Carrots on woodMost of the benefits of carrots can be attributed to their beta carotene and fiber content. This root vegetable is also a good source of antioxidant agents. Carrots are rich in vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, vitamin B8, pantothenic acid, folate, potassium, iron, copper, and manganese.

Honey Carrot Bars

~15 large bars
  • 2eggs
  • 1/2cupcanola oil
  • 1/2cuphoney
  • 1/2tspvanilla extract
  • 2/3cupall-purpose flour
  • 2/3cupwhole wheat flour
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • 2tspbaking soda
  • 2cupscarrots, shredded
  • 1/2cupwalnuts, chopped
  • 2Tbsprolled oats (not instant)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, then mix in the oil, honey, and vanilla.
  3. Add the flours, cinnamon, and baking soda and mix until well-combined. Stir in the carrots and nuts.
  4. Grease and flour a baking pan and spread batter evenly in the pan. Sprinkle the top with oats.
  5. Bake for ~20 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bars comes out clean. Let cool before cutting.
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