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Family Health

Elderberry for Winter Wellness: Research Roundup

January 15, 2019
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This time of year, it seems no matter where you go—grocery stores, elevators, public transportation—someone is sneezing or coughing. Not to mention preschool pickup! Did that kid really just wipe his runny nose with his hand and then grab the doorknob? It’s enough to make you want to retreat into your house with a bottle of sanitizer and stay inside until spring. Well, there is an alternative plan that might leave you and your family a little less stir-crazy. Elderberry!…

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Recipes

Onigiri & Pickled Ginger with Elderberry Crystals

January 8, 2019
Onigiri

We are loving this DIY pickled ginger. It’s a no-fuss, no-cook, easy-peasy pickle. Pickled ginger, often called sushi ginger, is a warming and versatile complement to a variety of dishes, brightening up root veggies, buddha bowls, and our favorite, onigiri (rice balls). Unfortunately, it usually has artificial color, sugar, and aspartame. Not this homemade version! It’s a pickle fit for a cleanse! It’s a snap to make with just a handful of ingredients, too; ginger, vinegar, salt, and elderberry crystals.…

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Health Recipes

Easy No-Bake Cheesecake Bites – Vegetarian & Gluten-Free

November 21, 2018
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These cheesecake bites have a conversation-starting WOW factor great for a holiday potluck: On-trend color Immune-boosting elderberry Everybody loves cheesecake! I love the addition of elderberry. Good cheer and holiday spirit aren’t the only ‘infectious’ things that spread at holiday parties; this way, you’ve got some protection. Print Easy No-Bake Elderberry Cheesecake Bites Ingredients Crust 1 cup pecans or other nut 6 Medjool dates 2 Tbsp salted butter, melted Filling 16 oz (2 packages) cream cheese ½ cup lemon curd,…

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Featured Health

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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Health Recipes

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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Recipes

Meyer Lemon Panna Cotta with Elderberry Crystals

August 2, 2018
panna cotta

Are you feeling fancy? This Meyer Lemon Panna Cotta is the perfect way to impress when it comes to dessert. While panna cotta might sound complicated, we’ll let you in on a little secret: they’re actually super easy! Our friends at Bites and Bashes crafted this seasonal summer delight for us to show off just how well Flora Elderberry Crystals (US/CA) can work in a sweet dish. After all, these organic crystals aren’t just immune boosting and high in antioxidants, they’re…

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Seasonal Travel

The Summer Travel Checklist You Really Need

June 12, 2018
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From catching a bug en route to your dream destination to indulging in some unsettling local eats or the unhealthy airport snacks along the way, there are all sorts of ways your summer travel plans can be dashed if you aren’t prepared. Don’t fret, our fail-safe travel health checklist has everything you need to keep on keeping on and enjoy summer travel to the fullest. You don’t wing your travel plans so don’t wing your health. Travel like one of…

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Seasonal Travel

Summer Time Exploring with Probiotics & Immune Boosters

June 5, 2018
summer

Ah, summer! That time of the year when adventure calls your name. Whether you’re jetting off to explore France or backyard-exploring with the kids, we’ve got your summer excursion essentials list ready for you to stay healthy and enjoy your holidays to the fullest. The best way to make the most of your summer adventures is to come prepared—seriously prepared. Going to be trying the more adventurous of the local cuisine on your travels? Three words: Travel Care Probiotics. Don’t…

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Health Lifestyle Seasonal

Four Ways to Stay Healthy This Flu Season

February 1, 2018
flu

Flu season is here and it’s back with a vengeance. The news and media are warning that this flu season is intense, and 36 states are dealing with widespread flu activity. A high fever, chills, a sore throat, and a long-lasting nasty cough are the symptoms to expect this year. Yikes. It’s not surprising that many of us are searching for some quick cold and flu remedies. We need some immune helpers that we can use at our first sneeze…

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Health Lifestyle Recipes

Immune Superfood Bowl with Elderberry Crystals

January 25, 2018

In the cold weather, we have to strengthen our immune systems to prevent ourselves from getting the yucky seasonal cold or flu! We use Flora Elderberry Crystals and Acerola Powder to help our immune system fight back! Acerola Powder is an excellent source of vitamin C. One serving provides your body with 14 times more vitamin C than an orange! Elderberry Crystals provide relief from cold and flu symptoms; we also like to use it to kill our cold and…

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