Tag Archives: beets

Beet Kvass: Nurture Your Spleen and Stomach

I don’t fault anyone upon hearing about fermented beet juice to go – “Eww!” Many of us were raised on slimy, canned beets and were forced fed them for dinner – so who on earth would you want to willingly ferment and drink beet juice?! I first discovered Kvass on a weekend camping in central […]

Shredded Beet Tostadas

Oops!  I apologize for publishing two blogs on the same day. I accidentally hit ‘publish now’ when I was trying to schedule the post to publish next week. Please forgive the double blogposts in your inbox today. –Sincerely, Lindsey Thompson   Ingredients 4 Tostada shells Refried beans 1/2 beet, shredded with a cheese grater 1/4 […]

Grated-Beet Fajitas

Need a quick, simple, nutritious dinner option? Try throwing together some grated-beet fajitas. Start to finish time is 20 minutes. The beet adds a sweet, satisfying flavor to these cumin rich fajita innards. Ingredients:  1 red beet 1 yellow bell pepper 1 orange bell pepper 1 red pepper 1 yellow or sweet onion 6 button mushrooms […]

Borscht To The Rescue: Curing Irritability

  Borscht: a soup of many traditions in Eastern Europe. Depending on who you talk to about borscht, there are many right and wrong ways to make this delicious soup. I encourage you to find your favorite borscht recipe. When searching for a good recipe, make sure to read the comments at the end of […]

Balsamic Beet Salad Recipe

Balsamic Beet Salad Recipe Ingredients: 9 small beets 6 green onions 1 bunch/head cilantro 2-3 T balsamic vinegar 2 T olive oil 1/4 tsp ground pepper pinch of salt (optional, I often omit the salt) Directions: Chop the greens and the root tails off of the beets, and peel them. If you don’t want your […]

Versatile Roasted Veggies: Three Recipes to Spice Up Your Roasted Veg

In an effort to make a as many meals in one cooking push as possible, I started playing around with roasting up a medley of vegetables on a Sunday, and doctoring up the leftover throughout the week. If you roast your vegetables with minimal seasoning, you can make three very different meals from your veggies […]