Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal Cups

Behold the ultimate fiber-rich snack or breakfast! These cinnamon raisin oatmeal cups are stuffed with old-fashioned rolled oats, a touch of maple syrup, plump raisins and plenty of cinnamon. Grab a few for the road to make for a delicious snack or pair with Greek yogurt and fresh fruit for a satisfying breakfast! Here’s how…

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Mason Jar Salads

Our first recipe post of 2022! How exciting! I’ve been sharing recipes and cooking videos with the Stride team here on the In the Kitchen Blog for over 3 years! We started early 2019, and here we are, still bringing delicious eats to the Stride table. I don’t know about you, but for me, the…

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Smoked Salmon Crostini

Behold a fabulously flavorful NYE appetizer recipe! The smoked salmon crostini. Crostinis are basically a crispy baguette round. They are easy to make – simply slice a baguette into rounds then drizzle each with a little bit of olive oil and sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 8…

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Peanut Butter Buckeyes

My favorite treat for the holidays: Peanut Butter Buckeyes! I took the classic version and upped the flavor AND nutrition. These little morsels of deliciousness have just 5 ingredients – peanut butter, coconut or almond flour, maple syrup or honey, rolled in melted dark chocolate with a bit of melted coconut oil to help them…

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Pomegranate Guacamole

Guacamole is always a hit at any party. The fabulous flavors and textures of creamy avocado, zippy red onion and jalapeno, herby cilantro and garlic with salty tortilla chips will win over any guest. This version is all of those things, plus a festive topping that is beautiful AND nutritious! POMEGRANATES! These beautiful arils come…

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Spinach Breakfast Strata

Looking for a savory and comforting dish for your holiday brunch? This spinach strata has all of the best flavors: onion, garlic, nutmeg, cayenne, sourdough (that tang, though!) and sharp cheddar cheese. It bakes up to a golden brown on top with a soft, yummy center. Your guests will love it! Here’s how to make…

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Wild Rice with Roasted Grapes

Have you ever roasted grapes? If not, it’s time! Roasting and caramelizing brings out the natural sweetness of the grapes, and they honestly taste like candy! When paired with this slightly savory, slightly sweet wild rice “stuffing”, you have a match made in heaven. First, toss your favorite seedless red grapes in a little olive…

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Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

I can’t resist a pile of creamy mashed potatoes – can you? This version is made with rich, dreamy olive oil, a bit of milk and salt and pepper. You may think you’ll miss the butter (trust me – I love butter, too), but the rich flavor of the olive oil really takes mashed potatoes…

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Cranberry Ginger Mocktail

Are you ready for a simple beverage recipe that will be a showstopper at all of your holiday parties? Let me introduce you to this Cranberry Ginger Mocktail! Here’s how to make it: Step 1 – Peel a 1-inch piece of fresh ginger. Add it to an empty cocktail glass with a sprig of fresh…

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