Beets. Network for a Healthy California. Tulare County Office of Education. Reasons to Eat Beets. You can eat the root and the green leafy top. A ½ cup of cooked beet greens is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin A.
Network for a Healthy California
Tulare County Office of Education
You can eat the root and the
green leafy top.
A ½ cup of cooked beet greens is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin A.
A ½ cup of beets is a good source of folate, manganese, and riboflavin.
Marie Antoinette 1755-1793
Queen of France from 1774 to 1792
The phrase was probably “Let them eat brioche.” Brioche is a sweet bread, eaten by royalty and nobility in France.
Unfortunately, there is no evidence she said anything like this.
Just the Facts
show light and dark rings.
Beets are GREAT in a fresh, green salad.
You can eat them. They are very good for you.
Dark purple, red, white, and yellow
Because it is red and white striped
2 cans (15oz) pickled beets
1 block (10oz) part-skim Panela cheese
1 bag (18oz) whole-wheat pita chips
Dice the cheese into ¼” squares.
Using hand gloves, dice up the beets.
Gently mix the beets and cheese together.
Place one tablespoon of beets and cheese on top of a chip.
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