Tag Archive | "beets"

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Beets & Carrots

Saturday, January 26, 2013


This caramelized roasted veggie medley is a colorful, nutritious and comforting vegetable side dish for the winter holidays and all winter long.

Caramelized Beets

Sunday, December 11, 2011


In a nutshell, these caramelized beets are the best beets that I have ever had. They are a nutritious, colorful and tasty addition to the dinner table.

Natural Dyes for Buttercream Frosting

Tuesday, April 26, 2011


I know what you're thinking: spinach or beet juice in my buttercream frosting?! Yuck! But you will be amazed at how you don't even taste them, especially with the small quantities being used. As far as I'm concerned, I would much rather have my family consume a little spinach, beet or other natural dye than a chemically-produced version.

Sweet and Sour Salad

Thursday, February 24, 2011


This sweet and sour vinaigrette can be used in many ways and you can adjust the ingredients according to your taste. As for the ingredients in the salad itself, you can use whatever you have on hand.

Natural Easter Egg Dyes

Thursday, March 18, 2010


Appreciate the vivid colors and natural beauty of fruits, vegetables and spices: dye your Easter eggs with everyday foods rather than boxes of chemical colorings. This is a great family project and learning experience. Though it will take a little more planning than your basic Easter egg dye kit, I think you will find the extra time well worth it. Even though I'm a "grown-up," I felt a child-like excitement watching the eggs turn colors in bowls of cabbage, spinach, blueberries and more!

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