Posts Tagged ‘carrots’

Carrots and Fennel with Almonds

Carrots and Fennel with Almonds

Carrots and Fennel are roasted in the oven, highlighting their natural flavor and sweetness. A great accompaniment for any dinner. Like celery, fennel is filling and yet surprisingly low in calories. One cup of fennel is only 27 calories. Fennel offers potassium, vitamin C, and small amounts of folate. Carrots and Fennel Ingredients 1 pound…

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Carrot Radish Salad – Loads of Nutrients

carrot radish salad

Carrot Radish Salad is a crunchy, colorful salad with a refreshing mix of flavors and loads of nutrients. The phytonutrients that give carrots and radishes their vibrant colors also provide us with protection against chronic diseases. Lutein and alpha and beta carotenes in the carrots protect our eyes. Simultaneously, the radishes get their color from…

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5 Health Facts About Carrots You Should Know

Health Facts About Carrots

Here are a few health facts about carrots you may not have known. Carrots are one of the most commonly known and eaten vegetables in the world today. They are enjoyed in everything from juices to salads to desserts. 1. Carrots Help Your Vision and A Bunch of Other Things Too. Carrots are a great…

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Sweet and Sour Carrots – Tasty Way to Serve

Sweet and Sour Carrots

Sweet and Sour carrots are a deliciously simple way to prepare carrots that goes well with any meal. Carrots can get a little boring, but this quick recipe is a tasty way to serve these healthy root vegetables. The known phytonutrients in carrots are lycopene, lutein, antioxidants alpha, gamma, betacarotenes, anthocyanins, zeaxanthin, and xanthophyll. You…

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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.┬áThis 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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