Beet and Carrot Salad with Pomegranate and Pumpkin Seeds {aka My Favorite Detox Salad}

Share on Pinterest
Share with your friends










Submit

Beet and Carrot Salad with Pomegranate and Pumpkin Seeds {aka My Favorite Detox Salad}

Do you ever get a really weird craving? One of the most random food cravings I get every so often is for beets.

Share on Pinterest
Share with your friends










Submit

Borscht (Russian-Style Beet Soup)

Borscht (Russian-Style Beet Soup)

Until I made this soup, I have never had Borscht in my life, which is strange because my dad has Russian roots…but what’s even stranger is that I had been craving this soup for a good month before I caved in and made it....

Read More →

If the Lady of Shalott Were a Dish

theladyofshalott

The Lady of Shalott, Oil on Canvas by J.W. Waterhouse (Source)  If the Lady of Shalott were a dish, I envision her as elegant and beautiful in a rustic sort of way.  Feminine and ethereal (as fairy ladies are, of course ;) ).  Complex, but not intimidating.  Passionate, eccentric, and completely captivating.  Tennyson’s The Lady of Shalott is a beautiful Victorian ballad based on Arthurian legend.  I’ve always been intrigued by tales of Arthur, and this poem in particular has always captivated me.  Tennyson’s descriptions paint such a vivid, detailed portrait, and I couldn’t help but translate this into a meal....

Read More →

Simply Prepared Beets

IMG_4710 (Small)

Growing up I had weird tastes for a kid.  Of course there were a few normal kid-repellers that I didn’t like (such as Brussels sprouts and sauerkraut), but there were also a few that I did enjoy, namely, beets.  (Beets are a funny thing…I’ve found that most babies love them, most kids hate them, and most adults will eat them.  What a vicious cycle!)...

Read More →