Beet Cabbage Borscht One of the World’s Great Soups – Hearty, Sophisticated, Satisfying

Beet Cabbage Borscht – One of the World’s Great Soups Thick and Nurturing Vegetarian Beet Cabbage Borscht –
The Borscht of My Memories

Made hearty and sophisticated with vegetables turned a brilliant violet from the beets, and creamy, rich from sour cream, Beet Cabbage Borscht (bôrSHt) is one of the world’s great soups. Deeply flavored and satisfying vegetarian Beet Cabbage Borscht Continue reading

Roasted Beet Hummus – Vibrant, Versatile, Flavorful

Roasted Beet Hummus – Vibrant, Versatile, Flavorful Roasted Beet Hummus – Yes, Please!

With winter-like days, leafless trees and a blanket of snow outside, I’m thrilled to have an indoor azalea plant bursting with vivid pink blooms. This year I’m especially drawn to all things bright and colorful—including food. Last week I shared pickled pink Daikon Carrot Pickles with you. Continue reading

Balsamic Glazed Roasted Beet Salad – Gorgeous, Healthy, Delicious

Balsamic Glazed Roasted Beet Salad – Gorgeous, Healthy, DeliciousBalsamic Glazed Roasted Beet Salad
With Goat Cheese, Walnuts and Fresh Mint

I’ve always enjoyed beets. But this summer more than ever. The result of changing my method for roasting them. To highlight their naturally sweet and earthy flavor, I marinate and roast them in a savory balsamic vinegar marinade. This is also the key for the most Continue reading

Farro Beet Salad with Fresh Herbs and Hazelnuts

Farro Beet Salad with Fresh Herbs and Hazelnuts Farro Beet Salad  — Crisp, Crunchy, Versatile, Vegan

What a great summer for our farmers’ markets and home gardens. With so many gorgeous vegetables available, I find myself craving them. Not being fussy (ha!), I’ll eat the just-picked vegetables raw, fermented, roasted, steamed, sautéed or all of the above. Most recently Continue reading

Kanji — Cultured Beet & Carrot Supertonic

Kanji — Cultured Beet & Carrot SupertonicKanji Tones the Blood, Cleanses the Liver & Aids Digestion

Abundant with probiotics from the fermentation process, kanji makes an excellent daily restorative. Drink about half a cup first thing each morning to awaken your body, mind and spirit to another glorious day. Continue reading

Roasted Beets w/ Balsamic Glaze & Greens

Roasted Beets w/ Balsamic Glaze & Greens Roasted Beets. Lovely Beets. Wonderful Beets.

Few foods have as many loyal fans and avid detractors as beets. You either love them or you don’t. I’ve come to love them, especially roasted beets. My first taste of beets occurred at my Auntie Esther’s dining room table Continue reading

Kvass w/ Beets, Carrots & Ginger – Supertonic & Super Beverage

Beet/Carrot/Ginger Kvass – Supertonic & Super BeverageCultured Kvass – A Taste Worth Acquiring

“Fermentation January” continues. Today I’m adding the cultured beverage known as kvass to our repertoire of health-supporting, fermented and unheated foods. Perhaps you’re already familiar with this gorgeous violet-hued superfood and supertonic. Eastern Europeans have long revered Continue reading