Spring Kitchen Accessories and Decor

Functional kitchen accessories get a spring decor makeover with hues of yellow, blue, green and pink to brighten up the space. This list is proof that tableware, gadgets and appliances can usher in spring without compromising practicality.

Functional kitchen accessories get a spring decor makeover with hues of yellow, blue, green and pink to brighten up the space. This list is proof that tableware, gadgets and appliances can usher in spring without compromising practicality.

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Bring a touch of spring to your kitchen accessories and decor with this practical list of tableware, gadgets and small appliances.

 

I start thinking about salads when heading into the spring season. A few years ago I upgraded my salad spinner to this large capacity stainless steel spinner. I love it! It’s super roomy, works like a charm and the stainless steel bowl can be used separately, making it a multi-function item in my kitchen. If you make a lot of salads, consider this spinner.

 

Here’s a gorgeous Acacia wood 3 piece salad bowl and server set. While your salad would display beautifully in this bowl, don’t limit its use to just greens. It would make a perfect vessel for popcorn, bread, fruit, or even just a decorative display piece when not in use. Also makes a great gift!

 

 

These Mason jar measuring cups and spoons are adorable! The sky blue color signals that winter is over and spring is here. Perfect for measuring dry or liquid ingredients. The material is ceramic and they are dishwasher safe.

 

 

I love my pieces from Le Creuset and my casserole dish is no exception. The stoneware cooks evenly and cleanup is a breeze thanks to the nonstick glazed interiors. I love that this one comes with a lid – perfect for storing leftovers (like my Bacon Brussels Sprouts Au Gratin) in the fridge and reheating the next day. If this lovely palm green isn’t your color, they have a wide range of other colors available from which to choose.

 

You can’t talk about springtime without thinking of eggs and all those Easter egg hunts, right? What in the world do you do with all those leftover hardboiled eggs? Slice ’em and dice ’em! (And make some tasty egg salad, or zesty potato salad!) This particular egg slicer offers 3 different slicing styles. Did you know you can also use egg slicers to slice mushrooms and strawberries?

 


I love this bright yellow earthenware mixing bowl. It’s chip-resistant and has a glossy finish. Comes in an assortment of sizes. Use it for mixing up yummy treats or as a serving bowl. (Serve up some Garlic Mashed Potatoes in it, or some Bourbon Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes. Yum!) Microwave and dishwasher safe. Made in Portugal.

 

How cute are these pink stainless steel and silicone whisks? Choose the right whisk for the job with this handy set of 3. If pink isn’t your thing, they come in a variety of other colors, too.

 

 

If you handle a lot of fish, garlic or onions, you might consider this handy stainless steel bar to rub away the odors. Just rub it between your hands like a bar of soap and it will help remove stubborn food odors from your hands.

These beautiful pastel hand-painted salad plates just say springtime to me. These would look stunning on solid color pastel plates or on just a solid white plate. There’s an entire line of dishes that compliment these plates, but I think they are lovely on their own, too.

 

This embroidered table runner has an elegant understated floral and cutwork design which is perfect for a springtime tablescape.

 

 

 

If you don’t already have a stand mixer, consider this best seller in this lovely Lavender Cream color. Swoon! Lots of other colors to choose from if lavender isn’t your thing. You will love having a stand mixer in your kitchen. From dough, to batters, to whipped mashed potatoes, you will use it all. the. time!

 

 

Do you have a favorite gadget, appliance or decor item in your kitchen that just says “Springtime!” to you? I’d love to know, so feel free to leave a comment below!

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Functional kitchen accessories get a spring decor makeover with hues of yellow, blue, green and pink to brighten up the space. This list is proof that tableware, gadgets and appliances can usher in spring without compromising practicality.

Functional kitchen accessories get a spring decor makeover with hues of yellow, blue, green and pink to brighten up the space. This list is proof that tableware, gadgets and appliances can usher in spring without compromising practicality.

Functional kitchen accessories get a spring decor makeover with hues of yellow, blue, green and pink to brighten up the space. This list is proof that tableware, gadgets and appliances can usher in spring without compromising practicality.

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How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug

Here’s the easiest recipe ever on How To Make 90-Second Keto, Low Carb, Gluten-Free Bread In A Mug. Not only is this bread healthy and quick to make, but it is easily customizable if you want to season it up with herbs or cheese.

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If you’re looking for a keto-friendly, single-serve bread recipe, this How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug recipe is it! It’s gluten-free, carb-free and tasty, too, and ready in just *90 seconds via the magic of your microwave oven. (*Depending on the wattage of your microwave oven, your milage may vary. You may need to add additional seconds to get your bread texture just right for you.)

