Creative Summer Treats with Dehydrated Red Beets

Summer is the perfect time to experiment with fresh, vibrant flavors, and what better way to do this than by incorporating dehydrated organic red beets into your treats? These nutrient-packed gems are not only delicious but also versatile. You can easily blend our red beets to make a powder and use this powder in the following recipes! Here are some exciting ways to use dehydrated red beets for delightful summer treats. 

Beetroot Smoothie Bowls 

Smoothie bowls are a refreshing and healthy way to start your day or enjoy as an afternoon snack. Dehydrated red beets add a pop of color and an earthy sweetness that pairs well with various fruits and toppings. 


  • 1 tablespoon dehydrated red beet powder 
  • 1 frozen banana 
  • 1/2 cup frozen berries (strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries) 
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt or plant-based yogurt 
  • 1/2 cup almond milk or any milk of your choice 


  • Fresh fruits (kiwi, mango, berries) 
  • Granola 
  • Chia seeds 
  • Coconut flakes 


  • In a blender, combine the frozen banana, frozen berries, yogurt, almond milk, and dehydrated beet powder. 
  • Blend until smooth and creamy. 
  • Pour into a bowl and top with fresh fruits, granola, chia seeds, and coconut flakes. 
  • Enjoy immediately! 

Beetroot Popsicles 

Popsicles are the quintessential summer treat. Adding dehydrated red beets gives these popsicles a unique twist, enhancing both their flavor and nutritional value. 


  • 1 tablespoon dehydrated red beet powder 
  • 2 cups coconut water or lemonade 
  • 1/2 cup fresh berries (optional) 
  • 1 tablespoon honey or agave syrup (optional) 


  • In a bowl, mix the coconut water or lemonade with the dehydrated beet powder until fully dissolved. 
  • If desired, add fresh berries and sweetener to the mixture. 
  • Pour the mixture into popsicle molds and freeze for at least 4 hours, or until solid. 
  • To release the popsicles, run the molds under warm water for a few seconds. 
  • Enjoy a refreshing beetroot popsicle on a hot summer day! 

Beetroot Energy Balls 

Energy balls are a great snack for on-the-go, and dehydrated red beets add a nutritious boost. These no-bake treats are easy to make and perfect for summer activities.  


  • 1 cup rolled oats 
  • 1/2 cup almond butter or peanut butter 
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup 
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds 
  • 2 tablespoons dehydrated red beet powder 
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips or chopped nuts (optional) 


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients. 
  • Mix thoroughly until the mixture is well combined and sticky. 
  • Roll the mixture into small balls (about 1 inch in diameter). 
  • Place the energy balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. 
  • Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving. 
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. 

Beetroot Yogurt Parfait 

A yogurt parfait is a cool and creamy treat that's perfect for breakfast or dessert. The addition of dehydrated red beets adds a beautiful color and a hint of sweetness. 


  • 1 tablespoon dehydrated red beet powder 
  • 2 cups Greek yogurt or plant-based yogurt 
  • 1/4 cup honey or agave syrup 
  • Fresh berries and granola for layering 


  • In a bowl, mix the yogurt with the dehydrated beet powder and honey until well combined. 
  • In a glass or jar, layer the beetroot yogurt with fresh berries and granola. 
  • Repeat the layers until the glass is full. 
  • Top with a few extra berries and a drizzle of honey. 
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate for later. 

Beetroot Lemonade 

Cool off with a vibrant and refreshing beetroot lemonade. The earthy flavor of the beets complements the tangy lemon, making this a unique summer beverage. 


  • 1 tablespoon dehydrated red beet powder 
  • 4 cups cold water 
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 
  • 1/4 cup honey or sugar (to taste) 
  • Ice cubes 
  • Lemon slices and mint leaves for garnish 


  • In a pitcher, combine the cold water, fresh lemon juice, and dehydrated beet powder. 
  • Stir in the honey or sugar until fully dissolved. 
  • Add ice cubes to the pitcher. 
  • Garnish with lemon slices and mint leaves. 
  • Pour into glasses and enjoy! 

Beetroot Hummus Dip 

A colorful and nutritious twist on the classic hummus, beetroot hummus is perfect for summer picnics and barbecues. Serve it with fresh veggies, pita chips, or as a spread on sandwiches. 


  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed 
  • 1 tablespoon dehydrated red beet powder 
  • 1/4 cup tahini 
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 
  • Salt to taste 
  • Water (as needed for consistency) 


  • In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, beet powder, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil. 
  • Blend until smooth, adding water a tablespoon at a time until you reach the desired consistency. 
  • Season with salt to taste. 
  • Transfer to a bowl and drizzle with a bit of olive oil before serving. 
  • Enjoy with fresh vegetables, pita bread, or as a spread. 

Beetroot Ice Cream 

For a truly unique dessert, try making beetroot ice cream. The subtle sweetness of beets pairs beautifully with creamy vanilla, resulting in a gorgeous and delicious summer treat. 


  • 2 cups heavy cream 
  • 1 cup whole milk 
  • 3/4 cup sugar 
  • 1 tablespoon dehydrated red beet powder 
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 
  • Pinch of salt 


  • In a saucepan, combine the heavy cream, milk, and sugar. 
  • Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is dissolved. 
  • Remove from heat and stir in the beet powder, vanilla extract, and salt. 
  • Allow the mixture to cool completely, then chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. 
  • Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions. 
  • Transfer to a container and freeze for at least 4 hours, or until firm. 
  • Scoop and enjoy your homemade beetroot ice cream! 

Beetroot and Goat Cheese Crostini 

These elegant crostini are perfect for summer gatherings, offering a delightful combination of flavors and textures. The earthy beetroot pairs wonderfully with creamy goat cheese. 


  • 1 baguette, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces 
  • Olive oil for brushing 
  • 1 tablespoon dehydrated red beet powder 
  • 4 oz goat cheese, softened 
  • 2 tablespoons honey 
  • Fresh herbs (like thyme or basil) for garnish 


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). 
  • Brush the baguette slices with olive oil and place them on a baking sheet. 
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until golden and crispy. 
  • In a bowl, mix the softened goat cheese with the dehydrated beet powder until well combined. 
  • Spread the beetroot goat cheese mixture onto the toasted baguette slices. 
  • Drizzle with honey and garnish with fresh herbs. 
  • Serve immediately and enjoy! 
These recipes showcase the versatility of dehydrated red beets, turning them into delicious and vibrant summer treats. Whether you're looking for a quick snack, a refreshing drink , or a healthy dessert, these ideas will help you make the most of your dehydrated red beet stash. Experiment with these recipes and feel free to add your twist to make them your own. Enjoy the bright flavors and colors that dehydrated red beets bring to your summer treats! 
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