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Cooking up roasted beets

I was excited to receive these beets in my weekly @misfitsmarket box. I have never cooked beets, but love roasted veggies so decided to simply roast them. Then with inspiration from @inagarten, I tossed them with a little orange juice, apple cider vinegar, grated ginger, and orange zest. They were delicious by themselves, but also yummy tossed in a kale salad.

Beets have many health benefits which include:

1. High in Antioxidants

2. Relieve Inflammation

3. Promote Heart Health

4. Aid in Detoxification

5. Boost Brain Function

6. Support Digestive Health

7. Enhance Athletic Performance

8. Increase Weight Loss - high in fiber and low in calories

Nutritional facts of beets: 1 cup raw (136 grams)

• 58.5 calories

• 13 grams carbohydrates

• 2.2 grams protein

• 0.2 gram fat

• 3.8 grams dietary fiber

Easy Roasted Beets

2 beets, peeled and chopped

Toss with olive oil, salt, and freshly ground pepper

Roast at 4:00 for 15 minutes, toss and cook 15 more minutes

Remove from oven

Toss with about 1 tsp of orange juice, sprinkle of apple cider vinegar and 1/4 tsp grated ginger

In health and wellness,

Trainer Joy


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