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Beets nutrition facts Beets are highly nutritious and “cardiovascular health” friendly root vegetables. Certain unique pigment antioxidants in this root and its top greens have been found to offer protection against coronary artery disease and stroke, lower cholesterol levels within the body, and have anti-aging effects. Botanically, this tuberous root vegetable belongs to the Amaranthaceae…

Easy Roasted Beets

Easy Steps to Oven-Roasted Beets Whole Roasted Beets. Photo © Foodcollection RF/Getty Images Roasting beets intensifies their flavor, brings out their earthy sweetness, and makes their peels as easy to peel off as an over-sized sweater. Like roasting anything, it’s pretty straightforward. This step-by-step guide proves that point!   02 of 04 Start With Fresh,…

Tortellini White Bean & Turnip Green Soup

This recipe comes together in a snap and makes a delicious and comforting dinner for a cold winter night. Start by sautéing yellow onion, celery, carrot, and garlic. The ingredient list calls for six cups of roughly chopped turnip greens. At first look, it will appear to be far more than needed, but add the…

Grilled Corn & Black Bean Salad

Ingredients 1/2 cup olive oil, divided (sub. w/ canola, sunflower or peanut)  2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 tablespoon chili powder, divided 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (omit for milder taste) Salt and ground black pepper (to taste)  6 ears corn, shucked 1 lime, juiced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 bell pepper, cored and diced 1 medium…

Hollandaise Spinach Bake

What came first? The chicken or egg? Either way, Georgia has it covered with the Poultry Capital of the World, Gainesville! In honor of National Farmers Market Week, we decided to show case some of our states best “renewable” resources- eggs and spinach, in this to die for brunch recipe. (or dinner, no judging here) …

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

I  must admit, I was skeptical, too. If not for having to get out of my comfort zone each week, I probably would have never tried this. Boy, oh boy, would I have been sorry! You literally get to have your cake and eat it, too! INGREDIENTS: 3 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 1/2…

Veggie Quiche

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons cooking oil (we use Oliver Farm’s Sunflower oil) 1 medium Vidalia onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1 clove of garlic (finely chopped) 1 bunch of freshly chopped broccoli (Crowns) 1 1/2-2 cups sliced bell peppers 6 oz. sliced mushrooms 1/2 bunch of spinach leaves  salt and black pepper (to taste) 5 eggs,…

Zucchini Frittata

INGREDIENTS 8 large eggs 1 refrigerated pie crust  1/2 cup shredded cheese for filling, 1/4 cup for topping 1/2 tablespoon minced fresh basil  1/2 tablespoon minced fresh sage  1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup vegetable or olive oil 3 small zucchini, thinly sliced 1/3 pound russet potatoes 2 green…

Heirloom Tomato & Herb Brunch Casserole

Ingredients 1 pound ground sausage 2 medium garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil, divided 1/2 tsp. sage 1 tsp. fresh chopped thyme 8 eggs 1 1/2 cup whole (or 2% milk) 2 cups shredded mozzarella (any shredded cheese or fresh mozzarella will work) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 6 medium-sized heirloom tomatoes…

Quick Health-ier Carrot Coleslaw

Ingredients ½ red or green cabbage, shredded 2 large carrots, grated ½ cup light salad dressing ½ cup Splenda (or sugar) ½ cup white vinegar 1 tbsp. pure honey Salt & pepper to taste Directions 1. Whisk the mayonnaise, Splenda, honey and vinegar together in a small bowl. 2. Grate the carrots and shred the…

Irish Colcannon

Since we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and the Irish- we are sharing our favorite “green” and Irish recipes using this week’s Market Basket ingredients. This recipe is sure to be a hit in your family- delicious plus gives homemade mashed potatoes an extra healthy boost!  Ingredients 4 russet potatoes (2 to 2 1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into large chunks…

Broccoli Squash Bake

  Ingredients 2 cups fresh broccoli florets 3 tablespoons butter 2 cups sliced yellow summer squash or zucchini  1 egg 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese 1/4 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard Dash cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Directions In a large skillet, stir-fry broccoli in butter for 3 minutes. Add squash. Cook…