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Recipe: Roasted Honey Herb Carrots

Many holiday recipes, like sweet potato casseroles, while delicious, can send your blood sugar sky high! Consider getting some holiday sweetness from a recipe like these Roasted Honey Herb Carrots. There is some added sugar from the honey, but a small amount when compared to the syrups, marshmallows, and brown sugar found in many sweet potato casseroles. The cinnamon in this recipe and the roasting process also helps bring out the natural sweetness of the carrots and the thyme adds a nice woodsy flavor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

4 cups Carrots – baby carrots or regular carrots, peeled, and cut however you prefer

2 Tablespoon Honey
2 Tablespoon Thyme, fresh, chopped
1/8 teaspoon (a pinch) Pepper, Black, Ground 1/8 teaspoon (a pinch) Cinnamon, Ground 1/8 teaspoon (a pinch) Salt, Table
1 teaspoon Oil, Olive

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
2. Place large baking sheet in oven to warm while oven preheats.
3. Remove baking dish from oven, and spread carrots evenly across pan.

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

Calories 72, Total Fat 1.4 grams, Saturated fat 0 grams, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 148 mg, Carbohydrate 15 grams, Fiber 3 grams, Protein 1 gram, Vitamin A 364%, Vitamin C 9%, Calcium 3%, Iron 3%