You Won’t Believe These DIY Carrots Ideas

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A lot of people absolutely love carrots, then there are a lot that don’t. This is a veggie that can be prepared in so many ways, that surely there is at least one way they can be prepared to entice the “I have carrots” people to adapt to them. Here are some great ways to use carrots that you may want to try as something different, even if you don’t have a problem getting your family to eat them.

Carrot Fries:

carrot friesimage source:healyeatsreal

Now a lot of people absolutely adore french fries made from potatoes, but don’t be surprised if these carrot fries don’t become a big hit in your household. Do yourself a favor though stay away from the deep frier and bake these in the oven. Much healthier and oh so yummy especially when seasoned properly. Once you have peeled and cut the carrots drizzle over some real olive oil and add your seasonings then toss well. Bake in a 400 degree oven for about 30 minutes and flip them half way through.

 

Carrot Chips:

carrot chipsimage source:popsugar.com

Whenever anyone is on a diet they usually start craving all the foods they are not supposed to have. Potatoe chips is a big one. Now the solution might be to satisfy that craving with these carrot chips. They are not hard to make and you will be amazed at how good they taste.

Ingredients

2 large carrots (or 3 medium)
1/2 teaspoon olive oil (or melted coconut oil)
1/8 teaspoon sea salt

follow the easy instructions by clicking on the image source link.

┬áHealthy Pizza…Really?

Pizza is something that most of us like, but often feel a little guilty about devouring. You might not think that way anymore if you resort to a very good tasting carrot crust.

carrot pizzaimage source:joandsueblogspot

Carrot Crust Pizza
Ingredients
Crust
3 medium carrots
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup mozza cheese, shredded
1 egg
Toppings
2 Tbsp pizza sauce
2 Tbsp onion, finely chopped
2 slices bacon, cooked & diced
2 Tbsp green pepper, diced
2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese, shredded
If you visit Jo and sue’s blogspot you will get the easy to follow instructions for making this the right way.
Getting the Carrots into the kids:
There are just some little ones that no matter how much you entice them, they will not eat their carrots. Perhaps this will appeal to them
carrot cookiesimage source:squashblossombabies

Sneaky Carrot Cookies

  • 2 Bananas
  • 3 Tbsp Almond Butter (or peanut butter)
  • 1/2 cup Applesauce
  • 2 cups Oats
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Grated Carrots
  • 1/3 cup Dried Cranberries (or your favorite dried fruit)
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips (optional but really, when is chocolate optional)
  • 1 Tbsp Chia Seeds (optional but these are so good for you)
please click on the image link for the directions
The Best Ever Carrot Cake:
We just couldn’t leave out a carrot cake recipe. Even those that detest carrots are tempted with this delectable.
carrot cake
image source:gimmesomeoven
Just click on the image source to find out all you need and how to go about preparing and baking this goody.
Well there you go a few but excellent uses for carrots that are going to make dinner much more fun.

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