6 myths about Diabetes and Diabetics.

You guys know that when I was first diagnosed with my chronic illness, Type 2 diabetes, last year, I was absolutely devastated. I thought that I had done everything wrong. I thought that I had ruined my health and my body and my life. I was hard on myself, and I blamed myself to no…

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Have avocados all the time with Avocado Ice Cream

Ya’ll gave me a whole lot of criticism about my avocado ice cream, but I am absolutely sticking with this recipe. BECAUSE IT ROCKS.   Avocado ice cream? You couldn’t pay me to eat it pic.twitter.com/kqjpoiVkQ3 — Cherise/LADA (@SweeterCherise) September 19, 2017 At this time of the year, avocado production winds down, and we’re often stuck…

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How to make Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

Remember when you were a kid, and your parents would take you to grab donuts on Saturday or Sunday mornings? Those were some of my favorite times as a kid. Those trips were the first time I got to make a decision about what I wanted, and a chance to enjoy a sweet treat while…

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The Pink Princess Summer Fruit Smoothie

Sometimes I think summer is going to last forever in Texas. With the temp going up to 103°F some days and barely being able to breathe walking outside. In Houston, you can almost always cut the humidity with a knife, but it feels much hotter than it normally does. I’ve been searching for recipes that would…

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Classic Apple Pie

I was born with a sweet tooth, y’all which is obviously a challenge for me with my low carb, diabetic diet. I don’t like sugar substitutes (most of them taste downright awful), and usually, if I’m going to indulge, I just try to account for it, but it’s not a bad thing to have a…

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The 8th Wonder of The World

No, it’s not that 8th wonder, it’s the kind you can drink! Since Bryan and I have moved into the loop, we’ve done a lot more to explore our city. Although we both love beer, breweries (and Battlestar Galactica), we’d never been to 8th Wonder – the craft beer gem of the East End. The “Brew…

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How to Grill The Perfect Chicken

Find out how to enter the giveaway at the end of this post!  Ever had a fear of burning off your eyebrows? Well, I have, and that fear comes from the heat of grilling. I will tell you guys that I’m an absolute novice at grilling. Even coming from a family that is constantly in…

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Sticky Buns

I love it when my house smells like freshly baked pastries, but who doesn’t? That’s why, even though these Sticky Buns are intense work, they are so worth it. This week I had a whole house that smelled like I lived in a bakery! There are two magical things about these babies – using Bourbon…

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chicken-carbonara

Chicken Carbonara

Chicken Carbonara is one of those recipes that you can cook at a moment’s notice. You probably have everything you need for in your pantry, and it is a stunningly simple dish. Bryan and I had friends over a few nights ago, and I made us a huge bowl of Pasta Carbonara (but without the…

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Boozy Strawberry Peach Lemonade

Me loving summer is somewhat of an understatement. I actually love Houston’s sticky weather because it keeps my skin young, and always offers a chance to get some vitamin D! But there’s nothing that I love more than cool cocktails in the hottest months of the year. I especially love Boozy Strawberry Lemonade! I think…

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