October 26, 2015

 

Here's another great Fall recipe that incorportes delicious root veggies: Roasted Chicken and Roots with Apricot

 

Ingredients: 

o 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts ( chop in small pieces) 
o 2 carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 
o 2 beets, each cut into 1-inch pieces (optional)
o 1 butternut squash, peeled & seeded, cut into 1-inch pieces 
o 2 ½ TBSP extra virgin olive oil 
o ½ cup dried apricots 
o 2 TBSP water 
o Sea salt and pepper to taste (optional)

 

Directions:

 

Heat oven to 450o. In a large glass bowl, stir cut vegeta...

October 10, 2015

 

 

Here's another great recipe incorporating Fall's best vegetables: the root veggies!

 

Puree of White Bean and Celery Root Soup

 

Celery root is NOT the bottom of celery stalks! It's a type of celery, grown as a root vegetable, about the size of a large potato (but uglier! - see photo). Celery root is rich in potassium, which can help normalize blood pressure and protect against bone loss, and is energetically grounding.

 

I’ve included this soup recipe because it has a double dose of potassium with its celery root and beans! Beans are a w...

October 2, 2015

 

 

It’s no wonder we think of golden yellow and warm orange when we think of Autumn – and not just because of the changing of the leaves. These are also the colors of some of the season’s healthiest vegetables – providing a great alternative to traditional (sauce-and-cheese) comfort foods! In fact, Fall is an ideal time to add root vegetables to your table.

 

Why are root vegetables so good for you especially this time of year?

As the weather turns cooler, our bodies need more warming foods. Root vegetables, which grow abundantly this tim...

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