Bonus: you can mix it all in the same container, depending on how big your vessel is. I tend to be messy, so I actually melt my butter in the vessel I’ll be using, in this case a ramekin, and mix the rest up in a small mixing bowl or cereal bowl that’s just a tad larger. This way, I can stir the ingredients quickly without having to be too careful so as not to spill stuff over the edges. If you’re a neat stirrer or mixer, then use the all-in-one approach!

A note on vessels to use: mugs are great, but use a large or jumbo one like this to make sure the ingredients have room to “bake” and spread out enough to get a bread-like texture.

I actually like to use a ramekin like this one because it comes out nice a widely round and is easy to slice.
How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug

So here’s how it comes together: (See full recipe ingredients and instructions down below)

I’m using the two vessel method here because I’m a messy mixer:

  • Melt butter in your mug or ramekin; set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl, lightly beat egg with fork.
  • Add almond flour (I use this one), baking powder and salt to egg and mix with fork.
  • Pour melted butter into mixture and stir well so that there are no lumps.
  • Pour mixture into buttered mug.
  • Microwave for 90 seconds.
  • Remove bread from mug (carefully; it’s hot!) and set it vertically and slice down the middle creating two pieces of bread.
  • Slather with topping of choice (I like cream cheese!) and enjoy.

Here it is just sliced and ready to eat or decorate, or become a sandwich, or stick it under the broiler for a few minutes to toast the top and then add jelly or honey…you get the idea…the possibilities are endless!

How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug

My favorite topping, though, is softened cream cheese. I also like to add a little Herbamare seasoning. So good!

How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug

If one slice of this amazing bread fills you up, just refrigerate the other half for another time.

Note: this recipe is easily customizable. Add a sprinkle of cheddar cheese and a dash or garlic powder to the mix before cooking, or add Italian seasoning for a different taste. Experiment and have fun with this versatile recipe.

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How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug
 
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How To Make 90 Second Keto Low Carb Bread In A Mug
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Cuisine: Bread
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 3 Tbsp almond flour
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1½ Tbsp butter, melted
  • NOTE: This recipe is easily customizable. Add a sprinkle of cheddar cheese and a dash or garlic powder to the mix before cooking, or add Italian seasoning for a different taste. Have fun experimenting!
Instructions
  1. In the large mug or ramekin that you will use for the bread, melt butter and set aside.

  2. In a separate small mixing bowl, lightly beat egg with fork.

  3. Add almond flour, baking powder and salt to egg and mix with fork.

  4. Before you pour the melted butter into the flour and egg mixture, make sure the mug or ramekin is coated with butter on the sides. You can do this by gently tipping the mug/ramekin slightly to ensure the butter has a chance to make contact with all sides.

  5. Pour the butter into the flour and egg mixture and stir well so that there are no lumps.

  6. Pour mixture into buttered mug,

  7. Microwave for 90 seconds.

  8. Stick a knife in the middle of the bread. If it come out clean it's done; if not, microwave for 10-15 more seconds and test again.

  9. Carefully remove mug from microwave with pot holders.

  10. Loosen bread from sides of mug by running a knife around the edges. Remove bread from mug (carefully; it's hot!) and set it vertically on a plate and slice down middle creating two pieces of bread.

  11. Slather with topping of choice and enjoy.

 

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12 Best Chili Recipes To Make for National Chili Day

In celebration of National Chili Day, here are 12 of the best chili recipes to consider for your celebration of this day and beyond. Whether you’re looking for beef, turkey, pork, vegetarian, keto, easy, slow cooker, dutch oven, or instant pot varieties of chili, you’re sure to find one that fits your needs right here.

In celebration of National Chili Day, here are 12 of the best chili recipes to consider for your celebration of this day and beyond. Whether you're looking for beef, turkey, pork, vegetarian, keto, easy, slow cooker, dutch oven, or instant pot varieties of chili, you're sure to find one that fits your needs right here.

