Posts Tagged ‘carrots’

Purple Carrot Ketchup – Low Sugar and Full of Antioxidants

Purple Carrot Ketchup

Purple Carrot Ketchup is a homemade low sugar recipe of one of America’s favorite condiments. And not only is the color fun and 100% natural it adds a little added nutritional boost. The purple carrots get their color from antioxidants known as anthocyanins. Plus, you get the antioxidant lycopene from the tomatoes. With just a…

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Layered Beet and Carrot Salad – Healthy as it is Beautiful

Layered Beet and Carrot Salad

Layered Beet and Carrot Salad is a colorful salad that is as healthy as it is beautiful. The bright colors of the beets and carrots help provide powerful antioxidants for your body. Paired with the natural probiotics in the yogurt, you have a showstopper salad with plenty of health benefits.  And it is pretty tasty…

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Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad – Stay Cool and Hydrated

Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad

Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad is a great way to stay cool and hydrated in the summer heat. Enjoy it as a side salad or add leftover steak, chicken, shrimp, etc., to make a complete meal. Eating spicy foods sends signals to your brain that you are too hot, so a cooling response (perspiration) is triggered…

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Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad – Healthy Bright Colors

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad is a simple, colorful, and flavorful salad that can be partially prepped ahead of time to save effort at dinner time.  You can roast the carrots and beets specifically for this recipe, or cook up a double batch and serve roasted vegetables one night and save a portion to make…

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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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