My Newly Renovated Kitchen Reveal

You probably know by now that I LOVE to cook! If you follow my on Instagram (@TheRealLailaAli) you see all of the cooking videos and photos that I share. Not only have I competed on The Food Network’s hit show Chopped and won twice, I simply enjoy preparing tasty, healthy meals for my family at home. When my husband and I bought the house we currently live in, I felt that the kitchen was nice, but wasn’t my style. I knew that I would renovate the space eventually.

  

When I did my cookbook shoot for Food for Life, I photographed the cover in my neighbor’s kitchen. She had just remodeled her house and the kitchen turned out beautifully. I was inspired by how open and airy her new kitchen was.

 

That day I decided, it was time to finally go for it and remodel my favorite room in the house! I knew that I wanted white cabinets and white countertops. I had looked at countless photos of kitchens on Pinterest and in design magazines, so I had a pretty clear idea of the look I wanted. I definitely wanted to go with a material on my counters that was not only beautiful, but practical for an avid cook with young kids. Quartz was the answer for me! I love that it has the look of marble without the upkeep and concern for stains. I asked my contractor friends where I should go to source my backsplash and I ended up at Pental Quartz. There were so many beautiful selections that it was overwhelming, but I knew what I was looking for so I ended up going with Pental Quartz Misterio!

   

I picked every detail in my kitchen; the cabinets, hardware, backsplash, light fixtures, faucets, etc. I am so happy that I finally renovated my kitchen because I get happy every time I  walk in now! There is nothing like walking into a space that you envisioned and created exactly the way you wanted it to be. I’m planning on doing many more cooking videos and content for my upcoming YouTube show that I am in the process of creating and I am excited to share it with you!!

Laila

Laila Ali

"As an undefeated boxing champion turned wellness and fitness advocate, my goal is to help you achieve the mindset it takes to accomplish your personal best in every aspect of your life."