Simple Homemade Kimchi

Simple Homemade Kimchi

If you've been a One Beet reader for a while, you know I'm passionate about the health benefits of fermented foods.  They are so essential to effective digestion, strong immunity, healthy skin, and even mood regulation.  I like to eat some type of fermented food each day, and I recommend that many of my clients do the same. Making my own … [Read more...]

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Tacos

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Tacos

Sometimes Mexican-inspired food gets a bad rap for being filled with meat, cheese, and loads of calories. In fact, it is one of my favorite cuisines to cook at home, because it is so simple to combine healthy ingredients with delicious Mexican flavors. Skip the fast-food junk and make your own Mexican – you’ll be so glad you did! One of my … [Read more...]

Stewed Red Cabbage with Apples and Potatoes

Stewed Red Cabbage with Apples and Potatoes

Cold weather calls for comfort food - warm, nourishing dishes that fill us up after days spent outdoors and inspire us to hunker down by the fire.  Unfortunately there is a misconception that comfort foods equal unhealthy foods, when in fact nothing could be further from the truth.  This stewed cabbage is absolutely packed with nutrients, yet still … [Read more...]

Homemade Sauerkraut

Homemade Sauerkraut

I first experimented with making my own sauerkraut last year.  Let's just say it didn't go well.  I ended up with mold, a fermented smelling kitchen, and a grumpy husband.  I had to really work my wifely magic to get T to agree to let me try krauting again this fall.  Luckily he went for it and the kraut was a huge success! It all started with … [Read more...]