Beets with Orange Glaze

I love beets. If you loved our previous recipe then you will love this recipe also. The recipe I am sharing with you today is Incredibly versatile, they can be eaten for dessert or for dinner. This recipe captures that adaptability:

Beets with Orange Glaze

Hot. Cold. Side Dish. Dessert. Chunked. Soup. All of these things apply to this recipe.

Beets with Orange Glaze


  • 2 ½ – 3 c. quartered cooked beets
  • 1 c. organic cane sugar
  • 4 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 c. water
  • 2 tsp. orange zest
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ c. orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. Earth Balance


Combine sugar, cornstarch, and water in a saucepan. Whisk over medium heat until this mixture thickens. Stir in zest, lemon juice, orange juice, and Earth Balance. Lastly, fold in the beets. read more

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Easy and perfect for potlucks, cold tortillas, or parceling out in small containers for the work week. This recipe is similar to “hillbilly caviar” but in addition to a few other differences, you’ll notice it includes celery instead of corn. The truth is this: I have corn-derived ennui. And yes, this exasperation includes organic corn, too. It’s not that I dislike it– it’s just so damned omnipresent. So until I get over this, I just want to see it utilized for mazes and crop circles. read more