Tag Archives : Beets


Apple & Mushroom “Stuffing” Hash with Roasted Root Veggies 5

For anyone looking to cut gluten naturally this holiday season try this Apple & Mushroom Stuffing Hash! It has all the flavors of Thanksgiving but with all natural veggies and no bread. There are so many of us that want to eat healthier but over the holidays it almost seems impossible – we love our […]

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Vivian’s Rockin’ Raw Root Veggie Salad 4

The moment one learns the joy of cooking is the moment things get interesting. A whole world opens up. Recipes, cookbooks, classes, TV shows and food blogs. It can be a bit overwhelming to the point that there are so many recipes you would like to create you ask, what will I create next? How do I […]


Three Tips on How to make a Great Vegan Veggie Burger (and a Savory Veggie Burger Recipe)! 7

  I’ve finally discovered the secrets to making great tasting great veggie or bean burgers when they used to fall apart, turning into mush. The first secret is some flour – any kind will do; add it a tablespoon at a time until the mixture is firmer but only just stays together.  (This does take […]

Savory Veggie Burger with Vegan Cheese

Indian Spiced Beet and Carrot “Fries”

There is something about the Indian spice blend, garam masala that is so warm and inviting.  Cloves, nutmeg, star anise and cumin are a few of the sweet aromatics that make up this medley.  When I thought of what I wanted to do with the golden beets I got from my farm, roasting came to mind.  Pairing […]


The Twelve Veggies of Christmas

First we brought to you the tale of Old McFrancisco had a Farm.And now my three year old and I bring to you….the Twelve Veggies of Christmas. Happy Holidays from FCC! On the first day of Christmas, right from KYV, A Wonderful Kohlrabi.  The second day of Christmas, right from KYV, Two Yum Yums and a Wonderful […]


Kale Salad with Beets, Beet Greens and Apple Cider Vinaigrette 12

I returned from my camping trip to Savannah around noon yesterday and had just enough time to unload and clean the camper, get some laundry done, make a big salad and get ready for the next day so no camping and culinary adventure photos yet…I hope to have them up tonight or tomorrow.  In the […]


Spicy Roasted Beet Salad with Green Apples and Honey Vinaigrette 11

My grandfather on my mom’s side (Papa) had ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease; a neurodegenerative disease that affects the nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain. After diagnosis the life expectancy is typically 2 to 5 years and I believe he was in his 50’s when they discovered this. When he was diagnosed, my […]


Carrot Beet Soup and Beet Relish with Raisins and Fresh Ginger 19

I am officially shocked.  As a self proclaimed beet hater, I have now fallen in love with beets.  When I knew I was getting them with my CSA last Thursday I figured I’d better browse around for some ideas.  I found a simple recipe at Blue Egg Kitchen that would be a great base and an interesting beet chutney recipe on […]