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Beetroot, quinoa, puy lentil and hazelnut salad

beetroot quinoa puy salad

I love beetroot and despite the unfortunate urinary discolouration I will eat as much as I can get my hands on. Not a good start to a recipe really! Apparently that’s the betanin obtained from the root, which is also used in industrial food colouring. In high concentrations the body can’t break betanin down, hence the strong red colour when paying a visit. Don’t let this put you off eating beetroot! Continue reading