The Power Salad

The Power Salad

I am beyond excited to share this recipe with you!  This salad is hands-down my all-time favorite, and it makes its way into my meal plan at least once a week.  It is delicious, simple to make, and bursting with nourishment! Since leafy greens are the pinnacle nutrient dense foods, learning to make delicious salads is such an important life … [Read more...]

Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad

Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad

There is something magical about summer nights.  Seriously.  Everything tastes better, looks more beautiful, and seems more fun.  I'm lucky to live in a city apartment that has a wonderful deck overlooking the rooftops and trees below.  It's one of the best things about our apartment, and part of what makes city-living doable for me.  I spend hours … [Read more...]

Asian Greens with Ginger Garlic Sauce

Asian Greens

I'm such a fan of Asian greens.  They have a tendency to be overshadowed by their ever-popular cousin kale, but I think they deserve their own spot in the nutrient-dense limelight.  My father shares my opinion and always grew a wide variety of Asian greens, like bok choy and tatsoi, in our garden while I was growing up.  He used to tell me that the … [Read more...]

Spring Greens Frittata

Spring Greens Frittata

I'm excited to be sharing this fantastic spring greens frittata over on Sarah Fit's blog today!  I met Sarah at a fitness networking event earlier this spring and loved her positive energy for helping people take charge of their health. This frittata is packed with clean protein, plenty of green veggies, and lots of nutrients. It also feels … [Read more...]

Veggie Lover’s Pizza

Veggie Lover's Pizza

Healthy pizzas are one of my favorite go-to meals.  They get a bad reputation for being filled with cheese and unhealthy ingredients, but in fact they can be an excellent vegetable delivery vehicle (particularly good for picky eaters!).  This pizza is overflowing with veggies, built on a whole wheat crust, and uses very little, if any, cheese. … [Read more...]

Dandelion Green Pesto

Dandelion Green Pesto

I am really excited to teach a Cooking with Herbs class at Herbstalk this year!  The class will focus on exploring the medicinal properties of common culinary herbs, as well as making some herbal treats together.  My class is scheduled for Sunday, June 8th from 4 - 5:30pm.  Please come check it out! To begin the conversation about cooking with … [Read more...]

Spring Greens Smoothie

Spring Greens Smoothie

Spring has sprung in Boston!  Things are feeling warm, sunny, and GREEN around here.  And I couldn't be happier about it. To celebrate this springy weather, I've whipped up the perfect spring greens smoothie.  It has a bright flavor, loads of nutrients, and is guaranteed to put you in a springy mood! Spring Greens Smoothie Ingredients … [Read more...]

Garlicky Dandelion Greens + Farmers Egg

Garlicky Dandelion Greens + Farmers Egg

Spring is in the air!  I can't say we've hit super high temps yet in Boston, but it's definitely getting sunnier and warmer.  The arrival of spring brings with it so many changes - lots of openings and shifts literally and metaphorically.  I talk more about the spirit of the season in this Opening Up to Spring post. After a cold winter of eating … [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...]

The Ultimate Sautéed Kale

The Ultimate Sautéed Kale

Let's all eat more kale!  It is one of the most nutritive foods around - packed with phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.  Kale is best knows for its cruciferous vegetable anticancer properties, but it also has high levels of calcium, beta carotene, vitamin K, vitamin C, and lutein. Luckily kale is also absolutely delicious if prepared … [Read more...]