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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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emily's fresh kitchen, eat heal thrive, chicken tacos, paleo chicken tacos, whole 30 tacos

Grilled Chicken Tacos with Guacamole

We eat a lot of tacos at our house. All varieties—shrimp, carnitas, fish, veggie, etc. They are all delicious and everyone loves them. One of our favorites are these grilled chicken tacos with guacamole.

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Emily's Fresh Kitchen, Eat Heal Thrive, Barbecue Bacon wrapped shrimp, paleo, scd

Barbecue Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

When I was growing up, my family took a few vacations to the Gulf Coast of Florida. Many of the restaurants we went to offered barbecue bacon wrapped shrimp on their menus. It became a popular entree for members of my family to order.

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Emily's Fresh Kitchen, eat heal thrive, peach and burrata

Peach and Burrata Salad

This salad reminds me of Italy because all of the meals I ate there were made with a few simple and fresh ingredients. The dishes didn’t need much added to them because of their high quality components.

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grilled asian chicken thighs, eat heal thrive, emily's fresh kitchen,

Grilled Asian Chicken Thighs

Grilled Asian Chicken Thighs are on the dinner rotation at my house year round. They are a guaranteed hit. I always make extra to add to salads or wraps for my family’s lunches the next day.

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emily's fresh kitchen, eat heal thrive, gluten free tabouli, quinoa salad

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This fresh, light salad was inspired by the popular Mediterranean-Middle Eastern tabouli, which is traditionally made using bulgur wheat. In this recipe, the bulgur is replaced by quinoa, making it gluten free.

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