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Vegan Omegas: Preserving Our Oceans & Brains

Vegan Omegas: Preserving Our Oceans & Brains
Flora Omega Brain+ supplies a true vegan replacement for fish oil. Omega Brain+ contains the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and is made from algae grown in stainless steel tanks on land. The algal oil is tested by Flora’s quality control for peroxide value (a measure of rancidity), fatty acid content, heavy metals, pesticides, microbiological contamination and algal toxins in order to ensure a pure a...

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Plant-Based Sushi Rolls

Plant-Based Sushi Rolls
When the heat kicks in and I can’t bear to turn the oven on, I turn to sushi rolls that require minimal cooking and can be served cold! This vibrant colored plant-based sushi recipe utilizes the nutritional power of Udo’s Oil to assist in nutrient absorption and skin, joint, and brain health.* Plant-Based Sushi Rolls Recipes Persons 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time:20 minutes Ingredients Cauliflower Rice 3 cups grated cauliflower (a...

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Pleasant Surprise Smoothie by Krissy Moehl

Pleasant Surprise Smoothie by Krissy Moehl
Unless I’m baking, I don’t follow recipes. I love cookbooks—Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow. is at the top right now—and use them for inspiration and guidance, more like pulling out the gutter bumpers on a bowling alley. The beautiful pictures and precise measurements blur a bit and I add about a cup or tablespoon. If I really like an ingredient, like cinnamon, I’ll likely triple the recommended portion. So when I write a recipe for a smoothie… thos...

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Citrus & Mint Vinaigrette

Citrus & Mint Vinaigrette
Good quality oils can make such a difference to your diet. Even if you only change this one thing, I believe you’ll feel different. This includes: Not using oils to cook with that shouldn’t be heated (flax, canola, modified vegetable oils, margarine) Respecting an oil’s smoke point - olive oil has a smoke point of 350 F, so it can be used for light sautéing or cooking under that temperature, whereas flax oil shouldn’t be heated due to its sens...

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Instant Pot Chicken Curry

Instant Pot Chicken Curry
Instant Pot Chicken Curry Ingredients 1 tablespoon oil1 ½ pounds chicken meat, cubed3 sliced garlic cloves1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon pepper (we used white)1 whole Thai chili pepper (optional)28 oz / 796 mL fire roasted diced tomatoes1 can regular coconut milk (reserve the cream portion)3 tablespoons curry powder1-2 tablespoons fresh turmeric, ginger, or a combo1 good glug of Omega Sport+ Instructions Heat oil in the pot. If electric, set the ...

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Apple Sesame Spice Muffins Featuring Flora Sesame Oil

Apple Sesame Spice Muffins Featuring Flora Sesame Oil
Healthy, omega-rich cooking oils can be used for a whole lot more than making salad dressings and greasing pans. In fact, cooking oils rich in healthy fats can be used for some of your favorite baking. Take EFA oils to the sweet side with everything from cakes to cookies and even muffins. Here’s to healthy fats getting the tasty love they (and you) deserve. Try your hand at one of our favorite pastries with these Apple Sesame Spice Muffins with a c...

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Fuel Yourself For ‘The Mother of All Jobs’ With EFAs

Fuel Yourself For ‘The Mother of All Jobs’ With EFAs
Do you recall that #WorldsToughestJob video, where they interviewed for a fake job? Interviewees were stunned by demands for broad skills, unusual dedication, and an increased workload around the holidays…with no rest or pay! The fake interview was actually an award-winning American Greetings ad, and the job, of course, was motherhood! I say “of course”, because although the ad was exaggerated, even frustrating in its portrayal of motherhood, it’s ...

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The 5 Ps for Athletes

The 5 Ps for Athletes
Proper preparation prevents poor performance. The 5 Ps – you have likely heard that preparation is the key to success. Preparing yourself for physical activity is one of the best ways to achieve great, consistent athletic performance. Preparation can be mental and emotional; top-level athletes use multi-sensory visualization techniques to ‘be the ball’, to see themselves jumping higher, to feel themselves breaking the ribbon as they cross the finis...

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