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Posts tagged ‘Beets’

Beet Salad Face Off

Steamed, cooked, pickled, cold, shredded raw – there are many ways to consume beets. Typically a deep red wine color, you can also find beets golden yellow or red and white striped. Beets are a low calorie and nutritious veggie with a very mild, yet unique flavor. Try a beet for breakfast to get your daily dose of Vitamin C, for lunch in a salad or for dinner as a great source of Iron. Read more

Beet Salad with Marinated Onions & Goat Cheese

Beets. The first time I tried a beet was probably in my mid twenties. Not really sure if I was going to love or hate them, I took my first bite and discovered that beets are delicious. Not only are they tasty, they are so good for you. Having a high concentration of vitamins and minerals, beets are great way to get a does of vitamin C, folate, iron, and magnesium. So, add that to a healthy dose of kale, and you have yourself a rather nutritious salad. Read more

Beet Salad with Vegan Goat Cheese

I always bought my beets canned until I found out how easy it was to prepare them at home – just drizzle with olive oil, wrap in foil and stick them in a 375° oven for about an hour…simple. However, I did learn the hard way when handling a cooked red beet you should probably wear some plastic gloves…my hands had a pink hue for days after this Face Off. Read more