Beets are a love or hate it vegetable. Some just can't stand their strange colors, texture, and taste - and others will add it's pinkish hues to anything from pasta to cake with gusto! This post is for all those who adore this healthy, beautiful vegetable and those curious and brave enough to try them.  Orzo, ravioli, and rice are enhanced and cupcakes, cakes, and donuts are amplified with the addition of beets of all kinds - roasted, pureed, red, or golden!  

Beet Hummus (from All Seasons Cuisine)

beet-hummus-2

Beet and FigTart (from 5 & Spice)

Beet and FigTart

Glazed Beet Donuts (from A Good Appetite)

Glazed Beet Donuts

Warm Orzo Salad with Beets and Greens (from the parsley thief)

Warm Orzo Salad with Beets and Greens

Beet Ravioli with Blood Orange-Fennel Sauce (from Katie at the Kitchen Door)

Beet Ravioli with Blood Orange-Fennel Sauce

Vanilla Beetroot Cupcakes (from No Desserts)

Vanilla Beetroot CupcakesCaramelized Onion Beetroot Feta TartGluten Free Sugar Free Chocolate Beet CakeBrown Rice Salad with Beets and Herbs

Beet Bread (from Taste for Adventure)

Beet Bread