Recipes Seasonal

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

November 13, 2019
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Pumpkins are one of the most iconic symbols of cooler weather, and of holiday gatherings in North America. Pumpkin pie is one of my favourite desserts and considerably healthy, too, so I will happily make something a bit unexpected with the same flavour and health benefits but none of the gluten. This ice cream has all the flavour and creaminess of pumpkin pie, can be made ahead, requires no baking, and is gluten-free. Using real pumpkin and the best quality…

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Flax Pizza Crust (GF, Keto, Paleo)

February 3, 2019

This flax pizza crust is dense and slightly nutty-tasting with no rising time and no mess—perfect for a busy weeknight. It’s gluten-free, low carb, high fiber, keto, and paleo. If you like the yeasty bread smell and lightness of a traditional bread dough crust and would prefer to take the time, feel free to follow step one. If not, skip to step two! Flax Pizza Crust (GF, Keto, Paleo) Category Recipes Ingredients 3 cups Flora Flax Meal (CA) or Flora…

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Pumpkin Seed & Pea Pasta: Two Ways

January 25, 2019

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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Quinoa with Corn & Peppers

January 5, 2019

Quinoa with Corn & Peppers Category Recipes Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 1/2 cups frozen white corn 1 1/2 cups water 1 vegetable bouillon cube 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1 large onion, diced 1 red pepper, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 yellow pepper, diced 1 orange pepper, diced 1/4 cup Flora Olive Oil Instructions Rinse quinoa and place in small pot with corn, water, and bouillon cube. Bring to boil and reduce to lowest setting, covering the pot and…

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Minestrone Rainbow Soup with Flax Bread

January 4, 2019

Like a mix-and-match minestrone, this soup covers the liver’s nutritional needs for cleansing. The ingredients can take a bit of effort to gather, chop and cook, or it can be simple. But, like many things in life, the more you put into the soup, the more you’ll get back. The only limit is the size of your pot. Aim to use at least five different colors of vegetables, to get the widest array of phytonutrients. Options: Using cooked chicken makes…

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Pumpkin Hummus from Vibrant & Pure

January 3, 2019

Pumpkin Hummus Category Recipes Ingredients 2 tablespoons tahini 1 15 oz. can chickpeas 2/3 cup pureed pumpkin 2 tbsp Flora Pumpkin Seed Oil 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1 lemon, juiced (2 tbsp) 2-4 garlic cloves, to taste 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon sea salt top with cayenne and/or paprika Instructions Blend all ingredients in a food processor or high speed blender. Serve with colorful radishes, cucumbers, and crackers. Tags BeFloraHealthy, culinary oil, Flora, Florahealthy, Health, hummus, Pumpkin, recipe, Recipes, vibrantandpure…

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Health Holidays Seasonal

Celebrate Health This Holiday Season

December 18, 2018

From culinary and omega oils to probiotics, teas, and detoxes, we’re helping you give the gift of health to those who mean the most to you this holiday season. And maybe a little self-care for you while you’re at it. We all have that loved one who’s impossible to shop for. When it comes to their gift, it’s worth considering a gift from the health & wellness sphere. The average American spends over $100,000 on health and fitness in their…

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All Things Pumpkin

November 8, 2018

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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Health Lifestyle Recipes

Butternut Squash Soup Featuring Flora’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil

November 24, 2017

A friend of mine made some cozy butternut squash soup for our dinner party the other night. It was so delicious, I knew I had to give it a go. Plus, I’ll take any excuse to whip out my Vitamix. This recipe is 100 percent foolproof! Cozy Butternut Squash Soup Category Health Lifestyle Recipes Notes I drizzled tahini and sprinkled roasted pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and red pepper flakes for a crunch and a kick.The squash can be cut into…

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Artichoke “Hummus” Recipe

January 28, 2017

Replacing traditional hummus made with chickpeas and tahini with a rich dip made with artichokes turns up the detoxifying, slimming, and liver-supportive properties and turns down the starches and harmful lectins. Great for cleansing in any season! Artichoke “Hummus” Notes Dip can be kept refrigerated for up to 1 week. Ingredients 2 cups chopped artichoke hearts 14 oz. cooked white beans ¼ cup Flora Pumpkin Seed Oil (US/CA) 2 cloves garlic, minced/pressed juice and zest from 2 lemons salt and…

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