One of my favorite things to do is to go to the local farmers market in town.
This past week amongst a bunch of other delicious treats, I bought fresh carrots. My normal routine is to roast them with a touch of butter, but this week I wanted to shake things up and decided to make carrot apple muffins.
They were amazing! Perfectly moist with just the right amount of sweetness. I added crushed walnuts and raisins for added depth, and used a paleo flour mix to keep them gluten free. (You can make them dairy free, too, by substituting the butter with coconut oil.)
But best of all? They are healthy AND got an A+ from the kiddos! They have been having them for breakfast all week (I made some without nuts since they are allergic) and it feels great knowing they are starting their days eating food prepared with fresh, wholesome ingredients.Continue reading →
For those of you who don’t know, I am obsessed with vegetables. Why? Because there is nothing nutritionally more beneficial for you to eat than vegetables. Sadly, many people aren’t even close to getting in the daily amount recommended for a healthy diet.