Power Food Recipe: BAKED PARMESAN CARROT FRIES WITH CHILLI MAYO DIP

Power Food this week is Carrots! The vegetable is often pulped, mashed, boiled, puréed, grated, fried, steamed, stewed, baked, juiced or eaten raw. Carrots are typically used in stir-fries and salads, but also in soups and added to baby foods or pet foods. They can be dehydrated or deep-fried to make chips, flakes, and powder. Carrots have a higher natural sugar content than all other vegetables with the exception of beets. This is why they make a wonderful snack when eaten raw and make a tasty addition to a variety of cooked dishes.

Health Benefits of Carrots

The veggie is an excellent source of vitamin A, providing more than 200% of your daily requirement in just one carrot. Vitamin A is important for the health of our vision (including our night vision) as well as our bones, teeth, and skin. A medium-size carrot has 25 calories, 6 grams of carbs, and 2 grams of fiber.

Easy to Make BAKED PARMESAN CARROT FRIES WITH CHILLI MAYO DIP

An easy way to work Carrots into your children’s diet is to have them help you make BAKED PARMESAN CARROT FRIES! Follow this recipe from Kitchen Sanctuary for your child and you to make these the next time you whip up some burgers! This new addition will guarantee to be the talking point at the next BBQ!

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