The Fresh Beet
52 New Foods Challenge

Baked Cauli-Tots

On October 20, 2014

Nutrify your tator tot. There’s a new book buzzing around called The 52 New Foods Challenge and it’s changing the way families eat. Have you heard of it? Written by the talented Jennifer… Read More

Charleston CSA
Food for Thought

This Week’s CSA Box + What To Do With It All?!

On October 19, 2014

Last week, David and I signed up for out first CSA (community supported agriculture) subscription since moving to Charleston and I couldn’t be more excited. I didn’t realize how many CSA programs existed… Read More

Healthy CHarleston restaurant
Food for Thought

The Granary: Making Healthy Taste Sinful

On October 15, 2014

As promised, Ariane and I (and our co-worker, Alice!) ventured to The Granary for a taste of their menu, and to reawaken the Restaurant Reviews column of The Fresh Beet. While at Taste… Read More

healthy pasta dishes

Chicken Paprikash over Egg Noodles

On October 7, 2014

I was introduced to chicken paprikash last October, and am excited to be sharing it with the you all. Like the Tomato Product Wellness Council, I am also a big advocate for cooking with… Read More

cabot cheese
Food for Thought

Cabot Cheese #Giveaway + Run the Virtual Cabot Legacy Race with me!

On October 1, 2014

Looking to run a race this month but don’t have much time? I bring you the… Virtual Cabot Legacy Race! Register for this convenient race and get your blood pumping by running whenever you… Read More

healthy egg sandwich

Dad’s Famous Fried Egg & Marmalade Sandwich

On September 30, 2014

Well, he really uses jelly. Grape jelly to be exact. I use marmalade. Or preserves. Whatever the mood strikes. I got this marmalade as a gift when I went to Vermont. It… Read More

Taste of Charleston food blogger
Food for Thought

Good Eats from Taste of Charleston 2014

On September 29, 2014

Hosted by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, this years Taste of Charleston took place at the lovely historic Boone Hall Plantation.     With samples of food from 50 of the lowcountry’s… Read More


Homemade Olive Hummus + helpful tips on making your own at home

On September 26, 2014

Ya’ll, this homemade olive hummus is legit. I don’t toot my own horn very often, but for this, I must. I got these meaty, zingy olives from the downtown Charleston farmers market.… Read More

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