Author Archives: Krista

Creamy Salmon Pasta with Herby Breadcrumbs – 9sp

One of my favourite changes brought about by Flex was that salmon, one of my favourite fish, became 0sp. I’d always eaten a lot of salmon anyway but, since the change, I’ve been using it in ways I may have avoided a little before, such as here with pasta and a creamy sauce. This recipe came about one Saturday night when I wanted to make a quick and easy dinner with the ingredients I had in the […]

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Slow Cooker Korean Beef Tacos

Your whole family will seriously go crazy for these Crockpot Korean Beef Tacos. It’s such a delicious Asian inspired meal. In fact, we love it so much, I also make it with Chicken and Pork as well. Living in Los Angeles, there are literally thousands of taco trucks and some of my favorites are Asian inspired taco trucks. These Mexican Asian fusion trucks take all the best Asian flavors, like bulgogi beef, and pack them into warm corn tortillas loaded with […]

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Healthy Weight Loss Foods for Weight Watchers with IBS

I received the following question about IBS and weight loss the other day… Q: I have IBS and am presently on no fruits, vegetables, dairy, alcohol, chocolate and am filling in with lots of carbs. Have to lose 30 lbs. and don’t know where to start. Everything is so boring, any suggestions? A: I realized that while I’ve learned a lot about weight loss and Weight Watchers through the years, I knew very little about irritable bowel syndrome […]

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Do I have a cold?

I currently have 3 people down in my house with some variant of a cold, sore throat, headache, sweats, fever…………you name it. Yuk.. frankly. You forget how horrid it is to hit ‘flu season every year don’t you? Getting on the tube feels like an extreme act of self sabotage! Ok this year I’m going for the 10 best immune boosting decisions, so it’s a combination of food and activity. 1. Add in zinc, selenium and vitamin D […]

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Turmeric Roasted Vegetables – Energy-Boosting and Anti-Inflammatory

Paleo Grubs Paleo Grubs – Spicy Vegetables are the Best Vegetables Everyone knows that vegetables are good for you. The problem is, even with that knowledge, not everybody likes to eat vegetables. Which is unfortunate as without a doubt, one of the best things that you can do for your health is to provide your body with plenty of fresh fruits and veggies in your diet. People who eat plenty of fruits and vegetables have been found […]

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The Best Healthy Pumpkin Recipes to Make this Fall

Delicious healthy pumpkin recipes to make all fall long! These flavorful recipes are the perfect way to use both fresh pumpkin and pumpkin puree to make incredible baked treats, savory dinners, and easy snacks.  Guys. Best. Pumpkin week. EVER! I hope you loved each of these new pumpkin recipes as much as I did. They […] The post The Best Healthy Pumpkin Recipes to Make this Fall appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Buffalo chicken empanadas

I have been playing around more with the famous 2 ingredient dough as I feel the possibilities are endless. I had some shredded chicken in the fridge that needed to be used up and I felt like something spicy for dinner, so these buffalo chicken empanadas were the end result and boy were they tasty! Super easy to make and just 4 smart points on WW freestyle. I used my zero point ranch dressing that you can find […]

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Easy Beef Chili (30 Minutes)

This healthy Easy Beef Chili that only takes thirty minutes to make and has tons of smoky and spicy flavor. This easy homemade chili is filling, hearty, and can be made in advance.  Chili is one of those dishes that I love making. There is just something soothing about standing over a pot of hearty, warm chili. However sometimes there just isn’t time for two or more hours of chili making and on those days, I make this quick […]

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Caprese Pizza

  Ahhh tomato, basil, and mozzarella. I just love fresh mozzarella and I’ve even attempted to make it myself but had no luck, unfortunately. I’ve even tried growing my own tomatoes and basil in a garden and for some reason, I only have luck growing herbs. Maybe, I should just have an herb garden? Who knows… When you don’t have a green thumb like me, I just make a quick trip to the grocery store and pick […]

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Slow Cooker Curried Carrot Apple Soup – 1 WW Freestyle SmartPoint

My post-holiday soup kick continues with slow cooker curried carrot soup. Creamy, colorful and flavorful, this slow cooker curried carrot soup is comfort in a bowl. A great example of how easy and delicious it can be to slim down with soup! Weight Watchers Friendly Slow Cooker Curried Carrot Soup How Many Calories/WW Points in this Slow Cooker Curried Carrot Soup? Each cup of this luscious low calorie vegetarian soup has just 98 calories and *3 Weight […]

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