Colors from the Earth

Share this post

The Chi-chioggia beets are here. You will notice that they are more

tapered than bulbous this time of year. These great beets have a

secret inside. If you slice them on the latitude a candy striped

target is revealed. When grated along the bias, FruitGuy Karla noted

that they look like salami. They taste like peppery sweet beets. These

beets are an heirloom variety, hailing from Chioggia, an Italian town

near Venice. To keep the unusual color of the beets vivid in your

cuisine they should be eaten raw. When cooked they will turn pink.

Another treasure from the earth in your HealthCases this week is the

yellow carrot. Yellow carrots taste just like orange carrots, but they

offer you some culinary color options and an excellent source of

lutein. Lutein is an antioxidant that can help reduce harmful free

radicals and it can also filter or absorb cell-damaging, high-energy

blue light in your eye and protect the retina, your skin and other

organs and tissues in your body. We hope you will enjoy these yellow

carrots that are good for your eyes and your heart.

Cooking with colorful vegetable isn't just good for your health; it is

also pleasing visually as well. Purple potatoes, striped beets or

yellow carrots add colorful beauty to your meal and remind us that

cooking isn't just chemistry but also artistry.

 

Subscribe to the WEEKLY BITE

* indicates required

 

Recent Food articles:

Two Easy Recipes for Canning Stone Fruit
June 25, 2019
The health benefits of honeydew melon
June 20, 2019
The delicate flavors of white peaches and nectarines
June 13, 2019
Onions, garlic, and leeks provide many nutritional benefits
May 30, 2019
History of the tomato
April 18, 2019
How to prepare Ataulfo mango
April 4, 2019
Making the most of citrus season
February 14, 2019
Three hearty soup recipes you can enjoy all month
February 4, 2019
Tempting winter fruits to brighten your weekly mix
January 31, 2019
Easy meal prep recipes you can eat all week
January 7, 2019

More recent articles:

Summer muffin recipe
July 18, 2019
Assumptions can harm both recruiters and job seekers
July 16, 2019
Simple summer salad dressing recipes
July 11, 2019
Summer fruit varieties and when you’ll be seeing them
July 9, 2019
Easy summer pasta recipe
July 4, 2019
How to create a dress code that works all year
July 2, 2019
More employers are getting serious about time off
June 27, 2019
Don’t let plantar fasciitis pain break your stride
June 11, 2019
How to make stone fruit jams and butters
June 6, 2019
Listen and learn something new about work life—wherever you are
June 4, 2019

About Us

Our online magazine offers a taste of workplace culture, trends, and healthy living. It features recipes for easy, delicious work meals and tips on quick office workouts. It's also an opportunity to learn about our GoodWorks program, which helps those in need in our communities and supports small, sustainable farms.