Feb
11

If you haven’t noticed we’re having quite the chocolate party here at AK, and I’m definitely not mad about it. Before I release the best-ever chocolate cake recipe tomorrow (so excited!) I rounded up 11 healthy chocolate recipes to make this week that are easy AF. AKA EASY and fun 😉

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Feb
07

Incredibly cozy, healthy vegan Mexican hot chocolate that’s perfectly sweet with a hint of spice — made with a blend of almond and coconut milk. This recipe is in partnership with McCormick Spices.

Forget the whiskey, hot chocolate has always been the best kind of night cap.

Like many of you, I’ve adored a cozy cup of hot chocolate ever since I was a little. And I should share that I’m more of a whipped cream girl rather than a marshmallow lover. How about you?

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Feb
06

It has been what seems like forever since I shared my most recent grocery finds with you. I know you all love them, so I’m making an effort to share more of the things I love to get in hopes to inspire you to try something new!

A few weeks ago Abra and I headed down to our local Fresh Thyme Farmers Market to see what all of buzz was about.

For all you Chicagoans: there’s a Fresh Thyme right in Bucktown with a MASSIVE parking lot – so easy! We walked in and were instantly blow away by how many amazing options there were. In fact there was a lot of buy one, get one free sales so we went a little crazy.

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Feb
05

This Healthy Flourless Monster Cookie recipe is wholesome take on a childhood classic! Packed with peanut butter flavor, chocolate chips, coconut, chocolate candy pieces and nuts.

One of the first jobs I had in high school was working at a daycare. I was one of the leads in the afternoon preschool room, but eventually started working with toddlers and babies. It was an AMAZING learning experience for the future and I loved every minute of it. After high school I took up a few nanny jobs, which allowed me to essentially become apart of a new family. Read more.


Feb
04

I get a lot of requests for fast, easy meals to make during the week, which inspires a lot of my healthy lunch recipes. Once noon (or really 11:30am) rolls around I’m ready for something fresh, flavorful, and filling to eat for lunch. These recipes are filling enough with protein & fiber to keep you full until your 3pm snack.

I’ve rounded up 21 healthy lunch recipes for you that are perfect to meal-prep for the week and give you a little inspo to start the week off on a healthy note.

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Feb
02

Hello and welcome to the wonderful month of February.

AGAIN, I forgot to share my wedding photos this week, but it turned out to be SUCH a busy week that I didn’t have any time to download them. It’s going to take some time and I want to make sure I can fully tell you the entire story of our special day!

Anyway… I promise I’ll post them SOON!

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