Are you looking for a natural and delicious way to improve your overall health? Look no further than dates! These sweet and chewy fruits have been a staple in Middle Eastern cuisine for centuries and for good reason. Not only are they a tasty snack, but they also offer a plethora of health benefits. One [...]
Category: Food and Drink
The Power of a Boiled Banana!
My grandfather, Warren Johnson was the most amazing small farmer and man I have ever met. He was responsible for 6 children of his own but fed many others for free in the neighborhood of Duquesne, PA, which he loved so much. As a Steelworker, it was cost-efficient for him to grow most of the [...]
Did you know that I offer Virtual Nutrition Consultations?
I spend 4 hours a day on the weekends doing Virtual Nutritional Consultations. After going over an intake form with each client, I tailor make a meal plan that's right for them and will help them complete these goals. I am a certified nutritionist and people reach out to me for various reasons such as: Health [...]
Who Is Joining Us For Another Detox Challenge on March 7th?
As a certified nutritionist and holistic wellness advocate, Cherie Johnson brings extensive knowledge as your dietary coach for a 10-day challenge to change your eating habits for better health, skin, hair, nails and energy! Each challenge group is also served by mindset, fitness, and wellness advocate & experts who guide participants through the process of [...]
I Have Never In My Life Counted A Calorie!
I believe it’s more important to focus on the ingredients in your meal than the calories of your meal. Here is where my old Boss, Tyrone’s saying “KISS” comes into play. Keep It Simple Stupid! Quality over Quantity! Cutting out energy-dense, unhealthy items is crucial to weight loss. It’s more important to pay attention to [...]
Why I Drink Hot Water
The first part of my morning routine is drinking hot water. Besides the smile I get on winter mornings holding onto that warm cup, it has many benefits besides just opening my pores before a good face cleansing. Hot water improves the blood circulation. It flushes out toxins, including fat deposits circulating in your body. [...]
Pizza night is a must (WE LOVE PIZZA) and it makes a great breakfast! So, the next best thing to delivery is sometimes you just have to make it yourself. For you homeschoolers, pizza is a great science and math lesson. Measuring and they get to make the dough rise! Anytime the mixer comes out, [...]
❄️Recipe: Cherie’s Crockpot Hot Chocolate❄️
Mexico 500 BC, the Mayans were drinking chocolate made from ground up cocoa seeds mixed with water, cornmeal, chili peppers as well as other ingredients. A lot different than the hot chocolate we know today. Until the 19th century, hot chocolate was used medically to treat ailments such as liver and stomach disease. Mexico introduced [...]
There’s Nothing Better to Eat When It’s Cold Outside Than a Big Bowl of Sancocho
When the temperatures drop below 25°, I’m looking for comfort food. (You can make this recipe at whatever temperature feels cold to you.) Something warm, something satisfying and something with humble roots. I’m not a huge soup person but I love a bowl of Sancocho. Maybe because it reminds me of a simpler time. Maybe [...]
It’s Officially Sweater Weather
I’m an East Coast girl. There is something so sexy about the weather change. Sweaters, warm tea, that extra blanket on the bed! Let’s not forget about the sexiness of men in Tim’s and Hoodies on, women in skinny jeans and high boots! Seeing your breath. Deep sigh, I have the biggest smile on my [...]