Welcome to Just Beet It!

We celebrate the extraordinary and humble beet by sharing creative beet recipes, lively beet blogs, fascinating beet history, interesting beet facts and trivia, detailed beet nutrition, and delightful beet puns. We hope you fall (more deeply) in love with the marvelous root vegetable and join our beet-enthused community.

Beets are un"BEET"able in their health benefits, flavor, and diversity. Did you know the humble beet is edible from root to leaf? Enjoy Quick-Pickled Beet Stems or increase your “Popeye” strength with some sauteed Superhero Beet Greens. Looking to boost your energy or workout performance? Drink some Beet Carrot and Ginger Wellness Juice or Raw Beet, Apple and Ginger Detox Smoothie. Feeling extra BEETastic, try Beetroot and Garlic Hummus or Vegan Red Borscht (Beet Soup). Beetroot is also a great addition to desserts. Vegan Beet Chocolate and Date Mousse will surely make your heart "BEET"! 


Beet Blackberry and Cacao Smoothie

Beet Blackberry and Cacao Smoothie

Vegan Beet Walnut Dip

Vegan Beet Walnut Dip

Quick-Pickled Beet Stems

Quick-Pickled Beet Stems

Beet Pesto Penne Pasta (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Beet Pesto Penne Pasta (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Super Cleanser Beet Greens Smoothie

Super Cleanser Beet Greens Smoothie

Beet, Carrot, Apple, and Ginger Vegan Soup

Beet, Carrot, Apple, and Ginger Vegan Soup


BEET HISTORY & NUTRITION

Beetroots and beet greens are nutritious, flavorful, vibrant, and versatile. Since ancient times, the beet has been used as a healing food, treating blood disorders, bad breath, coughs, constipation, fevers, skin disorders/wounds, and as an aphrodisiac. In addition to the diverse medicinal properties, the beetroot and beet leaves offer numerous vitamins and minerals, such as Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, and Manganese. The remarkable beet improves circulation, enhances cardiovascular function, detoxifies the liver, increases immunity, and provides powerful antioxidants. Add beets to your diet. Your body will thank you! 




35+ Scrumptious Desserts Using Vegetables

Want to add more vegetables to your diet but don’t want to give up decadent treats? Eat more vegetables for dessert!


Reduce High Blood Pressure with Beets

Ever heard that beetroot juice reduces blood pressure and keeps your heart in a good shape? There are many benefits to consuming this plant rich in multiple vitamins and nutrients.


30 Fermented Food and Drink Recipes for Better Gut Health

Improve your gut health with fermented foods and drinks, such as sauerkraut, kombucha, and more. Give your gut some love!


The Top 5 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Eat Beets

As it turns out, beets have every reason to be a kid’s favorite vegetable. Who knows, they may become your favorite, too!


5 Wellness Juices to Boost Health 

Whether you seek vibrant skin, increased energy, or better immunity, beet juice can improve your health from the inside out!


How to Grow Beets in Your Garden

The beet is a fabulous vegetable plant for beginning gardeners. Beetroot and beet greens are rich in nutrients and vitamins and quite easy to grow.


The History of the Beet: 10 Incredible Beet Facts

Did you know that beets have been used to cure hangovers, heal dandruff, and enhance sexual performance? Beets are rad!

30+ Vegetarian and Vegan Winter Soups to Boost Immunity

It may be chilly outside, but these 35+ vegetarian and vegan winter soups will keep you cozy AND boost your immunity.


10 Reasons Why You Should Add Beets to Your Diet

Filled with minerals and nutrients, the beet can enhance our lives in numerous ways. Check out these 10 reasons!


35 Creatively Delicous Spiralizer Recipes

Want to add more veggies to your diet? We’ve got you covered with 35 creatively delicious ways to use a spiralizer. Guess what? It’s not all about zucchini!


7 Superfoods to Eat During Addiction Recovery Treatment

People of all ages can benefit from superfoods, but those battling addictions can greatly benefit from these 7 foods!


Boost Your Body and Brain with Beets 

Did you know that beets can improve your exercise performance and create better mental clarity? Beets offer a number of health benefits!


Beeturia: What Causes Pink Pee?

The red or pink color in your urine (and stools) after eating beets can cause much distress and alarm, but the discoloration is harmless and fascinating.


How to Prepare Beets? 5 Simple(ish) Ways to Eat Beets

Looking for simple ways to prepare beets? Cooking beets may seem daunting, but there are numerous ways to prepare beets.