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 jump aboard the BEETACULAR train. Destination: Beetopia!
Beets are un"BEET"able in their health benefits, flavor, and diversity. Did you know the humble beet is edible from root to leaf? Feeling extra BEETastic, try Quick-Pickled Beet Stems or Rosemary and Garlic Beet Chips. Need some extra greens to increase your "Popeye" strength? Saute beet greens for a nutritious side-dish. Beetroot is also a great addition to desserts! Beet Espresso Brownies will surely make your heart "BEET"!
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!
How to Prepare Beets? 5 Simple(ish) Ways to Eat Beets: Cooking beets may seem daunting, but there are numerous easy ways to prepare beets. Read More . . .
The History of Beets: 10 Beet Facts That Will Make You Feel Smarter! Did you know that beets have been used to cure hangovers and heal dandruff? Read More . . .