golden-beetsOur Featured Product of the Month This April Is: Golden Beets!

Like any member of the beet family, golden beets are comprised of an edible bulb along with delicious leafy greens that can be consumed raw or cooked. The greens of any beet are actually more nutritious than the bulbs, containing The gold beet is a plant in the Chenopodiaceae family. Did you know: Beets are descended from a wild seashore plant called the sea beet. Beets prefer a cooler climate although they are tolerant of heat. They can be harvested any time during their growth cycle. Growers say the faster beets grow, the better the flavor.

Here’s an excellent recipe from Munchies incorporating golden beets into a delicious Hawaiian-inspired poke.