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Taking Care of Yourself on Mother’s Day and Every Day

May 7, 2019

Let’s face it: moms usually put themselves last. They think about their needs after they’ve met their kids’, partners’, and co-workers’ needs. We get it. Some of us at Flora are moms, too, and we’ve done the same thing. But we’d like to introduce a radical idea. (Drumroll, please.) Moms, you are the star of your own life, and you deserve to prioritize your own wellness. That means self-care is an ongoing need, not just a bubble bath on Mother’s…

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Family Seasonal

Spring into Spring Break

April 9, 2019

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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Health Seasonal

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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Recipes Seasonal

Barbecue Recipe Biohacks from Flora’s Nutritionist

March 21, 2019

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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Recipes Seasonal

Hearts & Flowers Almond Cookies

February 14, 2019

Print Hearts & Flowers Almond Cookies Ingredients 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour, sifted, spooned into measuring cup and leveled-off 1 cup almond flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled-off 1/3 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. ground cardamom 1/3 tsp. salt 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1/3 cup Flora Hydro-Therm Almond Oil 2 large egg whites 1/2 tsp. rose water 1/2 cup pistachios, chopped – additional for topping, if desired 1/2 cup almonds, chopped – additional for topping, if desired Topping 1/3…

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Superfood Icing from EatYoungNutrition

February 13, 2019

Are you using your superfoods for fun, too? You should be! Sure, a cup of warm Elderberry or a teaspoon of Beet Crystals in your water every day can boost your immune system and help you recover from your work out, but these superfoods are also great as snacks or in your desserts, too. Use this simple recipe to dress up all your desserts and impress your valentine! Use this simple, versatile recipe for all your icing needs. It’s healthy,…

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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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Shea Butter Saves Skin from Winter Woes

December 4, 2018
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Winter winds and indoor heaters are drying and damaging; dry skin worsens in winter. But even if chapped red hands and cracked heels are common for others in your climate or job, you don’t have to accept the same fate. I’ll let you in on a secret many ‘natural beauties’ already know: shea butter is an ideal natural option for very dry skin, packed with compounds proven to soothe and protect. Shea butter gets its name from its rich creamy…

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Health Seasonal

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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Recipes Seasonal

Haunted Halloween Monster Treats

October 30, 2018

Trick or treat? Why choose when you can have both! Trick your taste buds with these haunted Halloween marshmallow monsters combined with Flora’s fermented greens. They’re a scary good Halloween party treat. Flora’s Green Blend (US) / Beyond Greens (CA) is a combination of fermented grasses and greens designed to help you get an extra dose of leafy greens and vegetables. These Halloween goodies transform regular rice krispie treats into your favorite green monster—all depending on how you decorate. These…

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