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Emily's Fresh Kitchen, avocado salad, grapefruit and avocado salad, grapefruit salad, Emily's Fresh kitchen, eat heal thrive

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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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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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, 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, 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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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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