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Strawberry Summer Salad Dressing

August 24, 2019
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This pretty pink summer dressing is nice over mixed greens, microgreens, or sprouts. You may like to top with crumbled goat cheese and something crunchy, like nuts, seeds, or even radish. This dressing is a rich source of nutrients like omega-3, B12, and vitamin C. Dana Green Remedios, RHN, RNCP, NNCP, is a Vancouver-based educator and coach. She is a regular contributor to the FloraHealthy blog and can answer your questions in English, French, and Spanish as a Product Information Specialist at Flora.

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Fitness Recipes

Green Smoothie by Ellie Greenwood

May 23, 2019

I start practically every day with a homemade green smoothie. I find it’s a delicious and easy way to start the day with a punch of vitamins and nutrients. It ensures that I get a good dose of veggies without even thinking about it.  A homemade smoothie also avoids the wasteful single-use plastic bottles that store-bought versions generate.  If mornings are busy for you, prepare your smoothie the night before, store in the fridge, and simply blend in seconds when…

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Salad Dressing with Sacha Inchi Oil, Thyme & Apple Cider Vinegar

May 14, 2019

Print Sacha Inchi Salad Dressing Ingredients 1/2 cup Flora Ginger and Lemon flavor Apple Cider Vinegar Drink 1/4 cup Flora Sacha Inchi Oil 2 small garlic cloves 2 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves A couple pinches of pink salt White pepper, to taste Instructions Blend everything until fully emulsified and creamy (it will still be thin, but will change colour and stay together Serve over mixed salad – We used purple kale, loose leaf lettuce and mizuno greens, sliced shallots, and…

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Lifestyle Recipes

Pre-Hike Smoothie from Simply Straws

May 14, 2019

Drink this smoothie with a friend, preferably before enjoying the great outdoors. It is reminiscent of all kinds of lovely spring things—fields of wildflowers, grassy green hills, picturesque sunsets that light up the sky. Print Pre-Hike Smoothie Servings: 2 Ingredients 1 cup frozen mango chunks 2 tbsp. Flora Omega Sport+ 1 cup frozen strawberries 2 tbsp. Salus Red Beet Crystals 4 celery spears 1 scoop Green Blend/Beyond Greens Instructions Blend two ingredients at a time for a layered visual treat,…

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Fitness Recipes

2 Easy Ways to Boost Your Pre-Workout Smoothie

April 27, 2019

It can be tricky to eat just the right thing before your workout. Your snack has got to have enough calories to give you the fuel you need but not so much that it weighs you down. Your performance provisions should have a good ratio of protein to healthy carbs to help you operate at your best. Enter smoothies. These liquid dynamos may be the ideal pre-workout food: they’re quick, light, and yummy. Plus, smoothie recipes are flexible, so it’s…

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Health Recipes

Spring Greens Smoothie

April 2, 2019
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Spring is in the air, and the first cherry blossoms have bloomed. The sunshine and moisture, flowers and birds are back. Everything is turning green—including our smoothies! Spring greens such as lettuce, kale, and arugula/roquette are now signaling spring in sunny gardens in the southern states. ‘Lettuce’ hope you lucky folks from warm areas gobble them up for us since they sprout up a little later for us here at Flora. In the Pacific northwest, local produce will continue to…

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Beauty Health

Plants Can Make You Look and Feel Younger

March 19, 2019

Ponce de Leon clocked a lotta hours searching for that elusive fountain of youth. The problem was, he was looking in the wrong place. The fountain of youth isn’t in Florida…it’s in your garden! Here are five ways plants can help you look and feel more youthful: 1. Plants Have Your Back …and nearly every other part of your body. Name a body part, and chances are there’s a plant that helps keep it strong and healthy. Blueberries promote brain…

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Falafel Fritters Featuring Flora Fermented Greens

August 16, 2018

While we all enjoy a nice healthy salad or fruit-packed smoothie as much as the next person, let’s be real for a second. Finding something that tastes really good and still manages to be legitimately healthy can sometimes feel like the world’s most difficult problem. But your new favorite healthy-but-tastes-delicious dish is just a scroll away. Thanks to the mother-daughter team behind L.A.’s Bites and Bashes, you can now enjoy the zesty zing of falafel fritters packed with protein, antioxidant-rich…

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Don’t Let These Common Pitfalls Sideline You from the Action

May 24, 2018

The weather’s warm now and you’re ready for summertime adventures, whether that’s scaling a mountain with your climbing buddy or the play structure of your local playground with your kids. Here are some common pitfalls that can keep you sidelined from the action—and the nutrients you need to prevent them. Pitfall #1 – Sore muscles It’s happened to all of us. You overdo it on a weekend run or bike ride, and the next day you’re stiff and sore all…

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Health Recipes

Super Green Veggie Burger Patties

March 7, 2018

Surprisingly, veggie burgers aren’t always the healthiest of burgers. From filler carbs to highly processed meat alternatives, veggies burgers don’t always fulfill the healthful promise they make and can often be just as unhealthy as their meaty counterparts. Put unhealthy veggie burgers in the past and make your burger truly green with the incorporation of Flora’s Green Blend (US)/Beyond Greens (CA) blend of fermented greens and grasses. Packed with serving after serving of your daily veggie requirement and natural probiotic,…

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