Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut Cream

Blueberry and Goad Cheese Salad with Honey Walnuts

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

Grilled Asian Chicken Thighs

Strawberry Basil Green Smoothie

paleo cookie, vegan cookie, emily's fresh kitchen, eat heal thrive,

Grain Free Toasted Coconut Cookies

keto salad, emily's fresh kitchen, eat heal thrive

Chopped Green Salad with Macadamia Nut Oil

emily's fresh kitchen, potato salad, redskin potato salad

New Recipe!

Redskin Potato Salad

Potato salad is an American picnic and potluck staple.  It’s often the first side dish to disappear at summer gatherings. This recipe is based on the one my mom always made when I was growing up. The ingredients are simple but delicious when combined.

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Emily's fresh kitchen, greek layer dip

Greek Layer Dip

Greek Layer Dip is a fun and flavorful appetizer to serve at a party or bring to a potluck. I like to serve it with home baked pita chips and cucumber slices.

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Baked Pita Chips

Baking your own pita chips is simple to do and worth the extra effort. They are so fresh and crisp, making it difficult to go back to eating the store-bought ones.

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emily's fresh kitchen, shaved Brussels sprouts salad

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

This salad was inspired by a dish I had in Nashville at the restaurant Biscuit Love. I was there for breakfast with a few girlfriends and we decided we needed to order something healthier to balance out all the indulgent biscuit dishes we were sampling. We ordered their shaved Brussels sprout salad that comes topped with a few poached eggs. It ended up being as delicious as their famous biscuits. 

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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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emily's fresh kitchen, chimichurri sauce

Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is an uncooked sauce that originated in Argentina. It is made with fresh parsley, garlic, and red pepper flakes. In my version I like to include cilantro. This recipe is easy to make and goes well with grilled meats, fish and vegetables.

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Strawberry Maca Cacao Smoothie

Maca root powder is a supplement with many health benefits. It helps balance hormones, improve libido, increase energy, and boost the immune system.

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emily's fresh kitchen, broccolini, prosciutto wrapped broccolini

Prosciutto Wrapped Broccolini

Broccolini is similar to broccoli, but with smaller florets and longer, thin stalks. It is milder and more tender than regular broccoli. I like to roast it bundled and wrapped in prosciutto with garlic and lemon. It is so simple and makes a tasty side dish.

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emily's fresh kitchen, curried lentil soup

Curried Red Lentil Soup

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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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