I Have Never In My Life Counted A Calorie!

I believe it’s more important to focus on the ingredients in your meal than the calories of your meal. Here is where my old Boss, Tyrone’s saying “KISS” comes into play. Keep It Simple Stupid! Quality over Quantity!  Cutting out energy-dense, unhealthy items is crucial to weight loss. It’s more important to pay attention to [...]

Why I Drink Hot Water

The first part of my morning routine is drinking hot water. Besides the smile I get on winter mornings holding onto that warm cup, it has many benefits besides just opening my pores before a good face cleansing. Hot water improves the blood circulation. It flushes out toxins, including fat deposits circulating in your body. [...]

❄️Recipe: Cherie’s Crockpot Hot Chocolate❄️

Mexico 500 BC, the Mayans were drinking chocolate made from ground up cocoa seeds mixed with water, cornmeal, chili peppers as well as other ingredients. A lot different than the hot chocolate we know today. Until the 19th century, hot chocolate was used medically to treat ailments such as liver and stomach disease. Mexico introduced [...]

There’s Nothing Better to Eat When It’s Cold Outside Than a Big Bowl of Sancocho

When the temperatures drop below 25°, I’m looking for comfort food. (You can make this recipe at whatever temperature feels cold to you.) Something warm, something satisfying and something with humble roots. I’m not a huge soup person but I love a bowl of Sancocho. Maybe because it reminds me of a simpler time. Maybe [...]

It’s Officially Sweater Weather

I’m an East Coast girl. There is something so sexy about the weather change. Sweaters, warm tea, that extra blanket on the bed! Let’s not forget about the sexiness of men in Tim’s and Hoodies on, women in skinny jeans and high boots! Seeing your breath. Deep sigh, I have the biggest smile on my [...]

Water Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Your Body!

Water is the true fountain of youth! Most overweight people are overweight simply because they are not drinking enough water! Most people with skin issues have it because they are not drinking enough water! After having my daughter, my doctor asked me if I wanted to drop my baby weight fast. “Of course,” I told him! Then, he [...]

Lavender Tea Makes Me A Better Mom

Hey Moms, Sometimes we all need a drink! Since I am not big on alcohol, my drink of choice is Lavender Tea. It has an instant calming effect, much like drinking a glass of wine. Only it has more health benefits. So, while my nerves are getting calm it’s also great for self-care.  I wish someone [...]

Recipe: Pumpkin Nice Cream

Happy Halloween! Here's a quick recipe for you to try. Yes, I am one of those people who looks forward to fall all year long because I like all the seasonal pumpkin treats! While I can see Shawn Harrison (My Wally pop) rolling his eyes at me now out of disgust. He hates pumpkin and [...]

Torture Uncle Shawn with Pumpkin Spice Cookies

It's no secret by now many of you know Shawn hates Pumpkin Spice, but I happen to love it! So, I really enjoy this time of the year. From the lotions to the candles and yummy, warm drinks, I am all about "Pumpkin Spice."  I don't understand why so many Black people have a vendetta about [...]