Elizabeth Finch
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Posts made in February, 2015

Warming Caramel Sea Salt Oats

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Breakfast, Dairy Free, Featured, Gluten Free, Recipes, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Warming Caramel Sea Salt Oats

  Baby, it’s cold outside! As much as I love my smoothies, when the temperatures are sub-freezing and it’s dark outside in the mornings, my body gravitates towards more warming foods. Do you notice the same? These Warming Caramel Oats are hearty, filling and will warm your body up and get you ready to brave the temps. Oats are loaded with dietary fiber which helps with digestion, and the high fiber content is one of the reasons why oats are great for keeping you full from breakfast until lunchtime. Fiber is also incredibly beneficial for heart health. Cinnamon is a warming...

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Vitamin D, Why You Need It & How To Get More

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Featured | 0 comments

Vitamin D, Why You Need It & How To Get More

  I’m sure you’ve heard about Vitamin D by now. It’s being talked about more and more in the media and amongst nutrition experts. And, for very good reason. This incredibly important nutrient is essential for health. Recent research suggests that it may have benefits such as improving immune function, preventing disease, reducing inflammation, boosting mood, building bones, and even easing muscle aches. But, it can be hard for many of us to get enough of it during certain times of the year. Here’s why: our bodies makes Vitamin D when we are exposed to sunlight....

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Superfood Chocolate Brownie Bites

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Dairy Free, Featured, Gluten Free, Healthy Snacks, Recipes, Sweet Treats, Vegetarian | 2 comments

Superfood Chocolate Brownie Bites

  I’m always on the hunt for healthy snacks that are easy to throw together, taste yummy of course and contain lots of nutrients. These Superfood Brownie Bites are all of those things! This recipe came about from my desire to get more nutrient-dense raw nuts and seeds in my daughters’ diets. They both eat very healthy (most of the time!) and the 6-year-old loves raw nuts, but neither of them are willing to try many seeds. Raw nuts and seeds are full of nutrients and healthy unsaturated fats. The omega-3 fats found in raw nuts and seeds are crucial for brain development,...

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