What’s Flourishing Now?

MY MISSION, MY WHY!

MY MISSION, MY WHY!

I will be leaving my platform on Instagram @cristinacooks starting on Friday, March 5 and I will be posting on FLOURISH INSTAGRAM,  flourish_bodymindsoul from then on. Please join me there to EAT, AND LIVE, "WELL"! Tony and I after 36 years we are still connected!...

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CHOCOLATE ALMOND MILK!

CHOCOLATE ALMOND MILK!

  INGREDIENTS 1 cup of raw Almonds SOAKED OVERNIGHT IN COOL WATER 5 cups of filtered water 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 tablespoons organic pure maple syrup 1/8 (pinch) kosher salt organic chocolate syrup 2 tablespoons of dark Cacoa powder, Plant-based...

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THE IMPORTANT’S OF THE COLOR GREEN IN YOUR DIET!

THE IMPORTANT’S OF THE COLOR GREEN IN YOUR DIET!

    I make sure to eat and drink something green every day! I start my morning with Matcha tea! It just the right lift and clears my head since I usually sit down to write around 4:30 a.m. For me, it's a mindful approach to all the things on my, "TO DO LIST"...

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GIVEAWAY WINNER!!! CONGRATULATIONS!

GIVEAWAY WINNER!!! CONGRATULATIONS!

CONGRATULATIONS @farmdays1 I am excited to let you know you won the giveaway for Valentine's DAY!  ENJOY THIS  L'BOTNAIQUE GIFT BOX JUST IN TIME FOR VALENTINES DAY TO GIVE AS A GIFT OR TREAT YOURSELF! CONSIDER THE GIFT OF CALM! DISCLAIMER, These products have not been...

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CASHEW MILK!

CASHEW MILK!

 For some reason, I developed an intolerance to milk and milk products. I drink it and find myself running to the restroom 20 minutes later!  I never cared for NUT Milk, they taste too chalky, basically tastes blah and bland!  Besides most brands use carrageenan....

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PUMPKIN CUPCAKES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING!

PUMPKIN CUPCAKES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING!

These pumpkin cupcakes are perfect to serve for dessert on Thanksgiving or any time of the year!  It's a fun day of baking all together as a family whether you are a kid or an adult. You can use your imagination to decorate your cupcake. This recipe comes from my...

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EATALY!!! BEST PLACE FOR EVERYTHING IN ITALIAN CUISINE!

EATALY!!! BEST PLACE FOR EVERYTHING IN ITALIAN CUISINE!

Eataly is my "go-to" specialty market for everything authentically Italian to make the most incredible meals! I picked up some of their homemade pasta and these ravioli, one with ricotta cheese and one with fresh pea puree! I used the summer tomato sauce for the Pea...

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COMING OUT IN THE FALL, “PUMPKIN SPICED LATTE”!

COMING OUT IN THE FALL, “PUMPKIN SPICED LATTE”!

We are so excited to announce our "PUMPKIN SPICED LATTE" will be added to our FLOURISH GRANOLA family just in time to welcome fall! I am always concerned about the amount of processed sugar that is in everything we eat and drink. Especially those "special" coffee...

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FLOURISH GRANOLA!

FLOURISH GRANOLA!

    INSTAGRAM @cristinacooks  https://bit.ly/3cHzCVj INSTAGRAM @ flourish_bodymindsoul   https://bit.ly/2yxdjDd    AMAZON  https://amzn.to/2XZFBRr FOOD IS MEDICINE FOR YOUR BODY! EAT, AND LIVE “WELL”!PART OF THE PROFITS FROM FFT GO TO “THE WOMEN’S...

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Potato Plates, Smoked Salmon with Creme Fraiche

Potato Plates, Smoked Salmon with Creme Fraiche

POTATO PLATES, SMOKED SALMON WITH CREME FRAICHE I was inspired by Chef Wolfgang Puck many years ago when he served up a new pizza combination in the early days of Spago! He took his unbelievable tasting pizza dough rolled it thin, and baked it to perfection with...

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SPRING ROLLS WITH 3 DIPPING SAUCES!

SPRING ROLLS WITH 3 DIPPING SAUCES!

One of my favorite ways to eat lots of raw, fresh, crunchy, colorful, flavorful vegetables is to roll them in rice paper. I end up eating 4 to 5 spring rolls at a sitting, they’re that good! You are eating a virtual rainbow of colors! These little packages of...

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SLOPPY JOE WITH CREAMY COLE SLAW!

SLOPPY JOE WITH CREAMY COLE SLAW!

A perfect summer lunch or dinner! It's easy, quick and kids love it!  Coleslaw Ingredients 1 pound green cabbage, shredded thin ⅓ cup regular or vegan mayonnaise 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup Italian (flat-leaf) parsley...

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