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Sacha Inchi Peanut Sauce Recipe

July 17, 2017
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Sacha Inchi Oil (US/CA) is full of healthy fats and packed with a nutty flavor, but can be intimidating in the kitchen. After some serious thought and experimentation, I found that it’s the perfect base for this easy savory peanut sauce which can be used on veggie noodles or with quinoa! Just add veggies, nuts, seeds, or proteins for a well-rounded meal. Print Sacha Inchi Peanut Sauce Ingredients 1 tbsp. Flora Sacha Inchi Oil 1 tbsp. peanut butter 1/2 tbsp. coconut…

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Get Glowing, Healthy Skin

July 11, 2017

It’s all about beautiful skin from the inside out. That’s right, I’m not talking about what to put on your skin but what to put inside your belly so you can create beautiful, glowing skin. That’s where really gorgeous skin comes from—from the inside out. The madness started about 40 years ago when the first dietary guidelines came down from the government. Their focus was to make Americans healthier, but 40 years later we’re actually more obese and have more…

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4 Signs of Adrenal Fatigue

July 5, 2017

Do you feel like you’re living in a fog of fatigue? Tired body, tired mind, tired everything? Do you reach for a caffeine boost constantly throughout the day? Our body really wants to be healthy and balanced; it does everything it can each day to keep you feeling great. Feeling exhausted and tired is your body telling you that its batteries are running very low. So, what do we do if our phone’s batteries are running low? We recharge it.…

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Honey Mustard Vinaigrette Recipe

June 27, 2017
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Perfect for a fresh summer salad paired with your favorite berries! This sunflower seed oil-based vinaigrette is super flavorful and offers some of the benefits that come from sunflower seeds themselves—such as increased energy, uplifted mood, and support for your cardiovascular system. Talk about good mood food! Sunflower seeds have been cultivated for thousands of years, originally by the indigenous people of Mexico and Peru. Brought to Europe by Spanish explorers, the seeds have since played a significant role in…

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Beet the Bonk with Beet Crystals

June 21, 2017
Beet Crystals

Preparing to run Canada’s largest road race for the first time in 25 years, I put Salus Red Beet Crystals (US/CA) to the test in training, feeling less fatigued when I used them. I wanted to know the science behind why it works, to be sure it wasn’t my imagination. Here are the questions I asked, and what I discovered: Why the excitement over beet juice, beet crystals, and beets? Beets have a unique mix of nutrients and attributes that line…

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Grandma’s tips for staying happy and athletic at any age

June 9, 2017
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How often do you joke that you’re getting old and out of shape? Do you expect heart function, breathing ability, and muscle strength to decline? Many of us do. Instead, we could stay open minded. Since expectations may influence behavior, I invite you to challenge those beliefs, and your health outcomes. Many older athletes, known as masters athletes, are showing us what’s possible. According to a 2002 study, maximum heart rate and VO2max (breathing capacity) do drop at an average…

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Manuka Honey Cheesecake Recipe

June 5, 2017
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Who would say no to cheesecake! This cheesecake recipe will please guests or family, as you have the added Manuka Honey (US/CA) that makes this so special. It would also make a perfect father’s day treat for the special dad in your life! Print Manuka Honey Cheesecake Recipe Ingredients 4 shortbread biscuits 5 oz. cream cheese 3.5 tbsp. heavy cream zest from one lemon 1 tbsp. xylitol 2 tbsp. Manuka Honey, plus 1 tsp. extra 1/2 cup raspberries Instructions Sit…

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4 Signs of a Magnesium Deficiency

June 2, 2017
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Do you LOVE dark chocolate? Like, do you think about it all day? Is it a food that you always have in your house and you reach for it constantly? What I if I told you that your love of dark chocolate may in fact be a sign of a nutrient deficiency? Your body may be reaching for chocolate because it’s high in a very important mineral…magnesium. Magnesium is an unsung hero in our health. We tend to concentrate on…

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Red Beet Chocolate Cups Recipe

May 29, 2017
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Let them BEET cake, I’ve got something better. These gut friendly red beet cups have got me movin’ and groovin’ to the sound of….beets! You better believe these are good for you, gut lovin’ treats…with NO food coloring!   Print Red Beet Chocolate Cups Recipe Ingredients 1 large ripe banana (1 cup sliced) 1 tsp. Salus Red Beet Crystals 1/4 cup hot water 2 tsp. Vital Proteins grass-fed gelatin Chocolate of choice for coating Instructions In a small blender, puree…

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Manuka Honey Smoothie Bowl Recipe

May 24, 2017
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  Kefir is a fermented milk product that tastes like a drinkable yogurt. It contains high levels of vitamin B12, calcium, magnesium, and more that make your breakfast super nutritious. With added Manuka Honey (US/CA), this smoothie bowl turns into a great start to your day!   Print Manuka Honey Smoothie Bowl Recipe Ingredients 17 oz. Kefir 1 frozen banana 1 capsule of Flora's Adult's Probiotic US/CA 1 tsp. Manuka Honey US/CA 1 tsp. vanilla powder Toppings: pumpkin seeds, blueberries,…

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