Author Archives: Krista

3 DIY Honey Face Masks + video

Three easy, homemade face masks made with powerful manuka honey! These DIY honey face masks are perfect for hydrating, brightening, or getting a boost of antioxidants. Over the years I’ve become slightly obsessed with face masks. They’re by far my favorite thing to treat myself with when I stop by the Whole Foods beauty section […] The post 3 DIY Honey Face Masks + video appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Easy Sauteed Zucchini with Parmesan

My gut reaction to zucchini is to gussy it up. While this impulse leads me on many delicious paths, the other week I realized that of the 30 and counting healthy zucchini recipes on this site, I don’t have a single one that lets zucchini be the true star. Today is the day! This Easy Sautéed Zucchini with Parmesan celebrates summer’s most ubiquitous squash in all its green glory. This recipe is sponsored by Land O’Lakes Whether […]

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Lightened Up Chicken Parmesan Croissant Bread

This Chicken Parmesan Croissant Bread filled with chicken breast, tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and Parmesan cheese is so tasty. Between the buttery crescent dough and the chicken parmesan filling, this stuffed bread is addictive.  Sometimes the best meals are created by accident or necessity. This one started with necessity as I stared at some leftover shredded chicken that I needed to use. After continuing to dig through my fridge, I saw the crescent dough and suddenly got […]

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Baked Chicken Milanese with Arugula and Tomatoes

Baked Chicken Milanese is made with breaded chicken cutlets, baked in the oven topped with arugula, tomatoes and balsamic. This is my favorite restaurant dish, made healthier! Milanese is one of my favorite dishes, especially topped with arugula and tomatoes. I make a similar dish with fish in this Flounder Milanese recipe, and in this Japanese version of Togarashi Chicken. (more…) Powered by WPeMatico

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Easiest Tastes Like Pad Thai Peanut Sauce

This is the Easiest Pad Thai Peanut Sauce that takes about 5 minutes using pantry staples you already have. When I traveled to Thailand in 2015 I had the joy and honor to soak up the Thai culture including the most delicious fresh foods, including pad thai. Disclaimer, this is totally not a full on pad thai, but when I’m in a time crunch and I want to throw a healthy meal together that “tastes like pad […]

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Garlic Sugar Snap Peas

Garlic sugar snap peas are made in less than five minutes for the tastiest side dish for any meal. These healthy, slight sweet veggies are a favorite for kids and a good way to get everyone to eat their veggies. Plus sugar snap peas are loaded with vitamins and minerals. Serve them with this Healthy Kung Pao Chicken or Honey Garlic Salmon. Sugar snap peas rank up there as one of my favorite veggies and I am constantly […]

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Best Ways to Burn Belly Fat

Excess belly fat has a way of making anyone feel less confident in their own skin. But after years of following unhealthy habits like eating anything and everything you want, neglecting exercising and more, it’s no wonder that your body could be looking and feeling more like a wastebasket. When God placed us on this earth, He did so with the intention that we would treat our bodies sacredly, only fueling them with the most natural sustenance […]

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Creamy Chipotle Sweet Potato Penne Pasta

Gluten free Creamy Chipotle Sweet Potato Penne Pasta with the best vegan sweet potato cream sauce that’s made with cashews, roasted sweet potatoes, chipotle chiles and fresh garlic. Nutritious and a great pasta recipe to add veggies to make it your own! This recipe is sponsored by ALDI. Oh hiiiiiii. Happy Monday. How was your […] The post Creamy Chipotle Sweet Potato Penne Pasta appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Sheet Pan Italian Chicken

A confession between friends: I dread trimming green beans. I pinky promise it’s worth it for this Sheet Pan Italian Chicken and Vegetables! An easy, one-pan Italian chicken dinner, this flavor-packed meal demands only 20 minutes of prep, and the recipe can be adapted to just about any vegetable. I used a summer array of tomatoes, zucchini, and yes, the dreaded G.B. Chopping vegetables usually doesn’t phase me, but when it comes to green beans, I have […]

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Chocolate Banana Smoothie

You will love everything about this Chocolate Banana Smoothie from the creamy chocolate flavor, subtle banana flavor, and hint of almond butter. It is a great way to start the day and will keep you full all morning. You may also love these oatmeal smoothies or kale, spinach, and apple smoothies to get your day started right. This healthy chocolate banana smoothie is the answer to the hundred degree mornings that we can seem to escape lately. […]

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