They say you eat first with your eyes and this Beet Cashew Dip is a colourful and creamy, nutrient-filled dish that fits the bill!

Beets contain nutrients that fight inflammation and enhance oxygenation, improving brain neuroplasticity to guard against age-related cognitive decline. 


Recipe by Joyous Health

Beet Cashew Dip

Beet Cashew Dip


  • 3 beets, unpeeled, cut into chunks
  • 2 cups cashews, soaked in water for 3 hours or overnight
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • Black pepper to taste


  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 F degrees. Place beets in a covered baking dish with 1/4 inch of water. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until beets are fork tender. Let cool slightly once cooked.
  2. 2 In a food processor, combine beets, cashews, garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth or desired consistency.
  3. 3 Store in an airtight container for up to one week.
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