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02 Sep, 2015

Beet lovin’ me

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Recipes and Food

I like beets, but I don’t eat them very often.

We got a bunch in our recent CSA delivery from Mike’s Garden Harvest (and I suspect there might be more coming), so I did what any gal would do… I wrapped them up in foil and cooked them on the BBQ.

After they cooled I peeled them to make this roasted beet salad. BUT I also had a NOW OR NEVER nectarine in the fruit drawer that had to be eaten, so I added it to the mix. I tell ya, it was heavenly.

September 1 #dailylunches - beet salad plus

It reminded me of how good food can be when you use simple, excellent, ingredients. It tasted amazing, and it made me happy. (YES, really.) Can a salad be good for the soul? I say yes.


1 Response to "Beet lovin’ me"

1 | Brenda A

September 3rd, 2015 at 1:38 pm

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Cute. Salad CAN make a person happy! For me, the unfortunate part is that so can chocolate cake!

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