Posts Tagged“beets”

Beet smoothie recipe

Beets are one of those things that you want to eat ’cause they’re good for you, but you can’t be bothered to prepare them. My lazy girl solution? Drink ’em. Beets are a good source of carbohydrates and natural sugars, making them a great veggie when you need to boost your stamina (swap your 3PM coffee with this smoothie or drink it before a heading to the gym). They also contain nutrients that lower blood pressure, fight inflammation, boost immunity and detoxify the body. Here’s how to make this beet smoothie: With a juicer, juice a few beets and carrots, and…

Beet salad

You can tell how busy I am at work by the gap between my posts so suffice it to say, I’ve been SWAMPED lately. But with the long weekend coming up I wanted to try some new recipes and share them online. Here is an awesome beet salad recipe, that would go really well with this lobster dish. 1 pound of beets 1/2 of an apple, cubed 1/4 cup pistachios, roughly chopped 3 shallots, chopped 1/4 cup fresh parsley 1/4 cup fresh basil 2 tbsp EVOO 1 tbsp of balsamic vinegar (the best kind you have in your pantry, preferably)…

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This beautiful dish can be served warm for dinner or cold for lunch. A multitasking salad for multitasking ladies! Or gents. Feel free to add or change up the veggies. An original recipe created by Matt. – 1 cup quinoa – 7 medium sized beets – 1 leek, chopped – 1 zucchini, chopped – 3 – 4 shallots – 2 cups organic vegetable broth – 2 teaspoons of thyme – 1 teaspoon of oregano – 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar – 2 teaspoons of agave – Handful of pecans, rough chopped – Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to…