In celebration of Earth Day, Trent and Company held a preview of the newest innovations in natural products. The products included everything from vegan burgers to milk based paint. Continue Reading to see some of my favorite products.
GreekGirl Beauty Protein is an all in one protein supplement that contains 100% Greek yogurt and whey protein. It has no fat or sugar and is gluten-free. Best of all, it tastes like chocolate. The line is specifically designed for women on the go. It’s a quick and delicious way to get your protein fix that not only supports lean muscle but also enhances skin and nails. The blend contains eight essential B vitamins and has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that reduces wrinkles and increases circulation. GreekGirl makes your body healthier and stronger from the inside. And it tastes absolutely amazing.
Quorn was started with the essential goal of helping consumers eat less meat. The meat free products are made from Mycoprotein, a naturally occurring fungus, is a type of plant protein that replicates the texture and taste of meat.Fun fact: even meat eaters are fans. Over three quarters of Quorn’s customer base is now non-vegetarians. The brand is sold at retailers like Wal-Mart, Meijer, and Kroger. Their expanded vegan collection includes Vegan Chik’n Tenders, Vegan Spicy Chikn Patty, Vegan Chikn Cutlets, Vegan Breaded Chikn Cutlets, and Vegan Burger. The rest of the products are vegetarian friendly and contain egg.
This snack is like the cooler, more grown up fruit snack. Founder Matt Mograbi first created Matt’s Munchies when he saw the variety of unhealthy snacks that were on the market. He then created the perfect fruit snack: with no added sugar or artificial ingredients, the Munchies are made from organic fruits and spices and is both organic and vegan. The Munchies come in fun flavors like Mango Ginger, Banana Coconut, Island Mango, Apple-Licious, and Mango Acai. The cute 100-calorie serving portions are $13.50 for a pack of six or $24.50 for a pack of twelve.
In 2008, Jason Lutz created the perfect hammock chair. Vermont Cedar Chair Company’s innovative design mirrors that of a suspended hammock chair but has a floating seat. The design allows for the chair to mold perfectly to each person’s body. Not only are the chairs well designed and comfortable, they’re sustainable. Sticking true to his “Waste Not” mantra, Lutz designed chairs that can use left-over or “forgotten” wood; wood is only collected from trees with diameters of four inches or less (thin woods.) The rustic furniture line is perfect for city dwellers. The company offers pieces that are both functional and romantic, offering city dwellers a rustic vibe.
Trilipiderm was launched with the idea of creating products from natural ingredients that would fix alleviate dry skin. The brand takes great pride in only choosing ingredients that mimic the skin’s natural composition. The brand just launched their Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen with Vitamin D. The lipid-balancing formula comprises mainly of all-natural ingredients like Jojoba, Olive, and Chamomile. The Sunscreen contains Vitamin D, which aids in the production of new collagen, providing anti-aging benefits.
Nearly $32 billion dollars are spent on eyewear each year. Yet there was concept of an eyewear box on the market. That’s exactly what inspired the founders of OYOBox to create a jewelry box essentially for eyewear. The boxes can fit up to six to eight frames, keeping everything from designer to prescription frames safe. The OYOBoxes are hand crafted and come in a variety of colors in wood finishes. TheOYOBox not only keeps all your shades safe but also shows them off stylishly with a shatterproof top window. Since launching in 2013, the brand has gone on to garner widespread support and was even listed as one of Oprah’s Favorite Things.
We are all familiar with the dreaded paint smell, the pungent aroma that we can’t quite erase from memory. What most people don’t know is that the acrylic paint contains harmful gases that continue to emit long after the pain has dried. Enter Real Milk Paint. Milk Paint was created in order to offer a safer alternate to acrylic paint. The Milk based paint is environmentally friendly and doesn’t emit dangerous toxins. It comes in a variety of colors and is sold in powder form. To activate it, simply add water. Unlike traditional paints, Milk Paint can be safely discarded onto the yard and it actually fertilizes the grass. The paint can be used on everything from wood to metal. So go ahead, paint your house with Real Milk Paint without worrying about dangerous toxins.