Beet the Rainbow
Best known for their deep red (almost purple) color, beets actually come in several shades.
10 Health Benefits of Beets
Did you hear about the guy who stopped eating his veggies? His heart missed a beet. (OK, there’s that pun I promised. Now I can relax and get back to work.)
Potential Downsides of Beets
Beets have many benefits. But they may have a few negatives to consider:
How to Use Beets
I love roasted beets seasoned with thyme. I’ll also cut cooked beets into chunks and freeze them for later use in smoothies.
3 Healthy Beet Recipes
This vibrant salad uses grated, raw beets mixed with quinoa and other nutritious vegetables. Note: You could leave out the oil and sweeteners in the dressing.
Just Beet It
Beets are a vibrant, nutritious, and underappreciated member of the produce family. You might not expect the bright coloring, strong flavoring, and benefits of beets waiting underneath their unassuming outer skin.