Salad

emily's fresh kitchen, birch's salad

Birch’s Gatherer Salad

We have a wonderful restaurant close to our home called Birch’s on the Lake. It is one of those places that has a neighborhood feel and everything on the menu is great. There is one salad they serve that I particularly love made with crisp lettuce, quinoa, chèvre, avocado, red onion, pistachios and a lovely green goddess dressing.

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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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emily's fresh kitchen, shaved Brussels sprouts salad

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

This salad was inspired by a dish I had in Nashville at the restaurant Biscuit Love. I was there for breakfast with a few girlfriends and we decided we needed to order something healthier to balance out all the indulgent biscuit dishes we were sampling. We ordered their shaved Brussels sprout salad that comes topped with a few poached eggs. It ended up being as delicious as their famous biscuits. 

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Butter Leaf Salad with Goat Cheese Medallions

I love butter leaf lettuce, and I love warm goat cheese. Combine the two, and you have the perfect salad. Slices of goat cheese are coated in egg and then coated in an almond flour mixture and lightly fried.

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Emily's Fresh Kitchen, eat heal thrive, peach and burrata

Peach and Burrata Salad

This salad reminds me of Italy because all of the meals I ate there were made with a few simple and fresh ingredients. The dishes didn’t need much added to them because of their high quality components.

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