Welcome to Kristen’s Recipe Collection

Original & Maple Brown Sugar Pumpkin Seeds

Serves 4-6 from each flavor ​Pumpkin Seeds (extracted from 3 pumpkins) 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp brown sugar 1 tsp maple extract Separate pumpkin seeds from what I call “pumpkin guts” and rinse well in cool water in a colander. Make sure most of the pumpkin is off […]

Banana Sushi

Serves 1 1 whole wheat wrap 1 banana 2 tbsp natural peanut butter 1 tbsp chocolate chips Place wrap on a cutting board and spread wrap with peanut butter, spreading on only the left or right side of the wrap. Use a small dab of peanut butter on the opposite side of the wrap to […]

Bento Box

Serves 1, Serving size 1 box 2 eggs, hard boiled 1/4 cup hummus (flavor of your choosing) 3/4 cup raw vegetables (carrots, celery, cucumber) 1 cheesestick (mozzarella, cheddar) 1/2 cup berries Place 2 hard boiled eggs in lunch container. Add in hummus cup, raw veggies, cheesestick and fruit. Repeat with as many containers as needed […]

Hot ‘N’ Honey Turkey Meatball Skewers

Serves 4, Serving size 2 skewers 1lb ground turkey 1 egg ½ c Italian seasoned whole wheat breadcrumbs ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ tsp pepper 1 can pineapple chunks 4-5 large jalapenos, cut into chunk and deveined and deseeded 1 pint cherry tomatoes 20-25 skewers Skewer Glaze: 1/4c honey 1/4c Dijon mustard ¼ tsp crushed […]

Grilled Street Corn Salad

Serves 6-8, Serving size 1/2 cup 5 ears of corn in-husk 1 pint cherry tomatoes 1-2 avocados 1 lime 1 cup feta cheese  ½ tsp Cilantro Salt and Pepper to taste Preheat grill to high heat. Once heated, place ears of corn in the husk on the grill. Cook for 10 minutes, rotate to the […]

TODDLER TIPS: How to encourage your littles to try new foods and eat more balanced

Let’s face it, when you’re trying to feed your toddler, it can be very challenging to say the least. It changes on a daily basis, and they’ll do anything NOT to try something new. So in this blog, I’ll provide some tips to help encourage your littles to try some new foods, and provide some […]