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July 2016

Fitness

Baobites to Boost Recovery!

July 30, 2016
Baobites

Written by Flora Ambassador, Sage Canaday.  Sage is an elite mountain ultra-trail runner and road marathoner runner. He is a 3-time winner of the Speedgoat 50km, a 2-time US Olympic Trials Qualifier in the marathon (2:16 personal best), and he placed 16th at the Boston Marathon in 2015. He lives in Boulder, CO with his girlfriend Sandi and thrives on a plant-based diet. Everyone wants to know “The Secret” when it comes to boosting athletic performance in a safe and natural way, right?…

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Employee Spotlight – Nancy Leathead

July 28, 2016
Nancy

Employee Spotlight – Nancy Leathead Here at Flora, we feel as though we’re all one big family. Some of us are new to the company while others have been here for 20+ years. We each bring a unique set of qualities to the company. Therefore, we thought we’d post an employee spotlight from time to time so our subscribers can get to know our employees a little better. Name: Nancy Leathead What is Your Role at Flora? Sales Rep Montreal Region…

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Recipes

Baobites Trail Mix Recipe

July 25, 2016
Baobites

Add a new twist on an old favorite with this trail mix recipe incorporating our Baobites Superfruit Snacks (US/CA). Baobab is a wild-harvested superfruit naturally bursting with fiber, electrolytes, and antioxidants! Also, these flavor-packed Baobites are made with 100% pure, organic baobab fruit powder and fruit concentrates. Furthermore, with over 52,500 antioxidant ORAC per 30 g serving, plus your daily vitamin C requirements, and no fat or preservatives, they’re a nutritious snack everyone can enjoy. Print Baobites Trail Mix Ingredients ½ cup…

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Family Featured Lifestyle Recipes

Sustainable Snacking for Summer Fun

July 21, 2016
summer

Heading out into the great outdoors this summer to enjoy some quality time connecting with family, friends, and mother nature? Summertime is the perfect time to take to the outdoors and enjoy the best of the season. Whether you hit the road to do some hiking or camping, or head out for a day on the water, it’s important to stay fueled while you’re on the go. Therefore, we’ve put together a list of some simple, healthful, and delicious snacks…

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Recipes

Udo’s Choice Caesar Dressing

July 18, 2016
Salad Dressing

Every resident chef (yeah, you!) needs go-to dressing recipes that are delicious, simple, and—most importantly—made with real, fresh ingredients, and zero questionable ones. Using Udo’s Oil 3•6•9 Blend (US/CA), nourish the ones you love with this five-star homemade Caesar dressing rich in essential omega-3s & -6s. Udo’s Oil is plant-based (fish-free), sustainable, organic, and non-GMO…clean eating at its best! Ready, set, mix. Print Udo’s Choice Caesar Dressing Makes about 1 ¼ cups. Ingredients 2/3 cup Udo’s Oil Blend (US/CA) ¼ cup…

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Featured Fitness

Rob Krar – Athlete Spotlight

July 14, 2016
Rob Krar

Rob Krar – Photo Credit: Ken Etzel Flora Ambassador, Rob Krar, shares some fun facts with us for this month’s athlete spotlight. Rob has been a Flora ambassador for several years now and has seen much success in his trail running adventures. Some notable first place finishes include: Western States 100 miler, The Canyons Endurance Run 100k, Bootlegger 50k, Run Rabbit Run 100 miler, Leadville 100 miler, UROC 100k, and the Leona Divide 50 miler. A previous pharmacist on the side,…

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Maximize your Summer Fun

July 11, 2016
healthy summer

Ready to step things up this summer? Warm summer days, filled with long daylight hours, set the perfect stage for outdoor activities, whether it’s a game of backyard bocce, a tennis match in a neighborhood court, or a multi-day hike in the wilderness. But while the mild weather tempts high numbers of people outdoors, it also brings with it some challenges. Crossing the line that separates summer fun from muscle cramping, heat stroke, and dehydration can happen in an instant.…

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Featured Recipes

*Raspberry and Beet Tart*

July 4, 2016
Beet

Beets are nutritious, great tasting, sweet, and delicious. Plus, their natural hue is a great way to add a bright pop of color to your summer healthy eating. With the help of Salus® Red Beet Crystals (US/CA), all these benefits are brought to the table. Print *Raspberry and Beet Tart* Ingredients CRUST • 1 cup of walnuts, ground • 1 cup pecans, ground • 4 tbsp butter, melted • 2 tbsp of Salus® Red Beet Crystals • 2 tsp cinnamon FILLING • 500 g cream cheese…

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Healthy Summer BBQ Tips

July 1, 2016
BBQ

Summertime is full of warm weather delights, from lazy days spent poolside, to adventurous outings in the great outdoors. For many, the BBQ becomes the center of the culinary universe during the summer. Long afternoons and evenings spent in the company of good friends and family are made even sweeter by fresh summer spreads cooked outdoors. But there are some pitfalls that come along with the festivities, as frequent feasting can take its toll on your health. Thankfully, there are…

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