Author: Jill Reid

Honey BBQ Chicken Thighs

Finding organic chicken has become much easier to do, with options ranging from breasts, wings, drumsticks, thighs, and whole chickens. Thankfully, there are plenty of healthy recipes available to create delicious, easy meals!

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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!

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Veggie & Ground Turkey Lasagna

I love making this dish. It’s one of those “use-what-you-have-in-the fridge” recipes that make it easy and fun to prepare. Using a few basic items along with fresh veggies, you can make a delicious, healthy lasagna every time …

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Stir-Fry Zucchini

This quick and easy stir-fry is the perfect complement to any dinner. Try it on a bed of veggie quinoa, or as a meal on its own! Use ingredients you have on hand (organic, whenever possible) and keep it simple and real …

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Chicken Veggie Kabobs

Here’s a simple recipe that makes it easy to add those important veggies in a fun and colorful way. These kabobs are so easy to make and delicious on their own. Add a side of veggie quinoa or serve on a bed of butter lettuce leaves, sprinkle with fresh parsley or basil and enjoy!

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Roasted Organic Beets

When I was young, my mother would buy beets at the local store when they were in season. She’d bring them home and put a few aside to preserve, then roast the rest. Frankly, I wasn’t a big fan back then, but I’ve come around . . .

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Banana Peach Ice Cream

Some friends of ours had spent a weekend at the beach. They shared stories of their walks along the shore, snacks in the open air restaurants, and a visit to an ice cream shop for a “sampling” of the 40+ flavors offered. My mouth began to water at the choices …

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Seared Tuna Fillets with Cabbage & Beets

They were fresh, beautiful, and just the right size. I couldn’t take my eyes off them, so into my shopping cart they went for dinner.
Here’s my Kitchen Spirit Recipe for Seared Tuna Fillets with Cabbage & Beets – hope you enjoy it!

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Lamb Chops with Brussels Sprouts

My husband and I recently returned from a Caribbean cruise. On the way home, we stopped at our local store to restock the fridge. Filling our cart with fresh veggies, fruit, and fish, I thought about one of the best meals I had onboard …

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Classic Meat Loaf

No longer a default dinner, meat loaf has risen to the top of the list in healthy meal choices. Using ground organic turkey with organic spices and ingredients, this recipe provides a quick, protein-packed dinner with tons of possibilities …

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Apple Blueberry Bundt Cake

Try this easy, delicious cake recipe using fresh, organic ingredients and a few staples from your pantry. Takes only a few minutes to prepare, and with baking time, about an hour overall from start to finish …

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Winner, Winner – Easy Dinner!

I’m stoked about dinner tonight. It’s my favorite kind of meal—quick and easy to throw together in minutes. In other words, leftovers. I like to think of it as “repurposing,” with a healthy twist …

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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!

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Roasted Beet and Pear Salad

No time to cook and short on leftovers? No problem. Here’s a fresh, quick, and nutritious salad you can put together with ingredients you probably already have in your refrigerator . . .

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Jill Reid

jill reid kitchen spirit founder and curator of kitchen spirit health and fitness websiteJill Reid is the author of Real Life and founder of  Kitchen Spirit and Pathway to Personal Growth. Her books and articles feature tips & strategies for healthier eating, fitness & exercise, and living longer and stronger through positive lifestyle choices.

Real Life-The Book

In this collection of thirty-five uplifting and entertaining stories, you’ll find truth, humor, inspiration, and a few bits of wisdom to help guide you to a more fulfilling and meaningful life.  Real LifeAvailable from Amazon

Keep It Healthy!

Pathway to Personal Growth

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