Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Roasted Sweet Potato, Pear & Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Beautiful and festive roasted sweet potato, pear and pomegranate spinach salad with creamy goat cheese, toasted pecans and a tangy balsamic dressing! Perfect for the holidays. It’s another day, and another very #AmbitiousThanksgiving recipe. I call this recipe the Zac Efron Salad. It’s sexy, sweet, savory, feel-good and definitely delicious enough to put on your […] The post Roasted Sweet Potato, Pear & Pomegranate Spinach Salad appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Cauliflower Casserole

If you want to see me all riled up, casually mention that you don’t care for Thanksgiving food. WHAT?! HOW?! We must fix it, starting right now with Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole! This recipe is sponsored by McCormick. Last week at dinner, one of my girlfriends casually mentioned that she didn’t like Thanksgiving food. I was part shocked, part saddened, and entirely determined to change her mind. Surely, she must have been eating the wrong food. After all, […]

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16 Slow Cooker Recipes that are Both Healthy & Delicious

16 delicious and healthy slow cooker recipes to make year-round! With nourishing soups and stews, plus delicious tacos and chilis, these slow cooker recipes will be your new favorites to feed a crowd or meal prep for the week. It’s officially 30 degrees here in Chicago and I’m starting to think that summer was only […] The post 16 Slow Cooker Recipes that are Both Healthy & Delicious appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

I am in an all-out lunch lovefest with Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup. It was my midday meal on repeat last week, and I stocked up on groceries to make it again for the week ahead. It’s rich and creamy, made almost entirely of vegetables, I feel fantastic after I eat it, and on top of all of those tasty qualities, it’s easy to make too! Finding a broccoli cheese soup recipe that’s healthy and easy and […]

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The Best Cornbread Stuffing Ever (gluten free!)

BEST STUFFING EVER! This cornbread stuffing is a healthier, gluten free take on a Thanksgiving classic stuffing! With bites of sweetness from dried cranberries, crunchy walnuts and incredible flavors from thyme and sage. You’re going to LOVE this simple delicious recipe! Who else remembers this yummy cornbread stuffing recipe from last year? ME! It was […] The post The Best Cornbread Stuffing Ever (gluten free!) appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Winter Roasted Butternut Squash Black Lentil Salad with Grapes + Arugula

Winter roasted butternut squash black lentil salad with juicy grapes served over a bed of arugula and drizzled with a creamy tahini dressing! Full of texture, comforting and so delicious! Has anyone been exhausted lately? Maybe it’s that fact that Winter is truly coming, or perhaps it’s because I haven’t eaten anything green in over […] The post Winter Roasted Butternut Squash Black Lentil Salad with Grapes + Arugula appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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The Easiest Way to Cut an Avocado + video

This is the safest, easiest tutorial on how to cut an avocado! The perfect method for safely removing the seed and using avocado in your favorite recipes like guacamole, tacos, salads, and more.  Hello hello! I’m back with another kitchen tutorial for you guys that you’re going to love. I’ve seen so many people (ahem, Tony) […] The post The Easiest Way to Cut an Avocado + video appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Healthy Green Bean Casserole

Next in our series of lighter, fresher versions of your favorite Thanksgiving recipes: Healthy Green Bean Casserole! Despite its OG status in today’s Thanksgiving spread, green bean casserole is one of those recipes I forget about every year until it’s in front of me in its French-onion-crowned glory. Holiday mealtime is sacred, and plate (and stomach) space is a premium. Every side should shine. Thus, I set out to create a Healthy Green Bean Casserole from scratch […]

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Vegan Slow Cooker Tofu Tikka Masala

This unbelievably nourishing vegan slow cooker tofu tikka masala has a hearty serving of veggies like carrots, bell pepper, cauliflower and potatoes! Makes a great recipe for crowds or to make for meal prep. Delicious with a side of naan bread for dipping. This recipe is in partnership with Nasoya. Oh hi friends! How was […] The post Vegan Slow Cooker Tofu Tikka Masala appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Lightened Up Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Oat Streusel

Absolutely delicious lightened up healthy sweet potato casserole with a crunchy pecan oat streusel topping. This will be your new favorite side dish for Thanksgiving! Easily made vegan and gluten free. Are you ready for another recipe for a very #AmbitiousThanksgiving?! I know I am. If I had to pick only ONE thing to eat […] The post Lightened Up Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Oat Streusel appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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