Pickled Red Beet Eggs

My family is from central Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania Dutch territory) and red beet eggs where always on the table at family gatherings. As a little girl, I loved the reddish purple eggs because they reminded me of Easter eggs but I was not a fan of the red beets. Thankfully, my palate has expanded and red…

Roasted Beet Root Salad with Creamy Feta Dressing

Gorgeous! I love the vibrant color of red beets but my kitchen looks like a crime scene after cooking, peeling and chopping them. One trick I learned to keep from staining my hands is to rub my hands with vegetable oil before working with beets. My favorite way to cook beets is to roast them….

Chocolate Beet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

I found this recipe while searching for beet recipes (because that’s what I do in my spare time). The natural sweetness of the beets goes well with the slight bitterness of the dark cocoa and I love the natural pink color of the icing. The recipe is from eatingwell but I made some modifications.  I used…

A 3 Minute Salad from the Salad Bar in the Fridge

It’s a busy morning and I’m rushing to get to work.  With salad bar ingredients already prepped in the refrigerator, it took me 3 minutes to assemble a salad (I timed myself).  I added chopped kale mix, garbanzo beans, beets, cucumbers, yellow peppers, hard-boiled egg, a rectangle of baked tofu, a small handful of chopped…