Sugar Monsters


Three days down you beautiful sugar free people! The first three are always the roughest. You should be proud of yourselves. We’re proud of you! We’ve gotten so many great emails from a lot of you, we love hearing from you, keep writing! The Cheeks are here to help. Something that keeps coming up and [...]



Sweet Cheeks staples: apples and bacon It’s less then two weeks until Thanksgiving! Are you prepared for the big day? I’m in charge of bringing a vegetable side dish to the feast this year, so I’ve been testing out a few at Headquarters. I think I have a winner! What’s the first thing that comes [...]

The apple of my eye


Apple, onion and bacon casserole You might be thinking the only thing the cheeks ever eat is apples and pork, but it’s not true. We do eat other things, as left cheek mentioned on monday, maybe a little too much alcohol and candy over the weekend. Since we are putting it all out there I [...]

Let me see your…


I ate so many Tootsie Rolls yesterday I pretty darn near turned into one! Time to jump back on the healthy train. Next stop – stuffed apples. I decided to join in on Shirley’s holiday side dish apple inspired ideas. Every bite is brimming over with sweet, salty, crunchy, warm deliciousness. And you don’t have [...]

Lucky numbers: 15, 16, 33, 38, 42


Evolution. Childhood: Fond memories of the nights Mom would hang up her apron and Dad would take us all out for dinner to the local Chinese food restaurant. My brothers and I would order the same thing every time, the Pu Pu Platter! Arriving on a revolving platter with a small hibachi grill in the [...]

Not as I do.


Bacon = scientifically proven to reduce stress I’ve had a bit of stress in my life lately. We all have it. And I know what you do! Run to the nearest 7-11 and buy the chocolatey-est pint of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream you can find! I know you do that because I do it [...]

It’s apple time


pork chops, apples, cranberries and steamed asparagus! yum Fall is coming!! It’s true, it’s October and it’s getting a bit cooler (at night that is). It was only two weeks ago when we had 100 degree weather and the following week pouring rain. That’s totally fall weather (or global warming) right?. Either way, the apples [...]

Pork Chops and apple sauce-kind of


Pork Loin Stuffed with Apples   Day 11-NO GRAINS As the no grain challenge almost comes to an end, the So Cal CrossFit Regionals are quickly approaching. In fact, it’s about 4 weeks away and I’ll be competing with some pretty amazing athletes. I’m nervous but excited to be competing. Since the sectionals I’ve been [...]