Jelly In My Belly

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I’ve got a new acupuncture office! It’s wonderful. It’s peaceful and Zen and a perfect little place for healing. There’s only one problem and it’s called Jelly Bellys. Yes, Jelly Belly jelly beans sit on the front desk. The facialist who’s office I moved into told me I can move around anything in the office, [...]

Cooking from the cupboard

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tuna on a spoon? Growing up I loved tuna fish. I’m talking about the tuna fish my mother made. It was mixed with mayonnaise, onions, pickles and celery. She would serve it to me as a sand which or my favorite, Tuna Swirls. They are much like a cinnamon rolls, but tuna is in place [...]

Sushi Chef Extraordinaire

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I’ve been wanting to try making this for a while and I’m so glad I finally did! It was super easy and absolutely tasty! The key is to cut the seaweed paper BEFORE you roll it. Every time I would roll it up and attempt to cut it into pieces it would crush and ruin [...]

I’m back y’all!

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Please excuse the wonky picture, my camera settings were off! For those of you who keep up on our blog, you probably noticed my past Thursday post was missing. Well I was doing a little traveling and I was in Texas y’all! What a great state! I spent a week in Houston and developed a [...]

Back from the Burn

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Fruit and herbed topped broiled salmon! I like to think of myself as pretty smart in the kitchen. Meaning that I know my way around and can most always whip up something tasty. Though, a few weeks back, that was not the case. I was on a mission to create some beautiful food, but got [...]

Pummeled

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Yesterday I put on my pink bikini and took my surfboard to the beach! The waves were big and the sets were choppy but I haven’t been out in months and I was dying to get in the ocean. After about 15 minutes of comedic wrestling with my wetsuit, (gosh, that thing is hard to [...]

Introducing…

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…my acupuncture practice! Since I’m now a full time Sweet Cheekin’ Acupuncturist I realized I should officially introduce you to my “baby”. Located in the wonderful world of Santa Monica, California in a lovely little office I share with two superb chiropractic doctors. I’ve been open for about two months now and it’s been ahhhhhh-mazing! [...]

Sweet Cheeks in your home!

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Sweet Cheeks Headquarters has been a rocking! Instead of writing you lovely Cheekers a post last night, I was called out to do some in home Paleo cooking with the Right Cheek for a client of ours. This is a new venture for The Cheeks but so far, so good! Our client loves the food, [...]

Summer Lovin’

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What a GORGEOUS day here in Los Angeles! It’s only May 1st but it feels like summer already. It makes me want to take a big bite of watermelon as juices drip down my arm, sip an ice cold glass of water with strawberry slices seeping in it and take a long lazy nap in [...]

Settling in

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baked salmon topped with balsamic reduction and mango salsa If you have been following us on Facebook or are a friend that got “in on the action”, you know that we have moved. (THANK YOU MOVER FRIENDS!) It may seem like we have moved a few times, and we have! The journey is to be [...]