Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Jennifer appeared on KRON 4 Weekend Morning News, the Bay Area’s Local News TV station. In this segment, which aired on Sunday, February 5, 2007, Jennifer showed KRON’s Henry Tenenbaum her healthy sweets made with fresh beets.
Why? Studies show that beets can help lower cholesterol. Wo when Jennifer thought of making sweet treats for Valentine’s day, beets were perfect since they are naturally sweet and deep crimson red.
Recipes Covered in Segment
Browse the following recipes covered in the segment, and be sure to download & print a copy for your files!
- Red Velvet Cheesecake with Beets
Red velvet cake is a traditional favorite in the South. This version gets it’s red color from heart healthy beets.
- Sweetheart Cupcakes
Breakfast and snack time can be tasty and healthy with these tender cupcakes made with oat flour. Oat contains lots of soluble fiber, which makes these soft, moist cupcakes heart healthy.
- Orange Beet Mimosa
Grace your next brunch spread with these jewel-toned mimosa. Orange and beet juice are a stunning pair and add sweetness to dry champagne
Heart health depends on many factors including heredity and diet. We can’t change our genes but you definitely can control your diet. Heart healthy foods are full of antioxidants and fiber but you also have to know what to avoid. Know your facts about fat and remember not all fats are created equal. Check out my webcast on the fat behind the burger to see what might be hiding in your next take-out meal!