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Eating Healthy at Home During a Global Pandemic

November 6, 2020

Eating Healthy at Home During a Global Pandemic by Flora Athlete Ambassador, Patrick Reagan During the 2020 year, my family has spent a great deal of time at home much like the rest of humanity. This year has been overwhelming and at times frustrating with the state of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Living in isolation from others and hardly ever leaving home was a difficult transition from my usual travels throughout the world as a professional athlete. Earlier in the…

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Flora Supplements Calendar – Autumn

October 8, 2020

We hope you’ve been enjoying our seasonal Flora Supplement Calendar and associated posts throughout the year. Golden colors and reddish hues are slowly appearing on the trees as our fall season gets underway. This is a time when our seasonal cycles may start to contract as we start to turn inwards and reflect on all that’s happened so far this year. Apples, root vegetables, pumpkins and squashes are harvested and make their way onto our plates. Traditionally this is a…

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Pumpkin seed oil, a safe, food-based way to promote prostate health

October 6, 2020

Pumpkins and mustaches are both important symbols of fall. Pumpkins are of course essential for Thanksgiving and Halloween, while mustaches are iconic for men’s health issues that get recognized every fall. Growing a mustache for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September through to Movember is a lighthearted annual tradition that increases awareness of serious issues affecting men, like prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and suicide, while raising money for prostate cancer research. In an interesting twist, pumpkins could themselves become recognized…

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Dueling Keto Gazpachos

July 21, 2020

Gazpacho is a refreshing and cleansing no-cook soup fabulous for hot summer days. Originally back in the Iberian Peninsulait was made with a mortar and pestle, and sometimes included bread! However,modern gazpacho is easily made bread-free and low-carb. And, it can be prepared quickly,using only a blender! Here are two vegan-and keto-friendly versions of gazpacho, a lively and a calm version, to suit your mood. Red gazpacho, with its tomato, raw onion and vinegar combination can be high in acidity…

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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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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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Beyond Olive Oil: Let Your Inner Foodie Shine with Flora Culinary Oils

June 19, 2018

Whether you’re the chef in your family or you just really enjoy a homecooked meal, our line of premium organic culinary oils will bring out your inner foodie. Simply drizzle over soups, salads, and more, to effortlessly up your cooking game. While we do make a mighty delicious Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the world of culinary oils has so much more kitchen inspiration to offer. Bring a greater level of authenticity to your Asian dishes with our Sesame Oil. Our…

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Holiday Cooking With Our Line of Premium Culinary Oils

December 12, 2017

Food is often the centerpiece of holiday get-togethers. So to help your table stand out as the merriest—and tastiest—try our premium line of organic culinary oils. They are the perfect holiday gift for the cook in your life, even if that person just so happens to be you. From the everyday to the exotic, our line of premium culinary oils has you covered. Our unfiltered and unrefined Pumpkin Oil (US/CA) is perfect for drizzling over this tasty butternut squash soup….

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Pumpkin Seed Hummus Recipe

October 2, 2017

This homemade hummus made with Flora Pumpkin Seed Oil (US/CA) pairs perfectly with veggies or crackers. Whether it’s an after school snack or appetizer for entertaining friends, this gorgeous green dip is a crowd pleaser. The beautiful green color from pumpkin seed oil also helps to improve your metabolic and physiological health! Find other pumpkin recipes here. Pumpkin Seed Hummus Recipe Category: Recipes Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (drained & rinsed) 2 tbsp. water 2 tbsp. Flora Pumpkin Seed Oil 1/2 lemon, juiced…

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Artichoke “Hummus” Recipe

January 28, 2017
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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” 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 cayenne or pepper to taste Instructions Place the white beans, artichoke…

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Tricks to save you from the treats!

October 30, 2016

“Trick or Treat!” Who would ever think three cute words could cause a sugar and fat overload that are scarier than any ghost out there. (Cue creepy cackle!) Pumpkin spice lattes and questionable costumes are everywhere, while Halloween candy is on sale at every turn. These are the monsters we’re up against in October. Those fun size candy bars averaging 8 grams of sugar a pop add up to not a fun size on the scale. 5 bloody tips to…

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Athlete Spotlight: Anna Frost

June 24, 2016

Many are aware of our roster of Flora ambassadors and their accomplishments, but we thought it would be fun to share some interesting facts and tidbits, too! Below is our athlete spotlight for Anna Frost. Full Name: Anna Frost Nickname: Frosty Birthday: November 1st, 1981 Age I am: 34 Age I feel: 24 My occupation: Lover of life, adventurer, passionate mountain and trail runner What I do for a living: Run and make jewelry Resident of: NZ, USA, and the…

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