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090: Follow Your Truth with Mary Shenouda the ‘Paleo Chef’

March 13, 2019

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In this Episode James talks with Mary Shenouda- “the Paleo Chef”- on her journey of creating life on her terms, embracing the entrepreneurial lifestyle and building a 7 figure business.

After being diagnosed with celiac disease at the age of 25, Mary immersed herself in the world of modern American food to learn how what we eat today affects the human body. She quickly realized that all of her allergies and and ailments could be ‘cured’ through the paleo diet. After switching her eating and lifestyle, she noticed the pain she had been living with for 15+ years disappear. She started to share her results, story and dishes/recipes she created for herself and it didn’t take long before people started to reach out. The rest is history.


Themes in this episode:

  • Being a High School Dropout

  • Growing up with Immigrant Parents

  • Life changing events in her childhood

  • Where her love for food came from

  • Diagnosed with Celiacs disease

  • <Journey from Corporate to the entrepreneurial lifestyle

  • Timing, Luck, Opportunity, Follow through

  • Early Entrepreneurial struggles

  • Origins of Phat fudge

  • Checking the EGO

  • Learning how to be a team player as a leader

  • Perfectionism vs having a high standard

  • Delegation

  • The life of an entrepreneur

  • Following your truth

  • Follow your truth & Do the right thing


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Website:Paleochef.com/ Phatfudge.com

IG/TWITTER: @Paleochef



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