"On the Pit"-(not pitted), is when olives have the most flavor. Go this route when a recipe calls for a small amount. To remove the pit, smash the olive on a cutting board with the flat side of a chef's knife.
Beets-are full of folate and potassium and delish in a Veggie Ruben Sandwich.
Try: shredded red (raw) cabbage in place of lettuce as a clean, ultra-crisp topping on a beef brisket sandwich.