Elizabeth Finch
get my 9 HEALTHY TRAVEL tips, right to your inbox...
Follow Along On Instagram On Pinterest On YouTube On Twitter On Facebook

Posts made in March, 2015

5 Reasons To Avoid Bottled Salad Dressing

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

5 Reasons To Avoid Bottled Salad Dressing

Picture this: you head off to the grocery store with the idea in mind that you’re going to create a healthy meal for yourself and your family, and you decide that a big fresh salad is what you want. You pick up lots of crisp, fresh veggies, some lean protein to add on top, and a bottle of light salad dressing. Stop right there and put the salad dressing back on the shelf! Why? Because although your intention is to make a healthy meal that’s light yet nutrient dense, that bottled salad dressing does way more harm than good for your body. Here’s why… 5 REASONS WHY YOU...

Read More

Four Super Simple Vinaigrette Recipes For Dressing Your Salads

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in Dairy Free, Featured, Gluten Free, Lunch + Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian | 4 comments

Four Super Simple Vinaigrette Recipes For Dressing Your Salads

  I shared with you before why you should avoid bottled salad dressings like the plague. They’re incredibly expensive to start, they have tons of unnecessary and unhealthy ingredients added, and it’s just so incredibly easy to whip up a homemade dressing for your salad that not only tastes better, but is much better for you nutritionally speaking. When making my own dressings at home, I recommend using equal parts oil (i.e. extra virgin olive oil) or another healthy fat (i.e. hummus) with equal parts vinegar or another acid (lemon juice). You can also add a “flavor...

Read More

Sweet & Tangy Quinoa Salad With Cashew & Raisins

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Dairy Free, Featured, Gluten Free, Lunch + Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Sweet & Tangy Quinoa Salad With Cashew & Raisins

This new quinoa salad recipe has it all — a little sweet, a little savory, a little crunch, a lot of flavor, and a LOT of nutrition. Seriously, every single ingredient in this recipe is nutrient dense. You’ve got fiber, protein, healthy omega-3 fats and good carbs all on one plate, which makes for a balanced, low-glycemic meal that’ll give you energy for hours. And, it’s insanely delicious and satisfying. You can’t go wrong with this salad as a meal. Make a big batch and serve it to friends, or keep it all to yourself and eat on it throughout the week for light...

Read More

3 Components For Balanced Weight + A Healthy Lifestyle

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Featured | 0 comments

3 Components For Balanced Weight + A Healthy Lifestyle

  Hi Friends, I’ve shared with you before a few reasons why diets don’t work, so hopefully you understand by now why it’s so important to view health and nutrition as a long-term way of life, rather than a short-term solution to your health and weight loss goals. In the space of this post I’ll address what I strongly believe are 3 components for losing and maintaining weight and living a healthy lifestyle for the long-run. When you change your eating and lifestyle habits for good and realize that being healthy truly is a way of life, you are rewarded with so many...

Read More