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Clearing The Rail

Clearing The Rail

By Jill Marie Denton
One chef's journey to wellness and personal improvement, one day at a time. Recipes, tips, interviews and guidance for those walking the same grueling path of being and looking better.
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Season 2, Episode 3: Reinforcing Better Behavior
How to create, establish and cement better behaviors. It's a gradual process but it's really possible!
January 23, 2022
Season 2, Episode 2: Reviewing The Rail
Let's recap. What's Clearing The Rail, anyway? Whether you're a cook or not let's review The Rail and why clearing it is life's work.
January 16, 2022
Season 2, Episode 1: Taking A Break
Welcome back to The Rail! Season 2 opens with an important lesson - the benefits of taking a break. I work myself to death - you shouldn't!
January 09, 2022
Episode 23: SEASON FINALE Dec 2021 Recipes
Season finale for Season 1 of CTR. It's time for some incredibly easy and truly cheat-worthy recipes to end your year on a high note. We've got honey orange breakfast biscuits and kicked-up Cordon Bleu this week. See you all in January for Season 2!
December 26, 2021
Episode 22: Self-Worth in a Selfish World
This is a tough topic for me but I'm pulling off the Band-Aid. The world expects a lot. You deserve better. There's a middle ground. Let's talk self-worth in a world that beats people down all too often.
December 19, 2021
Episode 21: Realistic Goal Setting
GOALS, and not the kind you make to yourself knowing you'll never get there. Real. Feasible. Achievable. GOALS. They MATTER. And MATTER is an acronym, so let's get started!
December 12, 2021
Episode 20: One Day at a Time
When it comes to being better, it's not little sprints - it's a marathon. Trite as it sounds, you do better each day, just by being aware of where you were the day before. Let's talk about how to get past yesterday, enjoy today and set yourself up for success tomorrow.
December 05, 2021
Episode 19: Nov 2021 Recipes
It's W30 recipe time! It's all about real food, so that's what's on the menu. A new twist on a fresh breakfast, a chili recipe to die for, and some tips on how to snack your way to success.
November 28, 2021
Episode 18: Interview with a W30 Success Story
Believe me, if she and I can do it, you can, too! Meet a real W30 success story and hear about her struggles, her experiences and the long-lasting effects she's enjoyed since completing the month-long program almost a year ago!
November 21, 2021
Episode 17: My Successes [and struggles] With W30
It wasn't all sunshine and roses, guys. The rules are strict but the results can be incredible. Mine were. Have a listen 😘
November 14, 2021
Episode 16: Intro to Whole30
I talk a lot about W30 in the book, and it's a lot to take in. Let's talk rules and procedure first. Take a deep breath. It's not impossible and it just might CHANGE YOUR LIFE!
November 07, 2021
Episode 15: Oct 2021 Recipes
Oh, thank the heavens, fall's finally here in the Northeast. I won't get to give you more recipes before Thanksgiving so let's get those in! Spiked apple cider, the perfect turkey and pumpkin mousse are on the menu today!
October 31, 2021
Episode 14: The Mental Game
A-ha moments. Taking pride in your work. It's not about being selfish. It's about being the best you can be and taking yourself seriously. Serve yourself first!
October 24, 2021
Episode 13: The Problem with Wellness
Oxford's definition of wellness doesn't really say much, so let's discuss and uncover what wellness really means, in real terms and for real life. [And yes, you can hear me snapping my fingers along with my intro 🙂 I love this tune!]
October 17, 2021
S1 Episode 12: The Neverending Rail
The battle never really ends because goals keep a-coming! How to navigate as life's road gets bumpy and how to emotionally deal with all sorts of setbacks- that's on today's episode!
October 10, 2021
S1 Episode 11: We > Me - A Community
This one's all about community, about how we're stronger as a team, and how sharing your vulnerability, as well as your strengths, sets you free.
October 03, 2021
S1 Episode 10: Sept 2021 Recipes
This month, we're all low-carb! Let's go breakfast to dessert with French Toast, a pizza substitute made with zucchini, and a chocolate cake for afterward. Really!
September 26, 2021
S1 Episode 9 [Bonus episode]: Hunger
We're all hungry, some of us all the time. Is it really hunger? Let's talk about hunger, hydration and getting in your own way sometimes.
September 22, 2021
S1 Episode 8: Truth and Consequences
Quit lying, liar face! 😆 Let's talk about those little delusional lies you tell yourself, the ones that hold you back and make progress feel so far away. And I'll admit some lies I've told, too!
September 19, 2021
S1 Episode 7: Self-Affirmation Feels Like Woo-Woo Stuff
Self care might feel self-indulgent or selfish but it's totally not! It's all about new forms of positive reinforcement, putting yourself first and taking yourself seriously!
September 12, 2021
S1 Episode 6: Starting With History
What worked and what didn't, family history and learned behaviors as well as overcoming the mental barriers that keep you from clearing your rail!
September 05, 2021
S1 Episode 5: Aug 2021 Recipes
August's recipes include the basics of making your own vinaigrette dressings, plus an Asian Sesame dressing and a Chili Lime dressing. Also featured is an Asian Noodle Salad using that Asian Sesame dressing. Bon appetit!
August 29, 2021
S1 Episode 4: Websites and Resources
Sometimes you need a little help. Here are a few places to go for wellness tips, tricks and advice.
August 22, 2021
S1 Episode 3: Goals and Futures
Why I'm doing this podcast thing, why I want you to listen and what comes along with the success.
August 15, 2021
S1 Episode 2: Intro to Chef Jill
Who I am, what I'm doing, and why it's worth a shot. Here's how my Rail came to be.
August 08, 2021
Welcome to Clearing The Rail
In this intro podcast, I'm detailing my battle with The Rail and why a chef's perspective on wellness is so unique.
August 01, 2021