Being Greedy

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I’ll be honest, I’ve been a little greedy lately. I’ve been cooking, taking photos and not sharing with you all on the blog. You’ve seen some photos on Facebook, but some of you wanted more info. So, today I share my warm orange salad. Life is going well, Miss G has been happy lately and [...]

Power Greens

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It’s no secret that I love kale. I love it in salads and I loved it cooked. So, I was super stoked to find a new kale mix at Trader Joes! My old favorite kale mix was made by harvest sensations, but they changed things lately, by adding in a salad dressing package. So, I [...]

Feeling Good

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  Ginger is feeling better and I am too. We have had lots of changes in life lately, but all for the good. It’s necessary to have things change, move or shift to create space for different things. Often the change is challenging and scary, but usually for the good. I’m so happy Miss G [...]

Kettle Bell Cows

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Just to mix it up a bit, I decided to workout with a trainer this week instead of my normal CrossFit routine.  I met him on the Santa Monica stairs, he was cute and asked if I wanted to workout with him, so what’s a Cheek to do??!  As I’ve experienced before, whenever anyone hears [...]

Eat your vegetables

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Some days you might think I hate vegetables, because sadly, I hate to admit it, sometimes I don’t eat any. It really all depends on if I have them prepped or not. This past week I’ve cook about one different vegetable a day, which has really helped me eat my vegetables. The recipes below can [...]

Lefty’s Lowdown

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For those of you that have followed us for a while, you probably remember when I, Lefty got engaged to Mr. Cheek.  Well unfortunately a small while back Mr. Cheek and I decided to get unengaged.  But don’t fret, it’s all good.  And Mr. Cheek knows he will always hold a very special place in [...]

Mint pesto?

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  Sometimes when I cook, Tony will often say ” you know what would make this really good?” and I say “what?”, Tony then says: “lemon, mint and peppers”. So, today I share with you my mint pesto. I served it on chicken, but you could easily put it on lamb or pork, or use [...]

Whip it good!

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  Life goes in waves, waves of more cooking and less cooking, right now I’m in the cooking less wave. I’m also in the starting to work out more wave. For a while there I was a one time a week workout girl, ok, maybe twice a week, either way, it’s not the best approach [...]

Breakfast Super Seeds!

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This delightful little pile of mush is my new powerhouse go-to breakfast!  As some of you may know I recently found out I have a raging allergy to egg whites.  I was annoyingly breaking out with acne despite my “healthy” diet.  I’m happy to say cutting the eggs down to once or twice a week [...]

Chimmi What?

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  Today I head up to Oregon to celebrate a very special birthday. My niece Emery is turning 3 years old and we are having a party. I’m excited to see her and the whole family.  The excitement has escalated as we chat on the phone often, and skype more regularly and we are only [...]