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May 2020

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Lemon Ginger Pickled Vegetables

May 28, 2020

An awesome little skill to have under your cooking belt is quick pickling. It’s especially useful for making fresh produce last longer PLUS it really gives life to your meals! Let’s not forget that a balanced palate includes some sour and salty tastes! To Make the Lemon Ginger Brine: Makes enough for three jarsTime: 10 minutes + 12 hours to pickle1 cup Lemon Ginger Apple Cider Vinegar1 cup apple cider vinegar*1 1/2 cups water2 tsp sea salt Method:Add all ingredients…

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The Link Between Cardio, Respiratory and Immune Health

May 26, 2020

In these pandemic times, there’s been a massive upswing in people’s interest in exercise to support their immune, cardio and respiratory health. With gyms being closed in most areas over the past few months, it’s no wonder that online sales of things like weight training equipment and bicycles have skyrocketed. There’s also been a very noticeable increase in people jogging –and what’s not to like? It’s free, outdoors, accessible and reduces your stress while improving numerous measures of health. There…

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Mini Apple Pie Cups

May 21, 2020

What a sweet day to be alive! And to make it even sweeter – These mini apple pie cups! These cute little cups are quick, easy, full of all the warming spices, and naturally sweetened! The cookie crust is an amazing mix of sweet cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, and ginger and the apple pie filling is SO easy; sauteed apples, cinnamon, and @florahealthy manuka honey! #Beflorahealthy #ManukaHoney DANI @danishealthyeats is a Holistic Nutritionist from Seattle, Washington.

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World Bee Day

May 18, 2020

In 2016, Slovenia proposed the idea of a World Bee Day to the United Nations. Slovenia has a long history of beekeeping and the highest per capita number of beekeepers in the world. They’ve long understood the important role these key pollinators have in our eco-system. As a result, in 2018, May 20th was declared the official World Bee Day for each year going forward. It’s estimated that up to 75% of our crops depend on pollinators for reproduction and…

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Paleo Pancakes

May 13, 2020

PALEO PANCAKES with wild bluebs & coconut flakes?✨recipe below as follows using Udo’s oil in a special way FRANCESCA CONFORTI @franniesfoodfreedom is a Holistic Nutritionist, Yoga teacher and Master of Neurolinguistic programming.

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The Dynamic Dialogue between Probiotics and our Immune System

May 12, 2020

Most people are familiar with probiotics as “good bacteria” that support a healthy digestive tract. One area that’s gaining more awareness is how they also play important roles in supporting our immune health too. From birth, the microbiome, the community of microbes in our digestive tract, starts to develop and it communicates with our immune system, helping it grow and develop as we do. Some of this communication is local, with immune cells and nodes in our intestinal lining, but…

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Burmese Ginger Salad

May 7, 2020

Have you ever tried a Burmese Ginger salad? This is my take featuring Flora’s Udo’s Oil 3.6.9 Blend. I’ve been enjoying this nutritious salad with all my main courses and it can be a lunch on its own too. I always make sure to have my daily dose of omega’s and Udo’s Oil makes it easy. Each serving provides the omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids (EFAs) the body needs but cannot make on its own. EDGAR CASTREJON @edgarraw is a wellness,…

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7 (+1) Spring Skincare Tips

May 5, 2020

Winter can do a real number on your skin. Between the cold, dry air outside and the hot, dry air inside, your skin can resemble the Sahara by the time it’s over. The mild days of spring have probably already brought some relief, so now’s the time to seize the day and finish the job. To help your skin stay healthy this spring, follow these 7 tips for everyone — plus a bonus tip for folks with varicose veins. 1….

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