Tag Archives: beets

Buddha bowl with roasted vegetables and crispy chickpeas

A healthy, delicious meal that can’t be ‘beet’! Have you heard of Buddha bowls? They are nourishing meals, served in bowls and typically composed of a whole bunch of delicious, bite-sized items. These delightful creations became mainstream a few years … Continue reading

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French onion soup root vegetable gratin

Humble vegetables get all dressed up! Confession time: I’ve never been a big fan of rutabagas (the proper name for yellow-fleshed turnips). I love the little white turnips but haven’t found too many ways to use rutabagas…until now. Working with … Continue reading

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InstantPot beet and chickpea hummus

A tasty and attractive twist on a classic dip! Ever since I made this amazing beet pesto I’ve been trying to think of new ways to use delicious, nutritious beets in my cooking. I love them raw, like in this … Continue reading

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Warm beet and pear salad

An easy, elegant appetizer! I first tasted the combination of warm beet and pear in Tuscany decades ago and was instantly smitten. Nutritious, colourful and delicious, this salad remains a favourite to this day and makes a nice change from … Continue reading

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Making the most of fall and winter vegetables

Great ways to enjoy fresh flavours all year round! I don’t know about you, but in the summer I seem to live off salads. I crave them for their fresh, bright flavours and the satisfying crunch that comes from eating … Continue reading

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Crispy halibut, roasted beets & brown butter lemon sauce

A fabulously tasty meal that’s ready in just 30 minutes! I love preparing and eating fish and am always thinking about new ways to serve it. A bounty of gorgeous, organic multi-coloured beets and carrots from Bryson Farms was the … Continue reading

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Gorgeous raw root vegetable carpaccio

An attractive and delicious plate full of goodness! While I absolutely adore thinly sliced beef or salmon carpaccio – the appetizer so popular in many Italian restaurants and homes – I have long wondered what an all-vegetable version would taste … Continue reading

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