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emily's fresh kitchen, smoothie recipe, macaroni smoothie, hormone smoothie

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

Lentils are an excellent source of plant-based protein. They cook quickly and are wonderful for soups. This Curried Red Lentil Soup is creamy with a hint of coconut and light curry 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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Tartar Sauce

Homemade tartar sauce is easy to make and tastes much better than the store bought versions. The dill and lemon juice make it fresh and bright. It is the perfect accompaniment for fish and seafood dishes.

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emily's fresh kitchen, eat heal thrive, kiwi smoothie, green smoothie

Kiwi Green Smoothie

This Kiwi Green Smoothie is clean and refreshing with a sweet and tart flavor. The kiwis are high in fiber and have a large dose of vitamin C as well as other immune-boosting nutrients. Kiwis are also known to aid in digestion.

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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, tahini sauce

Lemon Garlic Tahini Sauce

Tahini is a traditional Middle Eastern sauce made from ground toasted sesame seeds. Adding a few flavorful ingredients to it creates a delicious and versatile condiment. This Lemon Garlic Tahini Sauce is tasty as a salad dressing or dip. It is also lovely drizzled over grilled meats, roasted vegetables, and grain bowls.

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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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