2 posts tagged beets

Avocado Beet Salad with Toasted Pepitas

Beets have not always been my favorite vegetable. Growing up, all I knew were Beautiful Beets, which was a dish of mashed purple vegetables and sour cream that did not do it's name justice. I've lived to learn that beets aren't always mashed with sour cream, they aren't always bright purple, they aren't always called beautiful but they are delicious. And they happen to be super good for you. Recently, my man and I had dinner at Mud Hen Water in Honolulu. Very rarely do we leave a ... Continue Reading

Eat More: Beets

Ah, beets. Growing up, I proclaimed to hate these straight-out-of-a-story-book veggies. I was more of a carrot girl. You see, the only beet dish I'd ever been offered was lovingly called "Beautiful Beets" by my mother and my aunts, and only my mother and aunts. I believe the recipe consisted of mashed purple vegetables and sour cream with a deep (dark) history in the farmlands of Hungary. All I remember is that it was multiple shades of magenta, smelled weird and didn't look like food. I ... Continue Reading