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“FLOURISH BODY, MIND, SOUL”, a company founded by myself, and my daughters Arianna and Alex Thomopoulos. Our commitment and passion is to bring awareness of health and wellness through healing foods and eco-friendly products to enhance your life. We share amazing recipes that include foods you love to eat, prepared in a way that is gut, heart and brain healthy, with research to back it up. We showcase and recommend eco-friendly products, offer cooking videos, share life’s moments and experiences, tips, great finds, selected books, guest bloggers, chefs, pets and pet care, on-line shopping, and the latest up to date medical research.

 Arianna and Alex who are Millennials, share their world living in the digital age with insightful observations about, dating, dining, friendship, work, life, relationships!

“FLOURISH” BODY, MIND, SOUL!”

CRISTINA FERRARE

ARIANNA, “INFLUENCER”

CHEF ALEX THOMOPOULOS

Go to, “ABOUT FLOURISH” TO LEARN MORE ABOUT CRISTINA, ARIANNA, AND ALEX!

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STRAWBERRY SOOTHIE!

  No, I did not misspell SMOOTHIE, I made a SOOTHIE! That is what I make when I'm anxious and my blood sugar is low! You can make it with any berry you like, but lately, for some reason, I've been craving strawberries!  Nothing can beat fresh local berries and...

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Events

INTERVIEW WITH SANCTUARY MAGAZINE!

I am honored to be the May featured Interview in Sanctuary Magazine. Thank you, Myrna, for taking the time to sit down and talk with me. It is the first time I really opened up to speak about certain things. Congratulations on your third year, "EMPOWERING AN INSPIRING...

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Recipes

BREAKFAST! START YOUR DAY WITH COLOR!

  Breakfast is an important meal because it breaks the overnight fasting period, replenishes your supply of glucose, and will also provide other important essential nutrients to keep your energy levels up throughout the day. Helps you to stay focused at work, and...

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Your Health

QUINOA, THE IMPORTANCE OF MAGNESIUM IN YOUR DIET

Part of my maintenance every month to keep my Multiple Myeloma, cancer of the plasma cells, (in remission) is to take a medication that gives me the absolute worst leg cramps in the history of the world. Of course they come at night and I hobble around the bedroom...

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Lifestyle

How To Use An Orange Peel

© Hemera/Thinkstock Before you toss your orange peels read this article on how to use them from getting rid of household ants, beneficial health properties, to facial masks and more.  I only saved orange peels for zest, little did I know. Read more:...

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Holidays

CHEESE BURGERS FOR YOUR MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION!

GETTING READY FOR MEMORIAL DAY!   CHEESEBURGERS INGREDIENTS Makes 6-5 ounce burgers 2 to 3-lb. pound chuck roast ground fresh for hamburger Healthy pinches of kosher salt on both sides of the burger 6 slices extra thick sharp cheddar cheese slices 1 package of 3” to...

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Our Pets

CBD OIL FOR DOGS: 10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW

HOW CANNABIS CAN HELP YOUR DOG! Your dog can reap the same health-boosting benefits of CBD as humans. I use CBD oil every evening before I go to bed. It helps me with the bone pain I have from the medication I need to take to keep my Multiple Myeloma at bay, it is a...

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BREAKFAST! START YOUR DAY WITH COLOR!

  Breakfast is an important meal because it breaks the overnight fasting period, replenishes your supply of glucose, and will also provide other important essential nutrients to keep your energy levels up throughout the day. Helps you to stay focused at work, and...

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Chicken Piccata with White Beans!

As promised here is the recipe for Chicken Piccata with Cannellini beans. This is always my go-to dish any night of the week and especially when company comes over. It’s impressive, really delicious, takes literally 20 minutes to prepare and really super simple to...

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PASTA FAGOLI!

FROM "FOOD FOR THOUGHT" Beans are “heart healthy” and contain an abundance of soluble fiber, which can lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. They are loaded with nutrients our bodies crave, such as vitamin B, calcium, potassium, and folate. They are also low in...

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ENGLISH GARDEN SPRING PEA SOUP!

CHILLED ENGLISH PEA SOUP! Who knew that this teeny tiny little green orb is considered one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Green peas are filled with most of the daily nutrients the body requires on a daily basis to stay healthy. They are a rich source of...

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Artichoke Flowers

I have a love hate relationship with these little orbs because they always manages to prick me with their tiny thorns not once but several times while I'm cleaning them! The needles are so fine that I have difficulty finding and pulling them out. Ouch! I do it though...

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Add Avocados and Whole Grains to Your Diet!

A diet high in whole grains and fresh organic fruits like avocados cut the risk of heart disease and lower LDL, "bad cholesterol. This helps to reduce the risk or plaque build up, enhances blood flow and reduces inflammation in the brain. Avocados have fat, but it's...

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