PB and J Granola

Peanut Butter and Jam Granola

So guess what? Yesterday was Sunday again! And by now you may know that Sundays are my granola-making-days. Not every Sunday. But usually when I make granola it is on a Sunday. After all of last week’s beet love I was so ready to return to one of my old loves: granola! But I am far…

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18 Amazing Beet Recipes

18 Amazing Beet Recipes that will tickle you pink

Let’s ring out Beet Week with a bang! I hope you enjoy scrolling and scrolling through mouthwatering food pictures as much as I do. I scoured the blogosphere for the most amazing recipes involving the wonderful beetroot (1 with beet leaves even). All the recipes come in pretty shades from pink to red and even purple….

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Roasted Beet Hummus

Roasted Beet Hummus

Plain ol’ hummus just got a colorful makeover. Are you tired yet of hearing me say how much I love love LOVE the color of red beets? You have to admit, despite tasting awesome, regular hummus can look a little bland and boring. Maybe that’s the reason I like to combine it with different vegetables…

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Antioxidant Power Smoothie

This Antioxidant Power Smoothie contains Beets, Berries and Chia Seeds that make it a nutritional power horse. #healthy #antioxidant #smoothie

Today we are already on Day 4 of Beet Week! This recipe is another showstopper. I mean, just look at this utterly attractive, magenta-colored goddess of a smoothie! And the visual isn’t where the appeal stops. This smoothie packs a powerful antioxidant punch. There are 3 super foods in here that are providing great nutritional value:…

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Grain-Free Double Chocolate Beet Muffins

Grain-Free Double Chocolate Beet Muffins

If you are just looking at the pictures, you might think I am straying away from Beet Week! But I know you are all smart foodies and read in the title that these decadent looking muffins are secretly packed with vegetables – beets that is. Believe me, you can’t tell by their taste though. And…

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Creamy Russian Beet Salad

Creamy Russian Beetroot Salad

Welcome to Day 2 of Beet Week! If you have missed yesterday’s intro, check it out here. There also is a giveaway for an awesome food processor (at the bottom) and a recipe for delicous red (beet) pasta in yesterday’s post. So yesterday we had beets for dinner and today we have beet salad. I am…

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30 Minute Risotto-Style Beetroot Pasta

30-Minute Risotto-style Beet Pasta

Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Canadian friends!! And everyone… Welcome to Beet Week! Beet Week isn’t officially celebrated anywhere else but here on LeelaLicious.com (Scroll to the bottom for GIVEAWAY). And the reason for this celebratory week all around a vegetable? Our CSA box. For the last few months we have received our weekly share of…

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Healthy Pumpkin Spice Frappe

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino

It is one of my favorite times of the year again! I love fall time. The turning of leaves, the golden glow of the setting sun… and Pumpkin Spice Lattes!! I always need to have a celebratory PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte) when they return to my favorite coffee shop every fall. Well, they were actually…

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Baked Green Tomatoes

Baked GreenTomato

Is there such a thing as green tomato season? If so, it must be right about now. I mean, of course you could pluck your tomatoes still green all summer long. But why would you, if there still is a chance for them to ripen on the plant? Right about now though, the nights are…

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