Beets have the highest sugar content of all the vegetables and have a slightly sweet, earthy taste. Beets are loaded with vitamins and minerals and low in calories and fat. It is becoming increasingly popular as a sweetening substitute and an excellent alternative for food coloring. Beet powder can be used in smoothies, drinks, sauces, hummus or sprinkled on food. It is a rich source of many essential vitamins and minerals.
Bountiful Beetroot Hummus
Orange Cranberry & Beet Powder Muffins
Raw Chocolate Beet Cheesecake
Velvet Beetroot Latte
Beet Root Powder
Specific: No known precautions.
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Store herbs and spices in tightly capped containers and keep away from heat, moisture and direct sunlight. Here are the suggested shelf lives of each spice category:
- Ground spices and blends (nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric): 4 to 8 months
- Herbs (basil, oregano, parsley): 1 to 2 years
- Whole spices (cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon sticks): 4 years
- Seeds: 4 years (except for poppy and sesame seeds, which should be discarded after 2 years)
- Extracts: 4 years (except for vanilla, which will last forever)