Today is National Stress Awareness Day. It’s weighing heavy on my heart to write and share today. I hope these words encourage you to seek joy and find ways to eliminate stress in your life. While I’m not the best example for living stress-free, I’ve been learning a lot lately and I wanted to share.… Continue reading national stress awareness day
Note to Readers: Hey readers! Thank you for continuing to support Maja Cooks! Just wanted to give you a head’s up: This post is going to be a little different than most. For one, it’s not about food. Gasp. I’m going to continue, of course, to write about food on a weekly basis. However, I’ve realized… Continue reading lessons on flow from the bourbon trail
Well goodness, friends. It’s still happening! The migraine nonsense has yet to fully release me from its grip – although I’ve started to have enough information to piece it all together (what’s causing what, why does this feel like this, etc.). I think I know how my brain found itself here, and I’m fairly certain… Continue reading what I eat on sick days | what’s your migraine story?
Oh my goodness it’s been a while. It’s me, migraine. Maja’s here too, somewhere. She might be in the other room trying to use the dog as an eyeshade. Greetings from the other side of a weeklong migraine! Wisdom teeth surgery recovery did not go quite as smoothly as I originally thought it would, so I found myself… Continue reading migraine mac and cheese
During a lunchtime conversation with my wonderful coworkers, the topic of butter came up. There were tons of perspectives. One friend never keeps butter in the house, another didn’t really know the difference between conventional and grass-fed butter (and I realized that I struggled to articulate the benefits to her). Meanwhile… I have three separate storage… Continue reading all about (grass-fed) butter
Sometimes busy, stressful weeks just creep up on us. In these times, it’s easy to get desperate and give up on health entirely. You’re tired, you’re hungry, and you don’t have the energy to cook, much less think about eating healthy. All you really want is for a pizza and a bottle of wine to be… Continue reading 8 no-cook grocery staples for desperate times
DISCLAIMER: These recommendations take a liberal approach toward paleo eating. If you’re doing a Whole30 or eating squeaky clean paleo, you’re better off not going to Chik-fil-A due to the oils they cook with. However, for those of us just trying to build meals around protein, veggies, and other whole foods, while avoiding gluten, sugar, dairy,… Continue reading ordering paleo at chik-fil-a | eating and flow