegetable based paints. Three Pack of Green Room Notebooks: The Notebooks are made with paper containing 70 percent recycled fiber and it is printed with non-toxic soy based inks.

Why Internet Spam is Offensive to Vegans


And on that note, “internet spam”, it insists, should be renamed “internet soy-based canned faux meat that will fool your relatives into becoming vegan”. Perhaps our email went into his internet soy-based canned faux meat that will fool your relatives into becoming vegan folder.

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Bayside Apartment Sustainable Sofa

Green Furniture Home Design

Eco-friendly construction and a Certified sustainable, kiln-dried hardwood frame hold the seat cushions, which are soy-based polyfoam, and wrapped in regenerated synthetic fiber and encased in downproof ticking. From Crate and Barrel comes the sustainable Bayside Apartment sofa. Adorned in a casual cottage white, the Bayside’s deep-cushioned, relaxed attitude fits any room, while its machine-washable skirted slipcover in a soft white cotton takes on everyday living.

Giveaway of 250 Business Cards from ends 7/11

Hug a Tree with Me

And while there are quite a few printing companies out there, one truly stands out and that is Based out of Van Nuys, CA, has been providing outstanding printing services online since 2000. I recently attended a spring fair with my family and we had a ton of fun.

What to Look for in Green Cleaning Products

Green Home Blog

Soy-based cleaners also provide a safe alternative to toxic solvents. The active cleaning agent in soy-based products is methyl soyate, which is derived from soybean oil. Soy cleansers can sometime warp plastics, so only use them on hard surfaces such as linoleum, porcelain, or granite. Most will be made from coconut- and corn-based surfactants, and many will also contain natural water softeners. What to Look for in Green Cleaning Products.

Zero VOC Paint

Eco Friendly Daily

Instead of petrochemicals, the ingredients include a soy-based resin which equals zero volatile organic compounds, or VOC’s, reports Jetson Green. The dyes are mineral based, and the color pigments are clay based.

Increase Indoor Air Quality and Eliminate Odors

Hug a Tree with Me

The rapidly growing air freshener industry is constantly offering us some fancy new odor eliminator with advanced technology that is supposed rid our indoor air of foul smelling odors. It is supposed to break up the odor and replace it with fresh air.

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Europe Introduces New Plant-Based Ice Cream “Lupinesse” to Market


The latest ice cream dish to be released in Europe is made from the reedlike plant called Lupin, making the ice cream completely plant-based. Those who are lactose intolerant have had the option of soy-based ice creams, however those often lacked in taste and texture appeal.

Naturally Increase Indoor Air Quality and Eliminate Odors

Hug a Tree with Me

Ditch the Synthetics: Switching to candles free of petroleum and unnatural fragrances will not eliminate odors 100% but it also will not pollute the air, which makes soy based candles and other alternatives the more Eco-friendly options.

Coffee Cup That is Compostable in 90 Days


LosAngeles-based green company Repurpose Compostables has launched an insulated coffee cup at Bed Bath & Beyond that is made from corn and uses soy based inks, making it non-toxic and compostable in 90 days.

Small Business: Green Meeting Tips

Green Home Blog

If you need to job out printed meeting material, do so through a company that uses recycled, chlorine-free paper and soy based inks. Small Business: Green Meeting Tips. If you own a small business, meetings are an integral part of everyday transactions.

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Decorating Ideas for the Thanksgiving Table

Green Furniture Home Design

Most of them are made from petroleum-based plastics, and you don’t want any of that near your food! If you are using candles as lighting, try and use some soy-based candles, they burn longer, and there are less chemicals used in their manufacture. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and this year, you should aim to create a memorable experience for your friends and family, and while you’re at it – make some sustainable choices!

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Ultimate Guide to Vegan Cheese Alternatives

Eco-Vegan Girl

Each brand is a little different from the rest, so there's a lot of variety based on your palette and dietary preferences. Daiya : soy-free & gluten-free - if you know anything about me you know I LOVE Daiya! Food For Lovers : soy-free - this stuff is CRACK!

Folded Paper Jewelry That Makes Origami Look Chic

Green Prophet

They could perhaps be a little greener if made out of recycled paper colored with soy-based inks, but in the meantime Karni’s jewelry is still eco-friendlier than the goods in your average jewelry store. :: Hila Rawet Karni.

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Ditto - A Product Review

Green Earth Journey

Made with 100% tree-free recycled paper Ditto Paper Hangers are made with soy-based inks and starch-based adhesives. Have you heard of the brand new hanger that is about to take over the closets of the world?? Closet Domination sounds good!

How the Farm-to-Car Movement’s Leader, Debbie Mielewski of Ford, Works: Heroines for the Planet

Eco Chic

Soy-based foams have made their way into every single Ford vehicle in North America. The Ford Motor Company is using other innovative and responsible plant-based materials in its vehicles too, some of which are pretty surprising.

Halloween Is Fast Approaching!

Green Earth Journey

It's time to start thinking about how you will green your Halloween! When you are thinking about giving out treats, think about ways to give locally and organically. Shop at your local apple farms for apples and other locally made treats you can give away. Remember that the less packaging the better!

