Beetroot baked with feta, almonds and Sun-dried tomatoes
July 20, 2012 in Uncategorized
Beetroot always saves the day when I feel flat, tired and over-worked as I do right now. Everyday is a whirlwind of deadlines, new ideas, new people and new proposals and at the moment I feel just a tad run down, tired and in need of detox…..detox from too much work, too much stress and too little sleep. The fact that I cannot take off work, sleep in or stress less, it leaves me with only one option….detox with food.
Beetroot is always the first vegetable I crave when I am in need of healthier meals. Beetroot in a simple salad with homemade cheese is awesome. I always have a plastic container with cooked beetroot in the fridge, anytime I need a pick-me-up, I can make a delicious sandwich with fresh beetroot. Lunchtime becomes quite glamorous with this luscious pink beetroot hummus, served with thin apple slices.
However those are all cold dishes and I was in need of warmth and comfort, so it had to be….