FatWorks Foods: All fats are not created equal. On the quest for high-quality healthy fats both for our products and to cook with, we discovered FatWorks foods. As one of our main tallow suppliers, they work relentlessly to source their fat from over 25 US-based family farms that also support their values.
OMGhee: Ghee is clarified butter, or butter with all of the milk solids removed. High quality ghee (when made using butter from grass-fed, pastured cows) is LOADED with omega 3 and omega 9 essential fatty acids, and is also a great source of Vitamin A, D, E, and K. Ghee also helps jump start digestion which speeds up the breakdown of foods unlike butter which slows down your digestive process. When it comes to quality Ghee, our search ended with OMGhee.
Bare Bones Broth: A lot of people eat the meat off the bone and discard the bones...don't throw those bones away people! Our friends over at Bare Bones Broth use those bones to create nutrient-dense, collagen-packed liquid gold! Bone broth is full of vitamins & minerals that help strengthen your immune system, as well as collagen that helps you to maintain a healthy gut.
Vital Proteins: Vital Proteins offers a wide array of different gut-healing supplements. One of our favorite is their beef liver capsules! YES, liver from grass-fed, pasture raised cows packs a ton of benefits! These benefits can range from healthy skin and nails, all the way down to helping to keep your immune system strong... and so much more.
Kasandrinos: Kasandrinos Extra Virgin Olive Oil originates from South Eastern Greece and is certified Organic and Paleo amongst other certification. They only sell the current year's harvest so you know you are getting fresh olive oil. The healthy fats found in Olive Oil have been linked to benefits including brain, heart and skin health.
Coola: With a focus on both skin health and the environment, Coola provides sunscreens in both cream and aerosol form that are free of parabens, paba, petroleum and phthalates. They produce their producing in small batches which allows them to take advantage of new developments in sun science.
Goddess Garden: Goddess Garden's sunscreen is not only good for you but good for the planet too! Their sunscreen is made with plant-based ingredients and natural minerals, and it provides broad-spectrum sun protection. Goddess Garden was born when the founders had a baby who was allergic to most sunscreens on the market. They use the pure minerals zinc oxide and titanium dioxide as the active agents for sun protection.
Thinksport: Thinksport works with leading scientists worldwide to create a safe sunscreen that is free of hormone disruptors and carcinogens. Thinksport sunscreen is highly effective, falls into the highest category for water resistance and has a sensible SPF 50+ rating.
Araza Beauty: Araza beauty products are made from natural occurring minerals, raw earth and plant based ingredients and healthy skin-loving fats. Araza beauty products are hand made in the USA. Araza Natural Beauty was founded with the pure desire to get women using healthy beauty products, embrace their natural beauty AND live inspired, healthy and purposeful lives.
Simplicity Cosmetics: This mineral based makeup line is handcrafted in small batches. It is designed to enhance women's natural beauty. Sarah started the company when she used mineral makeup for her wedding and decided to start her own line since she couldn't find what she loved on the market. (Much like Cassy's story!)
AuNaturale Cosmetics: AuNaturale offers high quality pure cosmetics that do not compromise your health. They have everything from foundation to brushes. They maintain close relationships with their suppliers to ensure their product is up their standards. They also started the #CleanBeautyRevolution which encourages everyone to become more aware of the ingredients in the beauty products they purchase.
Innersense Organics: At Innersense, they pride themselves in offering their customers only the finest in Pure, Organic, and Toxin Free beauty products. Their products are formulated with the highest intentions and care for their customers, environment, and planet. They source their ingredients sustainably, working in concert with their global partners as well as local farmers to ensure ethical harvesting practices. They choose to eliminate any and all harmful ingredients such as sulfates, parabens, and gluten, and their products are Cruelty-Free as well as Non-GMO.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Protect Our Breasts: Protect Our Breasts works to share the conversation about chemicals in everyday products found on the grocery shelves that contribute to breast cancer, thus empowering women to make safer choices to protect their breasts during the most vulnerable periods of their lives. They are based out of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
The Environmental Working Group: The Environmental Working Group (EWG) works to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, they drive consumer choice and civic action. If you aren't sure about a product, their Healthy Living app will help you make smart decisions about the products you are bringing into your home.
Barbells for Boobs: The Barbell represents a commitment to health and wellness. It's a lifestyle. It's loud. It's disruptive. It's a movement. The team at B4B is challenging the status quo and changing the conversation when it comes to breast cancer. They are helping to bring early detection services to everyone regardless of age, gender, income and insurance status. They are focused on health and wellness to reduce the risk of cancer.