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salmon recipe
Lunch and Dinner

Grilled Salmon with Grilled Lemon Chimichurri

On December 22, 2014

This month’s Recipe Redux is challenging its members to grab a book and cook something from page 42 (or 142) in honor of the Redux’s 42 month existence! I’ve been with the Recipe Redux… Read More

cost of eating
Food for Thought

Congress Moves to Keep Environmental Factors out of Nutrition Guidelines

On December 21, 2014

I stumbled upon some food for thought on NPR’s food blog, The Salt, and it left me feeling quite perplexed. Why? Because this story is yet another Food Politics battle in which… Read More

healthy cole slaw
Recipe Box

Raisin Cole Slaw

On December 14, 2014

By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Raisin Marketing Board and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for… Read More

Kid friendly breakfast

PB&J Quinoa Oatmeal + How To Nutrify Your PB&J

On December 11, 2014

Don’t you just love the comfort of a good ole PB&J? You’ve got to try it in bowl form one morning. It’s truly spectacular. PB & J’s are typically perceived as nothing… Read More

52 New Foods CHallenge
Food for Thought

Vote for My Kid-Friendly Recipes for Another Chance to Win the 52 New Foods Cookbook

On December 4, 2014

The Fresh Beet is back with another chance to win the 52 New Foods Challenge Cookbook! Food bloggers across the globe have been creating really neat recipes using foods from the 52… Read More

Brussels Sprouts & Bacon
Recipe Box

Brussels Sprout & Kale Salad with Currants & Bacon + Creamy Mustard Vinaigrette

On December 3, 2014

I had three thanksgivings this year which means I made this salad three times. All three were of slightly different variations, but all three were thoroughly enjoyed. Probably because there was bacon… Read More

fish oil
Food for Thought

Better Resiliency Among Veterans with Omega-3’s (BRAVO) Research Study: Does fish oil reduce the risk for suicide?

On November 23, 2014

A change in pace from the typical Fresh Beet postings I know, but with all the Veteran appreciation happenings this month, I thought that highlighting this current study would be fitting. What is the… Read More

creamy coconut oatmeal

Chai-Spiced Coconut Oatmeal with Toasted Hazelnuts

On November 18, 2014

Creamy oatmeal cooked in concentrated chai tea and coconut milk, topped with toasted hazelnuts…. Click To Tweet The day I made this creamy, coconuty bowl of oats was a cold, dreary and… Read More

sweet potato stew

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Lentil Stew with Poached Egg

On November 17, 2014

A hearty stew to keep you warm. Sweet Potato Stew with Poached Egg Serves 4-6 2 sweet potatoes, skins on, chopped 1 cup black lentils (any lentil will work) 1 large carrot,… Read More

Kumquat, MJ and Hungryman, The First Mess

Healthy Breakfast Roundup + Cookbook Giveaway

On November 8, 2014

Breakfast is most definitely my favorite meal of the day. How about you? We’ve all heard that it’s also the most important meal of the day, and I don’t think that can be… Read More