Sweet and Sneaky Ways to Eat Your Veggies: Carrots

aka “Earning Desserts as a Five-Year-Old”

carrot cake oatmeal


I always ate my three daily servings of fruit as a kid. I drank my “crazy drink” (OJ + fizzy water) through a straw at breakfast, munched on apple slices at lunch, and popped grapes like candy as an after school snack. But vegetables?


Totally different story.   Continue reading for recipe.


January 23, 2013. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Midweek Meals. 30 comments.

Homemade Flourless Carrot Fettuccine

Noodles made from scratch that only take 10 minutes to make from start to serve? That’s my kind of meal! And with such beautiful, vibrant colors, you won’t ever use regular flour fettuccine again.   Continue reading for recipe.

April 26, 2011. Tags: , , , , , . Midweek Meals. 7 comments.

Carrots for Breakfast

The only time I’ve seen carrots involved in baking is for carrot cake.  Otherwise, carrots are reserved for side dishes, soups, and rabbits.  Maybe there’s some unwritten rule I’m missing, but carrots have too much natural sweetness to be reduced solely to a single type of cake.  If people eat zucchini bread, then why not make a carrot quick bread?  Or carrot muffins? Continue reading for recipe.

December 15, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , . Baked Bliss. 5 comments.