Author Archives: Krista

5 Ways to Improve Heart Health

There’s a lot we can do to improve our heart health and give it a little extra love — it’s crucial to protect your bodies’ most important muscle. About one in four people die of heart disease every year — in fact, it’s the number-one cause of death among women and men (7). Scary I know, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take action into your own hands when it comes to your diet, lifestyle, and mental/emotional/spiritual […]

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20 Favorites from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Our top 20 picks from the 2018 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! From new jeans and booties to cozy sweaters and fun jumpsuits, there’s something for everyone in here. Happy happy Friday! Hope you guys have had a great week. Between catching up and getting recipes ready for August + September, I’ve done a biiit of shopping […] The post 20 Favorites from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Vegan Zucchini Bread

THE ZUCCHINI ARE COMING. Are you ready? Best grab your best zucchini recipes, starting with this moist, healthy Vegan Zucchini Bread! I was inspired to make this Vegan Zucchini Bread when my friend/life counselor/kitchen assistant Maggie gave me a deep, sincere look during one of our recipe testing days and gravely announced, “My garden zucchini are coming in.” It’s that time of year! (more…) The post Vegan Zucchini Bread appeared first on Well Plated by Erin. Powered […]

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3 Ingredient Fudge Pops

I love banana ice cream and I have come up with the perfect way to make it every time. For my recipe, I use 2 frozen bananas (cut up into chunks). Add them to a blender along with 1/2 cup of unsweetened almond milk. If the banana ice cream is still not blending up after the 1/2 cup add in a couple tablespoons more. That is the plain Jane version of banana ice cream. When I added […]

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Nutrition Listen: Kale

Kale has been shown to help reduce cholesterol, reduce inflammation, and is loaded with antioxidants. In today’s episode of Nutrition Listen, we’re talking all about the health benefits and nutrition of one of my favorite dark leafy green vegetables, kale. Kale has been shown to help improve cardiovascular health, reduce inflammation, may be protective against certain types of cancer, and may help vision due to the high amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin which are carotenoid antioxidants. Did you also […]

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Lemon crumb muffins

I love lemon, it’s such a strong flavor and the pop of zest it leaves after biting into anything lemon flavored is heaven to me These lemon crumble muffins are delicious and definitely hit the spot for a lemon craving I was having. They are not too sweet yet just sweet enough. The muffins won’t rise too high simply based on ingredients used but they make a great 2 point treat on WW freestyle. Bake some up today, […]

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Southwest Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Corn, and Avocado

This easy Southwest Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Corn, and Avocado is the best quinoa salad. You will crave it. This salad is so easy to make and the homemade cilantro, lime, and yogurt dressing tastes good on everything. If you love these flavors, you may also love this Mexican Chopped Salad and Southwest Kale and Sweet Potato Salad. I am on a quinoa salad kick and have been making huge salads almost every day for lunch. […]

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Za’atar Lamb Chops

Grilled lamb loin chops seasoned with Za’atar, a Mediterranean blend of sumac, thyme, sesame and salt. My family loves lamb chops, I’ve been making this quick and easy dish all summer long served with a Feta Chopped Salad (recipe coming tomorrow), delish! (more…) Powered by WPeMatico

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Cozyna Air Fryer Giveaway!

Today, because I love the idea of crispy food without all the fat,I’m giving away a Cozyna Air Fryer. Air Fryer by Cozyna (3.7QT) Full flavor, zero guilt by using less oil: The air fryer technology is the healthiest alternative to frying with oil All in one: Fries, grills, bakes, and roasts food using a tablespoon or less of oil to make chicken, burgers, fish, fries and more Dishwasher safe: All parts are dishwasher-safe for a quick […]

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6 Nutrients to Know for Plant-Based Eating

When you’re eating a plant-based diet, it’s important to pay attention to certain nutrients in your meals. Our core food philosophy is to eat a plant-centric diet, which to us, means focusing on whole foods and mostly (you guessed it!) plants. It’s important to choose the foods you enjoy eating and that fuel your body for a happy, healthy life. If that means going completely animal product-free, that’s great — it’s really a matter of what works best […]

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