Posts Tagged ‘beets’

Cheddar Beet Risotto – Sweet and Creamy

cheddar beet risotto

This cheddar beet risotto dish is sweet and creamy. It uses the entire beet and is a nice pink color. The beet is the taproot portion of a beet plant, and also known as the garden beet, table beet, golden beet, or red beet. The Beet is one of several cultivated varieties of Beta vulgaris…

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Benefits of Beets – Elevated to Superfood Status

benefits of beets

Because of the Benefits of Beets, this humble vegetable has been elevated to superfood status with good reason. This root vegetable is not only nutrient dense, but it can also be incorporated into your meal plan in a vast variety of ways. True confessions: I hated beets as a child. Probably because the only time…

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Beetroots and Beet Greens – 2 Powerful Allies for Health

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Beetroots, or Beets, are one of nature’s most perfect food crops.  Most people don’t know that the greens are also edible and are essentially Swiss Chard.  Commonly, beets and beet greens are used in soups, salads, juicing, and for pickling.  The roots can also be used as a natural food dye or fabric coloring agent.…

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Fire Cider or Four Thieves Cider – Keep Your Family Healthy

fire cider

Fire cider is a powerful immune-booster that can also help in digestion and keep colds and flu at bay, boost circulation and relieve seasonal allergies and sinus infections. The Story of Four Thieves During the great plague of London in 1066, four thieves plundered the homes of the dead and dying evading the virus. Upon capture,…

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Beet Hummus – High In Nutrition, Fiber, and Protein

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This easy organic Beet Hummus recipe whips up in 5 minutes and makes a lovely and healthy dip for vegetable sticks or chips or any other way you enjoy your hummus. The beets are high in fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and manganese, add to that some fiber and protein in the chickpeas plus healthy fat from the…

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Pickled Beet Eggs – Using Leftover Brine

Pickled Beet Eggs

Many Pickled Beet Eggs recipes make more brine than you need to cover the pickles. See Pickled Beet Relish to make your leftover brine. Pickled beet eggs provide high protein snacks for weight loss, and they are great to eat as a side dish with any meal. Or you may want to use them in egg…

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