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Cleansing Kuku

September 30, 2019
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What is Cleansing Kuku? Imagine a quick-cooking frittata with bushels of fresh herbs bound together with just enough egg. It’s based on Kuku Sabzi, or “herb kuku,” customarily served at the festivities of the Iranian new year to celebrate spring, a traditional time for cleansing. If you’re looking for a cleanse-appropriate recipe, it would be “kuku” not to try it! It is packed with detoxification-supporting foods: alliums like onion and leek, fresh eggs, and green herbs like parsley and cilantro….

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“Fall” into a New Cleanse Routine

September 24, 2019
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Summer 2019, at least in the northern hemisphere, is in the rearview mirror and autumn leaves are beginning to fall. As the seasons change, now is the perfect time for a cleanse and digestive tune-up before heading into the season of food temptation: Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. In early fall, our brain begins to signal some hormonal changes. Insulin resistance increases slightly. Our bodies begin to store a little more fat. Millions of years of mammalian evolution are behind this…

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Get a Fresh Start This Fall with a Gentle Cleanse

September 18, 2019
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The change in seasons often inspires us to make a new start. What better way to start fresh than to do a cleanse? Some people are turned off by the idea of cleansing because it seems too extreme or harsh on the body. Plus, no one is a fan of spending hours chained to the bathroom. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There’s a gentle way to detoxify your system in one week. Let’s be clear what a…

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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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The 3Fs – Cleansing in the New Year

January 29, 2019

It’s a new year and time for a new start. Lots of people embark on a cleanse in January. Some folks overdid it with the eggnog and gingerbread cookies during the holidays and they need a reset. (Sound familiar?) Others cleanse the first week of the new year because it’s a time for looking forward and resolving to take good care of yourself. (Carpe diem!) But whatever your reasons, a cleanse is not the same as a fast. You don’t…

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Turkey Meatloaf

January 11, 2019
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This recipe for turkey meatloaf, featuring sacha inchi oil, is an excellent meal for a winter cleanse. Print Turkey Meatloaf Ingredients 3 small white onions, chopped 3 tbsp. Flora Sacha Inchi Oil 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves 2 tsp. unrefined sea salt 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 3/4 C chicken stock 1/4 C Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp. tomato paste 5 lb. ground turkey breast 3 extra large eggs, beaten Instructions Preheat oven to 320 F. Heat sacha inchi oil…

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Chocolate Smoothie

January 10, 2019

Print Chocolate Smoothie Ingredients 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 1 tbsp. almond butter 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 banana, frozen Omega oil, as desired 4 ice cubes Instructions Add all ingredients to a blend. Mix and enjoy! 6.1.0 https://www.florahealth.com/us/blog/chocolate-smoothie/

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Cleanse Happy with Flor-Essence

January 9, 2019

A cleanse is a wonderful opportunity to practice supporting yourself. Instead of seeing it simply as maintenance—or worse yet, as a kind of penalty for having enjoyed life—doing a cleanse, especially during winter months, should be a form of self-care. Warming meals and practices In winter, choose pungent herbs and spices (cumin, cayenne, black pepper) to overcome hibernation mode and stoke the metabolic fire. Warming ginger, cinnamon, fennel, and angelica soothe and reduce phlegm. They promote digestion, dilation, and circulation….

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Wild Salmon & Stir-Fried Vegetables

January 9, 2019

Print Wild Salmon & Stir Fried Vegetables Servings: 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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Muhammara Red Pepper Dip with Red Beet Crystals

January 6, 2019

Mmm is for muhammara! It may even be better than hummus. Traditionally, smoky roasted red peppers—the version from Aleppo uses the region’s distintive spicy peppers—are made into a spread and their flavor is mellowed using breadcrumbs, walnuts, and pomegrate molasses. Our twist on the classic muhammara omits the bread and substitutes Red Beet Crystals for pomegranate molasses to add a sweet and tangy flavor. Print Muhammara Red Pepper Dip Ingredients 1 cup walnuts 3 red bell peppers ¼ cup olive…

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