All posts tagged: Beet

Vegan Coconut Ginger Beet Soup

Coconut Ginger Beet Soup

Fellow lover of beets, this is the recipe for you. I love this coconut ginger beet soup. I’m not a pink girl, but just look at that color! Gorgeous AND it’s full of flavor. The simple combination of market fresh beetroot, ginger, and coconut milk is so tasty. Then there are some subtle flavors of […]

Spinach Salad with Roasted Beets, Chickpeas, Bulgur and Feta

Spinach Salad with Beets, Chickpeas, Bulgur and Feta

This power-packed spinach salad with roasted beets is chockfull of lots of good things! There’s cumin and coriander spiced chickpeas and red onion, whole grain bulgur, toasted walnuts, a little mint (a key addition that totally makes this salad!) plus original Greek feta. So tasty! And it provides enough fuel to be considered a main […]

Simple Kale Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Simple Kale Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Here’s a simple kale salad for lovers of dark leafy greens! Yep, that’s me! I crave kale salads at this time of year. And as you might be wondering just about now…”is this a raw kale salad?”. It most definitely is. A massaged kale salad with good-for-you ingredients like carrot and beet, which are tossed […]

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Beets, Feta + Pine Nuts

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Beets, Feta + Pine Nuts

Two words to describe this quinoa salad with roasted beets — SUPER YUM! So here’s where the deliciousness starts…quinoa, who doesn’t love it? Second, we have roasted beets, two types — red beet and golden beet. Want to get fancy? Then go ahead and add a candy cane beet to the mix. Throw in some […]

Crunchy Candy Cane Beet and Carrot Slaw with Sunflower Seeds and Sesame Seeds

Crunchy Candy Cane Beet and Carrot Slaw

Loaded with color, texture and crunch. That’s this candy cane beet and carrot slaw is. It is beautifully colored, bright-tasting and nutritious. Yes, there is so much good stuff going on with this salad. The carrots and chioggia beets are finely julienned (cut into matchsticks), then tossed with a splash of my favorite red wine […]

Roasted Golden Beet and Barley salad with hazelnuts, fennel, mint. Vegetarian, vegan recipe.

Roasted Golden Beet and Barley Salad

I’ve been a little bit in love with beets lately. Soups, salads, sides, your name it! Hence this roasted golden beet and barley salad. I’m all for red beets, but really the beauty of golden beets or even candy cane beets is — no stains, NO MESS! And I can’t believe there hasn’t been a […]

Creamy beetroot soup with orange and ginger recipe that is healthy, easy to make. Low-fat, vegan and gluten-free.

Beetroot Soup with Orange and Ginger

Ever since my friend Anne-Claire told me about a tasty beetroot soup with orange and ginger that a friend cooked for her, I’ve been dreaming about it non-stop. Which brought to this creation. Just imagine all that flavor. Sweet orange and spicy ginger, together with the earthy flavor of beets. Of course, you firstly need […]

Orange-Beet Porridge, Quick Easy Recipe

Orange-Beet Porridge

It’s pink. Girly I know. Yes, this is a rare occasion that I allow something P I N K into my life. Say hello to pink porridge. An orange-beet porridge. I’ve had an obsession with porridge most of my adult life. Childhood was another story. Back then it was simple basic porridge… porridge with a […]

Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato Kale Salad with Grünkern spelt (similar to Freekah)

Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato Kale Salad

This roasted beet and sweet potato kale salad screams healthy! The basic ingredients for this salad are just four: chioggia beets with their candy cane stripes, sweet potato, kale and Germany’s own version of freekeh — a grain called Grünkern. This is a nutrient dense autumn salad that is deceptively simple to prepare. The vegetables […]

Asian-Style Chioggia Beet and Carrot Salad Rezept

Asian-Style Chioggia Beet and Carrot Salad

What could be prettier than a beet and carrot salad? Both have an amazingly beautiful color, especially chioggia beets with their candy cane stripes. Also called “bull’s eye beet”, the great thing about them is that you don’t have to worry about a mess from those mesmerizing pink rings! I always expected them to look […]

Sautéed Beet Greens with Garlic, Lemon and Almonds

Sautéed Beet Greens with Garlic, Lemon & Almonds

One of the really great things I love about the arrival of spring is all the fresh produce available at the farmers market. In particular, fresh beet greens — especially when they are sautéed with a little garlic, olive oil, a healthy dose of sunshiny lemon juice and crunchy almonds. Yes, next time you see […]

Winter Salad with Beluga Lentils, Roasted Sweet Potato and Beet

Winter Salad with Beluga Lentils, Roasted Sweet Potato and Beet

This salad is my picture perfect winter – it’s full of deep, rich colors, and it’s comforting and nourishing. Let’s not forget, TOTALLY delicious! Not only do beluga lentils add lots of protein and texture, but they also add fiber and folate to a salad that’s already loaded with winter’s deep and earthy flavors of […]

Raw Heirloom Beet Carpaccio (Candy Cane) with dill, pine nuts, shallots, parmesan, frisee

Heirloom Beet Carpaccio

Mainly found at farmers’ markets, the whimsical Chioggia beet (pronounced kee-OH-gee-uh) with its mild flavor and natural beauty is fabulous eaten raw in salads. Also known as the candy cane beet or bullseye beet, this heirloom beet from Italy has a milder flavor than it’s crimson cousins. If you can’t find them, then you could […]

Wintery Kale Salad with Venere Black Rice and Roasted Beet Salad with Cranberries and Pine nuts in an Orange Lime Dressing

Wintery Kale Salad with Black Rice and Roasted Beets

I discovered a new type of rice – black rice. A whole grain Chinese hybrid grown in neighboring Italy called Riso Venere. Its color is remarkable – it’s an intense deep purple, so deep it’s almost black. Together in this winter salad with roasted beets and purple kale, it actually gets lost among all the […]

Roasted Beet Risotto with dill and crème fraîche

Roasted Beet Risotto

I have a little obsession with beets at the moment. And this little obsession led me to the uncharted world of beet risotto. Something I wish I had explored earlier. This beet risotto is hands down the most decadent of all my risottos. With its vivid color and deep flavors, it’s somewhat of a show-off. […]

Roasted Beet Salad in a Lemon-Pistachio Vinaigrette

Roasting beets can take up to an hour, sometimes even longer so if you are squeezed for time, then just cut them up and steam them –you’ll shorten their cooking time by half! Simply trim and half the beets and steam them using a collapsible stainless steel steamer basket – remember these? They’re been around […]

Beet and Apple Salad with Dill and Tarragon

From September until March flavorful beets are especially easy to find. Get creative and add them to your salads. If you are a beet lover, this combination of beets, apples, sautéed shallots, fresh dill and crispy fried tarragon is a must try. I am a big fan of fresh beets – boiled, steamed, roasted and […]

Beluga Lentils and Beets in a Herbs de Provence & Orange Vinaigrette

I love beets, want to eat beets, but how do you keep them interesting? A bowl of boiled beets is blasé…even if you ask yourself how could anything so simple taste sooo yummy? You can’t go wrong with this combo. Roasted beets and delectable beluga lentils in a sweet, tangy fresh hand-squeezed OJ with herbes […]

Beet Carpaccio with Lemon & Herbs

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, I think beets are just misunderstood. Fresh beets are so much better than the collective childhood memories of beets in a can. Eeeew. I think it’s high time we give them a second chance. The key to beet carpaccio is to use a mandoline to achieve the paper-thin slices. Topped […]