Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; GP_Locale has a deprecated constructor in /home/angie/domains/angiesnest.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/locales.php on line 2

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; GP_Locales has a deprecated constructor in /home/angie/domains/angiesnest.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/locales.php on line 55

Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/angie/domains/angiesnest.com/public_html/wp-includes/post-template.php on line 250

Baked Heirloom Carrots

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Clean eating, Healthy Recipes, Recipes | 1 comment

I just love when delicious side dishes are easy, especially when they are healthy and pretty, to boot! There’s something I just love about heirloom carrots — the colors are so beautiful!

 

carrots2

It’s silly, but I love shaving off the outside peel to discover this bright white or vibrant purple carrot flesh, and then cutting into them to discover the varied, colored centers. Okay, I know, enough with the ode to a root.

The other fun thing is kids get a kick out of having veggies that are a different color, so if your kiddo is a picky eater, this makes carrots just that much more fun. My little guy loves veggies, but he thought having purple and white carrots was so entertaining. Ha!

carrots3 carrots4

This recipe takes about 5 minutes to prep and is full of flavor the whole family will love. It’s also a super easy one to prep in advance so you can just toss it in the oven when it’s dinner time.

 

Ingredients

6-8 heirloom carrots

1 tablespoon olive oil

A handful of fresh thyme (or about 1 tsp dried)

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon water

salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Slice carrots in quarters, lengthwise and then in half. Spray a little olive oil in a oven safe pan and toss carrots in. Drizzle remaining oil over the top, stirring around until lightly coated. Dust garlic powder, salt, and pepper, then top with fresh thyme add in water. Bake for 20 minutes or until soft.

baked heirloom carrots side dish

One Comment

Join the conversation and post a comment.

  1. BestDeanna

    I have noticed you don’t monetize angiesnest.com, don’t waste your
    traffic, you can earn extra cash every month with new monetization method.
    This is the best adsense alternative for any type of website (they
    approve all sites), for more info simply search in gooogle: murgrabia’s tools

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>