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Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

This simple salad is as delicious as it is gorgeous. The bright grapefruit and creamy avocado complement each other impeccably well. To preserve the individual flavors of each fruit, I keep the dressing simple using only olive oil and Maldon sea salt.

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Almond Joy Granola Bars

I was that rare kid on Halloween who was excited when I got Mounds or Almond Joy candy bars while trick-or-treating. Everyone else hoped for a Snickers or Reeses Peanut Butter Cups. Don’t get me wrong, I liked those too, but I have always loved the combination of coconut and chocolate.

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Dairy Free White Chicken Chili

White chicken chili makes a delicious meal on a cold day. However, most recipes include a lot of dairy, which can make it heavy and too rich. In this version, I omit the cream and cheese, instead pureeing the ingredients with white beans to give the chili the same creamy consistency as one made with dairy. 

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Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chia seed pudding is easy to make and is great for a quick breakfast or snack. Chia seeds are full of fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and high quality protein. Eating them in a pudding is a fun way to add them to your diet.

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Salmon Kebabs

These healthy salmon kebabs are easy to make and loaded with flavor. I love the peppery punch from the horseradish and the brightness of the lemon and chives in the marinade. The combination is delicious.

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Peach Flip

Growing up we took summer vacations at a lake in the Midwest with my mother’s extended family. One of the relatives would make different batches of special cocktails in the evenings for the adults in the group.

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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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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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