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Design your own LEED energy efficient dream green prefab with Blu

Green Prophet

Design your own fantasy shack from the comfort of your keyboard with California-based Blu Homes – makers of fully customizable, prefab, green housing. High performance insulation made with recycled content and soy-based binders.

Small Business Giving

Green Home Blog

Some ideas that may work include: Change Your Printer – If you job out material for printing look for printers that use recycled paper and soy based inks. Small Business Giving. If you run a small business you may want to enter this holiday season with a different approach. Instead of adorning your store or office with the usual tree, menorah, glitter and the like why not send a green message instead?

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Product Review- Planet Wise

Green Earth Journey

Right now we are practicing cloth diapering with our 18 month old daughter so that is what I am basing my measurements on. The tags on the wet bags are made with recycled paper and printed with soy based inks. If you are using cloth diapers you know what a wet bag is.

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The Last Wild Witch

Green Earth Journey

We'Moon recently sent me some of their products to review and the first one I had a chance to look at was their book called The Last Wild Witch.

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How to design eco wedding card?

Green Prophet

You could take a step further by ensuring the printer uses earth-based inks like soy-based or vegetable oil, which are much better than the usual petroleum-based ones.

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Photogenic Birding in San Vito, Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

But enough of that other stuff, because as those of us with binos know, the real meat and potatoes or uncommonly good soy-based stuff or truffle topped pizza are the birds.

Pottery Barn Green

Eco Friendly Daily

Even the foam used in the seat cushions is better for the environment – the core is made from 20-30% soy based material. The finish on the feet is water based, as opposed to petroleum based stain. Pottery Barn is going green.

Ecorazzi Eats: 5 Days of Giveaways


With 14 grams of protein and four grams of fiber, Harmony Valley’s soy-based vegetarian mix is the NEW item to have in the pantry to replace ground meat on Mondays.

100 Ways You Can Improve The Earth

Green Earth Journey

If you have lead-based paint, cover it with wall paper or other material instead of sanding it or burning it off. Encourage your school and/or company to print documents with soy-based inks, which are less toxic. In your home—conserve energy 1.

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5 Ways Green Furniture Can Improve Your Sleep Patterns—and the Science Behind It

Eco Chic

You’ll want to opt for candles that are soy-based since most traditional candles are made with paraffin that actually pollute the air. Getting serious about living an eco-friendly lifestyle does more than just help save the planet. It can improve your quality of sleep too.

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Eco-friendly Ways to Prepare Your House for a New Baby

Green Home Blog

To avoid these dangers, replace regular cleaning products with eco-friendly alternatives: use an oxygen cleaner to avoid dangerous chlorine bleach fumes, replace solvents that release toxic volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with soy-based options , and use an all-purpose cleaner made from plant-derived cleansing agents. Pregnancy is an exciting but stressful time.

An Eco Christmas

Green Earth Journey

The insk used on the cards is soy based and not harmful to the environment! Handmade gifts If you are crafty you can make a handmade gift such as soy based candles , use glass jars that you save from your everyday life, or handmade notebook/journal (make sure to use recycled paper).

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5 Ways to Wrap Easy for the Holidays

The Green Samaritan

If you need to purchase additional wrapping paper consider looking for paper that has sustainable qualities like being printed on recycled paper and the use of water or soy based inks.

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John Butler Trio Offer Green Ticket Option For US Tour

Eco Friendly Daily

The John Butler Trio, who have just been nominated for five awards at the Australian ARIA awards, are heading to the US for a nationwide tour on November 1st to promote their latest album Grand National, and like all of their recent tours around the globe, they are offering fans a chance to upgrade to a green ticket.

+HOUSE is a classy take on open and natural living


The counters and concrete floors were subjected to soy-based sealers while the curtains were fashioned from hemp and untreated silk. Sonia Renthlei: As environmentally conscious as some of us may be, it isn’t always easy to go about accumulating green points.

Ethanol will spike Popcorn Price!!!

Eco Friendly Daily

are pushing to require 60 billion gallons of ethanol and soy-based biodiesel by 2030. OON RAPIDS, Iowa – A tractor trailer rig rumbles into the Tall Corn Ethanol plant.

Product of the Week – The FruitGuys

The Go Green Blog

Their uniquely designed boxes are made from between 75% to 100% post-consumer recycled cardboard (depending on area) and printed with soy-based inks. I love fresh organic fruit! Who doesn’t?

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Healthy Furniture is the Future in a Green Home

Green Life Smart Life

BiOH polyols are a soy based ingredient used in upholstered furniture, bedding, carpet backing and even automobile seats. We fell in love with New England based Circle Furniture , who works with manufacturers that have a commitment to the environment.

Jack Johnson Blazing a Green Trail

Eco Friendly Daily

Brushfire is currently challenging Universal to develop a biodegradable corn-based shrink wrap and soy-based inks for use on CD packaging.

Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

The new Econyl label is made of soy-based ink and dissolves in water. There she also provided environmental guidance on issues with hundreds of bank-owned facilities, including remediation of soil, groundwater, asbestos and lead-based paint.

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

The new Econyl label is made of soy-based ink and dissolves in water. There she also provided environmental guidance on issues with hundreds of bank-owned facilities, including remediation of soil, groundwater, asbestos and lead-based paint.

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