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Refreshing Strawberry-Cilantro Smoothie

Refreshing Strawberry-Cilantro Smoothie

Ingredients

15-20 medium-sized organic strawberries

1 ¼ cups fresh organic
cilantro, whole (including stems), rinsed

1/2 cup USDA organic soy milk

1/4 cup purified water

1 Tbsp chia seeds

1 scoop (or per package instructions) raw vanilla protein powder

1 ½ – 2 tsp maple syrup

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a high-powered blender or food processor until well-blended.
  2. Pour the smoothie into your favorite glass.
  3. Take a moment and enjoy the rejuvenation!

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Lattea

Congratulations to Sadie (Synide Fontes) who has won our Citrus Recipe Contest with delicious alternative to your morning coffee! Read more

Local

Darice EllisDarice Ellis, City of Phoenix Office of Sustainability

Ellis has worked in energy and environmentally-related fields for more than 25 years. She served for a number of years as a senior staff specialist for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is currently employed in the city of Phoenix Office of Sustainability with a job focus of developing and advancing overall sustainability efforts to move the city closer to its sustainability goals.

What  does sustainability mean to you? Living Like It Matters!

What is your biggest inspiration? My interactions with young people who are charged, uninhibited and eager to make this place better – the doers of the next generation who get it. Read more

by Colleen Stinchcombe

Kimberly Roach“Find your rhythm,” Kimberly Roach told me. It’s the tagline for her clothing company, Stelari, but it’s also a sort of personal mantra for her. “I really believe in the laws of attraction,” Roach went on. “The idea that we create our own fortunes – that I am the fortune teller and I create my own fortune – is really the basis of the collection.” Read more

By Anton G. Camarota, PhD

Thinking about making the journey to turn your business into a green business? You can begin by asking yourself these five questions and including your answers as part of your annual planning and operations. Take some time to determine your path, and at the end of one year you might be amazed at the progress you have made! Read more

by Jill BernsteinRoadshow Crew

A unique public/private partnership that includes Keep Arizona Beautiful (KAZB), the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Adopt a Highway Volunteer Program, and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality’s (ADEQ) Sustainability Programs has been created to bring resources to communities interested in litter abatement, recycling and community beautification. Read more

Posted by greenlivingaz

DIY Roll-on Deodorant DIY Deodorant

INGREDIENTS

2 Tbsp organic beeswax pastilles

3/4 cup arrowroot powder or cornstarch

1/4 cup baking soda

40 drops of your choice essential oil

1/2 cup coconut oil Read more