Lively up yourself with a colorful plate of spring freshness. From beet-dyed eggs (changes the color, not the taste) to tandoori chicken or sweet pepper stir fry, a bright plate will give your spirits a lift.

beet eggs 2014

Food Ideas

  • Love to Cook: Leek soup, turmeric chicken, carrot salad
  • Weeknight Reality: Beef (or chicken) stir fry
  • Need a Miracle: Packaged kale salad with added dried fruits, nuts and shredded red cabbage, served with a multigrain loaf and soft butter
  • BONUS: if you’ve got leftover hardboiled eggs, try making beet-pickled deviled eggs for an appetizer

Recipe Links

Parting Thought

“Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgundy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries.”

Jack Kerouac, On the Road (via goodreads)

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