Beet Chorizo Burgers

Chorizo is a pork sausage that’s popular in Europe and Latin America. It varies in preparation based on the region. Years ago, I used to frequent a Mexican restaurant in San Jose, California that offered soy chorizo as a taco filling. Maybe they made their own, but I have a feeling they used good ol’…

Grilled Beet Salad

A friend of mine, who is a clinical dietitian and lover of beets, would change everything I thought I knew about beets.  And namely, I thought that I hated them.  She hosted us for dinner, and made some amazing beet burgers from scratch.  While everything was grilling she told me about how beets were one…

Golden Beet Soup

It’s impressive how much rich flavor beets add to this delightful take on borscht.  Not to mention, beets are a real powerhouse.  In the old days, they were used to treat illness of digestion or blood.  Today, they are revered by endurance athletes for providing measurable gains in performance.  For the rest of us, they…