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VIDEO: Basil Cashew Pesto Recipe + why it’s healthy

By On July 21, 2015

If you don’t follow The Fresh Beet on Instagram or Facebook then you may have not seen one of our latest videos… Basil Cashew Pesto…video!🎥😜 we’re on a ROLL over here 😂… Read More

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Peach & Cherry Hand Pies with Ricotta, Basil and Lemon Zest

By On June 22, 2015

Summer fruits are the best fruits. Berries, stone fruit, watermelon. They’re all so sweet and juicy and quenching.¬†Perhaps the blistering heat and humidity make them all the more enjoyable. Either way, I… Read More

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Sweet Basil Apricot Bites

By 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

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Chopped Summer Salad + Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

By 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

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Sunflower Seed Pesto

By On May 25, 2014

Making homemade pesto is SO easy – I wish I did it more. The beauty of a pesto (besides it’s vibrant green hue) is that there are numerous variations to try. A… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Meatless Monday: Ground Tempeh

By On October 7, 2013

One night last week I needed something quick and satisfying for dinner…Pasta. There’s something comforting about the traditional spaghetti and red sauce dinner that I crave every now and then. And rather… Read More


Tomato Tart

By On September 8, 2013

A few days ago I shared a Tomato Tart recipe on Google+. It was featured on Healthy Aperture’s recipe of the day and was originally posted by Craving Something Healthy, a fun… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Coriander Infused Farro

By On August 24, 2013

Coriander seed is one of those spices I often pass over when picking through the spice cabinet. I’m just never really sure how to use it, or incorporate it into an everyday… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

5 Nutritious and Quenching Summer Salads

By On July 28, 2013

The warm (and often humid) summer weather begs for fresh juicy fruits thrown into salads. It’s a great way to boost the nutrients in your salad, add a serving of fruit to… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Olive & Pepper Quinoa

By On May 3, 2013

Peru – home of the Quinoa. And how I’ve missed thee. After spending months in Spain, Argentina and Chile, where quinoa is non-existent, I was quite ecstatic to stumble upon its abundance… Read More