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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

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, kale salad

Kale Salad with Garlic Dressing

I’ll be honest here: Kale was not one of my favorite vegetables. It is, however, a nutritional powerhouse loaded with vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids and fiber,making it very worthy of consumption. Because of the nutritional benefits, I used to just throw kale in my smoothies to make sure I was getting it in my diet. Then I started adding a little to my salads, adding more each time. It grew on me, and now I love it.

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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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