The Fresh Beet
easy sun-dried tomato spread
Recipe Box

Sun-Dried Tomato Spread {Recipe Redux}

On September 22, 2014

For this month’s redux challenge – making or using dehydrated foods – I REALLY wanted to make fruit leather. Unfortunately, I don’t have a dehydrator, I didn’t have much time to use… Read More

apple pumpkin smoothie

Apple Pumpkin Smoothie

On September 21, 2014

It truly feels like fall today in Charleston – at least this morning it did. I woke up to a 64 degree temperature and it couldn’t have been more pleasant. I just… Read More

Tempeh meatballs
Lunch and Dinner

Vegetarian Tempeh Meatballs

On September 20, 2014

Last night I was in the mood for something comforting. A pasta and meatball kind of comfort. I’ve made tempeh meatballs in the past, but I’ve never been satisfied with their moisture level;… Read More

RD food blogger conference
Food for Thought

My Favorite Moments from Blog Brulee

On September 19, 2014

  {My attendance at Blog Brûlée was partially funded by the Sponsors of the event. I was not compensated to write this post} I can remember when Blog Brulee was months away. Now it has… Read More

Food for Thought

Blog Brûlée – setting fire to better blogs

On September 10, 2014

My attendance at the Blog Brûlée is/was partially funded by Sponsors of the Blog Brûlée, and I received a discounted registration to the event in exchange for writing this post. Opinions expressed are… Read More

Recipe Box

Farmer’s Market Friday + 3 Summer Recipes

On September 5, 2014

So I’ve wanted to make this “Farmer’s Market Friday” thing, a thing. I usually go to the market on Saturday, but I’m creating meals from the beautiful produce all week long. Farmer’s… Read More

apricot oat bites
Recipe Box

Sweet Basil Apricot Bites {Recipe Redux}

On August 22, 2014

This month’s Recipe Redux Challenge couldn’t have fit my needs better. It feels like I’ve been in a time crunch ALL month, and thankfully, these bites just took minutes to throw together.… Read More

summer recipe
Lunch and Dinner

Chopped Summer Salad + Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

On August 19, 2014

This chopped salad is a cinch to throw together and includes lots of tasty summer produce: zucchini, corn, bell peppers, basil. Top it off with a sweet and tangy dressing and you’ve… Read More

turmeric recipe
Lunch and Dinner

Coconut Curry Lentils {with turmeric + raisins}

On August 9, 2014

For the past few weeks, I’ve been meaning to have a turmeric dish of some sort. My co-worker has an interest in doing some research on the health benefits of turmeric and… Read More

chia seeds

Super Easy Chia Pudding

On August 1, 2014

Cha-cha-cha-chia! I haven’t spoken too much of chia seeds lately. In fact, I think the last time I did speak of them was in a chia-marketing-rant as part of my very first… Read More