Your weight is not the real problem

Your weight is not the real problem With this article, I’m sending up a warning flare that some will call “a rant”. Your weight is not even really the problem with your weight. I know that sounds cryptic. Your weight is not the real problem with your health, your memory, your energy, stamina, chronic illness; it’s not about your weight. Your weight is the byproduct of your food choices. Learn to make better food choices, and your body will find … Continue reading

What Does Food Taste Like

What Does Food Taste Like The biggest challenge we face today in reclaiming our health (mental and physical), losing weight, gaining brain clarity, increasing productivity and practically anything else you can desire is the challenge of learning: What does food taste like? We no longer expect food to taste like real food.  The processed food companies have schooled us to expect our food to taste like sugar, highly processed flour, salt and bad fat.  They have taught us “food” should … Continue reading

Is a Gluten Free Diet Right for You?

Is a Gluten Free Diet Right for You? Gluten free diets are all the rage, and health and fitness experts commonly recommend a gluten free lifestyle. More and more manufacturers are creating “gluten free” foods. With all of this attention, you may be wondering if a gluten free diet is right for you. Let’s talk about a few signs that it may be a good idea and answer a few questions for you about the diet. Frequent Digestive Problems If … Continue reading

No Carb No Sugar Diet – Look and Feel Younger in Seven Days!

No Carb No Sugar Diet While I’m not a fan of the concept of a diet (I prefer a more permanent lifestyle eating change), some diets are so good for you, it’s as though they turn back the clock. The No Carb No Sugar diet is one of those diets! People who follow this diet look younger than they actually are, and that’s because certain diets can help your body heal inflammation and protect your telomeres. By the way, telomeres … Continue reading

Stress and How it Affects Your Gut

Stress and How it Affects Your Gut Stress and your gut…you know excessive amounts of stress are bad for you in general. They can also cause serious gut health issues you may not be aware of. Here are some things to know about how stress can be related to your gut health. How Stress is Linked to Gut Health When you experience a lot of stress, the brain enters what’s known as “survival mode” which affects how much blood goes … Continue reading

Roasted Garlic

Roasted Garlic December 17, 2019 by Cheryl Major Ingredients Whole bulbs of garlic Olive oil Sea salt Instructions Cut the tops off the garlic cloves (about ¼ inch) Place in a covered baking dish Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt Roast in a 140 degree oven until soft and fragrant Use in dishes, on bread and in dipping oil Tags Cheryl A Major, clean eating, gut health, Healthy Eating, recipes Share this:

Make Healthy Eating Easier

Make Healthy Eating Easier Make healthy eating easier. How?  I love this idea. Have a “use me” section in your fridge and your freezer! Let’s back up a bit though.  One of the things I teach my community is to make healthy eating faster and easier by cooking large quantities of food and using it multiple times.  Some people hate the idea of “leftovers”, but that’s not what I’m talking about. Forget the overcooked vegetables reheated in the microwave for … Continue reading

Wild Rice

Wild Rice with Lentils, Quinoa and Beans December 17, 2019 by Cheryl Major Ingredients 1 tsp minced garlic or 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tbsp dried onion flakes ¼ tsp white or black pepper 1 tsp anchovy paste 1 cup wild rice ¼ cup sprouted lentils ½ cup quinoa 1 can black, pinto or kidney beans 1 tbsp capers (optional) 3 cups vegetable broth Instructions In a covered pot, add 1 cup wild rice and 2 cups broth Add anchovy paste … Continue reading

Brain Health for Entrepreneurs

Brain Health for Entrepreneurs This is a guest post from Connie Ragen Green on the topic of brain health for entrepreneurs. Be sure to check out all she has to offer…books, training and so much more at https://ConnieRagenGreen.com As we near the end of the decade I thought it would be helpful for me to share some ideas with you about brain health and optimization. I always thought that if I avoided risky behaviors and did not have injuries or … Continue reading

Banana Buckwheat Pancakes

Banana Buckwheat Pancakes December 5, 2019 by Cheryl Major Persons 2 Serving Size 2 pancakes Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 20 minutes Ingredients egg – whisked 2 tablespoons olive oil ¾ cup organic buckwheat flour ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 Himalayan sea salt 1 medium sized ripe banana chopped or chunked (your preference) Instructions Whisk egg and oil together add some of the milk and some of the buckwheat flour. Add … Continue reading