20 Heart "Beet" Valentine's Day Recipes

"Where there is love there is life." -Mahatma Gandhi

Nothing "beets" a happy healthy heart to celebrate love. Did you know that beets are packed with nutritional benefits that increase blood circulation, balance blood pressure, and reduce inflammation? The beautiful beetroot is filled with superhero heart healthy goodness. Interestingly, the "quirky" heart-shape of the beetroot implies a deep connection to the icon of love, and the beet even  "bleeds" red, the vibrant hue containing powerful antioxidants protecting against heart disease. There are so many reasons to eat more beets! This Valentine's season, gift yourself and your loved ones a vibrant dose of deliciously healthy foods, love, and laughter. 

20 Valentine's Day Beet Recipes

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Just Beet It BONUS

Looking for ways to naturally color your Valentine's Day treats? The bright red color from beets that stains its way to your dinner table is perfect for creating Do-It-Yourself Natural Red Food Coloring. Click here for tips! 

Recipe Contributors (Thank You!) 

Oat & Sesame: Heart Beet Risotto/Food Soulutions: Beet Berry Smoothie Bowl/A Spicy Perspective: Roasted Beet and Radicchio Salad/Oh, Lady Cakes: Coconut Oil Sugar Cookies with Natural Beet Coloring/The Nourished Seedling: Pink Power Beet Pancakes/Trinity's Conscious Kitchen: Beet Wellness Juice/Easy Cooking With Molly: Healthy Beetroot Cutlets ((Valentine's Day Heart Patties)/Just Beet It: Beet, Goat Cheese, and Roasted Parsnip Dip/Tine At Home: Beetroot Soup with Love/Just Beet It: Pretty in Pink Pickled Beet Dirty Martini/The Persian Fusion: Super Healthy Beetroot Chocolate Mini-Bundt Cakes/Bev Cooks: Penne Pasta with a Roasted Beet Sauce/Bird and Cleaver: Beet-Glazed and Fennel Salmon/Purely Twins: Low Sugar Chocolate Covered Beet Fudge Bites/Vermillion Roots: Malaysian Beetroot Rendang/ The Conscious Dietitian: Simple Beet Dip with Balsamic Vinegar and Cream Cheese/Simple Healthy Kitchen: Beet It Up Beet Smoothie/Just Beet It: Super Red Detox Juice and DIY Skin Care Tips, Raw Chioggia Beet Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette, Quick-Pickled Beet Stems