Welcome to In the Kitchen!

Food has the power to connect, nourish and enhance the health of employees, along with strengthen our communities and build cultural awareness.  

Stride In the Kitchen recipes focus on a style of cooking and food choices that emphasize whole-food ingredients including: 

  • Plant-forward approach using fresh vegetables and fruit with high preference towards organic, locally sourced, and sustainably produced.  

  • Nutrient dense foods from around the world.  

  • Lean proteins that are minimally processed along with beans, other legumes (pulses) and soy foods, nuts and seeds and other vegetarian proteins. 

  • A variety of herbs and spices to enhance flavor, taste, and health properties. 

Eating healthier does not mean sacrificing flavor!  

Lemon Pepper Cod

February is Heart Month and we are celebrating with a nutritious, protein-packed recipe! We’re making sauteed lemon pepper cod, which is just a few simple ingredients – cod, lemon, black pepper, olive oil and salt! Serve it up with a green salad or Green Beans Almondine and Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges to make it a…
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Apple Cinnamon Bran Muffins

Welcome to the best muffin recipe… ever! The base of the muffin is fluffy and tender, made with crushed bran flakes, oats, yogurt and vanilla, and is laced with chunks of honeycrisp apple and cinnamon. You’re going to love them! A few tips for making tender and delicious muffins: Don’t overmix the batter. Combine the…
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Loaded Taco Dip

If you’re seeking a Super Bowl snack, look no further! This dip is loaded with refried beans, taco seasoned Greek yogurt, guacamole, black olives, cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes and green onion. Serve it with your favorite tortilla chips and raw veggies and get snacking! Here are a few options for making this dip your own:…
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Have you tried tabbouleh? It’s a fabulous Middle Eastern salad made with parsley, bulgur, cucumber and tomato salad with olive oil and fresh lemon. Parsley is really the star of the dish, with bulgur being a close second. Season it to taste and serve it with your next meal. I love it with grilled lamb…
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Dark Chocolate Truffles

Looking for a yummy Valentine’s Day treat? I have you covered with these dark chocolate truffles! They are made with just a few ingredients – dark chocolate, canned coconut milk, vanilla extract and a pinch of salt. They come together in just a few minutes, then need a few hours of refrigeration time before you…
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White Chicken Chili

I’ve tried a lot of white chicken chili recipes over the years, and this one is by far my favorite! It features loads of tender chicken breast, cannellini beans, green chilies, a dab of cream cheese and loads of spices. Top it with crushed tortilla chips, shredded Monterey cheese, diced avocado, fresh cilantro and some…
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