Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos

Sometimes when I’m in a pinch I end up grabbing a breakfast sandwich or burrito on the way to work. Do some restaurants have healthy options for either of these? Absolutely, yes. But I do find that if I make my own, I not only save money, but I can amp up the nutrition. These…

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Creamy Cucumber Salad

Do you have loads of cucumbers popping up in your garden? Did you visit the farmer’s market and grab a big bag of cucumbers? If you said yes to either of these questions, then boy do I have the recipe for you! Perhaps you have a family favorite cucumber salad recipe in your back pocket,…

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Chef Julie is on Maternity Leave!

Hi everyone!  I want to introduce you to Meghan Rector. She is a registered dietitian and part of the Stride wellness team. Meghan will be posting my new In the Kitchen recipes and responding to your comments while I’m on maternity leave. I’ll be back in November and look forward to re-connecting with you all then. Welcome,…

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Almond Waffles with Berry Compote

Waffles! Did I specifically plan to post a pancake recipe followed by a waffle recipe? Why yes, I did! I love breakfast food and I’m guessing you do, too. Many traditional pancake and waffle recipes are made with refined white flour, which may taste awesome, but doesn’t provide us with much nutrition. That’s why I…

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Sweet Corn Pancakes

Have you ever made golden, delicious, savory and sweet pancakes? If not, now is the time! These sweet corn pancakes come highly recommended because they are ALL of those things. The pancake batter is a mix of whole grain flour, cornmeal, leavening agents (baking soda and powder), buttermilk, eggs and a tab of melted butter.…

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