5 Reasons Why I Recommend Using Protein Powders

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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 …

3 Kitchen Small Appliances Worth the Investment

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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 …

6 Travel Hacks to Beat Jet Lag

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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 …

Top Healthy Eats in Hawaii

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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 …

O’o Farm in Maui, Hawaii

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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 …

Top Four Dangers of The Birth Control Pill

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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 …

How You Eat is Your Own Damn Business

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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 …

Hungry, Hungry Hormones: Cravings and Fat Loss

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Cravings have a number of sources that can be tied to little or poor quality sleep, stress, and emotional upset.  The single factor in common for all of those issues is your hormonal health. While other factors like nutritional deficiencies and dehydration can also play a big role in cravings, it’s often the hormonal factors that are left out of …

Hormonal Birth Control, Part II: Healing from The Pill

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Are you on the Pill?  Coming off of it?  Been on it at any point, or struggling with any type of hormonal issue?  Learn the exact steps to rebalance hormones and feel comfortable in your own skin with the FREE Hormone Happy Handbook. Grab your copy here.   Earlier this month I posted all about my personal experience going off …