The Fresh Beet
Chai Tea
Food for Thought

Ask the RD: How long after drinking tea do tannins impair iron absorption?

On February 26, 2015

I know that tannins interfere with your body’s ability to absorb non-heme iron. How long do tannins stay in your digestive system? As in, if I have a cup of tea first… Read More

Healthy Egg recipes
Lunch and Dinner

Simple Shakshuka + The Lowdown on Why Eggs are Healthy for Some, but Not All

On February 25, 2015

I’ve had this recipe on my “to-make” list for quite some time now. I’m excited to be finally sharing it with you! Have you ever heard of Shakshuka? This one-dish recipe originated… Read More

homemade chocolate
Recipe Box

Raspberry Filled Dark Chocolate Squares

On February 22, 2015

It’s that time of the month again. And no I don’t mean THAT time of the month. Although I do love me some chocolate during THAT time, I’m talking about Recipe Redux… Read More

healthy dessert
Recipe Box

Homemade Fig Newtons

On February 21, 2015

I’ve been a fan of the fig newton since I was a child. I would buy the Nabisco brand here and there growing up, but more recently, I’ve been getting them from the… Read More

Kefir with toasted muesli
Breakfast

Toasted Muesli over Kefir Will Warm Your Soul + Nutritional Benefits of Kefir

On February 4, 2015

If you’re a frequent follower of The Fresh Beet, then you probably know about my undying love for oatmeal. I first proclaimed my love for the stuff in 2012 as one of… Read More

Healthy cheese snack
Appetizer

Seared Cheddar Triangles with Sautéed Mushrooms & Spinach Over Crusty Bread

On February 1, 2015

“I received free samples of Cabot Cheese mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe challenge sponsored by Cabot Creamery and am eligible to win prizes. I… Read More

healthy egg salad recipe
Lunch and Dinner

Smokey Turmeric Egg Salad

On January 22, 2015

Smokey flavors bring to mind campfires, and feelings of warmth and familiarity. Even though I love all these things, I’m not one to cook with smoke. I worry that a smokey flavor… Read More

Healthy yogurt snack
Appetizer

Sensational Roasted Persimmons with Honeyed Greek Yogurt + a Comedic Encounter with my Oven

On January 19, 2015

Have you ever had persimmons? Do you like them? The first time I tried them I was in Big Sur, CA. They were divine. So ripe, sweet and juicy. They really have… Read More

Garlic recipes
Food for Thought

Immune Boosting Foods + Recipe for an Invigorating, Immunity-Building Soup

On January 13, 2015

Flu season is upon us and being sick is no way to ring in the new year. I didn’t get my flu shot this year – because I’m invincible (hah!) – so I’m… Read More

White Wine Persimmon Spritzer
Recipe Box

Sauvignon Blanc-Persimmon Spritzer

On January 5, 2015

Happy Birthday Regan!! Among other spectacular things, Regan Jones is a fellow RD blogger who I had the pleasure to finally to meet at Blog Brûlée this past September. She’s a spunky… Read More