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Honey-Roasted Veggie Salad

July 24, 2019
honey-roasted

This warm honey-roasted salad is the perfect wholesome lunch or dinner featuring delicious honey-sesame baked veggies, nutrient-dense kale, protein, and fiber-rich chickpeas, avocado (to keep you feeling full), and probiotic-rich sauerkraut. The dressing features Flora’s Red Beet Apple Cider Vinegar & Manuka Honey mixed with tahini and lemon juice. Zesty, creamy and sweet. The Red Beet Apple Cider Vinegar is absolutely delicious on its own as a wellness shot. I love to have mine with a glass of water before…

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Spring Break Borscht

April 25, 2019
borscht

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 Greens Smoothie

April 2, 2019
spring

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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Eating Better, Feeling Worse? Why It Happens & What to Do

February 7, 2019
eating

New year, new diet. “I will eat more plants”, you tell yourself, or something similar. A while later you are eating healthier. Your clothes fit a bit better. You feel good about your actions. However, on another level, you feel bad—maybe even worse. Digestive irregularity or discomfort and maybe headaches, mood swings, or fatigue. What gives? What might be happening—and how to fix it Eating better can confuse your body for a time.  How much you change your nutritional status,…

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Pumpkin Seed & Pea Pasta: Two Ways

January 25, 2019
pumpkin

Anyone else craving hearty, warming, satiating foods this January? *Raises hand emphatically!* That’s why I ended up creating this recipe. I wanted to make a pasta sauce rich in chlorophyll and healthy fats, and what I ended up finding was a really light, crisp pasta. I know that isn’t typical of winter but trust me. Your spring cravings will be satisfied, and your skin will be hydrated and nourished by all of the healthy, unsaturated fats and zinc. I added…

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Wild Salmon & Stir-Fried Vegetables

January 9, 2019
wild

Print Wild Salmon & Stir Fried Vegetables Yield: 4 Ingredients 2 onions 4 garlic cloves 4 carrots 2 large zucchini 1 large sweet red pepper 2 tbsp. Flora Sacha Inchi Oil 4 (6 oz.) wild salmon fillets Instructions Peel onions. Cut each in half lengthwise. Dice garlic and chop carrots, zucchini, and red pepper into chunks. Heat oven to 400 F. Meanwhile, add 1 tbsp. oil to large skillet on medium heat. Add onions, garlic, carrots, zucchini, red peppers, salt,…

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Sacha Inchi Pesto Sauce

December 4, 2018
sacha inchi

Almost every variation of pesto recipe known to man utilizes olive oil as the base of a pesto sauce. And while I get it—it’s a savory oil with a distinct taste and high antioxidant content—I’ve been wanting to try a new oil in a pesto recipe. Finding a high-quality oil with an abundant supply of omega fats and antioxidants isn’t easy with many cheap, oxidized vegetable oils such as canola on supermarket shelves. Sacha inchi oil isn’t very well-known, but…

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Tahini-Topped Smoothie Bowl

February 15, 2018
tahini

Print Tahini-Topped Smoothie Bowl Ingredients 1 cup baby spinach ½ banana, frozen ¼ ripe avocado ¼ cup blueberries, frozen 1 scoops vanilla protein powder 1 scoop Green Blend (US) / Beyond Greens (CA) 1 cup coconut water or nut milk Instructions Blend, blend, blend until smooth Top with tahini and grain free granola 6.0.6 http://blog.florahealthy.com/tahini-topped-smoothie-bowl/ For more delicious recipes like this, follow @TallulahAlexandra on Instagram.…

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