Enoki, Oyster and Cremini Mushroom Soup with Scallion and Tofu

Triple Mushroom Soup with Scallion and Kale I was thrilled when Colleen brought home a variety of mushrooms from the local Asian market. What to do with them all?! Enokis, ...

No Bake Power Bites

No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Power Bites

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 ...

sweet potato beet latkes

Sweet Potato Beet Latkes

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 ...

Healthy Winter Favorites

Lemon Ginger Tea

Lemon and Ginger are such a great combination – robust in flavor ...

Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Ah squash. Who doesn’t love squash? It’s such a creamy and comforting ...

Sweetpotato Tempeh Chili {Recipe Redux}

I received free samples of California sweetpotatoes mentioned in this post. By ...

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Pistachios, Marinated Vegetables, Goat Cheese & Scrimshaw Pilsner (Sponsored Contest)

“I received free pistachio samples from the Pistachio Health Institute mentioned in this post. By posting this pairing I am entering a contest sponsored by Pistachio Health Institute and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.” Crack ‘em, Chew ‘em, Love ‘em, Leave ‘em. That’s the […]

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Sesame Brussel Sprouts with Dates and Toasted Walnuts

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 green selves rolling around in the pan with some chewy chopped dates, I knew I had to make it myself and share it. […]

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Spinach, Brie and Pear Panini

A classy grilled cheese at its finest. Fruit and cheese were made for each other and this sandwich always reminds me of that.   Spinach, Brie and Pear Panini Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  5 mins Total time:  10 mins Serves: 1 An effortless and classy grilled cheese that will warm both your belly and your […]

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Wild Blueberry Cheesecake Oatmeal Bars

“By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the Wild Blueberry Association of North America and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.” Summer and it’s juicy berries seemed to fly by this past year. I just love picking my own berries […]

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Some of the Best Chicken You’ll Ever Taste

This amazing chicken recipe was created by Jamie Oliver, that darling and passionate British celebrity chef who has recently made a big name for himself in attempting to revamp school food. Colleen stumbled upon this recipe one sleepless night (damn prednisone). And although we felt bad for her recent bouts of insomnia, had they never […]

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Overnight, No-Cook Power Breakfast

Some mornings I just HAVE to sleep in a little. Even if it’s just 45 more minutes. During my work week, I usually like to get out of bed around 6am, wake up with some coffee or tea, read the news or blog and make breakfast and lunch before heading out the door at 7:40am […]

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Welcoming 2014 with the Nostalgia of 2013

So long 2013 — what a year you were. An unpredictable year full of anticipation and adventure… I started out the year with a spectacular ski trip in Canada – And then embarked on a 3 month backpacking journey with David. First stop: Spain! Cafe con leche, Gaudi architecture and of course, indulging in some […]

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Healthy {Holiday} Eating Tip of the Week

Just a few more days left until Christmas and some of us are still running around searching for that perfect gift. No doubt this time of year stresses us out a little more than usual – attending holiday parties, working a little a later to make that extra dollar for gifts, getting the house decorated. […]

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pork tenderloin

Root The New Year Forward With This Mustard-Maple Pork Tenderloin

I know, I know – Christmas has yet to arrive and already a post about New Years?! Think of it as a chance to get the wheels turning on conjuring up a few resolutions. I’ve already got one: read 1 book a month. DT did it this past year – successfully – and so I’ve […]

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The Mighty Mung Bean

Just when I thought I was a Master of the Bean – along comes Mr. Mung, a small, oval-shaped bean native to India and cultivated in several surrounding countries. So what’s so mighty about the Mung you ask? One cup provides: 15g fiber. Do you realize how much fiber that is?? That’s over half of […]

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