This delicious beet salad is as irresistible to eat as it is to look at. Beets are an excellent anti-inflammatory detox food full of powerful antioxidants.
Roast beets, cool, and peel. Refrigerate in a covered container for up to five days.
Instead of walnuts and goats’ cheese, use sliced baby mozzarella with toasted pine nuts scattered on top. Or try crumbled blue cheese with toasted pecans.
Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C).
Trim red beets and scrub. Lightly rub with 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil. Place on sheet of parchment paper and wrap up tightly to seal. Place on baking sheet.
Repeat with yellow beets, rubbing with 1 tsp (5 mL) olive oil and tightly wrapping in parchment paper. Place beside red beets on baking sheet. Roast in oven for 45 to 60 minutes, or until cooked through when pierced.
Tear kale leaves into bite-sized pieces. Place in large bowl. Using your fingertips, rub 1 Tbsp (15 mL) walnut oil and sea salt into kale leaves to bruise and tenderize. Transfer to large shallow serving dish.
Combine remaining 1 Tbsp (15 mL) walnut oil, lemon juice, vinegar, maple syrup, and mustard in small bowl. Whisk to blend.
When beets are tender, remove from oven and open parchment wrapping. When cool enough to handle, peel and slice into 1/4 in (0.6 cm) slices. Arrange slices in alternative colours along centre of kale in dish. Scatter with toasted walnuts and goatsu2019 cheese down the centre.
Give dressing a brisk whisk and drizzle over salad in zigzag fashion. Serve at room temperature.
If breakfast oatmeal is your jam, you’ll happily spoon up this oat-infused hearty chili. It comes together quickly enough to add to your weeknight dinner routine, but soaking the steel-cut oats ahead of time is key to having them cook more efficiently. Toppings run the gamut of avocado, sour cream, broken tortilla chips, cilantro, or grated cheddar. Hot stuff Chili powders can range greatly in their heat levels. So, it’s important to know the type you’re working with to gauge how much of a fiery kick it will add to a dish.
This vibrant soup is a soul-soothing hug in a bowl. Blue and purple fruits and vegetables contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that promote health and proper brain function. Apple swap Try swapping out the apples in this recipe for pears. Just like the apples, the subtle sweetness of pears helps balance out the earthiness of the cabbage.
Deep green fruits and vegetables are high on the list of health-promoting foods. Green foods have been shown to contain high amounts of antioxidants and nutrients that promote good cardiovascular health and can inhibit certain carcinogens. Serve this frittata alongside a leafy green salad for an unbeatable green culinary experience. Versatile leftovers Any leftover frittata makes a wonderful filling for a sandwich along with other thinly sliced vegetables you have on hand and a smear of hummus.
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