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National Chili Day happens every year on the fourth Thursday of February. There are amazing varieties of chili recipes that are hot, mild, meat, vegetarian, keto, paleo, easy, slow cooking, instant (pot), and more. I’ve curated 12 cozy and varied chili recipes to help you find one that fits your needs. Start drooling scrolling! 🙂

EASY VEGAN CHILI CON CARNE – photo and recipe courtesy of Wallflower Kitchen
EAsy Vegan Chili Con Carne
BUTTERNUT SQUASH BLACK BEAN CHILI – photo and recipe courtesy of Love and Lemons
Butternut Squash Chili
BUFFALO CHICKEN CHILI – photo and recipe courtesy of Lexi’s Clean Kitchen
buffalo chicken chili
GAME DAY BEER CHILI – photo and recipe courtesy of How Sweet Eats
game day beer chili
KETO LOW CARB CHILI – CROCK POT OR INSTANT POT (Paleo) – photo and recipe courtesy of Wholesome Yum
keto low carb chile


PORK AND GREEN CHILI – photo and recipe courtesy of A Beautiful Plate
pork and green chili
CORNBREAD-TOPPED SKILLET CHILI – photo and recipe courtesy of Sally’s Baking Addiction
cornbread topped skillet chili


SLOW COOKER WHITE CHICKEN & QUINOA CHILI – photo and recipe courtesy of Eat Yourself Skinny
slow cooker white chicken chili
EASY BEEF CHILI RECIPE – photo and recipe courtesy of Zesty Olive
Beef Chili
INDIAN-SPICED TURKEY CHILI – photo and recipe courtesy of Two Healthy Kitchens
indian spiced turkey chili
5-INGREDIENT SWEET POTATO TURKEY CHILI – photo and recipe courtesy of Pinch of Yum
sweet potato turkey chili

SPICY VEGETARIAN CHILI – photo and recipe courtesy of Simple Recipes
spicy vegetarian chili



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In celebration of National Chili Day, here are 12 of the best chili recipes to consider for your celebration of this day and beyond. Whether you're looking for beef, turkey, pork, vegetarian, keto, easy, slow cooker, dutch oven, or instant pot varieties of chili, you're sure to find one that fits your needs right here.

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Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs

Sheet pan meals are a time saver and this Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs recipe is no exception. This is a savory twist on the classic eggs and potatoes bake, perfect for breakfast or dinner.

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This Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs delivers a gorgeous display of color thanks to the rich orange of the sweet potatoes, the purple and red of the potatoes and onions, and the vibrant green of the Brussels sprouts. The ingredients are naturally gluten-free.

Nestled among the lightly seasoned veggies are the perfectly yolked eggs, all roasted on a sheet pan to bring out the savory flavor of each ingredient.

Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs

Consider using two half baking sheets or a larger three-quarter size sheet pans to allow enough room to spread the vegetables out in a single layer without overcrowding. This will allow them to roast evenly without steaming.

Sheet pans come in several sizes. The most common – the half sheet pan – measures 13” x 18,” while the larger three-quarter sheet pan measures 15” x 21.” The three-quarter size works well for this recipe because it allows extra room for the vegetables to be spread out in a single layer without overcrowding. I like this set of multi-sized sheet pans.

I also recommend using baking mats on the sheet pan instead of parchment paper for this recipe. Not only will everything roast more evenly and not burn, but it makes clean up a breeze ~ win-win!

Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With EggsPerfect egg yolk tip: crack each egg into a small bowl to ensure that the yolk is firm and remains intact, then carefully transfer onto the sheet pan. Repeat this process, one egg at a time, until all eggs are on the pan.

Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs

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Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs
 
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Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs. All ingredients are naturally gluten-free.
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Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 lb. small purple potatoes, cut in half
  • 8 oz. Brussels sprouts, cut in half
1 large red onion, roughly chopped
  • 3-4 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1 t. onion powder
  • 3 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 large eggs
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F and line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. If using parchment paper, lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, toss sweet potatoes, purple potatoes, Brussels sprouts, red onion, garlic, onion powder, and olive oil until vegetables are well coated. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste.


  3. Spread the sweet potato mixture onto the prepared sheet pan in a single layer without overcrowding and roast in pre-heated oven for 8-10 minutes. Stir vegetables and continue roasting another 8-10 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are fork tender.

  4. Remove sheet pan from oven and create 6 round, evenly spaced openings among the vegetables. Carefully pour an egg into each opening, keeping the yolk intact. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired, and return pan to the oven.

  5. Bake for 6-8 minutes, or until the egg whites are set and the yolks reach the desired level of doneness.

  6. Remove sheet pan from oven and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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Sheet pan meals are a time saver and this Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs recipe is no exception. This is a savory twist on the classic eggs and potatoes bake, perfect for breakfast or dinner.Sheet pan meals are a time saver and this Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs recipe is no exception. This is a savory twist on the classic eggs and potatoes bake, perfect for breakfast or dinner.Sheet pan meals are a time saver and this Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs recipe is no exception. This is a savory twist on the classic eggs and potatoes bake, perfect for breakfast or dinner.Sheet pan meals are a time saver and this Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs recipe is no exception. This is a savory twist on the classic eggs and potatoes bake, perfect for breakfast or dinner.

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