IMG_8157Hello! My name is Maya Schlessel.  I am currently majoring in Food Business Management at The Ohio State University.  Throughout my life, I have struggled with weight issues.  I have been ridiculed and bullied for my weight for as long as I can remember.  I let my weight become who I was.  It consumed every aspect of my life.  Finally, after my freshman year of college I realized I could not continue to allow others opinions to control me.  I decided I was going to change my life to please myself and no one else.  I began my first step in my lifestyle change by figuring out how to feel more comfortable in my skin.  In order to do this, I wanted to change myself physically and mentally.  I started by exercising regularly and eating healthier.  Preparing these new healthy meals allowed me to stumble across my unknown love for cooking.  Cooking gives me a sense of creativity and freedom I have yet to find in any other aspect of my life.  I am creating this blog to share my passion with as many people as possible.  My goal is to make meals using locally grown, natural, and real ingredients.  I specialize in creating delicious meals that are also healthy, with a few (ok, maybe more than a few, but hey life is short eat the cake) decadent recipes here and there.  I hope that you all will enjoy my recipes and find something in life that lights a fire within you like cooking does for me.

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  1. Jen says:

    Love this! I am so proud of you! Love you!

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