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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, 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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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, eat heal thrive, power smoothie, raw smoothie

Power Smoothie

This is my go-to smoothie for after a workout or to drink as a meal on the go. It is full of unprocessed natural plant based proteins, fats, and fiber. The blueberries add a healthy dose of antioxidants without adding too much sugar.

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emily's fresh kitchen, eat heal thrive, green beans

French Green Beans with Roasted Hazelnuts

I love green beans and serve them often at my house. They are simple to make and everyone likes them. In this recipe, I toss them in toasted hazelnut oil and add chopped hazelnuts, a squeeze of lemon, and coarse sea salt.

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Banana Almond Cacao Smoothie

When I had my raw detox business, I served this smoothie for lunch on day 2. I strategically placed it on the detox at that time because it tastes like a milkshake and my clients didn’t feel like they were on a detox when drinking it.

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Roasted Pumpkin and Quinoa Salad

This roasted pumpkin salad is festive with colorful ingredients that look and taste like fall. It is hearty and can be served as an entree or side salad. Vegans can substitute riced cauliflower for the goat cheese.

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emily's fresh kitchen, eat heal thrive, protein bites

Puffed Quinoa and Peanut Butter Protein Bites

It is nice to have a healthy snack on hand after a workout or to hold you over between meals. Quick and easy to make, these protein bites fit the bill. They have plenty of protein and good fat to keep you satisfied.

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