Kitchen Spirit Recipes

What makes a healthy, nutritious meal or snack taste even better? The perfect sauce, dressing, dip, or coating! Here are a few of my favorites using gluten-free, paleo-friendly ingredients. With  organic and natural options, these flavor-packed additions are sure to become favorites in your home. To check out the full recipes, just click on the pictures below.


Dressings

Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted Red Peppers

I love the rich, smoky flavor of roasted red peppers. Fortunately, they’re easy to make … Ingredients:3-5 whole red peppersGarlic-infused avocado oilSheet panParchment paperGlass storage jar Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a sheet...

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Creamy Ranch Dressing

Creamy Ranch Dressing

Try this Kitchen Spirit "Reality Recipe" for a delicious paleo-friendly dressing with a bonus recipe your family will love! Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit After scanning more than a few labels for “healthy” dressings at the store, it was obvious...

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Kitchen Spirit Green Sauce

Kitchen Spirit Green Sauce

Need a "go-to" sauce to perk up the flavor of your favorite dish? This one is quick, easy and delicious as a base for gravies or that extra little "adder" for chilis, soups, and stews. Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit Using just a few ingredients, this basic recipe is not...

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Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing

Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing

Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit This light and fresh dressing is the perfect topping for any salad. I've also used lemon vinaigrette as a marinade for chicken or fish, and been known to trickle a light coating over fresh or broiled veggies . . . Ingredients: 2-tablespoons...

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Dips & Sauces

Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted Red Peppers

I love the rich, smoky flavor of roasted red peppers. Fortunately, they’re easy to make … Ingredients:3-5 whole red peppersGarlic-infused avocado oilSheet panParchment paperGlass storage jar Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a sheet...

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Avocado and White Bean Dip

Avocado and White Bean Dip

Want to try something new with your appetizers? Here's a Kitchen Spirit "Reality Recipe" you can serve with gluten-free crackers, fresh cut veggies, or just on the side! Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit Here’s an easy, healthy dip you can make in no...

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Kitchen Spirit Green Sauce

Kitchen Spirit Green Sauce

Need a "go-to" sauce to perk up the flavor of your favorite dish? This one is quick, easy and delicious as a base for gravies or that extra little "adder" for chilis, soups, and stews. Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit Using just a few ingredients, this basic recipe is not...

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Kitchen Spirit Gluten-Free Coating

Kitchen Spirit Gluten-Free Coating

Ever have the urge for crispy chicken or fish? Fortunately, you can still enjoy this not-so-guilty pleasure using paleo-friendly, gluten-free, organic ingredients. It’s a guaranteed winner in our house! My husband loves fried chicken. Me, too, especially on one of...

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Spicy Avocado Dip

Spicy Avocado Dip

This versatile and healthy-fat dip is the perfect complement for veggies, gluten-free crackers, or just on the side with any meal! We’ve all read about the health benefits of avocados. This good-for-you-fat staple is part of our regular daily meal plan, and this is...

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Go-To Snacks

Roasted Pumpkin and Sunflower Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin and Sunflower Seeds

Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit Roasted Pumpkin and Sunflower Seeds Here's a healthy, protein-packed snack you can make in short time. You won't believe how simple it is . . . Crunchy, nutty, packed with nutrients, vitamins, and protein, pumpkin and sunflower seeds are one...

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Kitchen Spirit Trail Mix

Kitchen Spirit Trail Mix

Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit Kitchen Spirit Trail Mix You won’t believe how easy this is . . . Have you ever needed a little energy fix during the day? Me, too, especially before a workout when I want something light and nutritious with enough protein to get me through...

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Paleo Granola

Paleo Granola

Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit Paleo Granola - The Perfect Go-To Snack! Just one look . . . That’s all it took to realize the granola and trail bars lining the local store shelves would never make it to my pantry.  The labels told the truth: Containing unhealthy fats,...

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Gluten-Free Banana Nut Squares

Gluten-Free Banana Nut Squares

Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit Gluten-Free Banana Nut Squares Enjoy this gluten-free, paleo-friendly Kitchen Spirit Recipe Save My husband enjoys a cup of coffee after dinner. After noticing him scrounging the fridge, looking for a snack for dessert, I knew I needed to...

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Blueberry Banana Bread

Blueberry Banana Bread

Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit Blueberry Banana Bread Great for breakfast or a quick and healthy dessert - any day of the week! A friend of mine told me she loved blueberries, but didn’t like eating them “in the raw.” So she asked if I would come up with a healthy recipe...

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Kitchen Spirit

jill reid kitchen spirit founder and curator of kitchen spirit health and fitness websiteThank you for visiting my website! I’m Jill Reid, curator of  Kitchen Spirit, a health and fitness blog dedicated to living longer and stronger through healthy food and lifestyle choices. Join me on a path to discovering new ways to improve quality of life through healthy diet, exercise, and self-care. Enjoy the journey . . .

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