Snacks & Sides

Beetroot Dip

Any recipe with a big handful of mint and beets is bound to be successful. Mint is best fresh and because it grows vigorously without much love in the garden or a pot, it's easy to have handy near the front door. Ask your local community garden if you can pull a piece out, roots and all, plant it, then watch it take off. Yum.  Continue reading

Roasted balsamic baby beets

A tasty beetroot dish - the perfect cold salad, or served warm with quinoa and mint.  A quick look at the health benefits of eating beets show that they are an amazing food. They are great for lowering blood pressure, a source of B vitamin folate for pregnant women and the betaines contained in beet juice are a stimulant for liver function.  Continue reading