What can I do with a lot of raw carrots?
Raw: Fresh carrots taste delicious on their own. Serve them with hummus or blue cheese dressing for a simple hors d’oeuvre or snack. Shred, julienne, or grate carrots then toss with cabbage and a ginger-miso dressing for a refreshing, vegan slaw.
What happens if you eat an entire bag of baby carrots?
Carrots. Carrots are full of vitamins, minerals and fibers that are good for your health. But eating too many carrots can bring in too much beta-carotene the molecule responsible for carrots’ bright orange hue and a precursor of vitamin A. This can lead to excess blood carotene which can discolor the skin.
Is it bad to eat raw carrots?
Raw carrots make a convenient and healthy snack, but too much of even a good thing may cause problems. Overindulging in raw carrots, which contain 4 grams of fiber per cup, can cause intestinal problems and may interfere with nutrient absorption.
Can I freeze a bag of baby carrots?
Yes, to freeze: (1) Blanch (plunge into boiling water) baby carrots for two minutes and chill quickly in ice cold water; (2) Drain off excess moisture, package in airtight containers or freezer bags and freeze immediately. Frozen baby carrots will soften when thawed and are best used in cooked dishes.