Hi internet friends. I cannot let you know how much I love Sundays for getting up on items (including making pumpkin delicious chocolate chip cookies)! Occasionally you just require it, you understand?. I was able to do a small recipe advancement, laundry, cleaning and of course sit down and finally edit and write this post.

But first, how was your weekend? On Fri, Tony and I went to a shock party after that celebrated our 1 year anniversary on Saturday thus we were busy, busy, active! I acquired him a fresh TV and he brought me to Starved Rock, a beautiful national park in Illinois with miles of trails. WeRead more

Vegetarian stuffed poblano peppers packed with salsa, special potato, corn and black coffee beans. Easy, minimal substances and HEALTHY!

We spent Christmas in Minnesota with some of my children members. Truthfully, I didn’t reply emails or pay attention to my site for a second. The only thing I did was cradle in by the wood-burning fireplace, bake cookies, chop vegetables and chuckle until I couldn’t any more. Most of this was due to wines,Read more

Happy Mon, friends! How was your weekend? Tony and I chilled hard – it had been something we had been craving because of our busy schedules with virtually no down time. Now that certainly doesn’t mean our weekend was uneventful (we still acquired things to talk about regarding the home), but we could actually get donuts at Dinkel’s , shop at Paulina’s meat marketplace , make Jamaican Jerk chicken kabobs, walk 20,000 guidelines and clean our house.

Not to mention that we’ve started the process of getting rid of things. Including all the different food ingredients I have sitting in my cupboard. Speaking of random foods, it isn’t uncommon for me to have multiple nut luggage & jars in my cupboard. Tony enjoys snacking on honey-roasted peanuts & I enjoy making DIYRead more

I went to Investor Joe’s yesterday around 4pm and literally nearly went insane. First of all, never head to Trader Joe’s between the hours of 3-5:30pm. Believe me guys, your vehicle will likely be hit by red purchasing carts (happened to me), kids will come across with mini shopping carts, you will be blinded by way of a ocean of Hawaiian t shirts and it’ll take you a good hour and a half to get a total of 10 items.

HOWEVER what you will find at Trader Joe’s this time of year is actually everything you could ever need for all of your fall recipes. I mean discuss pumpkin overload! That they had pumpkin cornbread combine, pumpkin risotto, pumpkin bagels, pumpkin crackers, pumpkin butter and most likely a million other activities I didn’t catch. AfterRead more

Kidding… kinda.

Anyway this entire Zac Efron matter stemmed from watching The Lucky One for the second time. I understand, poor film choice. The only excuse I could come up with is that ROMANTIC DAYS CELEBRATION is around the corner and I just so happen to be a sucker for anything romantic. Therefore sue me! Besides good-lookingRead more

Goat Parmesan cheese Stuffed Turkey Burgers with Tangy Peach BBQ Sauce

There are many things I don’t quite understand. Stuff that just don’t appear to make feeling. For instance: how come the guy in my yoga class have a big suitcase tattooed across his chest? Is normally he a traveler? Is normally he a murderer? Do he get too drunk one night time in Vegas? TheyRead more

I cannot really show you just how much I love cookies. It’s just this sense that is present deep inside my soul. Wouldn’t you concur that a good chocolates chip cookie recipe is whatever you really need occasionally? It solves an emergency, cures a poor day and certainly warms your home having a golden, sweet chocolate aroma like no various other.

Really even though, how would you describe the smell of the chocolate chip cookie baking? I can’t. My only thoughts are that I’d like to bottle it up and inhale the sweetness whenever it’s deemed necessary. Today’s recipe just is actually for all of my AK readers who’ve a cookie infatuation while strong as mine.Read more

Double Chocolates Paleo Banana Breads + the Annual AK Reader Survey

Normally I start each blog post with some sort of little story approximately life and what I am up to recently. Today I simply want to bring you a recipe for paleo banana bread because honestly, it’s just amazing. I’ve been hoarding this recipe in my drafts for months, waiting for the perfect moment goingRead more

Now that March is officially right here, I’m hoping we can expect warmer weather. Not that our winter continues to be anything but moderate, but I still prefer spring weather. There’s nothing I’m craving a lot more than waking up a little past due on a Saturday morning, getting brunch at a fresh restaurant in the city, after that strolling around with Tony for all of those other day. Mostly we head to antique shops or bookstores, or sometimes end up food shopping at Investor Joe’s. In any event, I always celebrate moving, eating and taking pleasure in ‘us’ time.

Here’s finished . though, and I hate to be the one to break it to you, but we’re bound to involve some type of chilly climate this month sooner or later. You understand, it’s a very predictable Midwest thing; nice one day and snowing the next. When that second comes, you’ll have this great chiliRead more

First thing’s 1st: How was your Memorial Day time Weekend? I hope you had the chance to relax and consume some delicious meals.

Yes, I’m totally one of those people. I wish I could say We instagrammed and ate this salmon this weekend, but that’s not truth. I in fact made this dish almost a year ago and completely forgot about it until lately when I was strolling through my photos. Please forgive me! How may i denyRead more