Tag: beets

Seasonal Ingredient Apothecary

by in Healthy Recipes, October 14, 2012

Beets, greens, winter squash, Brussels sprouts and apples are at their peak of freshness and nutrition. Learn what makes these vegetables super healthy and what to cook with them.

Market Watch: An Ode to Beet Greens

by in Farmers' Market Finds, April 26, 2012

Some folks foolishly cut and throw beet greens aside, but don’t make this mistake! Beet greens have a better bite than spinach and a touch of leafy green sweetness, plus a list of valuable nutrients that’s practically never-ending. One cup of cooked beet greets has 39 calories, 4 grams of protein, hefty doses of vitaminsRead more

Robin’s Healthy Take: Can’t Beet ’Em

by in Robin's Healthy Take, January 23, 2012

Beets are one of the sweetest, most flavorful vegetables out there. Try roasting them and eating them on their own, or in a salad with feta and scallions.

Weekly Bits: Winter Wonderland

by in Reader Tips & Comments, December 26, 2009

Winter’s official kick-off arrived, along with snow for a good portion of the country. This week’s comment wrap-up has tips for enjoying the cold-weather produce, including roasted chestnuts (no open fire required).

Market Watch: Beets

by in Farmers' Market Finds, Healthy Recipes, July 1, 2009

Beets may not seem all that exciting but when these babies turn up at the farmers’ market, all I can think about is making my Roasted Beet Risotto. It uses both beets and their greens and makes for a perfect vegetarian meal.

Underappreciated: Beets

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, January 6, 2009

Admit it, you want to like beets. They’re appearing on restaurant menus everywhere, and those golden and red varieties always are calling your name at the farmers’ market. Now, if only you knew what to do with them.