Sweet Chili Acorn Squash Chips with Avocado “Ranch” Dip

Sweet Chili Acorn Squash Chips with Avocado "Ranch" Dip via Nutritionist in the Kitch

So I did a little poll on Facebook and it looks like the Savoury won! So, here it is, a delicious, healthy, seasonal, and easy savoury recipe for you!

It’s definitely the Season of Squash … well, winter squash that is – butternut squash, acorn squash, spaghetti squash, and pumpkins!!

Sweet Chili Acorn Squash Chips with Avocado "Ranch" Dip via Nutritionist in the Kitch

I was craving something savoury, crispy, and nourishing, and I had an acorn squash sitting on the kitchen counter just calling my name! I typically would chop it up and throw it in a stew or chill, but I was really wanting that crunch and crispy texture so I decided to try making chips out of the squash!

I’ve done zucchini chips in the past, and they were a hit and I also love to make sweet potato chips and figured I could make it work with acorn squash too!… 

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Vegan Gingerbread Crumble Bars via Nutritionist in the Kitch

Gingerbread Graham Crumble Bars

So this past weekend, winter came. Official, white snow, icy roads, so-cold-you-need-a-parka, winter.  I have to admit it makes me a little sad – I’m not a fan of the cold, but it also makes me a little happy too because it’s kind of beautiful and nostalgic at the same time. This is because, well,… 

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"Squash Bowl" Garden Vegetable Turkey Bolognese via Nutritionist in the Kitch

“Squash Bowl” Garden Vegetable Turkey Bolognese

There’s something about a hearty bolognese sauce that really hits the spot. This is always an easy go-to meal in our house as it’s simple, quick, and super healthy! This particular bolognese sauce is loaded with garden veggies. My sweet pal, Keri, came over the other day and we cooked up a storm! We wanted… 

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"Caramel" Dipped Superfood Apple Treats for a Healthy Halloween via Nutritionist in the Kitch

“Caramel” Dipped Superfood Apple Treats

Since it’s Halloween tomorrow, I decided to create a healthy Halloween inspired treat for the blog! I’m not sure that caramel apples especially “halloweeny” (?), but that’s what instantly came to mind so… I went with it! I got some amazing red delicious apples the other day – juicy, bright, crunchy, and crispy and knew… 

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Fruit-Filled Protein-Packed Overnight Quinoa & Oats (can be vegan & gluten free!)

Get Your Pre-Run Fuel On

image via How To // Get Your Pre-Run Fuel On Well, this morning we are heading off to do our second 10k race. I did my first official 10k with my Hubby this September and enjoyed it a lot as a new experience for me – I’ve realized I can get very stuck in my gym routine,… 

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'Not So Evil' Devilled Eggs via Nutritionist in the Kitch

‘Not So Evil’ Devilled Eggs

I have an incredible love for eggs. Seriously, I love em’! Poached, scrambled, boiled, fried, sunny-side-up with runny yolks, oh yes, I could eat them every day – actually… I pretty much do eat them every day! Even though I love eggs, I’m definitely picky about the ones I buy – I do not like… 

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Creamy Tahini Kale Salad with Pomegranate

Creamy Tahini Kale Salad with Pomegranate

Today we have one of my fave bloggers Deryn, from Running on Real Food here to share a delicious, vegan recipe! Tahini, Kale, Pomegranate… ummm… yes, yes, yes please! Take it away Deryn! “I’m so happy to be here today on one of my favourite blogs, Nutritionist in the Kitch! Christal is such an inspiration… 

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Hemp & Pumpkin Pie Energy Poppers via Nutritionist in the Kitch

‘Give Me All The Pumpkin’ Recipe Roundup

It’s been officially 10 days since the release of my new ebook – POWERBOWLS and I’m thrilled at the reviews so far and seeing other people recreate the recipes! Thank you again to everyone who’s supported me through this book … you. are. awesome. If you are just tuning in now – don’t forget to… 

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Coconut Pumpkin Ice Cream (Vegan) via Nutritionist in the Kitch

Coconut Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream (vegan)

You totally saw this one coming didn’t you?! How could I not?? After the strawberry, the chocolate, and the watermelon… of course I had to make PUMPKIN ice cream! It’s October after all – THE pumpkin month! It dawned on me that I hadn’t attempted pumpkin ice cream as I was looking through all my other… 

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POWERBOWLS eBook is Officially Available!

 THE DAY has arrived!!! Enough said… click below to get your copy! Whoop whoop!! Thank YOU so much for your love and support of NITK! Now go make some POWERBOWLS! Christal

Sweet Apple, Chicken & Coconut Saute via Nutritionist in the Kitch

Sweet Apple, Chicken & Coconut Saute

To be honest, when I started making this dish the other day I had no plan! I did not think it would end up being a blog-worthy recipe, but it ended up tasting so amazingly good and looking so pretty I just had to pull out the camera and snap some pictures so I could… 

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