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All Things Pumpkin

November 8, 2018
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Pumpkin has long had a health halo around it and gets tons of attention in the fall with both Halloween and Thanksgiving—and certain spiced drinks which shall remain nameless—but its use and benefits extend far beyond just the autumnal months. Flora makes two different pumpkin oils: pumpkin oil and pumpkin seed oil. Different terms for the same thing. Both are delicious and Certified Organic. The Hydro-Therm™ Pumpkin Oil (US) is a delicious, savory culinary oil. The hydro-therm method is a…

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Featured Recipes Seasonal

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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Family

Boost Your Kids’ Brain Health Today!

August 28, 2018
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Your kids are constantly growing. Make sure your kids’ brains get what they need to keep them on their “A-game” and grow into their best, healthiest selves with Flora’s children’s line. Ensuring children hit all the nutritional marks can be challenging—understatement of the year!—mainly because the typical modern diet is composed of refined foods stripped of their nutrients. If it’s not hard enough to make sure your kids are getting the vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats they need to develop…

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Health

Upgrade Your Salad Game with Omega-Rich Dressings

August 7, 2018
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Salad is healthy, right? Not always. While a pile of lettuce and vegetables can be just what the doctor ordered, an unhealthy salad dressing can undo all the good you’re doing for your body. Upgrade your summer salads with omega-rich Udo’s Oil®! Your body will thank you. Omega oils are chock full of the good stuff: healthy fats. The best part? They can easily be subbed for any oil called for in your salad dressing recipe, bringing your salad up…

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Health Recipes

Red Beet Pizza Crust with Cashew, Pear & Balsamic

June 21, 2018
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Makes 2 (8-10”) pizzas Print Beet-za Crust with Cashew, Pear & Balsamic Ingredients Dough 2 cups stoneground spelt flour 3/4 cup lukewarm water 1 tsp active dry yeast 2 tbsp Salus Red Beet Crystals (US / CA) 1 tsp Himalayan pink sea salt 2 tbsp Flora Extra Virgin Olive Oil (US) Toppings 1 package of plain cashew cream cheese (offers a sweetness to the pizza) 1 bunch of asparagus 1 ripe pear diced 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 fennel root,…

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Health Lifestyle

Beyond Olive Oil: Let Your Inner Foodie Shine with Flora Culinary Oils

June 19, 2018
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Whether you’re the chef in your family or you just really enjoy a homecooked meal, our line of premium organic culinary oils will bring out your inner foodie. Simply drizzle over soups, salads, and more, to effortlessly up your cooking game. While we do make a mighty delicious Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the world of culinary oils has so much more kitchen inspiration to offer. Bring a greater level of authenticity to your Asian dishes with our Sesame Oil. Our…

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Fitness Health

Ditch the Gym! 5 Reasons to Exercise Outside

May 3, 2018
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We know we don’t have to convince you of the health benefits of exercise. You already know it strengthens your bones, muscles, and heart—and boosts your mood and brain to boot. But did you know where you exercise matters? Yep, turns out exercising in the fresh air is better for you than running on a treadmill looking at a cinderblock wall. Which isn’t really surprising when you consider that we humans used to spend the vast majority of our time…

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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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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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