Back2Basic Beetroot cake

Beets again?? yes!!
can’t get enough of them…and they are soooo good for us! This time with a little crunchy cacao upgrade! This time I gave the mass the shape of a cake, instead of forming little balls, before putting it in the fridge I mixed 3 teaspoons of raw cacao with 3 tsp of coconut oil, stired this well till completely smooth and then I poored it over the cake. Coconutoil gets hard really fast when set on the fridge, you might want to give it a second layer to make the cake fancier or decorate with shredded coconut as I did on the picture. Enjoy!


Beetroots, for me, are playing in the same league as avocados and bananas – perfect by nature and actuall not in need for any further processing before being eaten. I love my beets fine grated, that’s it, maybe a drop of extra vergine olive oil and a bit of gomasio…

I realize though when I start talking about my love for beetroots to friends and interested listeners they start to shake heads or make funny faces. Many people are scared of beetroots

….childhood memories – is what the common excuse, which I understand. When cooked they loose their crunch and their fresh juice, beets are naturally sweet but mostly eaten on the side of maindishes, weird comination…

So raw beets for salad! YES!



Here comes the recipe for my favorite brand new, refreshing summer dessert:

(can also be eaten in winter…

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