Author Archives: Krista

Fakeaway Salt and Pepper Chicken – 4sp

One thing that the hubbie and I never get since I joined Weight Watchers is a Chinese takeaway. They are so loaded with points/calories and its just so easy to make healthy but tasty alternatives, there just doesn’t seem any reason too! I’ve written a few Chinese Fakeaway recipes over the past few years but this one has been requested many a time and I’ve never got round to reworking it. Well good news…. now I finally have!! I’ve […]

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Zero Point Weight Watchers Taco Soup

This Weight Watchers Taco Soup has zero Freestyle SmartPoints! It can be made in your crockpot or cooked in just thirty minutes on the stovetop with all the flavor of a traditional taco soup, but good for you! Today I would love to chat about those days when you realize its only 4:00 PM and you have already eaten all your points. Ugh. It happens more often than I would like to admit, but sometimes it’s just […]

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Weight Watchers Crepes Recipe – 1 WW Freestyle SmartPoint

Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Crepes I recently received an email from Julia asking if I had a Weight Watchers crepe recipe. She wanted to try to recreate a lighter healthier version of IHOP’s Chicken Florentine Crepes and thought she could figure out the filling but couldn’t find a crepe recipe to use. A quick flip to my Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook revealed that I did. Though I haven’t made this particular crepes recipe, I’ve made […]

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Steak with Homemade Cucumber Salsa (Healthy and Satisfying)

Paleo GrubsPaleo Grubs – When thinking of a paleo style diet, or more specifically, thinking about the types of foods that were mostly eaten by our ancestors, is there anything more paleo than a juicy piece of beef? After switching to a paleo diet, I was so glad that I could still eat as much beef as I wanted since I’m a sucker for a good steak. And this steak with cucumber salsa recipe is one fantastic […]

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7 Healthy Lentil Recipes Even Meat-Eaters Will Love

Cheers to the weekend, cheers to *almost* the spring, and cheers to lentils! I’m so excited to share these healthy lentil recipes with you guys. Get ready for new Meatless Monday inspiration, plus some protein-packed meals to make for your weekday meal prep. Haven’t cooked with lentils before? Welcome, you’ve come to the right place. […] The post 7 Healthy Lentil Recipes Even Meat-Eaters Will Love appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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White chicken chili tacos

I’ve been wanting to make a taco recipe for a long time now, I picked up these Mission yellow corn tortillas on my last trip to the U.S. After speaking with a friend of mine here in Canada (Hi Dawn) we determined that the Grimm’s corn tortilla’s here in Canada have the same point value. I have also had a white chicken chili recipe on my “to-do” list for awhile now as it can be very point […]

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Weight Watchers Launching Healthy Kitchen

Oprah-Backed Weight Watchers Takes on Blue Apron with Healthy, Quick-Prep Meal Kits According to recent announcements from Weight Watchers, the meal-kit industry is going to be getting a little more crowded. Weight Watchers International Inc. is launching its own line of “quick prep” meal kits to be sold in grocery stores. Most meal kit services are delivered right to your home, but Weight Watchers is taking a different approach. Weight Watchers Healthy Kitchen (Source: PRNewsfoto/Weight Watchers International) […]

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5 Benefits of a Juice Cleanse

Have you ever had to deal with a dead car battery? Leaving your lights or radio on overnight are two of the most common causes of a drained box, just like failing to eat right or exercise regularly are two of the most common causes of bad health. Extremes in temperatures can also cause your car battery to die, similar to the way extremes like sugar, fats and processed foods impact your body. Now, compare your health […]

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Fight Back Against Food Cravings

  Craving your favorite childhood ice cream cone or a bag of salty chips or pretzels every now and then is perfectly normal. Often, they are situational, but sometimes cravings are your body’s way of trying to tell you something. As we’ve previously explained, a chocolate craving could mean you are in need of more magnesium or Vitamin B. The good news is that if you want to stay strong and refrain from giving in to those […]

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Country Beef and Vegetable Pie (Homestyle Comfort Food)

Paleo GrubsPaleo Grubs – Beef and vegetables. It doesn’t get more straightforward than that. It gives you everything your body needs in one delicious meal combination: protein, fat, and healthy carbs full of vitamins and minerals. So, how do you take this classic combo and improve it even more? That’s easy –make it into a pie. This recipe makes an unbelievably delicious country beef and vegetable pie that’s 100% gluten-free and paleo-friendly thanks to the cauliflower ‘pie […]

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