Author: Erin Finch

Healthy Comfort Food

Switching to a whole foods lifestyle does not mean you have to give up your favorite baked goods, sweet treats and special Saturday morning pancake tradition, it just means you may need to swap out certain ingredients for healthier ones. Over the years as our family has made major changes in our food choices, I have tried multiple recipes when it comes to comfort foods such as these. When searching for new recipes, I not only want the ingredients to be clean, and more nutrient dense than the traditional version of these foods, but I also want them to...

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A Safer Sunscreen for your Family | by Erin Finch

Did you know that our skin is our largest organ and is capable of absorbing 60% of what we put on it? That means that what we put on our skin including personal care products like make-up, lotions, soaps, shampoo, sunscreen, deodorant etc. all matter just as much as what we put in our mouth when it comes to building health and reducing toxic load on our bodies. It can be overwhelming emotionally and financially depending on your budget, to try and swap out all your current products for newer safer ones all at one time which is why...

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Stay Hydrated with this Natural Fruit Spritzer

We all know it’s important to stay hydrated with plenty of water throughout the hot summer months, but it is nice to have some other healthy options with a little more flavor every now and then. This spritzer is so refreshing and could not be more simple to make. It is made with only two ingredients and includes no added or refined sugars, making it a much healthier alternative to cracking open a cold soda. Grab these ingredients next time you are at the store, and go make this! All Natural Fruit Spritzer Ingredients 100% fruit juice of choice....

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Changing our Thinking, and the Power of Educating Ourselves

Whether you are ready to make a healthy lifestyle or not, it starts with at least educating yourself. I recently watched some really great documentaries that you can access on Netflix, and I would encourage anyone to check them out. Some of my favorite quotes from both of the documentaries include the following: “One of the biggest roadblocks that we face to change is that we as an entire society have forgotten what it feels like to be healthy.”-What’s With Wheat “The reason behind this education with what’s wrong with wheat in this documentary is to get you to...

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Natural Electrolyte Drink

  As it heats up this summer, we all will inevitably sweat more, especially those of you who workout or play sports regularly (particularly out in the heat) and work or play outside a lot. It will be important for all of us throughout the summer to stay hydrated with more than just water to replace important electrolytes that are lost when we sweat. Rather than grabbing a Gatorade or Powerade or any other commercial electrolyte drink you can buy at the grocery store, try opting for this homemade natural electrolyte drink. This homemade electrolyte drink is free of...

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