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8 Foods You Should Be Eating Every Day. Australian Avocados. Raw Kale Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing. Gooey Black Bean and Beet Brownies. These Gooey Black Bean and Beet Brownies were not at all what I had intended to share this week, truthfully I hadn’t decided what recipe I wanted to post, but I have several in my queue with pictures and recipes waiting for final edits and tweaks.

Gooey Black Bean and Beet Brownies

However, blame it on hormones, breastfeeding, or just being female, but on Sunday I NEEDED chocolate, had to have it, no way around it, wanted it and one way or another was determined to mix, bake, and *shove* something warm, gooey, and chocolatey in my face. And once I did, I knew I had to share this recipe while I was still bubbling over with excitement. I’ve been sitting on several ideas for a healthy black bean and beet brownie recipe ever since a friend of mine gave me a can of beets she decided not to use.

Then when I picked up my CSA {Community Supported Agriculture} box on Saturday with a few lovely fresh beets, I had decided that beet brownies were in my very near future. Oh. my. Gooey Black Bean and Beet Brownies Author: Kaylee Pauley. Quinoa enchilada skillet – Bijoux & Bits. Oh, easy skillet bake dinners, you make my life.

Quinoa enchilada skillet – Bijoux & Bits

This one is particularly foolproof with its canned ingredients, easy diced veggies, and filling quinoa. Plus, it’s cheesy. As cheesy as you want it to be, oh yes. This is one of those dishes that’s awesome for Meatless Mondays, if you’re into that kind of thing, since it’s lacto-ovo vegetarian. Omit the cheese and it’s vegan. You can add in some meat if you like, too. Let’s see how it’s made: Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 10- oz mild enchilada sauce 8 oz sweet corn kernals 8 oz canned black beans, drained and rinsed 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro leaves 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 3/4 cup shredded cheddar jack cheese, divided 1 avocado, sliced 1 small tomato, diced Instructions.

Adding More Whole Plant Foods To Your Diet + Walnut Paté. 12 Most Happenin' Happy Hour Martini Recipes. I wanted to provide some cool historical information on the birth of the martini, like the Bellini being born at Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy, however; no such fabulous story exists.

12 Most Happenin' Happy Hour Martini Recipes

Most people know about martinis from the coolest of cool James Bond ordering his martini shaken, not stirred, which is one of the mainstays of the martini recipes. A true martini is served in a special martini glass and mixed in a special cocktail shaker with ice. There is a strainer on the top that keeps the ice from going into the drink. All the ingredients are put into the shaker and shaken for approximately one minute, then poured into a garnished glass for maximum effect. Part of the beauty of the martini is the preparation and presentation of the drink. A note for purists: only the first two on this list are true martinis, the rest are called martinis and served in martini glasses. If the full recipe is not listed – please click on the name to follow the link. 1. 1.25 oz vodka .25 oz dry vermouth 2. 3. Healthy Aperture. Healthy and Homemade: Beet and Sweet Potato Chips.

We wholeheartedly embraced the fall last week with three mouthwatering recipes (a delectable squash soup, roasted cauliflower, and grilled chicken sausage with shredded kale and apples—yum!).

Healthy and Homemade: Beet and Sweet Potato Chips

Yes, this is the season of seasons for cozy meals and Sarah Kudlack of Juniper & Dash is reminding us to keep our snacks healthy and homemade (because we might have a tendency to splurge on apple cider donuts). Even though she admits, "I've always been intimidated with making chips of any sort," Alexandra found an easy way to make crispy vegetable chips at home and we're excited she's sharing it today! Her recipe for homemade beet and sweet potato chips couldn't be simpler and we love the vibrant colors of this healthy snack.

By: Sarah Kudlack Ingredients: 4 medium beets 2 medium sweet potatoes 1 tbsp olive oil Salt to taste Directions: 1. Little Big H - Toddler Friendly Food.