Posts Tagged ‘carrots’

Carrot Balls – Low Carb Sweet or Spicy

Low Carb Carrot Balls

These low carb carrot balls are delicious, and a little-bit-different way of serving carrots that can be a bit boring, at times! These Carrot Balls are perfect as a dessert or a savory snack, depending on the spices you add. They whip up in just a few minutes for a tasty treat. Carrots are a…

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Carrot and Microgreens Juice – Without a Juicer

Carrot and Microgreens Juice

Carrot and Microgreens Juice is a refreshing dose of nutrients that can be made with or without a juicer. Carrots add a little sweetness and antioxidants like beta carotene and the microgreens have more nutrients per ounce than their fully-grown counterparts. Toss in a bit of parsley, or cilantro if you prefer, for extra flavor.…

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Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry – Simple and Healthy

Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

This Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry is a simple but healthy meal that can be ready in under 30 minutes. The vegetables retain their crispness (and nutrients), offering a nice compliment to the tender chicken. The two essential vegetables here are carrots and bok choy, both of which are excellent sources of the antioxidant…

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Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans – Healthy Side Dish

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans is a healthy and easy side dish that is not only delicious but allergy-friendly as well. Roasting the carrots draws out the sweetness and gives the garlic a nice nutty flavor. Depending on how thick you cut the carrots they take slightly longer to roast, so I recommend keeping…

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Broccoli Carrot Salad – Loaded with Fiber and Antioxidants

Broccoli Carrot salad

Raw Broccoli Carrot Salad is full of crunch, color, and flavor. This salad is loaded with fiber and antioxidants: vitamin A from the carrots, vitamin C from the broccoli, and vitamin E from the walnuts. Plus fiber, potassium, vitamin K and host of other nutrients in these raw ingredients. If your broccoli stems are a bit…

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Carrot Greens – More Vitamin C Than the Root

carrot greens

Those feathery carrot greens on your carrots are not only edible, but they are also delicious and quite good for you. Note: Its vital that you only eat organic carrot greens. High levels of herbicides and pesticides may be in and on the carrot leaves. Carrot leaves (also called carrot tops or carrot greens) contain…

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Carrot Leaf Tea – A Perfect Way to Use the Green Tops

carrot leaf tea

Carrot Leaf Tea is a light and refreshing green tea made from the tops of carrots, and a little lemon zest if desired. Carrot leaves are edible as long as you buy organic carrots to ensure they haven’t been sprayed with pesticides or other chemicals. They have more vitamin C than the carrot root as…

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Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies – Gluten Free

Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

Yes, you can have cookies for breakfast. As long as they are healthy like these Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies. I make them ahead so we can grab them and go on those busy mornings. Carrots are the star of this recipe of course. They are loaded with fiber, antioxidants, and vitamin A among other micronutrients.…

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Low Carb Chicken Noodle Soup – Easy and Nutrient-Dense

Low Carb Chicken Noodle Soup

This Low Carb Chicken Noodle Soup may not cure a common cold, but it makes a wonderful meal on a chilly night. And, if you do happen to have a cold, the combination of vegetables, vegetables, chicken, and hot broth will help ease your symptoms as well. Instead of traditional pasta, this Low Carb Chicken Noodle…

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