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In The Kitchen

Thrive Carolinas / In The Kitchen

Curry Chicken Salad Canapes

Elevate your appetizer game with our Curry Chicken Salad Canapes! A fusion of bold flavors and delicate textures that promise to tantalize your taste buds. Get ready to impress your guests with this flavorful twist on a classic favorite!   Ingredients: 2 c roasted chicken thighs, cut into small chunks ¾ c celery chopped ½ c mayonnaise 2 T finely chopped white onion 1 T curry powder ½ salt ½ t pepper Fresh cilantro ¼ cup chopped and additional for garnishing Phyllo cup shells Hot Sauce if desired Directions: Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Allow salad to chill for at least 30 minutes. Place a dollop of salad into each phyllo cup. Top with a cilantro leaf and a small drop of hot...


Butternut Squash and Pear Soup

A Thrive original soup from the first Food as Medicine class. This soup will be a favorite. You can easily substitute apples for pears if you have them on hand.   Ingredients: 2 lbs. cut up butternut squash (about 12 cups) 1 T olive oil 4 pears, cored and cut up, skin left on ¾ cup thinly sliced leeks 1 large onion and 2 cloves garlic 1/8 tsp salt 1 T olive oil 1 t sea salt of Himalayan salt ½ t cayenne pepper 2 cups of vegetable or chicken broth 2 cups cashew milk Directions: Toss squash, pears, onion, and garlic with olive oil and salt. Roast in the oven for 30 minutes. Put roasted vegetables in the slow cooker and add broth. Cook on high for...

Crudites with Green Goddess Dip

Enjoy a wholesome and delicious snack with our Crudites and Green Goddess Dip – a combination of crisp, fresh vegetables and a flavorful herb-infused dip Ingredients: 1 cup Greek yogurt, full-fat 2 green onions, white and green parts, sliced 1 Ripe Avocado, scooped out 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 T lemon juice 1 t lemon zest 1 cup Italian leaf parsley 1/3 c fresh basil 2 t sherry vinegar 1/3 cup fresh dill 2 t capers 1/3 cup fresh tarragon 2 T extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Place all ingredients into a food processor and process until smooth and mixed well, scraping down sides often to incorporate ingredients. If the dip is too thick, you can add additional olive oil. It is...

Creamy Turkey Wild Rice Soup

If you are looking for something to do with the leftover turkey, this recipe is a wholesome option you will look forward to having again and again. You can substitute cooked chicken for the turkey.   Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cups chopped leftover turkey, white and dark 2 cups sliced mushrooms 1 yellow onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 carrots, chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 6 cups chicken broth 1 cup wild rice blend 1 tbsp fresh finely chopped sage (or 1 tsp dried - optional) 2 tsp lemon juice 1 cup cashew milk or whole milk Directions Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, cooking for 2-3 minutes until mushrooms...


Spicy Italian Sausage with Collards and Farro

As the weather turns cooler and the days grow shorter, there's nothing quite as comforting and time-efficient as a bowl of soup paired with a hearty salad for dinner. Get ready to indulge in the warm, robust flavors of our Spicy Italian Sausage with Collards and Farro – a recipe that's both simple and deeply satisfying that's sure to chase away the chill and fill your evening with warmth and delight. Ingredients: 4 Spicy Italian Sausage in Casings. ( can substitute chicken sausage or 1 can of cannelloni beans ) ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium white onion, finely chopped 2 large carrots, finely chopped 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 2 tbsp. tomato paste 1 tbsp. garlic, minced 2 tbsp. smoked paprika 1 tsp. ground coriander ...


Black Bean Frittata with Cheddar Cheese

A wonderful brunch presentation or the perfect option for a meat-free dinner. You can also prepare the bean filling and use it as a filling for an omelet. Ingredients: 6 eggs 2 T olive oil ½ t sea salt 1/4 cup scallions, chopped 1 t garlic, minced ¼ cup shredded organic cheddar cheese 1/8 t cayenne pepper ½ cup tomato chopped 1 cup black beans, cooked 1 T cilantro minced ½ t cumin Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray cast iron pan with oil. In a cast iron skillet, add oil, sauté scallions, garlic, and cayenne for 1 minute. Add tomato and beans and cook until the liquid evaporates. Add cilantro and cumin, mix well, and set aside. In a bowl, whisk eggs and add...

Slow Cooker Tikka Masala

Indulge in the aromatic and savory delights of Indian cuisine with our Slow Cooker Tikka Masala recipe, a convenient way to savor the flavors of this classic dish right at home. Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs. skinless, boneless chicken thighs 1 t grated fresh ginger 1 ½ t salt ½ t turmeric 1/2T ghee ½ t garam masala ½ onion 1 t ground coriander 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 t ground cumin 14 oz. can petite diced tomatoes ¼ t cayenne pepper 6 T full-fat coconut milk ¼ t ground cardamom ¼ cup fresh picked cilantro leaves Brown Rice Broccoli Directions: Cut chicken into cubes and place in an oiled slow cooker. Season with salt. In a skillet, melt ghee, add onion and garlic, ginger, turmeric, garam masala,...

Lentil Dal

Experience India's rich and comforting flavors with our hearty Lentil Dal recipe, a nourishing and delicious dish. Ingredients: 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 t turmeric 1-inch piece of ginger peeled and minced 1 t cumin 1 onion, chopped ½ T salt 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped ½ t pepper 1 banana pepper, seeded and chopped 1 cup rinsed & drained brown lentils 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped Juice of 1 lemon 1 t olive oil ¼ c cilantro to garnish ½ cup yogurt cheese or sour cream to garnish Directions: In a food processor, pulse together garlic, ginger, and onion; add Peppers and jalapeno until finely chopped Heat oil in a medium pan. Add chopped vegetables, turmeric, cumin, salt and pepper. Cook until all vegetables are...

Avocado Pesto

Fennel Onions and Roasted Potatoes are just one example of how this Avocado Pesto recipe adds flavor to just about anything. The combination of these ingredients and a simple recipe are sure to make your meals pop! Avocado Pesto 1 ripe avocado 1 cup packed fresh basil ¼ cup salted or unsalted pistachios (adjust by adding no salt if using salted ) 2 T lemon juice ¼ t pepper 3 garlic cloves ¼ to 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend to a paste. Add additional olive oil or filtered water to achieve a smooth sauce. Optional Uses: Toss 2-3 tablespoons of the pesto with cooked pasta, vegetable noodles, or quinoa, and top with protein and roasted vegetables. Toss...

Apple Crisp with Almond Oatmeal Topping

Autumn marks the apple season. Savor the simplicity and comfort of this delightful crisp. Ingredients: Filling 6 to 8 medium apples (Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Pink Lady, Jonagold, or a mix), cored and diced, about 6 cups ¼ cup pure maple syrup 2 tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg ¼ cup water 3 tbs. cornstarch or arrowroot powder 1 tbs. lemon juice  Topping 1 1/2 cup oats 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1/2 cup of almond slices 2 T flour (can substitute gluten-free) 1/2 t salt 4-5 T organic liquid coconut oil Directions: Mix apples with syrup and spices and ensure they are covered well. Add the 3 T of cornstarch to the water and mix well. Add the mixture to the apples and mix well. Add the lemon juice and...