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The Art of Living Well Podcast

June 10, 2022

We are so excited for our conversation today with Emily Maxson of Emily’s Fresh Kitchen.

Emily is a recipe developer, trained chef and certified health coach who loves to eat, cook, and think about food. She creates simple healthy recipes that are adaptable to follow different dietary theories, if necessary. She believes that one of the greatest things we can do for our overall health is to cook our own meals, which many of us are doing more of right now, and we couldn’t agree more. This can be intimidating for some, but Emily creates flavorful recipes with healthy ingredients that are simple to follow and that encourage people to cook at home.

Emily is a trained chef and health coach.  In 1998 she was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease and she had surgery to remove part of her intestines. Over the next 10 years, she really struggled with digestive issues, abdominal pain, extreme fatigue, and general malaise.  She took pills, had intravenous therapy, gave herself shots, and spent time in hospitals.

In today’s conversation Emily shares her personal health journey with Crohn’s disease and how her curiosity, love of food, culinary background and her faith helped her heal herself through the power of food.  Her story is so inspiring for everyone and especially those who have been frustrated by not being able to get to the root cause of their disease.

Purchase your signed book today.

I am excited to announce that my cookbook “Emily’s Fresh Kitchen: Cook Your Way to Better Health” is available! This cookbook features 113 delicious and easy to prepare recipes the whole family will love. Most are gluten-, grain- and dairy-free, but some include more standard ingredients. Many follow the SCD guidelines. The majority are adaptable to different dietary needs.

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