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Crepes with Sweet Mānuka Pesto

May 20, 2021
Summoning springtime with a light and bright, nutrient and antioxidant rich breakfast. Having this delicious, sweet pesto on hand adds a huge pop of flavour to any breakfast. I love any excuse to up my greens and antioxidants, and this breakfast does just that. Recipe and image courtesy of Lindsay Young, @eatyoungnutrition Crepes with Sweet Mānuka Pesto Serving Size ½ cup sweet pesto and 5 crepes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 15 minutes Ingredients _________________________ Ingredients for Crepes: ½ cup...

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Sweet Treatment: Using Mānuka Honey to Care for Your Skin

May 18, 2021
Do you remember when “face masks” were something you smeared on your face to soothe and soften it, not something you grab with your keys and wallet every time you leave the house? Let’s revisit those good old days, with a collection of DIY Mānuka honey-based skincare products. Honey is a popular ingredient for the skincare kind of face mask (the other kind not so much). But not all honey is the same. When bees in New Zealand sip the...

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Celebrate Mothers

May 6, 2021
It’s May, which means Mother’s Day is right around the corner. It’s been a long, strange year, and in many families, the person holding it all together has been Mom — whether she’s got little ones at home all day, every day or college kids who’ve flown back to the nest to attend school from their childhood bedrooms. Maybe a bouquet of roses or carnations isn’t gonna cut it this year. So, how can you honor the moms in your...

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Flora Quality Control and Ingredient Adulteration

April 29, 2021
If you feel like you’ve been guest-starring in Groundhog Day: Pandemic Edition for the past year+ and the days, weeks and months are all starting to bleed together, you’re not alone. It’s never been a better time to take your health and well-being seriously. It is springtime though and the weather is gorgeous, so after a leisurely walk you find yourself standing in the supplements section of your favorite, local store. The colors, fonts, images and claims of the packaging...

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Love Your Mother (Earth)

April 22, 2021
In some countries, Earth Day is called Mother Earth Day. That’s a recognition that nature is our source, our wellspring. Without the Earth, we wouldn’t exist. That’s why we consider it a central part of our mission at Flora to delivery eco-friendly products from herbs that are grown, processed, and packaged in a sustainable way and to make our headquarters as green as possible. And to keep us focused on these goals, we have established an active Health and Safety...

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Featured Health Recipes

Elderberry Baked Pears

January 18, 2021

This delicious and elegant plant-based dessert infused with the goodness of organic, antioxidant rich elderberries and pears, this healthy dessert recipe will have you surprised at how easy it is to prepare. Delicious Mānuka Honey adds a boost of antimicrobial action while lending a hint of sweetness. Recipe & images: onbetterliving.com Elderberry Baked Pears Category Featured Health Recipes Persons 4 Ingredients Ingredients for the Pears 4 pears just ripe 3 tbsp. brown sugar 2/3 c. old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 c….

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Festive Sweet & Salty Buckwheat Porridge

December 31, 2020

This warming and spiced breakfast comes together with three separate components: a hearty and nutrient dense porridge, perfectly caramelized pears cooked in a sweet and salty honey mixture, and finally, quick-toasted buckwheat with coconut and hemp hearts for a really satisfying crunch. It may sound like a lot to prepare, but it all comes together in under 30 minutes, and with the leftover toasted buckwheat, you’ll be topping breakfasts with it for days to come. Festive Sweet & Salty Buckwheat…

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Elderberry Lemonade

September 24, 2020

Recipe and image courtesy of Lindsay Young, @eatyoungnutrition Elderberry Lemonade Category Family Featured Recipes Persons 4 Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 10 minutes Notes I use a tonic water sweetened with cane sugar when making elderberry lemonade. If not using, taste and adjust the sweetness of the lemonade. The elderberry syrup will add sweetness, but you might prefer a bit more. Ingredients Elderberry Syrup: 2 tbsp honey Zest of one lemon 2 thyme sprigs (about 1/2 tbsp) 4 tbsp Flora…

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Tomato & Honey Salsa

September 21, 2020

Recipe and image courtesy of Lindsay Young, @eatyoungnutrition Tomato & Honey Salsa Category Featured Recipes Ingredients 8-9 oz baby tomatoes 1 small purple onion 1 whole roasted red pepper (canned) 3 garlic cloves 1 chili pepper 2 tbsp Udo’s Oil 3+6+9 Blend 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil 1 ½ tbsp mānuka honey 1 tbsp lemon juice 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/2 tbsp juice of peppers Instructions Use the side of a knife to crush garlic cloves. Peel and…

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An Athlete’s Take on Re-balance and De-stressing

September 17, 2020

By Jen Segger For over twenty years, I have been pushing myself to the limit in the endurance world. I’ve demanded a lot from my body – I’ve repeatedly asked it to carry me up mountains and through rain forests for days upon end, to bike across vast landscapes all over the world and to paddle remote waterways – so that I could explore outer islands and passages where very few get to go. I’ve raced at the elite level…

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