Tag Archives: beets

Beet Salad with Dried Figs and Feta

It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted a new recipe on my blog. I’ve been quite dejected since facebook has instituted the policy of severely limiting the number of viewers for each post. Of course, facebook wants to increase its revenue and wants bloggers to pay to get views but the problem is that most food bloggers aren’t...
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Curry Roasted Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Salad

Recently, most of my creations in the kitchen have been vegetarian dishes. Even though I am usually quite a carnivore, I just haven’t had any urge to cook very meaty meals. I seem to be developing a preference for roasted vegetables or light salads and since all these things are actually good for me, I am just going with...
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Eggplant and Beet Stack with a Dill and Almond Pesto

This year spring has been a little late in coming but at long last it looks like it is just round the corner. I am anxiously looking forward to my herb garden springing back into action. This morning I checked on my mint patch and saw that the tiny leaves have started to peek out of the ground.  This...
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Roasted Beets and Citrus Salad with Mint Cilantro Pesto

As I had mentioned in my last post, the trip to the Farmer’s Market this past weekend yielded some unusual finds for me – Tatsoi, Watermelon Radishes and Golden Beets.  My experiment with a Tatsoi salad earlier in the week was a success but the radish and kale chips turned out to be a complete dud! I was so...
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The Salad for Beet-Lovers


This is a salad I often serve for lunch and it is quite a hit with my vegetarian friends. I have come to realize that not many American households use beets on a regular basis but it is nutritionally a great vegetable (rich in dietary fiber, Iron, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Manganese and Potassium) and it tastes great! Read more