Green Beauty Buys: Summer Makeup

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Summer summer summertime…Time to sit back and unwind…

Also, time to update your makeup bag! In my search for an easy breezy warm weather beauty routine, I recently purchased three new-to-me goodies that I had been coveting for quite a while: A beautiful neutral yet versatile eye shadow palette that can go from day to night, a non-toxic mascara that leaves you smudge-free all day (really!) and the most perfect peachy nude lipstick that effortlessly pulls it all together.

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Pesto Farfalle with Roasted Grape Tomatoes and Goat Cheese

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Wanna go to Tuscany this summer?

Yeah, me neither! I mean, who likes delicious food, cypress-lined rolling hills, tiny picturesque towns and the beautiful Mediterranean anyways?!

But all bitterness aside: Here is an upgraded version of a classic northern Italian dish that the whole family can enjoy and that takes minimal time to make. This healthy yet comforting plant-based recipe combines aromatic basil pesto with the contrasting flavor of sweet and juicy oven roasted grape tomatoes. Sprinkle in some creamy goat cheese and presto! – summer in Italy in the comfort of your own home.

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