Demystifying Beets–colorful nutrition on your plate

Beets, in my experience, fall into either love it or loath it category. For those who can't stand it, beetroot's dirt-like taste is the main reason. Those who love it, look beyond beets' 'earthy' taste and prize them for the versatility beets lend to recipes ranging from appetizer to main dish to desserts. The main draw of beets, however, is their magical health-promoting attributes, which range from decreasing the risks of heart diseases to providing sustained energy.  In my own kitchen, getting different varieties of beets in the CSA share, eating amazing food with beets on my global travels, and...

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