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March 2018

Recipes

Sparkling Ginger Beet Lemonade with Salus Red Beet Crystals

March 29, 2018
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Packed full of antioxidants from the goodness of red beets, this simple sparkling drink is a great way to replenish vitamins post-workout or before a night out! Whether you’re in charge of refreshments for after soccer practice or just looking for a delicious juice to spike for happy hour, look no further than our sparkling lemonade infused with ginger and red beets. Sparkling Ginger Beet Lemonade 3 cups sparkling water or club soda 1½ cups fresh lemon juice 4 scoops…

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Health Recipes

Blood Orange, Flax & Beet Smoothie – Gotcha Covered

March 27, 2018
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It’s blood orange season! And while all our citrusy friends are known for being high in vitamin C and antioxidants—perfect for keeping your immune system strong on these cold early spring days—the blood orange takes the slot for our favorite citrus thanks to its beautiful red color. The star of a colorful smoothie This tart blood orange sipper gets a hit of sweetness and omega-3 essential fatty acids from Flora’s Flax Oil (US/CA). This premium organic oil provides omega -3 and -6…

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Health Recipes

Gnocchi with Roasted Squash, Arugula & Pumpkin Seed Pesto

March 25, 2018

Here’s a quick recipe you can whip up in about 30 minutes! Print Gnocchi with Roasted Squash, Arugula & Pesto Ingredients 12 oz. pre-made gnocchi (we used store-bought) 2 tbsp vegan butter For squash: Squash of choice, cubed (we used Red Kuri) Flora Extra Virgin Olive Oil, to taste Salt & pepper  For pesto: 2 cups spinach 1/4 cup parsley 1/2 cup arugula 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 2 cloves garlic 2 tbsp lemon juice 1/3-1/2 cup Flora Pumpkin Seed Oil (US/CA)…

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Health Seasonal

Help for This Allergy Season

March 22, 2018
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I love spring, the first blades of grass and new buds on the trees. But I haven’t always been a spring lover. A few years ago, those first signs of spring were met with a different response: ACHOO! Interestingly, allergies and hay-fever have not always been a human trait. In fact, they’re relatively new to us. Seasonal allergies may have begun as recently as the Industrial Revolution, and—this is the intriguing part—they only hit the upper classes. It was so…

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Featured

Flax Seed Oils are Natural Magic

March 20, 2018
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We don’t believe there’s a magical “cure all” shortcut to a healthier you—it’s about balance, diet, supplements, and time. We do believe in the truly magical power of essential fatty acids (EFAs) on your body’s overall health. Say hello to Flora’s Flax Seed Oils (US/CA), one of the richest forms of omega-3 EFAs on the planet. So why are flax oils so good for you? Flax oil is one of the richest sources of ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), the omega-3 from…

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Featured Recipes

Apple Sesame Spice Muffins Featuring Flora Sesame Oil

March 13, 2018
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Healthy, omega-rich cooking oils can be used for a whole lot more than making salad dressings and greasing pans. In fact, cooking oils rich in healthy fats can be used for some of your favorite baking. Take EFA oils to the sweet side with everything from cakes to cookies and even muffins. Here’s to healthy fats getting the tasty love they (and you) deserve. Try your hand at one of our favorite pastries with these Apple Sesame Spice Muffins with…

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Lifestyle Recipes

Beet Risotto with Salus Red Beet Crystals

March 11, 2018
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Risotto is one of those dishes people think is much harder to execute than it actually is. Make this tasty beet risotto even easier by using Flora’s organic beet crystals (US/CA) in place of messy beet pulp and give your risotto a beautiful color with a delicious beet taste to match. Top with poppy seeds and goat cheese and you’ll have a dish that seems deceptively difficult—ready to impress even the fussiest foodie at your dinner party. Print Beet Risotto…

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Featured Health Recipes

Super Green Veggie Burger Patties

March 7, 2018
veggie Burger

Surprisingly, veggie burgers aren’t always the healthiest of burgers. From filler carbs to highly processed meat alternatives, veggies burgers don’t always fulfill the healthful promise they make and can often be just as unhealthy as their meaty counterparts. Put unhealthy veggie burgers in the past and make your burger truly green with the incorporation of Flora’s Green Blend (US)/Beyond Greens (CA) blend of fermented greens and grasses. Packed with serving after serving of your daily veggie requirement and natural probiotic,…

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Bring EFAs to Your Diet with Flora’s Premium Culinary Oils

March 6, 2018
EFAs

Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are an integral part of a healthy diet. They help with proper development and functioning of your brain and nervous system.* They help support normal blood pressure.* They even have a hand in the development and maintenance of healthier hair and nails. EFAs are heavy hitters.* While the body can synthesize some of the good stuff it needs to properly function, EFAs are the foundational fats your body needs but just can’t make on its own.…

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Education Lifestyle

Four Easy Steps to Make Peace with Yeast

March 1, 2018
Super 8

If there’s one word that strikes fear the most in my clients it’s the “dreaded C-word”: candida. It’s probably because it’s so common; most of us have a friend or colleague who has been put on a six-month incredibly restrictive candida cleanse. You know the type: you’re constantly in the kitchen preparing food and you feel like you’ll never eat anything truly enjoyable ever again. It’s a very hard six-month sentence. I’ve also dealt with a very stubborn candida problem…

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