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Vegan Pink Pancakes with Salus Red Beet Crystals

February 11, 2018
pink

There’s nothing like brightening up your weekend morning with a food that’s as Instagram-worthy as it is tasty. Even better when it’s healthy! These pink pancakes, colored with antioxidant and vitamin-packed Salus Red Beet Crystals (US/CA), are just what your Saturday morning was looking for. Plus, they’re a fan favorite for the little ones! Want to bring it up a notch? Mix 1 scoop Red Beet Crystals into ¾ cup maple syrup for a dark magenta syrup to top off…

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Upgrade Your Smoothie with Our Vitamin-Packed Smoothie Boosters

October 17, 2017
smoothie boosters

Let’s face it: modern life needs smoothies. They’re a great way to make sure you’re getting everything you need for your body all in one delicious sip. While smoothies can be the saving grace you need for the quick pre-work breakfast or post-workout refuel, you may not be helping yourself out as much as you think if you’re not putting the right stuff in there. Our smoothie boosters are here to help! Using our organic Red Beet Crystals (US/CA), our…

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7 Signs of an Iron Deficiency

October 6, 2017
iron deficiency

Feeling exhausted? And not the normal kind of exhausted—the deep-down, can barely function, whole body exhaustion? If you do, you may have an iron deficiency. And you’re probably also a woman. Iron deficiency can happen in men too, it’s just much less common. Usually it’s due to giving blood or long-distance running. But for women, our day-to-day life can create this exhausting deficiency. There are two reasons you may become deficient: You’re not taking in (or not absorbing) enough iron,…

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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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4 Signs of a Magnesium Deficiency

June 2, 2017
magnesium

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
red beet

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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Beet Tzatziki Recipe With Salus Red Beet Crystals

May 8, 2017
beet tzatziki

This tzatziki recipe just can’t be BEET! Adding Salus Red Beet Crystals (US/CA) to this classic Mediterranean spread creates a sweet taste and beautiful pink color for any dish, including falafel pitas. Spread this tzatziki on your toast or add a bit more olive oil and use it as a dressing! It’s bursting with flavor and packed with nutrition. Print Beet Tzatziki Recipe Ingredients 2 tbsp. Greek yogurt 2 tsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. chopped fresh dill 1/2 tsp. Salus Red…

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My Heart Beets for You!

February 14, 2017
beets

Did you know that the heart beats on average 80 times per minute, 4,800 times per hour, and an epic 115,200 times per day? During exercise our heart works much harder and pumps blood faster to supply our body’s cells with the oxygen and nutrients they need to function more efficiently. Beets have been in the spotlight and made several headlines over the past few years. Research on red beet juice has shown it supports muscle performance during exercise. This…

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Red Beet Velvet Cupcake Recipe

February 12, 2017
Red Beet

There are few desserts as popular for Valentine’s Day as red velvet cake, a perfect match with its palette of burgundy and creamy white. For the cake to be made in a way authentic to the original from New York’s culinary darling the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, a red velvet cake “must” include: 1. A hint of cocoa No problem here – natural cocoa powder contains anthocyanins, the same antioxidant found in pomegranates and cranberries. Note: traditionally the cocoa was the…

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Athlete Spotlight – Krissy Moehl

September 23, 2016
Krissy Moehl

Perhaps, no one has seen quite the range of courses as Flora ambassador, Krissy Moehl. She appreciates the opportunities to see the world through the lens of running and is thankful for the miles her body continues to let her cover. In addition to running races and traveling, she is an ambassador for Patagonia, Vasque Footwear, Pro-Tec Athletics, and Julbo. She is the race director for the Chuckanut 50k, coaches athletes, and launched her first book, Running Your First Ultra,…

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