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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

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THANKSGIVING TURKEY WITH FAMOUS MARINADE!

THANKSGIVING TURKEY WITH FAMOUS MARINADE!

Happy Thanksgiving! I've tried so many ways over the years to prepare turkey so it will have lots of flavor and most important not turn out dry. I've wrapped them in cheese clothe, soaked them in brine, tried deep-frying, put butter over the skin, under the skin,...

Holidays

SWEET POTATOES WITH MARSHMALLOWS

SWEET POTATOES WITH MARSHMALLOWS

This dish is always a huge hit at our house! I wouldn't even dream of making Thanksgiving dinner without including sweet potatoes with toasted Marshmallows. The kids love the marshmallow topping and take such delight in the crunchy ooey-gooey top and creamy fluffy...

Health

MARIA SHRIVER’S MOVE FOR MINDS!!!

MARIA SHRIVER’S MOVE FOR MINDS!!!

A GREAT DAY FOR MOVE FOR MINDS AT EQUINOX! SEE HOW YOU CAN SIGN UP AND JOIN THE WOMENS ALZHEIMERS MOVEMENT! https://bit.ly/32gn9Cz  “It is not how much you do, but how much love you put in the doing.” — Mother Teresa November kicks off National Alzheimer's Disease...

In The Home

GIFTS IDEAS!

GIFTS IDEAS!

I fell in love with these porcelain flowers I found at Bricks & Beams in Westlake Village, Ca.! It is one of my favorite places to shop for accessories in our home. You can buy each one individually and give out as hostess gifts, or in a set of four! I purchased 3...

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SOUR DOUGH OR GLUTEN FREE STUFFING!

SOUR DOUGH OR GLUTEN FREE STUFFING!

SOURDOUGH BREAD STUFFING, OR SUBSTITUTE GLUTEN FREE BREAD USING THE SAME RECIPE     BREAD CUBES FOR STUFFING 2 pounds Sourdough bread OR Gluten-Free Bread   Pre-heat oven to 275 F. Cut the bread into 1" cubes and place them onto a baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 45...

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GET AHEAD OF THANKSGIVING FOOTBALL WEEKEND!

GET AHEAD OF THANKSGIVING FOOTBALL WEEKEND!

BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP! I make soups and freeze them 4 to 5 weeks before Thanksgiving weekend. That way I have hot soup to serve with leftovers!  It's a great way to warm your insides. I remember those days growing up in Cleveland and how cold and snowy it was....

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PUMPKIN AND FALL APPLES!

PUMPKIN AND FALL APPLES!

PUMPKIN FACTS PUMPKINS are 90% water and is considered a fruit. Their brilliant orange coloring comes from its ample supply of beta-carotene, which is vitamin A in the body. It’s considered a superfood for eye health. They contain two important antioxidants lutein and...

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WELCOME FALL!

WELCOME FALL!

BRINGING IN THE FALL SEASON WITH HEALTHY DELICIOUS, SATISFYING MEALS, STARTING WITH PUMPKIN SOUP! It’s time to usher in the fall and I get so excited when I start to see pumpkins and pomegranates everywhere I go shopping for food. It signals the start of the holidays,...

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 BUCATTINI CACIO E PEPE

 BUCATTINI CACIO E PEPE

 BUCATTINI CACIO E PEPE This is a simple, quick, delicious pasta dish. All you need is pasta, olive oil, Parmesan, Romano Pecorino cheese and plenty of cracked black pepper. Of course, I have to embellish the presentation a bit because I think eye appeal is so...

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From Market to Table! Garden Chopped  Salad

From Market to Table! Garden Chopped Salad

GARDEN CHOPPED SALAD! From Market to Table I love Farmers open market, especially in the summer! I can’t get enough of all the fresh fruits and vegetables that are available especially the tomatoes, corn, strawberries, and peaches. Fresh herbs are available in...

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