Beets

Boost Your Workout the Tasty Way

With the season of marathons and relays upon us, your training plans may be kicking into high gear. And heading into competition – whether personal or with others – you may also be looking for an edge.  Enter science. The science behind athletic performance has highlighted the benefit of nitric oxide to improve glucose uptake, …

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Beets Me

Beets are one of the “super foods” – extremely high in vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants.  They also happen to grow well here in the Land of the Midnight Sun. Gathered now, as winter fast approaches, there are green beet-tops and the lovely red beet-root to harvest and use. Paired with fresh basil, this roasted beet …

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Ode to Beets

Most vegetables have their share of pests and problems. If it’s too wet, mildew will attack peas or tomatoes. An early fall frost can kill many of the garden vegetables commonly grown up here, such as lettuce and potatoes. Radishes, cabbages and others of that family have a beetle (I don’t know the name of …

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Beet Street

During freeze up, pacing around the cabin is not uncommon. Oversupplying oneself with more food than even two people could eat is also a common rookie move. I was guilty of both. While digging through what was left of the veg I brought over for freeze up, I was slightly overwhelmed by the amount of …

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