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Haunted Halloween Monster Treats

October 30, 2018
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Trick or treat? Why choose when you can have both! Trick your taste buds with these haunted Halloween marshmallow monsters combined with Flora’s fermented greens. They’re a scary good Halloween party treat. Flora’s Green Blend (US) / Beyond Greens (CA) is a combination of fermented grasses and greens designed to help you get an extra dose of leafy greens and vegetables. These Halloween goodies transform regular rice krispie treats into your favorite green monster—all depending on how you decorate. These…

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Halloween Gummies with Kinder Love & Floradix

October 25, 2018
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These spooky gummies are a fun way for your kids to get their vitamins this Halloween. The recipe can easily be adjusted so you can use any mold you want! Print Halloween Gummies with Kinder Love & Floradix Yield: 10 - 10 mL pumpkins and 8 - 20 mL spiders Ingredients For Pumpkins: 50 mL Kinder Love (US) / Kindervital (CA) 40 mL 100% juice (orange, mango, carrot, or a blend) 1-2 tbsp. organic gelatin (more gelatin will make a…

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The Real Immune Booster You’ve Been Looking For

October 23, 2018
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We all know that vitamin C is the poster child immune booster. But there’s something else you should actually be grabbing when you feel that pesky cold coming on: probiotics. Why? Because your immune system starts in your gut. Yup, your gut health and your immune system are tied together like two peas in a pod against sickness. “A huge proportion of your immune system is actually in your GI tract,” says Dan Peterson, assistant professor of pathology at the Johns…

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“Mulled Wine” Apple Tart with Flora Apple Cider Vinegar

October 16, 2018
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Something about fall just calls for baking. This season get festive and stay healthy thanks to one ingredient: Flora’s Turmeric & Cinnamon Apple Cider Vinegar. Taken as a shot to aid digestion* or mixed into an apple tart, this fall-flavored wellness shot does it all. Vinegar in a dessert? Yeah, we know it sounds a bit weird. But in the same way that a pinch of salt can amplify the sweetness of a dessert, adding a bit of cinnamon and…

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Colorful Fall Slaw with Flora Apple Cider Vinegar

October 11, 2018
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This dish is a light and bright take on slaw. Taking advantage of all kinds of flavors, it’s sweet, tangy and juicy. Our fall slaw features autumn apples fresh from the Pacific Northwest and farmer’s market root veg the colors of fall foliage. Print Fall Slaw with Flora Apple Cider Vinegar Ingredients 1/4 C sesame seeds Pinch of salt 1 clove of garlic 3 T Flora Apple Cider Vinegar Wellness Shot - Ginger & Lemon Flavor (US/CA) 2 T Flora…

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Pumpkin Spice Almond Milk Latte with Flora Pumpkin Seed Oil

October 9, 2018
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If fall were a flavor, it would undoubtedly be pumpkin spice. Keep your kitchen festive and healthy this year by incorporating pumpkin spice in a new way: cooking with pumpkin seed oil! Rich in omega-6 and -9, this cold-pressed culinary oil is just what the season—and your body—call for. While pumpkin spice sips and sweets may automatically put you in a festive mood, most of the recipes out there are chock full of bad fats and sugars. This goes double…

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Why Everyone Is Going Crazy for Elderberry

October 2, 2018
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Elderberry has become super popular lately. Bottles of elderberry capsules line the health food store shelves, crafty moms are blogging about how to make your own elderberry syrup, and chefs are incorporating the dark purple berries into everything from crumbles to coulis. What’s so great about elderberries? They’re nutritious. Elderberries are packed with vitamin C, boasting a whopping 87 percent of the Daily Value (DV) in a one-cup serving of fresh fruit. They’re also full of free radical-fighting phytonutrients such…

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Gut-Loving Water Kefir with Flora Elderberry Crystals

September 27, 2018
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Why are more and more of us experiencing an imbalance in gut bacteria? The answer is complicated and very unique to the individual, but there are factors that contribute to a decreased microflora and ways to counteract this. The prevalent use of antibiotics, especially for a prolonged period of time, chronically, or starting from a young age have a huge impact on our gut bacteria. While antibiotics certainly have their place in the world of medicine and have saved many…

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Iron Could Be the Hidden Reason Behind Your Fatigue

September 25, 2018
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Iron deficiency is more common than you think. We all seem to have accepted that tired is the new normal. It’s easy to write off persistent fatigue as the inevitable result of a busy, modern life. But what if there’s a tangible, correctable, physiological reason behind your exhaustion? Your tiredness could be due to iron deficiency. You need iron to help you manufacture hemoglobin, a key component of red blood cells. If your blood vessels are streets, hemoglobin is the…

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Get a Fresh Start This Fall with a Gentle Cleanse

September 18, 2018
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The change in seasons often inspires us to make a new start. What better way to start fresh than to do a cleanse? Some people are turned off by the idea of cleansing because it seems too extreme or harsh on the body. Plus, no one is a fan of spending hours chained to the bathroom. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There’s a gentle way to detoxify your system in one week. Let’s be clear what a…

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