Tag Archives: Beets

Delicious from “Tops to Bottoms” Beet Soup

Beet Soup! So full of flavours, this sweet and brothy beet soup is simple to make and simply delicious. A refreshing soup you will simply have to make and keep coming back for multiple bowls full.  I am not generally a … Continue reading

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Healthy Chicken Burgers

CHICKEN BURGERS WITH SUNFLOWER SEEDS, CILANTRO AND GINGER Chicken burgers are a lot lighter tasting than beef burgers. These burgers use Asian herbs and spices for lots of added flavour and sunflower seeds for a healthy crunch.  Make sure the … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Beet Risotto

Beets.  We seem to get our fair share of beets in the fall and winter from our storage crops, and quickly and swiftly and are constantly seeking ways to prepare them.  Most of us shy away from beets, as they … Continue reading

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Discovering the Black Radish and the Chioggia Beet

The problem with being a local veggie-food blogger is that people assume you know what to do with all kinds of crazy things. The upside is that you occasionally end up with crazy things to figure out what to do … Continue reading

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Superfoods From the Garden: Grow it, Cook it, and Achieve the Best Health Ever – Review and Giveaway

Superfoods From the Garden: Grow it, Cook it, and Achieve the Best Health Ever, by Michael van Straten, published by Cico Books.  Is a book full of great gardening tips and nutritional advice for the foods we need to eat … Continue reading

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Stir-Fried Sesame Beet Tops

When you get beets with their greens still attached, you know you are getting them freshly picked.  Most people cook only the beet roots, but it is a shame to waste the greens since they are so mild, tender and … Continue reading

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Red Beet, Sweet Red Pepper and Watermelon Radish Salad

Try this fabulous winter salad full of bright colours.  Along with fresh roasted beets and some nutritious nut protein along with mild goat cheese or shaved Asiago cheese, this dish could be served at a nice luncheon or side dish. … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Beet Salad

  Roasted beets are so versatile, and can be used in a combination of ways. Lightly dressed in a tasty vinaigrette, the beets take on a glistening and appealing  glow, making this salad a lovely side dish or used as … Continue reading

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Vegetable Heaven – Review and Giveaway

Vegetable Heaven, by Mollie Katzen, published by Hyperion.  Boasts having over 200 recipes for uncommon soups, tasty bites, side-by-side dishes, and too many desserts.  There are over 200 reasons why you want to win this book. About the Book “Vegetable … Continue reading

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Beet Ketchup

I will be storing up some of the beets coming our way to make this ketchup. 1 onion diced 1 Tbsp minced garlic 2 cups red wine vinegar 1 cup organic sugar 3 cups cooked diced beets Combine all ingredients … Continue reading

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