Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Homemade Roasted Tomato Basil Soup + video

Homemade roasted tomato basil soup with fresh tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and caramelized onions. Delicious, flavorful and the best way to use up garden tomatoes! You’ll never want to go back to the canned stuff after you try this. When I was younger, I despised tomato soup. The flavors never seemed to call for me, […] The post Homemade Roasted Tomato Basil Soup + video appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Gluten Free Muffins

One of the biggest goals I have for myself is to wake up each morning looking forward to the day ahead. Sometimes that happy anticipation comes with the pursuit of a big-picture, capital-“G” Goal—working hard at a career I love, whether I’m on my computer, behind the lens, or testing a batch of Gluten Free Muffins for the third time. Sometimes the happiness is a smaller, little “g” goal—eating a fluffy, moist Gluten Free Muffin for breakfast […]

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7-Day Self Care Challenge

7 easy ways to practice self-care each day of the week! From pampering yourself with calming music and homemade face mask to treating yourself to healthy snacks and nourishing meals, this week-long self-care challenge can be done anytime, anywhere. This post is in partnership with siggi’s.   When I think back to the times where I […] The post 7-Day Self Care Challenge appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Ambitious Home is Here!

After a year of designing, planning, and curating, I’m so excited to finally introduce Ambitious Home! My love for vintage home goods started when I moved to Chicago in 2014, and led me to build a curated online vintage rug shop to share my passion with the world. Welcome to Ambitious Home! It has been […] The post Ambitious Home is Here! appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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The Very Best Monster Cookies

Yesterday, I realized that I have been baking these Monster Cookies for 10 years, which made me feel…old. BUT not old enough to skip silently evaluating every single cookie and carefully selecting the one with the most chocolate.  Considering I grew up with flour on my shirt and chocolate on my face, I am sure I have many recipes in my life that I’ve been baking for longer than 10 years, but I remember the first time […]

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Summer Peach Spinach Salad with Avocado, Toasted Almonds + Goat Cheese

One of my favorite go-to summer salads is this fresh peach spinach salad with creamy goat cheese, heart-healthy avocado and crunchy toasted almonds. Drizzled with an easy homemade balsamic vinaigrette. So good and easy! There are a very few simple recipes that I always come back to when I’m looking for a side dish to […] The post Summer Peach Spinach Salad with Avocado, Toasted Almonds + Goat Cheese appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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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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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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