Reasons to Change Your Diet

10 Reasons to Change Your Diet So many people are feeling challenged this year, and many are looking at reasons to change your diet to improve things. Many thought “it” would be 2 or 3 months and then back to normal… Not so much, so how do you deal? One of the best approaches you can take is to use this time to transform yourself; to reinvent your health. Making a change, whether sudden or slowly over time, from a … Continue reading

Introduction to The Challenges of Changing How You Eat

Introduction to The Challenges of Changing How You Eat You want to change how you eat to a healthier eating lifestyle. Good for you! What are some of the road blocks and challenges you are likely to encounter (both from others and self-inflicted) on this adventure as you move yourself to a healthier eating lifestyle? Several challenges of changing how you eat come to mind right away, so let’s address three of these right now. Let’s talk about peer pressure, … Continue reading

Vegetarians and Immune Systems – Are Theirs Stronger?

Vegetarians and Immune Systems – Are Theirs Stronger? This is a topic that is itching for a good fiery debate! Our immune strength being top of mind lately, I thought vegetarians and immune systems was a good subject to discuss. Over the past few years, the idea of eating a vegetarian (or vegan) diet has become increasingly popular for a number of reasons. Some people do it because they believe it to be morally right, while others try it out … Continue reading

Canned Fish – Should You Include It In Your Diet?

Canned Fish I love including canned fish in my health eating world. It’s easy, affordable and always “at the ready” for a quick, healthy and delicious meal. Recently, a friend posted a link on Twitter to a Medium article I felt I should share, so here goes. Written by David Neimanis, this article gives a short chronicle of the author’s real introduction and embracing of canned fish as an integral part of his diet. Almost eight years go, I went … 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

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:

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

Meal Prep and Storage

Meal Prep and Storage In the past two weeks, we’ve discussed meal planning and have begun talking about the prep work. This week we’ll continue our discussion of meal prep and storage, and I’ll share ideas for making your life easier when it comes to magically producing a meal on the table. Containers to use When you are prepping meals, you want to be mindful of the types of containers you use. These containers are not just storing the ingredients … Continue reading