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Spring Cleansing, with Flor•Essence®

Spring Cleansing, with Flor•Essence®
Hooray! Spring is finally, finally here. Winter can be tough in the best of years, but spending the season cooped up indoors during a pandemic without the company of friends has been an added burden on many of us. Warmer weather is traditionally a time to spring clean your house — to clean all the clutter off that one table where it always collects, mop the floors, and if you’re feeling really ambitious, wash the windows. When you’re spending s...

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"Fall" into a New Cleanse Routine

Summer 2019, at least in the northern hemisphere, is in the rearview mirror and autumn leaves are beginning to fall. As the seasons change, now is the perfect time for a cleanse and digestive tune-up before heading into the season of food temptation: Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. In early fall, our brain begins to signal some hormonal changes. Insulin resistance increases slightly. Our bodies begin to store a little more fat. Mill...

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Get a Fresh Start This Fall with a Gentle Cleanse

Get a Fresh Start This Fall with a Gentle Cleanse
The change in seasons often inspires us to make a new start. What better way to start fresh than to do a cleanse? Some people are turned off by the idea of cleansing because it seems too extreme or harsh on the body. Plus, no one is a fan of spending hours chained to the bathroom. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There’s a gentle way to detoxify your system in one week. Let’s be clear what a cleanse is. The point of a cleanse is not to lose ...

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The 3Fs - Cleansing in the New Year

The 3Fs - Cleansing in the New Year
It’s a new year and time for a new start. Lots of people embark on a cleanse in January. Some folks overdid it with the eggnog and gingerbread cookies during the holidays and they need a reset. (Sound familiar?) Others cleanse the first week of the new year because it’s a time for looking forward and resolving to take good care of yourself. (Carpe diem!) But whatever your reasons, a cleanse is not the same as a fast. You don’t have to starve yo...

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Turkey Meatloaf

Turkey Meatloaf
This recipe for turkey meatloaf, featuring sacha inchi oil, is an excellent meal for a winter cleanse. <120>120>

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Cleanse Happy with Flor-Essence

Cleanse Happy with Flor-Essence
A cleanse is a wonderful opportunity to practice supporting yourself. Instead of seeing it simply as maintenance—or worse yet, as a kind of penalty for having enjoyed life—doing a cleanse, especially during winter months, should be a form of self-care. Warming meals and practices In winter, choose pungent herbs and spices (cumin, cayenne, black pepper) to overcome hibernation mode and stoke the metabolic fire. Warming ginger, cinnamon, f...

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Muhammara Red Pepper Dip with Red Beet Crystals

Muhammara Red Pepper Dip with Red Beet Crystals
Muhammara Red Pepper Dip with Red Beet Crystals 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 t...

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A Holistic Approach to Cleansing

A Holistic Approach to Cleansing
Cleanses and detoxes are both celebrated and vilified. Part of the problem is that a lot of different products and practices and health goals get lumped under this umbrella of “cleansing”. “Cleansing” should not be code for “weight loss”—although it may happen for some people as part of the process—and “detox” does not have to mean you’re chained to the toilet as a stimulant laxative goes through your intestines like WD-40 through an engine. T...

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Refreshing Drinks with Flora Apple Cider Vinegar

Better Living created three refreshing drink recipes featuring Flora Apple Cider Vinegar, one for each unique blend. Hot Detox Chai Tea Ingredients 1 bag Flora Rooibos Chai Tea 1/4 cup Flora Turmeric + Cinnamon Apple Cider Vinegar Flora Manuka Honey or organic raw honey cinnamon stick (optional) Boil hot water in a kettle. Pour hot water over the chai tea and steep for 3-4 minutes. Add Apple Cider Vinegar. Sweeten to taste...

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Celebrate Health This Holiday Season

From culinary and omega oils to probiotics, teas, and detoxes, we’re helping you give the gift of health to those who mean the most to you this holiday season. And maybe a little self-care for you while you’re at it. We all have that loved one who’s impossible to shop for. When it comes to their gift, it’s worth considering a gift from the health & wellness sphere. The average American spends over $100,000 on health and fitness in their lifeti...

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