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Hard to Beat Those Beets

Today I’m sharing a Hard to Beat Those Beets Recipe and sharing why eating beets can also help improve your health.

Hey friends, it’s that time of the year when we look for ways to improve our health, and diet is usually the first thing we try to improve.

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Why Is It Hard To Beat Those Beets?

First, let’s talk about the health benefit of eating beets.

Did you know that beets have an impressive list of health benefits, including helping to lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation and improve mental & cognitive function?

Why Are Beets So Healthy?

They are low in calories and nutrient rich. Here is an overview of the nutritional value in just 3.5 oz. of cooked beets. Nutritional information source.

  • Calories – 44
  • Proteins – 1.7 grams
  • Fat – 0.2 grams
  • Fiber – 2 grams
  • Vitamin C – 6% of the RDI
  • Folate – 20% of the RDI
  • Vitamin B6 – 3% of the RDI
  • Magnesium – 6% of the RDI
  • Potassium – 9% of the RDI
  • Phosphorous – 4% of the RDI
  • Manganese – 16% of the RDI
  • Iron – 4% of the RDI

For more information about the health benefits of beets, see this article.

Hard to Beat Those Beets Recipe

Do you like pickled beets? I’m a fan of beets in any form. However, this recipe is nothing like pickled beets, and it’s a favorite of my husband and mine.

Adding Goat Cheese and Nuts increases the calories, but both have many health benefits. At only 88 calories a serving, I’ll be surprised if you don’t love this recipe.

What Are The Health Benefits of Goat Cheese/Chèvre?

Goat cheese is also known as chèvre.

Yes, goat cheese is a dairy product that is high in calcium. Calcium is essential to healthy bones and teeth. It also offers a healthy dose of protein, phosphorus & copper.

It is low in calories and is packed with iron, vitamins A, B2, and protein.

Goat cheese is hypoallergenic and a great alternative for those allergic to cow milk products.

Benefits Of Nuts In Your Diet

In addition, this recipe calls for pecans. However, any nut of your choice will be delicious with this beet recipe.

According to the Mayo Clinic, including nuts in your diet help to reduce inflammation that can lead to heart disease.

Nuts help to lower blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol. They improve artery health and reduce your risk of heart disease.

So what’s not to love about this recipe?

Yield: 4 people

Hard to Beat these Beets Recipe

Hard to Beat these Beets Recipe

Yummy and Delicious

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes


  • 3 large Fresh Beets
  • ⅓ cup Goat Cheese, Crumbled
  • ¼ cup Pecans, Chopped


  1. Wash & Slice Beets
  2. Cover with Water and boil for 30 minutes
  3. Chop Beets into cubes
  4. Sprinkle with Goat Cheese and Pecans
  5. Serve Warm


You can substitute Pistachio Nuts or Walnuts for Pecans if you prefer.  They are all delicious.  

If you allow the dish to cool, it's still good.  However, warm is best.  

Nutrition Information



Serving Size

1 grams

Amount Per Serving Calories 88Unsaturated Fat 0g

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