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Get to Know Beetroot Powder

Beets have long been a favorite for root vegetable fans, but their earthy taste isn’t something everyone loves. But, now you can get some of the benefits of beets in powder form!

What is Beetroot Powder?

Beetroot powder has been showing up in the supplement aisle (two tablespoons of the antioxidant-rich powder is equivalent to two real-life beets), although professional bakers have long known about the benefits of using beet root as a coloring—you might have already eaten it in pasta sauce or salad dressing.

Beets are high in natural sugars, so the powder provides a bit of sweetness when added to recipes. However, chances are you won’t even notice the flavor, which makes it a great choice for those who want some of the health benefits of the beet without the taste.

How to Enjoy Beetroot Powder

Beetroot powder can be added to virtually anything. Here are some ideas for incorporating beetroot powder into your diet:

  • Stirred into pasta sauce
  • Blended with your favorite smoothie or breakfast bowl ingredients
  • Mixed into batter for pancakes
  • Used to create tinted muffins
  • Sprinkled into whipped egg whites for a pink pavlova
  • Blended into juices
  • Stirred into dips or soups
  • Added to your favorite salad dressing

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