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Spring Break Borscht

April 25, 2019
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It’s not lost on me just how lucky I am to be married to someone with such a passion and skill for cooking. A recipe with more than a few ingredients has me sweating and stressing in the kitchen. In contrast, Christina is in her element and seems to execute flawlessly the more challenging the dish. Consequently, I have become a master level dishwasher and only occasionally raise an eyebrow at the amount of cookware piled high in the sink!…

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Spring Chill & Cut Cookies

April 11, 2019
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Spring! After our region of the Midwest was hit with a historically bad winter, I have never been happier to see spring. With warmer weather and sunshine finally reemerging, my training has picked back up and with it my craving for sweets. Growing up I always eyed those prepackaged sugar cookie rolls that people sliced and baked, but I was raised in a natural household where my mother would tint food with natural ingredients and make all baked goods from…

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Spring into Spring Break

April 9, 2019
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If you’re like a lot of parents, the thought of spring break coming up fills you with a sort of dread. It’s not that you don’t love your kids—of course, you do!—but you also don’t want to be bombarded with “I’m bored! What should I do?” the entire week. Planning ahead is the answer. And since the weather doesn’t always cooperate in March and April, the smartest move is to plan indoor and outdoor activities to keep your kiddos busy.…

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Spring Greens Smoothie

April 2, 2019
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Spring is in the air, and the first cherry blossoms have bloomed. The sunshine and moisture, flowers and birds are back. Everything is turning green—including our smoothies! Spring greens such as lettuce, kale, and arugula/roquette are now signaling spring in sunny gardens in the southern states. ‘Lettuce’ hope you lucky folks from warm areas gobble them up for us since they sprout up a little later for us here at Flora. In the Pacific northwest, local produce will continue to…

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Kick off Spring with a Gentle Cleanse

March 26, 2019
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We’ve made it through the darker and colder winter months and it’s finally spring! The longer, warmer days are upon us and even our bodies are excited! It’s very common to reach for a cleanse in January, especially after all of that indulgent eating over the holidays. But that’s not what your body was looking for then. In the winter our bodies are working on preservation and maintenance. It’s a quiet process that you may not notice—but it’s an important…

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Barbecue Recipe Biohacks from Flora’s Nutritionist

March 21, 2019
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Nutrition is a field that requires constant learning. As a Holistic Nutritionist, I engage in continuing education to maintain my certification as a Registered Nutritional Consulting Practitioner and Natural Nutrition Clinical Practitioner. In the Product Information department, we are passionate about having accurate information so we can best serve the people we speak with every day. I read studies by day, and I read everything I can at home. Titles currently on my bedside table: The Secret Teachings of Plants…

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Rhubarb & Red Beet Stamina Smoothie

April 24, 2018
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With less than a week left in April, we’re ready to officially ring in springtime—even if the weather doesn’t quite agree with us. Nothing says spring like the tang of rhubarb. Pair it up with the fun color and serious goodness of our Red Beet Crystals (US/CA) and you’ve got yourself a smoothie in the making! Whatever the weather, this recipe will give you a reason to celebrate. Print Rhubarb & Red Beet Stamina Smoothie Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut water…

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Spring Cleansing Event!

March 25, 2016
Spring Cleansing

Join us for our Spring Cleansing Facebook event! Spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner! Flush those toxins with Flor-Essence! We are hosting an online Spring Cleansing event on our Facebook page starting March 28th through April 1st. Head over to our event page and click “going” so you can stay updated with cleansing tips, recipes, giveaways, and more! Head to your local health food store and pick up your bottle of Flor-Essence and be ready to start…

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