My Mom started making this Mayan Sweet Potato Polenta Bake (or casserole) once i was in high school. She adored to test out flavors and test out recipes, often times for people in the church potluck. After a few years, we started referring to them as Lynn’s (my mom) flavor testers simply because they basicallyRead more

Lately I am pretty much deeply in love with dipping cookies in chocolate. Or possibly just chocolate generally.

Did you guys see this recipe over on Cup of Jo last week? I had been so excited to donate to her delicious chocolate series because I knew exactly what I was going to bake up. I mean what could be better than extremely gentle and chewy peanut butter cookies dunked in chocolate and toppedRead more

So I’m doing a juice & food cleanse right now. I’m SUPER excited about it because as you know I freakin’ like doing them. It isn’t that I think they’re great in as soon as, it’s just that I really appreciate how I feel afterwards. The huge benefits? How apparent my skin appears, how much great sleep I get and exactly how in different ways I find yourself thinking about meals.

I’ll have updates for you within the cleanse quickly; for the time being I’ve been looking at these pubs in the counter all of last night. I made them the other day for Tony because he’s all like I need to get a lean body for baseball period – this is as he continues toRead more

Hello you lovely souls. I’m seated in a beautiful, cozy ruler bed writing for you from Hilton Head Health , a fitness and wellness resort in Hilton Mind, SC. This past week continues to be so refreshing for me in more ways than I can fathom to write about. Sometimes you just can’t placed into words what you feel whenever your center is steady and content. Personally i think beyond lucky to be invited right here; the inspiration in wellbeing classes, new friends and being truly a little more susceptible has still left me having a realization that I have to let go of my worries of judgement with regards to blogging and getting more personal.

My goodness is it possible to believe AK has been cooking for just a little over 3 years? I’ve created here about my life experiences, career adjustments, moving, relationships, friendships and my ever growing obsession with Zac Efron. What I haven’t included is my real and constant struggle with food; certainly it is the likeRead more

My mom lifts me up when I’m straight down, encourages me to always be the very best person I can be, and definitely loves me unconditionally. After my father passed away several years ago, my mother and I became inseparable. I’ve discovered to keep carefully the people you like close, let the little things move, and be appreciative of what you have.

Giving back to Mothers is undoubtedly a hard thing to do. How will you provide someone something that has given you everything? You really can’t. But making her pancakes is fairly close. They’re made with love in the end. These pancakes are incredibly fluffy, moist, and absolutely melt in the mouth area. And there’s inRead more

Double Delicious chocolate Paleo Banana Loaf of bread + the Annual AK Reader Survey

Normally I start each blog post with some kind of little story on the subject of life and what I am up to recently. Today I simply want to enable you to get a formula for paleo banana loaf of bread because honestly, it’s just amazing. I am hoarding this formula in my drafts forRead more

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Salted Day Caramel

Ohhhh hiiii. It’s been a whirlwind past few weeks due to moving. Personally i think terrible because I haven’t had the opportunity to give your blog and composing the think it’s great most definitely deserves. For now, there’s cookies though. And cookies are constantly the solution when you don’t even know the actual question is.Read more

… But I heard that few fruits are mainly because sweet, succulent or downright sexy being a peach.

With all of these ideas you could cook or bake in the home I’m wondering why people don’t do it more often!? After all, I get that you may live near an incredible thai restaurant and LIVE for the blueberry muffins from the neighborhood bakery-but when was the last period you made meals made youRead more

This Summer continues to be filled with margaritas, travel, baseball, and SO MUCH FOOD. I’ve felt so blessed to have the ability to take so many weekend trips in between my long function weeks. The photos below capture a number of the occasions of several journeys to Miami, North & South Carolina.

You can even check out my Trip Consultant profile to look at a number of the places I’ve stayed. I have to get better about looking at the restaurants I’ve eaten at. That’s on my to accomplish list next! I REALLY LIKE margaritas. They are hands down my favorite drink and what better spot toRead more

WHOLE WHEAT GRAINS Banana Oatmeal Delicious chocolate Chip Cookies (made out of coconut essential oil!)

The day before I still left to return to Minneapolis from Chicago, I made Tony these hearty banana chocolate chip cookies that basically taste like delicious banana bread. Two times later he text me, The banana breads cookies may be the best thing you’ve available.” Yes, I have officially won his center. These cookies areRead more