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5 Vegan Gifts Under $15

5 Gifts Under $15

 

Want to know a secret? You can be a masterful gift giver without emptying your wallet! Check out these gift suggestions we’ve found that keep your gift-giving budget under $15 per person.

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What to Eat for Healthy, Clear Skin

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A healthy complexion is a real confidence booster.  By intentionally eating foods with specific nutrients, you can improve your overall skin health to attain your dream glow.

To help you get started on the road to picture-perfect skin, we’ve created a menu that will make it easy for you to target your skin concern, whether it’s dryness or wrinkles, sun damage or blemishes. Read more…

DIY Moisturizing Face Mask

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This easy, 3-ingredient mask prepares dry summer skin for cooler weather. Perfect for dry or acne-prone skin, it combines the moisturizing benefits of oats and banana with bacteria-fighting lemon juice and smells so amazing that you might just want to eat it. Read more…

Vegan Kitchen Tools: How to Sprout, Brew Kombucha, and Ferment Veggies at Home

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With springtime in full swing, many of us start thinking about gardening and other sustainable ways to grow our own foods. In the past month, I have grown an abundance of sprouts and brewed a few gallons of kombucha. And I’m already planning ahead for summer canning! There’s just something so satisfying about do-it-yourself projects. Want to feel like a scientist in your kitchen? Read on to learn which DIY products are most loved by the Vegan Cuts team.

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DIY Sprouting: Lentil, Alfalfa and Mung

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Have you been waiting to learn how to grow sprouts for awhile? The easiest way to grow sprouts at home is with a kit. I’d recommend the Sustainable Santa Cruz’s GreenSprout Kit because it’s super easy to use—all you need is a widemouth mason jar and a bit of patience. There’s no dirt required. Each kit comes with everything else you need: sprouting screen, organic cotton produce bag, 6 ounces of organic sprouting seeds, and instructions with a sprouting chart. You’ll have a jar filled with seriously cute, nutritious sprouts in just 3-4 days.

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Mother’s Day Gifts on Vegan Cuts

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Springtime means that Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and this is one holiday you really can’t afford to slack on. You want to stay on Mom’s good side, don’t you?

Sometimes, moms are easy to shop for. If your dear mum has a growing collection of jewelry charms or a penchant for a particular fragrance, you might be tempted to fall in line and gift her something she already knows, loves, and has probably been receiving for years. Consider breaking out of the norm and spoiling mom with some new treats of the vegan variety instead. Whether your mom is vegan or not, she’s sure to appreciate a unique gift from an ethical company.

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