Author Archives: Krista

5 Essential Benefits of a Liver Cleanse

Whether it was a weekend full of festivities or a full holiday season, our bodies need rest after periods of indulgence. The liver, the organ in the body responsible for detoxifying your food and preparing it for digestion, takes the brunt of the work when it comes to processing fat, alcohol, proteins and sugar. The liver is like the body’s air filter, weeding through the bad stuff and leaving behind only the good, supportive and pure. Naturally, […]

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The Best Crockpot Cocktail Meatballs (Save this recipe!)

Paleo Grubs Paleo Grubs – Slow Cooked Goodness Before you begin making your meatballs and sauce, you’re going to want to preheat your oven and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. With that out of the way, get a bowl ready to start mixing your meatball ingredients together. Add your ground beef, dried oregano, basil, and parsley, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, and then your choice of either almond flour or coconut flour. Both of these […]

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5-Ingredient Almond Flour Pancakes

Fluffy almond flour pancakes with only 5 ingredients: almond flour, baking soda, coconut milk, eggs and vanilla extract. A great keto and low carb pancake recipe. Options to add blueberries or chocolate chips! I’m just getting back home to Chicago from a back to back trip from coast to coast. Last week I was in […] The post 5-Ingredient Almond Flour Pancakes appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Best of Cinque Terre Itinerary – Restaurants, Towns, and Trip Planning Tips

I try to restrict my dramatic superlative statements to only those moments that absolutely deserve them. Italy is one of them. Ben and I just returned from what I can only describe as 10 of the happiest days of my life. We hiked through tiny, rainbow-colored towns clinging to the sides of cliffs (Cinque Terre—that’s the part of the trip this post is about).  We took in priceless art and ate gelato twice (or thrice) a day […]

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Not Really Ricotta, Ricotta Almond Cheese

If you’re looking for a ricotta almond cheese that’s not really ricotta, then you’re in for a treat. Say hello to this dairy-free ricotta almond cheese recipe that’s going to be a crowd pleaser for you if you live dairy-free, but also for your friends and family who may really love cheese. Trust me, we’ve tested this on friends, family, and the team, it’s a winner! What Is Ricotta Cheese? Most of us are familiar with ricotta cheese […]

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Causes of Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamins play an incredible role in our bodies’ most complex processes, and vitamin D (which is actually a hormone) is one of the biggest superheroes in the vitamin squad! This fat-soluble vitamin, which is sometimes called the sunshine vitamin because it comes from the body’s interaction with the sun, helps the body battle disease, assist in weight loss and stabilize the mood. But, for a variety of reasons we’ll cover below, many people don’t get enough vitamin […]

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Buffalo Chicken Meatballs (Great as a Snack or for Parties)

Paleo Grubs Paleo Grubs – Perfectly Spicy Meatballs As great as the buffalo sauce recipe is for these meatballs, it just might be the meatballs themselves that are the star of this meal. They’re quite simple to prepare as well — simply mix your ground chicken together with one egg, garlic powder, onion powder, and almond flour. One of the key points of the paleo diet is to eliminate certain unhealthy food items, and one of the […]

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Artichoke Hummus

This healthy Artichoke Hummus is full of flavor and a great spin on traditional hummus, especially for all you artichoke lovers out there. It’s seriously good, and if you love hummus as much as we do, you will definitely want to try Black Bean Hummus and Brownie Batter Hummus as well. We have been eating this Artichoke Hummus with all the things. As someone who is always looking for something delicious to dip vegetables, pretzels, and crackers – I can never have […]

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Pasta with Butternut Squash Sauce, Spicy Sausage and Baby Spinach

Pasta in a decadent creamy, homemade, butternut squash pasta sauce, with no cream! The spicy chicken sausage and sage is the perfect compliment, this pasta dish is filling and comforting on a chilly night. We also love this meatless Spaghetti with Creamy Butternut Leek Sauce, which inspired this recipe. And with the addition of shaved Parmesan and spicy chicken sausage, the end result is savory and delicious. (more…) Powered by WPeMatico

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Fibroids Diet: Recommended Foods for Managing Fibroids

Getting the news that you have a fibroid is an experience of mixed emotion. By its very definition—a firm, compact tumor that develops in the uterus—a fibroid sounds like something very bad. But fibroids are not cancer, and that’s reason for celebration and relief! Indeed, most physicians say fibroids are not a concern for worry, as there is very little threat that they will turn malignant. Women who are between the ages of 30 and 40 are […]

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