Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients 2 lbs of root vegetables: beets, rutabagas, carrots, celeriac, parsnips, potatoes, turnips, sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil (or canola) 2 cloves garlic, minced (or ½ tsp. garlic powder) Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Scrub veggies—you don’t need to peel them, just trim off any rough ends. Cut […]

Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients 2 beets 2 carrots 1 cup shredded cabbage Ingredients for Dressing 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger or ⅓ teaspoon dried ginger 1 teaspoon dijon mustard ½ teaspoon garlic Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions Clean and grate vegetables, keeping beets separate. There is no need to peel, just scrub! […]

Ingredients 3 lbs beets (scrubbed and trimmed, leaving 1 inch of stems attached) ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey 2 tablespoons olive oil (or canola) ½ teaspoon dried thyme, or 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme (optional) Instructions In a large pot (or divided between two pots), cover beets with lightly salted water by 1 inch. Cover and […]

Turn the “beet” around! Why? Well, beets are a great source of folate and betaine, two nutrients that work together to lower your blood levels of homocysteine. That’s an inflammatory compound that can damage arteries and increase risk of heart disease. The natural pigments in beets, which are called betacyanins, have been proven to be potent cancer fighters.       […]

Food always tastes better when made with love, so what better way to spend quality time with your significant other than in the kitchen! Not only will cooking as a couple be an enjoyable bonding experience, there is a also delicious meal to be savored! Mealtime is a great opportunity to enjoy each other’s company. […]