Organic Arugula, Candied Pecans, & Beets with Balsamic Dressing

Summer is here,  and it’s time to enjoy the outdoors, and therefore local Farmers Markets. I love to shop at Rutgers Gardens here in New Jersey. My favorite booths are the ones selling ‘Jersey Fresh’ produce, and I was pleasantly surprised to find Organic Arugula. The shelf life on fresh Arugula is maybe 1-2 days,

Roasted Beets, Sweet Potatoes, Butternut Squash and Yukon Golds

Our weather has been a bit erratic here in the Northeast. We have more cold days than warm so far this spring, and it feels more like fall. I am still cooking cool weather foods until the warmer days settle in. I actually decided to defrost a whole turkey I had in the freezer and…… Continue reading Roasted Beets, Sweet Potatoes, Butternut Squash and Yukon Golds

Organic Vegan Golden Beet Soup

Beets aren't everyone's favorite food, you either like them or you don't. My mother had a way of cooking the beets that made the entire family love them. I have finally mastered her famous Cream of Beet Soup, but my version is Vegan and Dairy free. When she tried my home-made Golden Beet soup, she could not… Continue reading Organic Vegan Golden Beet Soup

Beet Salad with Citrus Dressing

Usually we add Beets to our salad after they have been cooked or pickled. I have a recipe for Beet Salad that uses raw beets to retain more of their nutrients. If you like cole-slaw, this is the beet version using a citrus dressing. Just look at the powerhouse of nutrients in beets → 6 Health Benefits… Continue reading Beet Salad with Citrus Dressing