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

March 6, 2018
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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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Fats That Heal – Premium Omega Oils

February 20, 2018
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Not all fats are created equal. The word “fat” often gets a bad rap. But the reality is some fats actually make your body flourish and boost your brain power. Say hello to our premium omega oils, ranging from an Omega 3+6+9 Blend (US/CA) to our DHA (US/CA) and high lignan boosted (US) formulas designed to deliver the good fats your body needs to properly function, improve cognitive abilities, and support your overall health.* If you’re looking for a healthy…

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Making 2018 Your Healthiest & Fittest

January 9, 2018
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If there’s one thing that’s certain about 2018, this year is your oyster. Whether you’ve made a resolution to lose weight, get healthier, fitter, or just feel better overall, there’s no better time to start than today.  Is 2018 the year you finally get a good night’s sleep? Finally bid digestion woes adieu? Say goodbye to inflammation? Meet those workout goals? It can be. New year, new you! Better yet? We’re here to help you make those 2018 dreams come…

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Morning Rush Detox Smoothie

January 7, 2018

Loaded with digestion-boosting, metabolism-revving, colon cleansing, inflammation-soothing, blood-sugar-regulating, enzymes, antioxidant phytochemicals, and fiber. Print Morning Rush Detox Smoothie Ingredients • ½ cup water • 1 1-inch piece fresh peeled ginger (or ½-1 teaspoon ground ginger) • ½ cup frozen berries • ½ apple, peeled and cored • 4 oz. juice, tart cherry or pineapple • 1-2 tbsp. lemon or lime juice • 1 tbsp. Udo’s Oil 3•6•9 Blend (US/CA) • 1 tsp. - 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar • 1 scoop…

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Pesto Pizza Featuring Flora’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil

December 14, 2017
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I almost never have fresh herbs on hand. But I whipped this pesto up with a spinach base and it was so good. In your blender goes: 2 cloves garlic 1 c fresh spinach 2 tbsp. Flora extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp. walnuts 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp. lemon juice 2 tbsp. nutritional yeast Spread on your favorite pizza dough, add toppings of your choice—I went with roasted tomatoes and almond-based ricotta cheese—and bake as directed. Enjoy!   Rebecca…

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MCTs: An Introduction

December 10, 2017
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Omega Sport+™ (US/CA) is a fantastic oil blend that features a unique good kind of fat called medium-chain triglycerides, or MCTs for short. MCTs and omega fatty acids have different physical chemistries. Other oil molecules need to go through a complex digestion process, but MCTs take a shortcut. MCTs are more easily mixed with water or other liquids. They have a different shape and a shorter number of molecules. Thus, they get absorbed easily into the bloodstream from the gut; they…

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