All posts tagged: beets

Dancing to the Beet

These groovy red, yellow, candy stripped beets are back in style. They are gorgeous, they are healthy, and…lucky you…they are in season! If you thought the only way to eat them was in a 1980’s terrine with dry goat cheese and sub par pistachios, welcome to this millennium. They are in everything from sweets to meats and those greens tops are showing up in the fanciest of juice establishments. We have collected our favorite curious moments, health facts and recipes to share with you, enjoy. Vibrant Health Benefits: Good source of folate, potassium, vitamin C and fiber Has shown to prevent artery and cardiovascular disease as well as lowering blood pressure Boosts your stamina during workouts by reducing oxygen consumption during submaximal exercise The juice/extract contains betanin, which has strong antioxidant activity and has been seen to have protective effects in various cancer cell lines (such as breast, prostate, liver, skin) Supports detoxification in the body and liver Helps fight inflammation in the body I like to roast 6-7 beets in the beginning of week then add them to salads, quinoa, …