Main Dish

Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Marinating then searing on a hot grill is a simple way to prepare flank steak. The marinade is easy to make, tenderizes the beef, and adds a great boost of flavor.

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Macadamia Nut Crusted Walleye

Walleye is a popular fish in the Great Lakes Region of North America. So much so that Minnesota designated walleye as the official state fish. Not only is it a fun fish to catch, it is delicious to eat. We are fortunate to have some good friends who are avid fishermen so we have been treated to walleye fresh from the lake.

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Emily's Fresh Kitchen, lentil bowls

Lentil and Cauliflower Rice Bowls

This is one of my all-time favorite meatless dishes. It is inspired by Mujadara, which is a Lebanese dish made of lentils, rice, and caramelized onions. In this recipe I substitute cauliflower rice for the rice and top the mixture with Lemon Garlic Tahini Sauce. It is the ultimate comfort food and perfect for enjoying on a cold winter day.

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Emily's fresh kitchen, white bean and broccoli soup

White Bean and Broccoli Soup

One of my favorite ways to eat vegetables in the winter is in a warm, blended soup. Vegetable soups are so easy to make and don’t take much time. In this recipe I combine white beans and broccoli. Beans are an inexpensive way to add plantbased protein and fiber to your diet.

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Spicy Baked Yucatán Shrimp

When I was growing up, my family took a few vacations to the Gulf Coast of Florida. At restaurants there, we often ordered shrimp because it was so fresh. One of our favorite shrimp dishes was a spicy Yucatán peel-and-eat version.

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emily's fresh kitchen, eat heal thrive, butter leaf lettuce,

Butter Leaf Salad with Goat Cheese Medallions

I love butter leaf lettuce, and I love warm goat cheese. Combine the two, and you have the perfect salad. Slices of goat cheese are coated in egg and then coated in an almond flour mixture and lightly fried.

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Emily's Fresh Kitchen, eat heal thrive, beef tenderloin recipe

Make Ahead Beef Tenderloin

Roast beef tenderloin is a special occasion dish that’s perfect to serve during the holidays. It is the most tender cut of beef and always a crowd pleaser. With this recipe you can roast the meat a few hours ahead of time and store it in a cooler until you are ready to serve it.

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emily's fresh kitchen, pork tenderloin, pecans,

Pecan Crusted Pork Tenderloin

I love the combination of flavors in this dish. The Dijon, maple syrup, pecans, and cayenne pepper together compliment the pork really well. This recipe is quick and easy to make and will bring rave reviews at the dinner table.

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Roasted Pumpkin and Quinoa Salad

This roasted pumpkin salad is festive with colorful ingredients that look and taste like fall. It is hearty and can be served as an entree or side salad. Vegans can substitute riced cauliflower for the goat cheese.

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Sage Infused Coconut Cream

One of the best ways to warm up after being outside in the crisp fall weather is with a piping hot bowl of soup. This Roasted Butternut Squash Soup is a favorite in our house.

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