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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. Pre-Hike Smoothie Category: Lifestyle, Recipes 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…

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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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Recipes

Spring Chill & Cut Cookies

April 11, 2019
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Spring! After our region of the Midwest was hit with a historically bad winter, I have never been happier to see spring. With warmer weather and sunshine finally reemerging, my training has picked back up and with it my craving for sweets. Growing up I always eyed those prepackaged sugar cookie rolls that people sliced and baked, but I was raised in a natural household where my mother would tint food with natural ingredients and make all baked goods from…

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Health

Beets Meet Apple Cider Vinegar: A Love Story

February 19, 2019
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It’s a story as old as time. Two souls meet and the chemistry is instant, the magic palpable. It’s like they were meant to be together, and they can’t imagine how they were ever apart. So it is with one root vegetable and one fermented fruit juice who recently joined forces to create Flora’s new Apple Cider Vinegar Red Beet Wellness Shot. Meet Beets Beets are having a moment right now. Popping up in steamed in salads, roasted with fowl,…

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Recipes Seasonal

Hearts & Flowers Almond Cookies

February 14, 2019
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Hearts & Flowers Almond Cookies Category: Recipes, Seasonal 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…

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Squash Bowl Breakfast – Sweet or Savory?

January 17, 2019
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Squash Bowl Breakfast – Sweet or Savory? Category: Recipes Ingredients Sweet version 1 acorn squash 1 tbsp oil (coconut, olive, avocado) 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon pinch of sea salt 1/2 cup dairy-free yogurt 1 teaspoon honey 1/4 teaspoon Salus Red Beet Crystals (optional, for color) **Top with: berries, extra drizzle of honey, nuts, seeds, granola etc. Savory version 1 acorn squash 1 tbsp oil (coconut, olive, avocado) 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder pinch of sea salt 1/4 cup dairy-free yogurt 1 garlic…

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Health Recipes

Muhammara Red Pepper Dip with Red Beet Crystals

January 6, 2019
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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. Muhammara Red Pepper Dip Category: Health, Recipes Ingredients 1 cup walnuts 3 red bell peppers ¼…

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Lifestyle Recipes

Pink Drinks from Vibrant & Pure

December 31, 2018
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Rosemary Bee(t)’s Knees with Pink Aquafaba Foam 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup water 2 small or 1 large sprig of fresh rosemary 2 ounces gin 3/4 ounces rosemary honey syrup 1 ounce fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons aquafaba 1/4 teaspoon Salus Red Beet Crystals Bring honey, water, and rosemary to a boil in a small saucepan. Let simmer for 10 minutes to allow the flavors to be infused. Set aside and let cool. Blend gin, cooled rosemary honey syrup mixture,…

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Health Recipes

Salted Red Velvet Hot Cacao

December 24, 2018

Something amazing happens when you add beet crystals to hot cacao. Examining the nutrient profile of this recipe suggests beet crystals and chocolate are a natural duo. Salus Red Beet Crystals lend a beautiful dark red hue to this hot cacao. Obtained with a process that uses no heat, solvents, or chemicals, you can get excited about all of the antioxidants and minerals inside. Beets are a good source of manganese, potassium, and copper. Something unique to red beets is…

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Holidays Recipes

Keto-Friendly Sugar Cookies

December 19, 2018

Keto Sugar Cookies with DF Peppermint Cream Cheese Ingredients For cookies 1/4 cup softened grass fed butter 1/3 cup monk fruit sweetener 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup almond flour 1/3 cup arrowroot flour For frosting 8 ounces dairy-free cream cheese 4 teaspoons Manuka Honey* 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract Pink: 1/4 teaspoon Salus Red Beet Crystals for every 1/4 cup frosting Green: 2 droppers full of chlorophyll (preferably mint flavored) for every 1/4 cup plain frosting…

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