Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Cheese Fondue

We’re keeping it retro and cheesy today. Pull out your skewers, because it’s time for Cheese Fondue! This post covers how to make cheese fondue at home, from the kinds of cheese to use to what to dip in fondue. Spoiler: homemade cheese fondue is EASY. You’ll feel inspired to throw a fondue party by the end! One of my best early memories in Milwaukee is making this cheese fondue recipe for my (now) girlfriends. We had […]

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The Best Cookie Recipes to Bake This Holiday Season

The best cookie recipes to bake this holiday season (and all year round!) From festive Christmas cookies to delicious chocolate chip cookies that everyone will love – these will be your new go-to cookie recipes.  Happy Sunday, and thank you guys for another amazing Cookie Week! I hope you loved this week and all of […] The post The Best Cookie Recipes to Bake This Holiday Season appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Grain Free Gingerdoodle Cookies

The cutest grain free gingerdoodle cookies make with a swirl of snickerdoodle cookie dough and gingerbread cookie dough. These festive cookies are perfectly sweet, gluten free, and great for the holidays! The very last day of #AKCookieWeek is here and while I’m sad for it to end, I’m so excited to end it with a […] The post Grain Free Gingerdoodle Cookies appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Cream Cheese Ball

In my family, it’s not a party until the Cream Cheese Ball arrives. Today’s twist on a classic cheese ball recipe is magnificently retro, easy to make, and guaranteed to be the first appetizer licked clean at your next party. Cheese balls (and their fraternal twin, cheese rings), are revered at my family’s holiday gatherings. Every Christmas Eve, my grammy makes an epically delicious, heart-stoppingly rich pecan cheddar cheese ball with strawberry preserves. My sisters and I […]

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Grain Free Santa Hat Brownie Cookie Cups

Adorable Santa Hat Brownie Cookie Cups that are perfect for the holiday season. Easy to make, gluten free and so fudgy! This recipe is in partnership with ALDI. Welcome to cookie week Day #4! Today, I’ve got a fun little story to share. When I was seven years old, I tiptoed into the living room […] The post Grain Free Santa Hat Brownie Cookie Cups appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Salted Brown Butter Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

Incredible sweet and salty brown butter butterscotch oatmeal cookies with nutty, caramel flavors in every bite thanks to the brown butter! This magical cookie is baked with cornflakes for a delicious texture and will wow anyone. Welcome to Cookie Week Day 3! You’re in for a SERIOUS treat as these salted brown butter butterscotch oatmeal […] The post Salted Brown Butter Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Brown Butter Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

At the risk of being put on the naughty list, I’m going to admit something about the enduringly popular, borderline iconic, and (at least here in the Midwest) obligatory cookie tray essential, peanut butter blossom cookies: I’ve never fully understood the hype. Most of the peanut butter kiss cookies I’ve tried were dry and lacking in peanut butter pow, and the kiss was awkward to bite. Still, they are so well loved (and I do so love […]

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Melt In Your Mouth Italian Iced Orange Cookies

Delicious Italian iced orange cookies that melt in your mouth with every bite. They’re perfectly sweet and have hints of fresh orange juice and zest in every bite. My friend Angie makes the best Italian cookies during the holiday season, it’s a recipe passed down from her Nonna and they’re unbelievable. They’re soft, puffy and […] The post Melt In Your Mouth Italian Iced Orange Cookies appeared first on Ambitious Kitchen. Powered by WPeMatico

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Homemade Scalloped Potatoes

I once made the mistake of suggesting that my family skip the scalloped potatoes at Christmas Eve dinner. I’m not sure which was worse—the look of unspeakable horror on my sisters’ faces or nearly being cut off from the wine due to my obvious loss of mental capacity. If scalloped potatoes are a staple on your family’s holiday menu too, then grab your spuds, and let’s make easy homemade scalloped potatoes! A lot of heavy cream and maybe […]

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Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Sit down, rest yourself a moment, and settle in with a warm bowl of Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup. It won’t demand much from you, just a quick 15 minutes of ingredient prep, and you’ll be rewarded by soul-soothing spoonfuls of nourishing, healthy goodness. Are you tired today? I am. I realize that “tired” is a pretty lame way to describe yourself, because really who isn’t? It has all the impact of saying you are “busy.” Aren’t […]

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