Here's a warming recipe, a good dish for the transition from autumn into winter. It's from the Vegetarian Times website; check out their site for a range of recipes including gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan.

Cumin-Roasted Beets

Serves 8

These beets can be served warm in a bowl or at room temperature over a bed of greens.
• 3 lb. small beets, peeled and cut into eighths
• 3 Tbs. garlic-flavored olive oil
• 1 Tbs. ground cumin
• 4 green onions, thinly sliced (½ cup)
• 2 Tbs. lemon juice

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss beets with oil and cumin in bowl; season with salt and pepper, if desired. Spread beets on 2 baking sheets, and roast 30 to 40 minutes, rotating baking sheets halfway through and stirring beets occasionally.

2. While beets are still hot, transfer to large bowl, and stir in green onions and lemon juice.

From: Vegetarian Times, November 2013, p.61

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