Goat Cheesy Beets

Goat Cheesy Beets

I'm clearly a bit partial to beets.  But, even if my blog wasn't named One Beet, I'd still love them.  Their vibrant colors always draw me in.  There is something so beautiful about that vivid purply-red and bright yellow-orange.  But I also love that beets encompass the best of root vegetables and a terrific leafy green.  You can eat every single … [Read more...]

Roasted Root Vegetable Salad

Roasted Veggie Salad

Happy Monday! It's been an exciting past week on One Beet.  Things kicked off with a bang thanks to the giveaway (which is going until 3/31, so you still have time to enter), followed by a a couple of fun guest posts out in the blogosphere. Now, it's time to get back to my recipe roots. This is my signature meal. Seriously. If I had to pick the … [Read more...]

Fennel & Beet Salad with Citrus Dressing

Fennel & Beet Salad with Citrus Dressing

Looking for something special to serve with your Valentines Day meal?  Look no further!  This simple, fresh salad tastes like summer and creates the most absolutely beautiful pink color.  It makes a great side dish and wonderful leftovers (it gets even pinker over time!).  Nothing says I love you like making food that truly nourishes. Fennel … [Read more...]

Pickle Extravaganza

Pickle Extravaganza

One of the things I miss most while on The Big Trip, is canning and preserving in my kitchen at home.  I have the preservation bug!  I think it is a derivative of my nesting instinct -- I always want to be harvesting and putting up food to use during the cold winter.  My problem is finding time to actually use everything I preserve! Anyone want … [Read more...]

Beet Salad with Goat Cheese

Beet Salad with Goat Cheese

As you may have guessed, beets hold a special place in my heart.  They seem to perfectly epitomize the ideal vegetable – versatile, delicious, overflowing with nutrients, and beautiful to boot!  Beets are truly a superfood. Beets are best known nutritionally for their high antioxidant levels, many vitamins and minerals, and support of … [Read more...]

My Top 5 Vegetables

My Top 5 Vegetables

As Thanksgiving approaches I'm having tons of ideas about what to post about gratitude, my family, holiday foods, harvest bounty etc.  I have decided to focus on the food! Thanksgiving is such an amazing foodie holiday.  For me the harvest bounty of seasonal produce provides the tangible representation of all the aspects of our lives that deserve … [Read more...]