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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 Servings:  4 whole pears (8 halves) Ingredients Ingredients for the Pears 4 pears just ripe 3 tbsp. brown sugar 2/3 c. old-fashioned…

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A Cleanse-Supporting Recipe: Herbal Sun Water

January 7, 2021

We’re often asked: what should we eat while doing a cleanse? Cleansing and detoxifying is an energy and nutrient intensive process. This is why we recommend you eat well and eat wisely when doing a cleanse. If you’ve kicked off the New Year with a cleanse or have committed to using Flor•Essence® regularly to support your overall health, it is important to include plenty of water throughout the day. The herbs in Flor•Essence® have diuretic properties so that you will…

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Featured Holidays Recipes

Festive Fruitcake with Carrots, Parsnips and Apple Cider Vinegar

December 17, 2020

A deliciously spiced tender and tasty fruitcake Like classic fruitcake, this recipe calls for nuts and dried cherries, but incorporating vegetables gives this cake a moist texture halfway to carrot cake. It has ginger, vanilla, almond and cinnamon for flavor and a festive aroma. The layers of orange (from both juice and zest) and tart fresh cranberry give the cake some bright acidity, as does the apple cider vinegar drink. Historically, adding vinegar to cakes was a useful trick that…

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Featured Health Recipes Seasonal

Herbal Peach and ACV Iced Tea

October 22, 2020

Recipe and image courtesy of Lindsay Young, @eatyoungnutrition Herbal Peach and ACV Iced Tea Cook Time: 10 minutes 10 minutes Category: Featured, Health, Recipes, Seasonal Ingredients 1 litre filtered water 1 tbsp dried holy basil 1 tbsp dried dandelion root 1 tbsp dried lemon balm 1 cup very ripe peach pieces, peeled 2 tbsp Flora Turmeric & Cinnamon ACV 1 tbsp maple syrup 2 tsp lemon zest 1 tsp cinnamon Instructions Start by boiling your water, then let it sit…

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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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Family Featured Recipes

Elderberry Lemonade

September 24, 2020

Recipe and image courtesy of Lindsay Young, @eatyoungnutrition Elderberry Lemonade Cook Time: 10 minutes 10 minutes Category: Family, Featured, Recipes Servings:  4 cups of lemonade Ingredients Elderberry Syrup: 2 tbsp honey Zest of one lemon 2 thyme sprigs (about 1/2 tbsp) 4 tbsp Flora Elderberry+ Liquid Formula 1/3 cup water 1 tsp vanilla extract Lemonade: 5 lemons (should yield 1 cup lemon juice) 2 cups water 1 cup tonic water 1/2 cup elderberry syrup Instructions Prepare the elderberry syrup. In a…

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Spiced Manuka Golden Milk Ice Cream – A Healthy Treat

September 3, 2020

Vegetarian, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Egg-free This is the “Spiced Manuka Golden Milk” recipe originally from MindBodyGreen.com, with an ice cream twist! Coconut milk, turmeric, and manuka honey provide the foundation for this recipe. If you resist indulging in ice cream because you think it isn’t good for your health or immunity, this healthy ice cream solves that issue. It feels like a treat, with sweetness and spice to please the palate and creaminess for the senses, but it’s not your usual…

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Summer Fruit Aquafaba Pavlova

June 18, 2020

A pavlova is an airy cloud of meringue cradling fresh cream and fruit. It is named for ballerina Anna Pavlova, a childhood idol of mine, because it embodies lightness and effortlessness. This 100% vegan-friendly dessert is easy to make. We made it egg-free with the use of aquafaba – the liquid from a can of chickpeas. It is made dairy-free with the use of coconut whipped cream. You can make use of whatever fruit you have in abundance. Tart fruits…

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No-Bake Elderberry Treats

April 30, 2020

Cheesecakes, ice cream, cupcakes – I can’t name just one because these little bites of deliciousness can be named all three! With a creamy filling + a crunchy base, they’re jam-packed with healthy fats + immune-boosting properties thanks to elderberry crystals! Michelle Garland @plentyfullme is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner who graduated with First Class Honours from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Vancouver, BC

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