March is National Nutrition Month, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. It is also the time of year when the Academy celebrates expertise of registered dietitian nutritionists as the food and nutrition experts.
Forget French fries and try these carrot fries for way more antioxidants and fewer calories They're super easy to make, too.
1 pound of carrots
Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 400ºF.
- Peel the carrots and cut them into strips about in ¼-inch thick and a few inches long.
- Coat a baking pan with cooking spray and spread the carrots onto it. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Bake 15 minutes. Flip them over and coat them with a bit more cooking spray, salt and pepper; bake another 15 minutes until lightly browned.
Serving size: 1/4 recipe