Simple, sweet carrot cake balls...
These babies (Recipe below) are simply divine! Gluten free, refined sugar free and the carroty element does the following for you:
Carrots are an excellent source of beta-carotene, this nutrient is important for eye health and visual acuity – it helps your eyes adjust in dimming light.
Carrots are also an excellent source of vitamin K of which you need a small amount each day to protect against deficiency. Vitamin K is mainly required for blood to clot, but it’s also thought to play an important role in building and maintaining healthy bones.
Carrots also provide vitamin C. This antioxidant nutrient plays an essential role in the production of the tissues that make up your blood vessels, bones, teeth, gums, muscle and skin. It also supports immune system function and helps your body absorb iron.
In eating these mean orange sticks, it will boost your intake of several important B vitamins.
Here's a mini healthy raw carrot cake ball to get you started...
1 medium carrot finely grated
4 tbsp gluten free oats
4 tbsp desiccated coconut
6 toasted walnuts
2 tbsp coconut oil/butter
2 tbsp cinnamon
1/8 th tsp Himalayan sea salt
1 tsp stevia or 1 tbsp maple syrup/rice malt syrup
Put all ingredients into food processor and whizz like there's no tomorrow!
Take a table spoon of mixture at a time, roll into balls, place in fridge and enjoy straight out of the fridge...
mmmm mmmm mmmmm :)