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...]

Nuts & Seeds Granola

Nuts & Seeds Granola

I grew up on granola.  My parents were all about making it from scratch (along with most things) and serving me big heaping bowls for breakfast.  And I loved it!  There is something so comforting in a bowl of granola - all these nutritive and delicious ingredients coming together into a sweet, salty, crunchy extravaganza. I've kept up the family … [Read more...]

Blueberry Nectarine Cobbler

Blueberry Nectarine Cobbler

As you may recall, I'm not much of a baker.  There is way too much measuring and precision, plus most baked goods are filled with not-so-nourishing ingredients.  But this cobbler is my ideal baked dessert - it couldn't be easier, doesn't require any detailed measuring, is filled with healthy whole foods ingredients, and tastes … [Read more...]

Homemade Almond Milk

Homemade Almond Milk

I'm all for making things yourself (especially real food!), but for some reason I resisted the homemade almond milk craze for a while.  I didn't resist it because I had anything against it, it just took me longer to get all the relevant equipment and get down to business.  But I finally got it together and was blown away by how simple and delicious … [Read more...]

Fennel & Arugula Salad with Grapes and Toasted Walnuts

Fennel and Arugula Salad with Grapes and Toasted Walnuts

I have been reveling in these longer days and warmer temps!  One of my favorite ways to celebrate the changing seasons is to adjust the food I'm making.  This dish is a perfect spring salad (although to be honest, it would make a lovely side salad at anytime of the year).  It's full of bright, fresh flavors with the satisfying mixture of sweet … [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...]

Wilted Kale with Horseradish Yogurt Sauce

Wilted Kale with Horseradish Yogurt Sauce

Did you catch my recent post on Mind Body Green?  It is ridiculously delicious wilted kale with horseradish yogurt sauce.  Deep winter is the perfect time to eat gently cooked green salads. The warm greens are easier for your body to digest and assimilate, help stabilize your body temperature in the cold weather, and are packed with nutrients.  So … [Read more...]

Almond & Oat Protein Balls

Almond and Oat Protein Balls

Finding healthy snacks always seems to be challenging.  I'm one of those people who needs to eat frequently.  If I go too long between meals I enter the land of hangry (hungry + angry) and it isn't pretty for anyone involved.  I try to keep lots of nuts, veggie snack bags, and fresh fruit on hand, but in my opinion you can never have too many … [Read more...]

Sweet & Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Prunes

Sweet & Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Prunes

While we were in Morocco I got hooked on tagines that were both sweet and spicy.  It is one of the ultimate flavor combinations in my book - comforting and warming with a bit of pizazz.  I've been playing around with ways to recreate those Moroccan flavors at home, and this is one of my best recipes yet. I had prunes on the brain after writing … [Read more...]

Tuscan Kale Salad

Tuscan Kale Salad

Kale has been an illusive treat on The Big Trip.  Amazingly, the kale craze that has taken over the US has not made an appearance in Europe (yet!).  It is impossible to find at grocery stores and only very occasionally available at markets.  Because of this, I was absolutely delighted to find hefty bunches of Tuscan Kale, also called Lucinato Kale, … [Read more...]