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It’s another #MeatlessMonday here at AK and I’ve got a gorgeous rainbow salad for you to make this week. Let me reintroduce you to this crunchy, bright, fresh shredded brussels sprouts salad. I first made this salad a couple of years ago on a whim when I was absolutely craving a big green salad, or
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Chicken breast is having a moment, and that moment is creamy, cheesy, herby, and exactly what I wish someone would cook me any night of the week: Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 Tender chicken breasts stuffed with a creamy, nutty, and cheesy spinach filling, perked
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Think dry, bland chicken breasts are the way of the world? You’ve been settling! Time for the BEST CHICKEN MARINADE. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 This quick combination of marinade ingredients not only will make your chicken actually taste like something (that “something” being savory, herby, and down-right delicious),
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FRESH STRAWBERRY BREAD. That tastes like a healthy breakfast version of strawberry shortcake. Omg! Btw, when’s the last time you had a strawberry baked good? If it’s been a while, then this healthy strawberry bread is for you. I found myself dreaming about fresh strawberries and couldn’t help but pile a few containers of juicy,
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Get your grill on green-style with these smoky spears of Grilled Asparagus! Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 Lightly charred outside, caramelized inside, and touched by that tantalizing sensation of easy-living that only the grill can impart, this healthy method of cooking asparagus takes 10 minutes or less. Season it
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Many of you ask me which recipes my 14 month old son Sidney absolutely loves and this is one of them. In fact, we all love it! It’s incredibly reminiscent of a classic mushroom or beef stroganoff, except we’re adding spinach and cooking it all together in one pot. I love that this meal brings
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This Instant Pot Beef and Noodles is an easier, faster way to achieve the rib-sticking coziness and comfort that we crave. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 Beef and noodles is a fixture in my home state of Kansas and throughout the Midwest. It’s similar to the beef stroganoff I
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I’m just sitting here waiting for baby 2 to arrive and dreaming about banana bread everything and anything. I can’t describe my sweet tooth over these past few weeks, but it’s been ravenous. Pretty funny because I feel like I haven’t had one all pregnancy until now. Feed me all the vegan banana bread please!
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Whether a childhood dotted with overcooked pork chops has left you with an adulthood aversion or you are their biggest fan, Air Fryer Pork Chops will have you falling freshly in love. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 Pork chops cooked in the air fryer are juicy (NOT DRY) inside
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If you visit the Midwest, I challenge you to find a single potluck, family reunion, church picnic, or holiday meal that doesn’t involve some version of today’s crunchy Asian Ramen Salad. It is ubiquitous. It is my childhood. It is perhaps the best, most addictive side dish ever created. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…the Sephora spring sale! This sale is special because it is site-wide and you can score discounts on products that rarely go on sale (perfume and skincare are two big ones). Over the last few years, I’ve had a lot of fun (too much fun according to my
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Does anyone else think of lemon bars as a must make dessert for Memorial Day weekend? Maybe it’s just me, but growing up we always enjoyed strawberry shortcake and lemon bars for a Memorial Day dessert. In fact, strawberry shortcake was my mom’s absolute favorite. Most of the desserts I had growing up were out
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I am ever on the prowl for easy one-pan meals, and this Sheet Pan Mediterranean Shrimp is everything I always need. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 Juicy shrimp tossed with a medley of fresh vegetables and pantry herbs, topped with a shower of feta cheese, and livened up with
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Whoa. That flew by quick. They say the second pregnancy always does, but I swear I didn’t start doing anything to prepare until just a few weeks ago. Mostly just attended my appointments, took my prenatals, tried to sleep and do research here and there on what we will need now that I’ll I have
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Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie is our most-lored family dessert. We refer to it as “Strawberry Super Pie” or even just “The Pie.” Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 With its pecan shortbread cookie crust, luscious sweet cream cheese layer, and jammy topping of fresh strawberries and strawberry glaze, it is
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This vibrant Israeli Couscous Salad is the kind of healthy, happy, easy lunch that you’ll spend your whole morning looking forward to eating. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 Not only is it delicious, but this Israeli couscous salad with feta cheese, fresh mint, and smoked paprika-lemon dressing is also
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This Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole is here to upgrade your weeknight dinner game in the most delicious way possible. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 When a dinner is this easy and healthy. When it hits every food group in a single Pyrex. When it includes the most crowd-pleasing trifecta
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My first experience with Goat Cheese Balls—creamy portions of softened goat cheese rolled in breadcrumbs and cooked until golden and crisp outside and meltingly creamy inside—was in France, where they are a common addition to salads. Today’s recipe has the same level of splendor, done in mini, easy baked form! Pin this recipe on Pinterest
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Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays because you can eat an incredible brunch, colorful salad and big slice of carrot cake all in one day (dream come true). Right now we’re all facing big changes while we at home and keep everyone safe, but whether you celebrate Easter or not I’m excited
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Air Fryer Bacon, or as it’s more appropriately known: “how to get everyone stampeding into the kitchen.” Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 Tantalizingly crisp, dangerously easy to make, and smelling of the heavens, bacon in the air fryer is hands-down the best bacon I’ve ever cooked. I’ve long been
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My girlfriends and I used to hit up the mall every single weekend in college. We spent our money on cheap outfits from Forever 21 and stopped by the local Orange Julius to refuel after walking laps and laps. If you know me, you know I’m in love with everything and anything orange flavored. Think
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My favorite time-saving kitchen shortcut? Outsource side dishes like these Crockpot Carrots to the slow cooker. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 The next time you need an easy side dish with wide curb appeal and minimal prep time, honey carrots made in a slow cooker will ride to your
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If I could explain my childhood dinner goals in a recipe, it might be Hamburger Casserole. Cheesy noodles and ground beef wrapped in a creamy sauce and topped off with crispy breadcrumbs, this old fashioned pasta casserole is the very definition of family-friendly. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 If
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If the idea of plopping down in a blueberry patch and munching fresh berries until your fingers and chin turn blue appeals to your soul the way it does mine, then this healthy Blueberry Bread is just the recipe for you! Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 This simple blueberry
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To serve this Applesauce Cake only for dessert is to limit its potential. Moist, not too sweet, and made with wholesome ingredients like applesauce, honey, whole wheat flour, and nuts, it’s as much afternoon snacking material as it is a post-meal treat. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 And yes,
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If you’ve been doing a lot of AK baking this year you’ve probably noticed a special ingredient that I’ve *slightly* fallen in love with. Say hello to beautifully simple oat flour. I’ve been adding oat flour to some incredible breads, muffins, cookies and more and it’s truly one of my new favorite flours to bake
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If a good grilled cheese is a work of art (and trust me friends, it is), then Air Fryer Grilled Cheese is a masterpiece! Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 The bread must be golden and deeply toasted, but not burned. Sturdy enough to hold up to the cheesy interior
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Remember when cauliflower came onto the food scene a few years back? Now it’s become so popular that it’s hard to find a restaurant that doesn’t have roasted cauliflower on their menu. It’s even mainstream enough that Trader Joe’s makes cauliflower rice AND cauliflower pizza crust (have you tried it?). Abra, AK marketing manager &
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Asparagus Casserole is a bridge between seasons. Its creamy sauce and crispy top are all cold-weather comfort, but its starring ingredient, asparagus, is one of the first and happiest harbingers of spring. Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It!0 This healthy asparagus casserole is a springtime riff on my popular Healthy
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This is one of those salad recipes that I’ve had in our weekly rotation for months and just can’t stop making it. The truth is, my husband Tony has no idea that it’s vegan, he just gobbles it up every single time. Since we aren’t vegan, we usually we’ll pair it with my honey mustard
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