My First Marathon

curried-brussels

I did it!!  I ran my first marathon ever. I even ran the whole thing, well besides the one bathroom break and the slow downs to grab water, drink it and move on. It was pretty cool. Who knew that I would ever do a marathon? (well I guess I did, because I planned to [...]

Egg-ceptionally Annoying.

Bacon Sandwich

As most of you guys know, I haven’t eaten much sugar in 2013.  As a matter of fact, I didn’t eat any sugar in all of January, so it was a little surprising (and a lot annoying) when I began to develop acne last month in February.  What?!  I’m eating my healthy little buns off, [...]

it’s not oatmeal, it’s NOTmeal

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Two weeks ago when I went to my Whole Life Challenge Food Co-op, Laura had brought us some notmeal. It was amazing. I ate mine with eggs and was ready to replicate the next day. Laura’s notmeal was made with Acorn squash as the base and had the following ingredients that I’ve listed below.  Now [...]

Playing with pancakes- Part 1

butternut squash cake

Yep, I’ve been playing with pancakes. I’ve done it a few times, and decided it’s time to share with you all. I’ve made the egg white and banana soufflé cakes and they were delicious, Thanks Michael!  But I wanted to change things up so I tried egg white and sweet potato, also good but it  didn’t [...]

Sweet Cheeks HQ 3.0 AND 4.0!

Orange Chicken

There’s something big happening at Sweet Cheeks HQ.  I mean HUGE.  It’s a shift in the Sweet Cheeks universe.  Shirley and I will be moving into our own separate apartments.  Bam!  Yup, that’s it.  After 3 years of sharing a kitchen, we’ll actually each have our own. (Well, Shirley will be sharing hers with Ginger!) [...]

Guess what Lefty did??

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As Righty geared up for her Whole Life Challenge, I, Lefty, decided to take it down a notch and indulge in some sugar.  As most of you know, this was my first time eating sugar since last year.  I was so afraid I was going to get a piercing headache or wake up with a [...]

Happy Valentines Day

skillet salmon

Cheeks, THANK YOU!! Thank you all for reading, cooking and following along with the cheeks, it’s truly appreciated. Contrary to what you might be expecting I have not prepared something sweet for you all.  I have been eating sugar-which will soon come to a hault as the Whole Life Challenge is about to begin, but I [...]

My First Brisket…..

my first brisket

and I’m darn proud of it. A while back you might remember I posted about my first chicken and I also shared with you about my first pot roast. (which I was totally confused with what or how to cook it). I’m pretty comfortable baking, working with vegetables but meat is a different story. We [...]

Bittersweet Game Plan

Steak and Eggs

It’s February 3rd and this Cheek has still not eaten any sugar!  I’ve thought about it, but that’s as close as I’ve come.  I know a massive sugar hangover is on the other side of that sweet little moment of sugar pleasure.  Righty has suggested that I don’t waste my sugar on any junk ie. [...]

The end of 2013 Sugar Free Challenge

Kale Salad

  Today is the day, and much like lefty, I’m a little unsure and nervous about tomorrow. You would think I would be celebrating, but instead I feel more of a burden. The whole reason we had the no sugar challenge was because Lefty and I had ODed on sugar. The holiday brought it on [...]