Author: Erin Finch

Your Holiday Stress Management Plan by Erin Finch

Can you believe the holidays are already here?? Thanksgiving is next week and then Christmas will be here before we know it! While this is generally, for most people, a wonderful time of year, for many of us, it, unfortunately, is a time of year that brings an added source of stress on a number of levels. But does it have to? A lot of the stress we all may experience this time of year, I believe, is often self-inflicted and can be avoided, or at least managed, by considering the following suggestions… Learn To/Be Okay With Saying No This is...

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Cookies for Breakfast | Health Contributor, Erin Finch

Cookies for breakfast?? YES PLEASE!! These healthy breakfast cookies are brought to you by leelalicious.com. While everyone I think likes the idea of cookies for breakfast, this recipe find was inspired more for the mama’s out there that need a delicious way to sneak some more veggies into their littles diet. I made these cookies with my almost 2 year old in mind. She eats some vegetables but it just depends on the day and mood that she is in if she will touch them so I like to find fun ways to sneak them in more regularly for...

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Collagen and Gelatin Samples + Pumpkin Spice Latte

A few weeks ago, I talked all about the health benefits of collagen and gelatin including my favorite product that helps me get more of it into my diet. To summarize, collagen and gelatin are extremely beneficial for improving the health of our hair, skin, nails, bones, joints and even the gut! In its most natural form, we can get both collagen and gelatin from homemade bone broth made with bones from healthy animals like these. However, making and having homemade bone broth on hand all the time is not realistically going to happen for most of us. It’s...

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How to Make Homemade Almond Milk

Almond milk is a great delicious alternative to dairy milk. The proteins found in dairy are often very hard for many people to digest, casein in particular, and can cause digestive issues which can lead to many other health problems in the body as well. Dairy is one of those foods that can be either healthy or harmful to your body and depends largely on the individual and also the quality of dairy in which you are consuming because not all dairy is created equal. Pasteurized dairy (all dairy that is sold in stores) is not the same as...

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Personal Care Products and the importance of health

If you didn’t already know by now, what we put on our skin is just as important as what we put in our mouths. Our skin is one of our largest organs in the body and is capable of absorbing up to 60% of what we put on it. Not to mention, anything we put on our skin completely bypasses the gut and goes straight into our blood. Companies within the US are allowed to use almost ANY ingredient they wish in their products. In fact, the US government doesn’t review the safety of products before they are sold. Other countries...

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