You guys, there are so many reasons to love beets. Not only are they absolutely delicious, but they’re high in vitamin C, fibre and manganese too! Also? They tend to turn your feces an alarming shade of deep purple-red that will make you certain you’re dying for a few seconds before you remember that, oh yeah, you ate beets the other day. See, it’s important to give yourself a gentle reminder every now and then that you won’t live forever, and eating beets is a surefire way to shock yourself into feeling an acute sense of your own mortality for a quick sec before realizing it was the beets this whole time. Without further ado, here are our favourite BEET-iful recipes to send you into the brief emotional tailspin you crave!

  1. Beet Cashew Dip

Bring this crowd-pleaser to your next potluck and watch your friends’ faces wilt slightly as they realize it isn’t your famous Five-Cheese-and-Guacamole Bake, then brighten considerably when they realize it’s actually good. You’ll all say “mmm!” while you eat this delightful treat, and “OH GOD AM I BLEEDING?!?? HOW?? Oh, the beets,” approximately two days later. What a roller coaster life is, and how lucky we all are to be on it.

Recipe by Joyous Health

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