Welcome to my blog! I’m Aubree Cherie and it’s a pleasure to have you here.
This blog originated as a recipe blog featuring all Gluten Free, Dairy Free, and Sugar Free recipes. For manyyears, I’ve been on a diet that avoided those three things because I was feeling sick and had a lot of strange symptoms that I couldn’t get under control with different medications. On top of that, most of my life was a downright battle for weight management. After much struggling with weird diets, varying exercise plans, and extremely low self esteem, I finally reached a place where I was comfortable with myself. But it wasn’t enough. My stomach hurt all the time, I developed migraines, I couldn’t get into a car without being nauseated, I dealt with severe sun sensitivities, and worst of all I couldn’t shake my crazy and variable mood swings. It was during that time when I realized there is more to health than just ‘not being fat’. Since then, I’ve found that I can handle specific forms of dairy in small doses without reaction and that if I keep my sugar intake low, that I maintain a ‘headache-free-me’. However, I want to be careful and listen to my body, so many, if not all, of my recipes going forward on this blog will be gluten, dairy, and sugar free.
I am a wife of a very Godly, caring, and generous man. I couldn’t be more fortunate! How I got his attention, I don’t know :) Since getting married, it’s been a challenge to go from ‘Dietary Diva’ who always cooked very random healthy food for one, to the other end of the spectrum, of cooking for two – when the ‘other one’ considers hot pockets, frozen pizzas, and 2 liters of coke to be a balanced diet. But he’s a good sport and so far he tries whatever I make. And to be fair, he usually likes everything… as long as I don’t tell him what’s in it :D
Another joy-slash-challenge that faces me is the managing of a house that we’re slowly but thoroughly turning into our home. I’ve had roommates and/or apartments since I was 14, but I haven’t lived in an actual house since my mom was cooking me dinner… So there are lots of things to learn and I’m having to learn them quickly! Since we’re starting out, we’re also very budget conscious and so my endeavors tend to pivot around saving money. So I’ve expanded this blog to encompass all the things about my life that are domestic.
I welcome comments and hope you will find something useful here!