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Beetroot Steamer with Salus Red Beet Crystals

Beetroot Steamer with Salus Red Beet Crystals
I get a lot of questions about my favorite superfoods and smoothie add-ins, so I thought I'd start sharing about some of them! I've been a fan of Flora's products for years now, from supplements to superfoods and oils. I got to try a few of their products, like their Green Blend (US) / Beyond Greens (CA) powder—great for morning smoothies—and their Udo's Oil Blend (US/CA), full of omega-3 and -6 fatty acids. The one I've fallen in love with the mo...

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Getting Back on Track with Your Resolutions

Getting Back on Track with Your Resolutions
When you feel it’s time for a change, there’s sometimes the mentality to “go big or go home.” While that’s great in theory, resolutions to make large changes to lifestyle, diet, or fitness out of the blue often set you up for failure as they are too difficult to execute over the long term. Since your body is an interconnected machine, making a few small changes can radically change how you look and feel in 2018. Instead of the big resolution all at...

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Christmas Tree Mint Toast by Adeline Waugh Using Flora Beet Crystals

When you don't have time to get a real tree so you just put one on your toast. Adeline Waugh (@vibrantandpure) made this festive minty toast using GF bread, thick coconut yogurt mixed with Flora Red Beet Crystals (US/CA) for that pop of pink (works the same as fresh beet juice & makes life much easier) + a drop of peppermint extract, topped with a mint leaf tree + banana star ⭐️. How to make this vibrant holiday toast featuring a mint tree top...

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Upgrade Your Smoothie with Our Vitamin-Packed Smoothie Boosters

Let’s face it: modern life needs smoothies. They’re a great way to make sure you’re getting everything you need for your body all in one delicious sip. While smoothies can be the saving grace you need for the quick pre-work breakfast or post-workout refuel, you may not be helping yourself out as much as you think if you’re not putting the right stuff in there. Our smoothie boosters are here to help! Using our organic Red Beet Crystals (US/CA), our...

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Beet the Bonk with Beet Crystals

Beet the Bonk with Beet Crystals
Preparing to run Canada’s largest road race for the first time in 25 years, I put Salus Red Beet Crystals (US/CA) to the test in training, feeling less fatigued when I used them. I wanted to know the science behind why it works, to be sure it wasn’t my imagination. Here are the questions I asked, and what I discovered: Why the excitement over beet juice, beet crystals, and beets? Beets have a unique mix of nutrients and attributes that line up to h...

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Red Beet Chocolate Cups Recipe

Red Beet Chocolate Cups Recipe
Let them BEET cake, I've got something better. These gut friendly red beet cups have got me movin' and groovin' to the sound of....beets! You better believe these are good for you, gut lovin' treats...with NO food coloring! Ingredients: 1 large ripe banana (1 cup sliced) 1 tsp. Flora Red Beet Crystals 1/4 cup hot water 2 tsp. of Vital Proteins grass-fed gelatin Choice of choice for coating.  In a small blender, puree banana. Next add Flora Red Beet...

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Feel The Power of Beets!

Feel The Power of Beets!
Beets have an undeniable hearty and healthy appearance. Their rich, deep-red color is unmatched as are their wide range of health benefits. Traditionally, they were considered blood builders. Eastern Europeans would customarily eat beets in their borscht and women used them to prevent pregnancy-induced anemia and birth defects due to the unique combination of iron, vitamin C, and folate. Since blood carries oxygen and nutrients, it affects every pa...

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Protein Beet Bites Recipe

Protein Beet Bites Recipe
These protein energy beet bites are packed with nutrition. Not only do the Salus Red Beet Crystals (US/CA) create a gorgeous purple color, but they also are a great source of antioxidants and are packed with vitamin c and iron! Paired with nuts, oats, and protein, they are the perfect on-the-go snack. <50> About the author: Rebecca Yaker Rebecca Yaker is a passionate health food enthusiast! She loves sharing her healthy and balanced lifesty...

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My Heart Beets for You!

My Heart Beets for You!
Did you know that the heart beats on average 80 times per minute, 4,800 times per hour, and an epic 115,200 times per day? During exercise our heart works much harder and pumps blood faster to supply our body's cells with the oxygen and nutrients they need to function more efficiently. Beets have been in the spotlight and made several headlines over the past few years. Research on red beet juice has shown it supports muscle performance during exerc...

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Red Beet Velvet Cupcake Recipe

Red Beet Velvet Cupcake Recipe
There are few desserts as popular for Valentine’s Day as red velvet cake, a perfect match with its palette of burgundy and creamy white. For the cake to be made in a way authentic to the original from New York’s culinary darling the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, a red velvet cake “must” include: 1. A hint of cocoa No problem here - natural cocoa powder contains anthocyanins, the same antioxidant found in pomegranates and cranberries. Note: traditionally t...

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Flora Athlete Spotlight: Ellie Greenwood

Ellie is a Brit and Canadian, working as an online running coach for Sharman Ultra and currently residing in North Vancouver, BC. She took up running in her early 20s and in the past 15 years has run over 60 marathons and ultramarathons both on road and trail. Her career highlights include 2 x IAU World 100k champion, 2 x Western States 100 mile champion, and Comrades 89k champion. Ellie holds numerous course records including Western States 100 ...

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*Raspberry and Beet Tart*

Beets are nutritious, great tasting, sweet, and delicious. Plus, their natural hue is a great way to add a bright pop of color to your summer healthy eating. With the help of Salus® Red Beet Crystals (US/CA), all these benefits are brought to the table. <28>28>

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