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Welcome to Kitchen Spirit! 

Thank you for visiting Kitchen Spirit, a health, fitness, and wellness site dedicated to better living through healthy food and positive lifestyle options. It’s all about choice, from the foods and ingredients we select for our meals, to exercise and taking time for self-care. The goal is simple: To increase the quality of our lives and positively impact our longevity.

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Here are a few of the most popular articles and recipes



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Chicken & Turkey

With these versatile protein sources, there’s always a delicious meal you can create with the ultimate white meat

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Salads and Soups

Salads come in all shapes and sizes, from quick and easy dinner sides to a protein-packed chef or veggie-inspired classic.

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South of the Border

Hot and spicy, using traditional ingredients, these distinctive dishes can be tailored for any taste.

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Sauces, Dips, & Spreads

Favorite dips, spreads, sauces, and coatings for everything from chicken and fish to veggies and crackers-and anywhere your imagination takes you …

Fish and Seafood

Heart-healthy and fresh, these easy-to-prepare dishes combine the perfect blend of ingredients to create delicious meals for any day of the week!

Dressings & Marinades

.Not just for salads, dressings and marinades are a great way to “flavor-up” vegetables, rice, and your favorite meat dishes.

Healthy Side Dishes

From veggies, to quinoa, to potatoes, these side dishes are the ultimate complement for every meal. Easy to make ahead of time, you’ll always have something on-hand to round out dinner!

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Easy Go-to Snacks

Need a simple, hunger-stopping snack that’s also quick and easy to make? Give these a try and you’ll always have a healthy alternative to stomp out the munchies . . .

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Breakfast Recipes

Start your day off right with a nutritious, vitamin-packed breakfast. Treat yourself to a delicious morning meal – the perfect way to fuel your body!