Recipes

Peanut Butter Buckeyes

By Julie Andrews | December 21, 2021

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 –…

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

By Julie Andrews | November 30, 2021

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…

Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Topping

By Julie Andrews | October 26, 2021

Nothing screams comfort food like a piping hot casserole dish filled with a savory beef and veggie filling and a smooth, creamy sweet potato topping. It’s time for Shepherd’s pie.…

Spinach Breakfast Strata

By Julie Andrews | December 12, 2021

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…

Pumpkin Spice Latte

By Julie Andrews | October 19, 2021

Are you a pumpkin spice latte fan? Better known as a PSL, this fall-inspired latte has become a coffee icon! While the coffee shop version tastes delicious, you can save…

Cinnamon Date Steel Cut Oats

By Julie Andrews | September 14, 2021

Are you an oatmeal fan? I sure am. Especially in the fall and winter months when the weather becomes brisk and I want something cozy and satisfying to start the…

Mason Jar Salads

By Julie Andrews | January 4, 2022

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!…

Peanut Butter Buckeyes

By Julie Andrews | December 21, 2021

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 –…

Pomegranate Guacamole

By Julie Andrews | December 16, 2021

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…

Peanut Butter Buckeyes

By Julie Andrews | December 21, 2021

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 –…

Honeycrisp Apple Galette

By Julie Andrews | November 9, 2021

I have been so eager to get this new recipe posted for my Honeycrisp Apple Galette! It is quite possibly my favorite dessert for so many reasons. It’s kind of…

Cherry Crumble Bars

By Julie Andrews | August 10, 2021

I don’t know about you, but I’m really enjoying sweet cherries in this summer. They’re sweet, juicy and such a treat. Especially because they are only fresh for a short…

Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Topping

By Julie Andrews | October 26, 2021

Nothing screams comfort food like a piping hot casserole dish filled with a savory beef and veggie filling and a smooth, creamy sweet potato topping. It’s time for Shepherd’s pie.…

Chicken Fricassee

By Julie Andrews | October 5, 2021

It’s the time of year for healthier comfort food! Sometimes that means a warm bowl of soup, a cozy casserole or a mug of hot cocoa. No matter what you’re…

Broccoli Mac and Cheese Cups

By Julie Andrews | September 29, 2021

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? We’ve taken classic mac and cheese and made it a bit healthier with a lighter cheese sauce and loads of broccoli (but equally delicious).…

Mason Jar Salads

By Julie Andrews | January 4, 2022

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!…

Peanut Butter Buckeyes

By Julie Andrews | December 21, 2021

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 –…

Pomegranate Guacamole

By Julie Andrews | December 16, 2021

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…

Smoked Salmon Crostini

By Julie Andrews | December 23, 2021

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…

Pomegranate Guacamole

By Julie Andrews | December 16, 2021

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…

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

By Julie Andrews | November 30, 2021

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…

Broccoli Mac and Cheese Cups

By Julie Andrews | September 29, 2021

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? We’ve taken classic mac and cheese and made it a bit healthier with a lighter cheese sauce and loads of broccoli (but equally delicious).…

Lemony Broccoli Pasta Salad

By Julie Andrews | May 11, 2021

We are heading into the summer season in just a few short weeks, so I’m thinking about side dishes and light salads I can throw together for camping, potlucks and…

Whole Wheat Pesto Pasta

By Julie Andrews | May 4, 2021

This whole wheat pesto pasta is probably one of my favorite things to cook. It requires a few simple ingredients that provide immense flavor. Lemon, basil, garlic, olive oil –…

Mason Jar Salads

By Julie Andrews | January 4, 2022

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!…

Chopped Greek Salad

By Julie Andrews | July 27, 2021

When it’s this hot out, let’s face it. No one wants to turn their oven (or stove) on. I enjoy refreshing, cold, no-cook meals like this Chopped Greek Salad when…

Bacon Pea Salad

By Julie Andrews | May 25, 2021

There’s just something super nostalgic about bacon pea salad. It reminds me of being a kid and making this and macaroni salad on a hot summer day. My dad would…

Blackened Grilled Salmon

By Julie Andrews | August 24, 2021

This omega-3-packed recipe for blackened grilled salmon will knock your socks off! The flavor from the homemade (and SUPER easy to make) blackened seasoning is so delicious, and goes so…

Tuna Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

By Julie Andrews | August 3, 2021

You know what I love? A no-cook meal that is perfect for meal prep that features fresh-from-the-garden produce! That is exactly what these tuna salad-stuffed tomatoes are all about! We…

Baja Fish Tacos

By Julie Andrews | June 29, 2021

Who doesn’t love a good fish taco? Okay, a great fish taco?! These Baja fish tacos hit all the right notes – the corn tortillas are toasted, the fish is…

Wild Rice with Roasted Grapes

By Julie Andrews | December 8, 2021

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…

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

By Julie Andrews | November 30, 2021

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…

Bacon Pea Salad

By Julie Andrews | May 25, 2021

There’s just something super nostalgic about bacon pea salad. It reminds me of being a kid and making this and macaroni salad on a hot summer day. My dad would…

Peach Blueberry Smoothies

By Julie Andrews | August 31, 2021

Nothing beats a cold, refreshing smoothie! I like to whip these up for breakfast on-the-go or for a quick snack if I haven’t consumed enough fruits or veggies for the…

Antipasto Skewers

By Julie Andrews | December 29, 2020

Looking for a quick and easy appetizer to help ring in the new year?! Even though most of us are staying home this year, it’s still fun to put together…

Broccoli Cheddar Tots

By Julie Andrews | September 15, 2020

Most of us are looking for fun ways to serve veggies to the kiddos (and even the adults!), so look no further than these broccoli tots! The base of these…

Tomato Cucumber Gazpacho

By Julie Andrews | June 22, 2021

Have you ever tried chilled soup? Gazpacho is an easy-to-make blended soup made with tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, fresh herbs, vinegar, lemon juice and olive oil. It is refreshing, especially…

Creamy Asparagus Soup

By Julie Andrews | April 13, 2021

What better way to celebrate spring than with a big bowl of creamy asparagus soup? And what I love about this soup is it’s a much lighter take on the…

Slow Cooker Potato Soup

By Julie Andrews | January 4, 2021

It’s a new year and many of us are looking for ways to lighten up our meals and incorporate more whole, nutritious ingredients into our recipes. While this is a…

Mason Jar Salads

By Julie Andrews | January 4, 2022

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!…

Peanut Butter Buckeyes

By Julie Andrews | December 21, 2021

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 –…

Pomegranate Guacamole

By Julie Andrews | December 16, 2021

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…