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Kombucha Vinaigrette

By On May 22, 2014

  When this months Recipe Redux topic was released (cooking with tea), I pondered all the wonderful tea-infused cupcakes I’ve tasted and contemplated recreating some of my own. But to be honest,… Read More


Sweet Beet Pancakes

By On May 3, 2014

Aren’t they beautiful?! Beets are rich in folate and manganese, as well as Betalain, a disease fighting antioxidant. For those of you who aren’t quite into beets, be rest assured that the… Read More


Oatmeal Molasses Bread

By On April 22, 2014

  …made with a wooden spoon that I have somehow managed to keep by my side. I lived in several different apartments while attending¬†college (but really, who hasn’t?), then moved twice after… Read More

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Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

By On April 21, 2014

With a plethora of leftover ingredients from a previous Native American-inspired meal (thanks to Colleen and her book club discussion), I myself was inspired to throw together this hearty salad. Using sweet… Read More

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Public School Students Wrongfully Blame Michelle Obama for Their Sad-Looking Lunches

By On April 11, 2014

A few days ago I came across a story published on The Blaze, an online source for news stories, portraying public school students’ disgust with the most recent changes in the National… Read More

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Kale and Wheat Berry Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

By On March 4, 2014

During my search for the perfect salad for Colleen’s Birthday dinner, I stumbled upon this Raw Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad. The tahini-maple dressing is what really caught my eye. Oh, and… Read More

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Enoki, Oyster and Cremini Mushroom Soup with Scallion and Tofu

By On February 15, 2014

I was thrilled when Colleen brought home a variety of mushrooms from the local Asian market. What to do with them all?! Enokis, oysters and creminis. We decided to keep it simple… Read More


No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Power Bites

By On February 11, 2014

Trying to surround yourself with healthier snacks? These little power bites take minutes to make and will healthfully satisfy a mid-day snack attack. They’re full of chocolate, fiber and healthy fats. Did… Read More

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Sweet Potato Beet Latkes

By On February 4, 2014

A few nights ago, I was grating beets to throw over our salad and realized two things: It’s been 3 weeks since my last post on The Fresh Beet, and I’m well… Read More

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Sesame Brussel Sprouts with Dates and Toasted Walnuts

By On January 15, 2014

The family had dinner over a friends house this weekend for a lovely vegan feast and these spectacular brussels sprouts were served as a side dish. The moment I saw their vibrant… Read More