4 posts tagged carrots

Spicy Carrot Carnitas

It may be in the middle of April Showers but it is never to early to celebrate CINCO DE MAYO!!!! Mexican or Spanish food is always a winner for dinner in my house. These SPICY CARROT CARNITAS have now added another plant based Mexican dish that I can enjoy on a regular basis. Full of Beta-Carotene Rich Carrots and slow cooked to perfection in an aromatic bath of chipotle peppers and taco seasoning. The citrus rich orange juice adds a sweet but savory flavor to the carrots which is only ... Continue Reading

Carrot Mango Pudding Tarts

I say the more carrots in your life the better... This recipe was inspired by the Indian Dessert "Gajar Halwa" which is a Carrot Pudding. In general this dessert is vegetarian so it does use milk and butter so I took it upon myself to capture the essence of the dish but make it completely plant based. One of the benefits of using carrots in a dessert is that carrots have a sweet taste to them individually so they do not need to add a lot of additional sugar. Also, by pairing the ... Continue Reading

Lemon Pea Buddha Bowl

I love making random food bowls...more esthetically named "Buddha Bowls". They are such a great way to use up leftover food knowing it will still somehow end up tasting great lol. This particular buddha bowl has a unique mixture of a double dose of "pea"....yea....chickpeas and yellow split peas. Flavored with the double dose of lemons, this bowl is basically a multi-vitamin. I love the chickpea/pea mix because it is very hearty and filling but when paired with the raw kale salad it ... Continue Reading

Asian Carrot and Shitake Mushroom Salad

This partially raw salad is beaming with stunning and simple Asian influences. The aroma of ginger creates ambience of a strong but calming dish. Perfect as a solo meal but can pair well with an entrée. Serve warm or enjoy chilled on a hot summer day. This salad will bring life and nutrition to any season.   Continue Reading