Ingredient Highlight, Recipes

Eat in Season: Cherry & Beet Smoothie

Guess what grows really well in Utah... That's right! Beets and Cherries both grow well here! Combining them into a smoothie might seem a little bit different, but that is what makes it fun! Look how easy, and how pretty this smoothie is! It is only 4 easy to find ingredients and a few minutes… Continue reading Eat in Season: Cherry & Beet Smoothie


Recipe of the Week: Roasted Beet & Bean Dip

This week Captain Create has a tasty snack recipe for you that is bright pink and packed with nutrition! Family Mealtime Month is a great time to try out new fun recipes, and help build healthy habits for the whole family. This tasty Roasted Beet & Bean dip recipe will help everyone (even the grown… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Roasted Beet & Bean Dip

Ingredient Highlight, Nutrition Tips, Recipes

You Are What You Beet // Pink Risotto

When you visit the farmers' market this month, you'll likely see large bunches of beets with bright pink stalks and giant leaves! Beets are a great source of folate, potassium, fiber, and vitamin C. Beets get their vibrant pink/red color from an antioxidant called "betalain." Betalains help protect good cells in your body that keep… Continue reading You Are What You Beet // Pink Risotto


Meet Me at the Market // 5 Delicious June Veggies

Have you ever been to a farmers' market? Farmers' markets are fun places where farmers can sell delicious fruits and vegetables to people like you! They usually happen at a park or other community center during the summertime. People like shopping at farmers' markets so they can buy fruits and vegetables that taste fresh and… Continue reading Meet Me at the Market // 5 Delicious June Veggies


Beet Chips

You might want to play some of your favorite beats while making this beet recipe. 🙂 Sometimes chips get a bad rap in the world of health but, if you ask me, these chips are nutritious and delicious! This recipe only has four simple ingredients, beets, olive oil, salt, and pepper. To start, remove the… Continue reading Beet Chips

Ingredient Highlight

Beets are Unbeetable!

You may think it's un-BEET-lievable but beets have been around since Ancient Greece! Only the best things in life stick around for that many centuries. 😉 Most people eat the red bulb part of the beet but did you know that the leaves and stalks are edible too? Next time you have some beets don't… Continue reading Beets are Unbeetable!