Elizabeth Finch
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Pumpkin Bliss Bites

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Dairy Free, Featured, Gluten Free, Healthy Snacks, Recipes, Sweet Treats, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Pumpkin Bliss Bites

  Healthy homemade snacks are my jam. I love snacking on yummy bites like these myself, and I also love sneaking healthy raw nuts and seeds into my daughters’ diets. Making little raw bites like these are a perfect way to do it. I’ve almost always got a batch made up in my fridge for grab and go snacking. These bites are beyond simple to make and shouldn’t take you long at all. Your food processor does most of the work. And, you only need a few ingredients to make them. These bites are full of good fats from the raw nuts. Healthy sources of fat help you stay fuller for...

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Detoxifying Green Soup + Why I Love A Liquid-Only Day

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in All Food + Nutrition, Dairy Free, Featured, Gluten Free, Lunch + Dinner, Nutrition, Recipes, Soups, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Detoxifying Green Soup + Why I Love A Liquid-Only Day

  Since I returned from my health & education retreat at Sanoviv Medical Institute a few weeks ago, I’ve been loving the practice of incorporating a liquid day (or partial liquid day) into my weekly routine. At Sanoviv, they teach holistic health and that food is medicine for our bodies, both for prevention and for healing. Sanoviv practices a liquid day once a week with their patients and guests. It’s designed to give the digestive system a rest, and it consists of a variety of smoothies, green drinks, hot and cold teas, blended soups, bone broths, nut milks, and plenty...

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Easy Kale Cheeseburger Skillet

Posted by on Oct 2, 2017 in Featured, Gluten Free, Lunch + Dinner, Recipes | 0 comments

Easy Kale Cheeseburger Skillet

  This recipe is a super simple weeknight meal that the whole family will love. Substitute ground turkey for the ground beef if you prefer. Be sure to roast the sweet potatoes ahead of time. I like to cut mine into 1-inch cubes, and roast at 425 degrees on a silpat or parchment paper for about 20 minutes. Roasted sweet potatoes are a veggie that you’ll typically find in my refrigerator at all times — they are so versatile in different dishes. Easy Kale Cheeseburger Skillet Makes 4-6 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 large red bell pepper, roughly chopped 1 1/2 pounds of ground beef...

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Sweet Chili Glazed Rice + Vegetable Bowl

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Dairy Free, Featured, Gluten Free, Lunch + Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Sweet Chili Glazed Rice + Vegetable Bowl

  Sometimes plain old roasted veggies won’t do. You want something a little more flavorful. A little bit spicy. Maybe you want your veggies even just a tiny bit sweet (but not too much because, sugar). That’s where this recipe comes in. This is an upgraded basic veggie saut√© with flavor from the toasted sesame oil, coconut aminos (basically a healthier version of soy sauce, but tamari or lite soy sauce works here, too), and the sweet ginger chili sauce. The recipe as is is more of a side dish to your meal. Add your favorite protein to round it out. I love to add a simple...

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Pasta With Shrimp, Zucchini and Goat Cheese

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Featured, Gluten Free, Lunch + Dinner, Recipes | 0 comments

Pasta With Shrimp, Zucchini and Goat Cheese

Who says you can’t eat clean and enjoy pasta, too? I say you can! This is my favorite weeknight dish at the moment, and my kids love it, too. I buy frozen shrimp (wild caught or responsibly farmed), and set the bag in the refrigerator the night before I plan to cook it so it can thaw. Cook the pasta and pre-chop the veggies on the weekend to further save time when you get ready to make this dish. This dish is loaded with veggies (read: fiber) and protein (shrimp and goat cheese) to really fill you up, meaning you can use a smaller portion of pasta and you’ll still be totally...

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Simple Fish Tacos

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Dairy Free, Featured, Gluten Free, Lunch + Dinner, Recipes | 0 comments

Simple Fish Tacos

  Nothing says summer to me like a perfect fish taco. It’s best to keep them simple, I think. I like to let the flavors of the fish and the spices really take the lead. And I think this recipe¬†does that — it’s pretty close to perfect! These tacos are light, and you can load them up with whatever fresh veggies you prefer. And my FAVORITE way to serve them is with a dollop of my Dairy-free Cashew Nacho Cheese Sauce. Trust me…don’t skip that step! SIMPLE FISH TACOS (GLUTEN-FREE & DAIRY-FREE) Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS: 4 4-5 ounce pieces of white flaky...

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