Kitchen Spirit Recipes

Nothing rounds out a meal better than a nutritious side dish. Here are a few quick and easy recipes you can make in short time using fresh, organic ingredients. Even better, make a large batch and freeze additional portions for next time!

Need a snack to satisfy those mid-day munchies? Make it easy to choose healthy options with these simple and easy-to-prepare recipes. Using organic ingredients, these go-to goodies  are just what you need for a handy treat when you ‘re on the run.


Healthy Sides

Lamb Chops with Brussels Sprouts

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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Scalloped Organic White Sweet Potatoes

Scalloped Organic White Sweet Potatoes

This simple, basic recipe has become a dinner side dish favorite, and the left-overs are fantastic! Re-heated as an addition to any meal or added to home-made soup, this one’s a winner . . .

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Organic Gold Beets and Crusted Chicken Thighs

Organic Gold Beets and Crusted Chicken Thighs

Recently, I found organic gold beets in the store. Beets are a favorite of mine. Packed with essential mineral, vitamins, and plant compounds including protein, iodine, phosphorus, iron, potassium, magnesium, calcium, copper …

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Corvina with Goji Berry Quinoa

Corvina with Goji Berry Quinoa

Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit Corvina with Goji Berry Quinoa Looking for a different fresh fish option? I discovered corvina by accident . . . Scanning the cooler cases at a local store for fresh fish options, I noticed most of the labels for the usual favorites (salmon,...

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Goji Berry and Veggie Quinoa

Goji Berry and Veggie Quinoa

Here's an easy and delicious side dish that cooks up in no time. Better make a large batch! Jill Reid | Kitchen Spirit Recently, I read an article about the healthy benefits of goji berries. After doing a little research, I learned they’re found in the Himalayan...

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Go-To Snacks

Gluten-Free Banana Nut Squares

Gluten-Free Banana Nut Squares

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 come up with a gluten-free, paleo-friendly treat to satisfy his, and my, sweet craving …

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Blueberry Banana Bread

Blueberry Banana Bread

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 incorporating this nutrient-packed berry to start off her day. This has become one of my favorite breakfast go-to’s – hope you give it a try …

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Healthy Desserts

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Own Up to Your Unhealthy Past and Get on With Your Life

A friend of mine enjoys a cup of coffee on the way to work. While a seemingly innocent activity, there's an underlying problem she readily admits has affected her waistline. Instead of using the drive-thru window of a dozen coffee places to get her fix, she prefers to go to a local bakery and order a cup of artisanal coffee.

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