Beets were my sworn enemy until I tried them like this, it’s a great way to use root vegetables. I think the beets add a beautiful red color to the dish, but if it bothers you to serve pinkish vegetables, substitute parsnips, rutabaga, or any similar vegetable; be creative!

Beets were my sworn enemy until I tried them like this, it’s a great way to use root vegetables. I think the beets add a beautiful red color to the dish, but if it bothers you to serve pinkish vegetables, substitute parsnips, rutabaga, or any similar vegetable; be creative!

I wanted to do something different as a vegetable side dish. It was Thanksgiving, so I got a bunch of root vegetables and roasted them. They were a hit and are now a staple at our holiday table. I cook them during the year sometimes, as well.

I wanted to do something different as a vegetable side dish. It was Thanksgiving, so I got a bunch of root vegetables and roasted them. They were a hit and are now a staple at our holiday table. I cook them during the year sometimes, as well.

The full color spectrum of bell peppers tossed in lemon juice and roasted with whole cloves of garlic are pureed with fennel infused vegetable broth to create this colorful low-fat soup.

The full color spectrum of bell peppers tossed in lemon juice and roasted with whole cloves of garlic are pureed with fennel infused vegetable broth to create this colorful low-fat soup.

This recipe makes your turkey moist and full of flavor. You can also use this recipe for Cornish game hens, chicken breasts, or roasting chicken. The size of the turkey you select should depend wholly on the amount of guests you are cooking for. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com.

This recipe makes your turkey moist and full of flavor. You can also use this recipe for Cornish game hens, chicken breasts, or roasting chicken. The size of the turkey you select should depend wholly on the amount of guests you are cooking for. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com.

Pork loin roast – good-looking, lean, and attractively priced (under $25) – makes a memorable, no-fuss meal for holiday entertaining.

Pork loin roast – good-looking, lean, and attractively priced (under $25) – makes a memorable, no-fuss meal for holiday entertaining.