Posts Tagged ‘beets’

Berry Beet Juice – A Healthy Blend of Vegetables and Fruit

Berry Beet Juice

Berry Beet Juice is a healthy blend of vegetables with a little sweetness from the fruit. No sugar or other sweeteners are needed. And you don’t need a juicer either! You can make healthy juices using a blender or food processor.  The beets not only provide that beautiful redo color they are loaded with folate, manganese,…

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Layered Beet and Carrot Salad – Healthy as it is Beautiful

Layered Beet and Carrot Salad

Layered Beet and Carrot Salad is a colorful salad that is as healthy as it is beautiful. The bright colors of the beets and carrots help provide powerful antioxidants for your body. Paired with the natural probiotics in the yogurt, you have a showstopper salad with plenty of health benefits.  And it is pretty tasty…

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Beet Hummus – High In Nutrition, Fiber, and Protein

beet hummus

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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Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad – Healthy Bright Colors

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad is a simple, colorful, and flavorful salad that can be partially prepped ahead of time to save effort at dinner time.  You can roast the carrots and beets specifically for this recipe, or cook up a double batch and serve roasted vegetables one night and save a portion to make…

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Roasted Beet and Kohlrabi Salad – An Earthy Cool-season Dish

roasted beet and kohlrabi salad

Roasted Beet and Kohlrabi Salad makes an easy cool-season salad. Kohlrabi isn’t pretty and a little out of this world alien-looking, but it’s sure easy to love. Pale green or reddish, the little alien-shaped vegetable is delicious both raw and cooked; its flavor is suggestive of broccoli without the bite. The name is German for…

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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 we…

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Beetroots and Beet Greens – 2 Powerful Allies for Health

beetroots

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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