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Roasted Beets with Orange & Thyme

Elevate the humble beet to new levels of culinary delight with our irresistible Roasted Beets with Orange & Thyme recipe, where the vibrant flavors of citrus and aromatic thyme perfectly complement the earthy sweetness of roasted beets. Ingredients: 1 Bunch of beets (approximately 1 1/2 lbs) 1 tsp honey 1 tsp EVOO 1/4 cup of Orange juice 2 tsp orange zest 3 Tbls balsamic vinegar or vinegar 2 tsp Thyme Leaves, chopped Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Wash and peel beets. Drizzle beets with EVOO and salt & pepper. Wrap in tin foil and roast for 30-40 minutes, until tender. Cool. Cut beets into 1-inch pieces and place them in a large mixing bowl. Brizzle beets with balsamic vinegar, orange juice, and honey, and mix well....

Beet Hummus

Beets are getting a lot of respect recently given their association with longevity. This recipe is a great way to get your beet servings. We are loving Enzo’s Table oil and balsamic vinegar used in this recipe. If you have never tried you can order online at www.enzostable.com  Ingredients: 1 package of cooked plain beets (8 oz) 4 cloves fresh garlic 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed ( water preserved to thin if needed) ¼ cup tahini 1 t ground cumin ½ t Himalayan salt 2 T fresh lemon juice 2 T aged balsamic vinegar 2 T extra virgin olive oil Directions: Place beets, garlic, and beans in a food processor and mix until finely chopped. Add tahini, cumin, salt, lemon juice, and vinegar and puree until...

Spinach and Roasted Beet Salad

Packed with antioxidants as well as resveratrol supplied from the beets this powerhouse salad will make your heart happy and healthy. Ingredients Toss 3 cups of baby spinach with 1 cup roasted beets (recipe below) ½ cup chickpeas ¼ cup walnuts 2 T EVOO 1 T apple cider vinegar and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Roasted Beets Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Wash 5 beets thoroughly. Cut beets into quarters. Toss with 1 T olive oil, 1 t garlic powder, a pinch of salt, and pepper. Place in a baking dish and cover with foil. Roast for 35-45 minutes until softened. Let cool then cut into small, diced pieces. Refrigerate. Use diced beets as needed. [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Spinach-and-Roasted-Beet-Salad.pdf" text="Download Printable Recipe!" ] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/functional-and-integrative-medicine/thriver-medical-membership/" text="Become A...

The most FLAVORFUL and COLORFUL Smoothie Bowl

Did you miss our Smoothie Making Class this past Monday with Shelley Butler and Jennie Dawkins? If so, you missed some excellent recipes for making tasty smoothies for the whole family!! One that stuck out was this take on the Acai Bowls, our own "Smoothie Bowl" which combines the taste of berries, fruits, and vegetables with the immune boosting essentials of beets. Plus this dish is so bright and beautiful to look at you might even get your children to eat it. Give it a try this Memorial Day weekend! Smoothie Bowl Base: 1 1/2 Cups of Water 1/3 Cups Raspberries One small beet, peeled Vanilla Protein Powder ** For a white base, substitute a frozen banana for beets and raspberries Toppings 2 - 3 Tablespoons of fruit - fresh, frozen, or dried 1...

Raw Beet & Apple Tree

Thanks to our friends at The Naked Food, we have this delicious Beet & Apple Tree salad to share with you. It not only looks beautiful it is heart-healthy, organic, non-GMO, gluten-free, and made with all plant-based ingredients. Make this and bring it outside with you to share on these beautiful Spring days! Makes four servings Ingredients Two organic green apples Two organic red beets Juice of 1 lemon 1 Tbsp. date paste (blended dates) or maple syrup 1/2 cup raw nuts, such as pine nuts, sunflower seeds, chia seeds or almonds*** One sprig of fresh cilantro Pinch of salt-free seasoning Directions Using a mandolin or slicer, cut the apples into 1/4" slices. Set aside. Wash the beets gently and peel the skin.  Slice the beet into slices of 1/4 inch or less and keep separate from the...