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This Houston’s Kale Salad with Peanut Dressing recipe is based on the popular Emerald Kale Salad at both Hillstone and Houston’s Restaurants. Many years ago, I was introduced me to a restaurant called Houston’s (also known as Hillstone Restaurant in some markets). I ordered a veggie burger and by my Mother’s suggestion, substituted their Emerald …

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A bright and flavorful salad. Topped with an Apricot Vinaigrette, this simple salad is perfect for the warm summer months. Summertime and the weather is warm, I want refreshing lemonade and summer salads. Lite crisp salads with loads of flavor. And no heavy dressings. This is the time for airy vinaigrettes. During a recent trip …

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Based off the Fifth Avenue Salad as served at Blue Box Cafe (a.k.a. Breakfast at Tiffany’s) in New York City.  In case you missed the last month of posts on Beauty and the Beets, I visited Blue Box Cafe (a.k.a. Breakfast at Tiffany’s) on the fourth floor of Tiffany’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue in …

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Whoa! Is is May already? Summer is just around the corner? It’s time to start thinking about recipes that are light and refreshing using seasonal ingredients like fruits and herbs. May is also the start of blueberry season for most of the country and have I got a recipe for you. How about a super …

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Anyone who knows me can attest to my love for Brussels sprouts. I think Mr. Beet and I make them at least two or three times a week. Now that we invested in a food steamer we are eating sprouts sometimes four times a week. They are so versatile. Roasted, steamed and sautéed. About a …

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