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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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Emily's Fresh Kitchen, pita chip[

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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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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