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30+ of The Best Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes

It’s officially under 30 degrees here in Chicago and I’m starting to think that summer was only 5 minutes long. Anyone else? If you’re...

Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan & gluten free!)

Are you ready for the BEST healthy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies EVER?! They’re chewy, vegan, gluten free and SO GOOD that they’ve officially become...

Healthy White Chicken Chili

We must have a bunch of chili lovers who read Ambitious Kitchen, because my turkey chili has officially become my most popular recipe EVER....

Spicy Jalapeño Cheddar Tuna Melt

Not gonna lie, ever since I got pregnant with my second baby I’ve been on a real tuna melt kick. Of course, we can’t...

Mini Meatloaves

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Italian Chopped Brussels Sprouts Salad

Whenever I find myself at a restaurant or a family party that serves an Italian style chopped salad, I absolutely devour it. It’s one...

Honey Lemon Garlic Salmon

We have salmon for dinner about once every two weeks, and I had been wanting to throw together a marinade that was a little...

Incredible Vegan Dinner Recipes to Put on Your Menu ASAP

I love taking traditionally meat-heavy dishes and putting a vegan twist on them with different proteins, spices and flavors. In this roundup you’ll find...

Vegetarian Three Cheese White Bean Buffalo Dip

I think we can all agree that buffalo chicken dip is pretty much the most quintessential game day appetizer out there. It’s heart, cheesy,...

The Best Almond Flour Pancakes

I’ve been going back into some of my older recipes and making them again, tweaking the recipe ever so slightly so that they can...

One Pan Thai Coconut Yellow Curry Chicken & Rice

I’ve realized I have to have some sort of Thai inspired meal at least once a week. And so what better than to make...

Ras el Hanout (Moroccan Spice Blend)

Published January 12, 2021. Last updated January 12, 2021 By Elizabeth Lindemann & & /& & This post may contain affiliate links.Jump to Recipe - Print .wprm-recipe-rating .wprm-rating-star.wprm-rating-star-full...

Moroccan Lamb Meatballs

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Blender Double Chocolate Spinach Muffins

I know the title of this recipes seems a little strange but trust me when I say that these muffins are gonna blow ya...

The Best Healthy Winter Squash Recipes

Winter squash is probably one of my favorite ingredients to cook with in the fall and winter. It adds a delicious sweet and savory...

Almond Cherry Smoothie (my favorite smoothie ever!)

Remember my beautiful best ever cherry pie recipe? Well after making it over the holiday season, I just so happen to have leftover cherries...

The Best Minestrone Soup

Who else remembers the delicious endless bowls of soup and the buttery breadsticks from Olive Garden? So freakin’ good, right? Today’s minestrone soup recipe is...

Spicy Quinoa and Black Beans

Published January 6, 2021. Last updated January 6, 2021 By Elizabeth Lindemann & & /& & This post may contain affiliate links.Jump to Recipe - Print .wprm-recipe-rating .wprm-rating-star.wprm-rating-star-full...

Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Muffins (dairy free + gluten free)

These healthy peanut butter banana muffins were a delicious result of my Sunday baking adventures and my desire to get rid of the extra...

Courtney’s Curry Chicken Noodle Soup

This soup is dedicated to a very special reader named Courtney. Courtney was a winner of an AK content a few months ago, and...

Fluffy Yogurt Pancakes (high protein, gluten free)

Originally I started making these yogurt pancakes for my almost 1 year old as a way to get extra protein and calcium into his...

31 Seasonal, Healthy Recipes to Cook in January

Happy new year! What a year it has been. I’m feeling super grateful and incredibly excited about what 2021 will bring, especially as we...

32 Healthy Dinner Recipes That Are Perfect for Meal Prep

The new year is HERE and I’m ready to pack in all of the nourishing, veggie-packed recipes to kick off 2021. To start the...

My Favorite Recipes from 2020

What a year 2020 has been. I’m so excited to round it out and kick off 2021 with a round up of my absolute...

Orzo Pilaf with Lemon and Dill

Published December 29, 2020. Last updated December 29, 2020 By Elizabeth Lindemann & & /& & This post may contain affiliate links.Jump to Recipe - Print .wprm-recipe-rating .wprm-rating-star.wprm-rating-star-full...

Reader Favorites: Top 25 Recipes from 2020

It’s here! Every year I round up the top 25 reader favorite recipes from 2020 and it’s one of my favorite ways to reflect...

Cauliflower Gratin

Published December 8, 2020. Last updated December 8, 2020 By Elizabeth Lindemann & & /& & This post may contain affiliate links.Jump to Recipe - Print .wprm-recipe-rating .wprm-rating-star.wprm-rating-star-full...

Paleo Cranberry Orange Bread

I can’t believe that Christmas is tomorrow, Sidney will be one in a couple of weeks, and we’ll have our second little boy in...

Death by Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

You know I couldn’t resist sharing one more of my favorite holiday cookie recipes before Christmas. I made these Death by Chocolate Peppermint Cookies...

Seafood Linguine Fra Diavolo

Published December 22, 2020. Last updated December 22, 2020 By Elizabeth Lindemann & & /& & This post may contain affiliate links.Jump to Recipe - Print .wprm-recipe-rating .wprm-rating-star.wprm-rating-star-full...

My Absolute Favorite Healthier Hot Chocolate

For the past month or so, I’ve been CRAVING hot chocolate. That’s really not anything new though. As soon as the winter months roll...

Perfectly Crispy Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

I always, ALWAYS eat my breakfast potatoes with ketchup. Or should I say I have ketchup with a side of breakfast potatoes? I can’t...

Make Ahead Breakfast & Brunch Recipes

Happy holidays, friends! I hope you’re having a wonderful, relaxing week & weekend wherever your holidays take you. This weekend I’ll be making my famous...

The French Toast I Can’t Stop Eating

I’ve been on a real big breakfast kick lately and I just can’t stop EATING THIS FRENCH TOAST. OMG, it was so unbelievably good...

Grain Free Snickerdoodles

I’m laying on our couch watching Tony eat a huge plate my vegan tofu nachos. The best part is that he has no idea...

Healthy Gingerbread Muffins

One of my favorite everyday treats for winter? These gorgeous, fluffy, perfectly sweet healthy gingerbread muffins. Bake them up and your home will quickly fill...

Baked Brie en Croûte with Cranberry Sauce

Published December 15, 2020. Last updated December 15, 2020 By Elizabeth Lindemann & & /& & This post may contain affiliate links.Jump to Recipe - Print .wprm-recipe-rating .wprm-rating-star.wprm-rating-star-full...

One Pot Vegan Coconut Curried Brown Rice with Tofu

I’ve been wanting to start including a few more plant based meals here on Ambitious Kitchen and this recipe is honestly the most perfect...

St. Nick’s Naughty & Nice Chocolate Peppermint Smoothie

Every time I’m pregnant, I CRAVE smoothies. Okay, and french fries… oh and just about anything SPICY. Hot sauce in a smoothie next? Only kidding! This...

Fluffy Gingerbread Pancakes

I’m so excited to bring you a fluffy, cozy, perfectly spiced gingerbread pancake for your holiday morning brunch. I know we aren’t all celebrating...

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