5 Reasons Why I Recommend Using Protein Powders

emilygoughLifestyle, Nutrition

Prefer to learn while you do other things?  For the full discussion on protein powders and supplements including why they might not be the right choice for you, check out this episode of my podcast Fit & Nourished Mind available on iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher.  There can be a lot of controversy on the topic of protein powders and … Read More

The Number One Form of Self Care (And It Takes No Time or Money)

emilygoughLifestyle, Mindset

Self care.  What does it even mean? We hear about self care as though it’s some magical destination that you reach.  When you have that lifestyle that allows for it, such as a nanny, a housekeeper, and an overflowing bank account. What we don’t hear much about it that self care is something we create for ourselves and prioritize, and … Read More

3 Kitchen Small Appliances Worth the Investment

emilygoughLifestyle, Nutrition

Quick note:  This post is not sponsored, although I may receive a small fee from affiliate links.  These are products that I have used in my own home for years and trust fully.  All opinions are my 100% own. There is a nearly endless number of kitchen appliances you can purchase these days.  Even just taking a quick search on Amazon … Read More

6 Travel Hacks to Beat Jet Lag

emilygoughLifestyle, Nutrition, Travel

One of the questions I hear from people regularly is how to handle jet lag. Travelling is a blast and can bring all kinds of amazing new experiences, but if you are foggy and bogged down with jet lag for most of your trip, it can be a major downer. I’ve been doing a lot of travelling lately, and have … Read More

Wine, Cake and Willpower

emilygoughLifestyle, Mindset

I wanted to share a story with you about one weekend a couple months back, because it really highlighted for me how much my attitude towards food has shifted and evolved in the past few years.   We were hanging out with some close family members and having some drinks before going out for dinner.  I was drinking some red … Read More

Top Healthy Eats in Hawaii

emilygoughLifestyle, Nutrition, Travel

As some of you may know, we just got back from 10 days in Hawaii, split between the Big Island and Maui.  We love nothing more than finding great food to eat (when we aren’t preparing it in our own kitchen) and usually do research beforehand to make sure we’re going to have a delicious meal 😉 Since we’re planning … Read More

O’o Farm in Maui, Hawaii

emilygoughLifestyle, Nutrition, Travel

Quick note before we get started: I am not in any way affiliated with the O’o Farm or any of their subsidiaries.  Just a girl who loves to eat and am always on the lookout for the best experiences while travelling 😉 We just returned from 10 days in Hawaii, and I have to say, it exceeded all of our … Read More

Top Four Dangers of The Birth Control Pill

emilygoughLifestyle, Nutrition

Have you grabbed your copy of the Hormone Happy Handbook?  Be sure to get your FREE download here to find out how to balance hormones and feel comfortable in your own skin, especially after being on the Pill (or even if you are still on it). Before we begin, I want to fully acknowledge that birth control pills offered a … Read More

How You Eat is Your Own Damn Business

emilygoughLifestyle, Mindset, Nutrition

I’ve gotten comments my entire life about how I eat. That’s not terribly unusual for many people, I don’t think.  We’re all super nosey, lol, and want to know how, what and why other people are eating a certain way.  Even long before I became a Holistic Nutritionist, I was always intrigued by what was on other people’s plates. Often … Read More