A Sugar and Gluten Free Dessert Recipe – Ginger Carrot Protein Bites
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Without a doubt, vegetables boost the nutrient density of any meal or snack
they are invited to.
They are perfect in salads and mandatory as side-dishes and are the perfect finger
food snack item adding texture, taste, color and flavor wherever or however they
They can be sweet or tangy, soft or crunchy, dressed up or plain, mixed with sauces
or shining on their own and nature seems to have provided us with an endless
variety to choose from.
But their beauty and benefits don’t stop in the savory department. These colorful,
sometimes exotic foods are broad in spectrum and serve us equally well when
included in desserts and treats.
Sweet and Savory Friendly
Truth is veggies are the workhorses of the food kingdom transitioning between
savory and sweet dishes without an issue.
They are true multitaskers, sometimes appearing in a starring roles and other times
in more subtle supportive roles but always making their presence known – adding
flavor, texture and color.
Potatoes, for example were a favorite ingredient at one time for adding moisture to
many cakes – particularly good in chocolate cakes. They provided the moisture
needed without adding density keeping the cakes light and fluffy.
Carrots have been used in desserts as a sweet substitute for a very long time
because of their natural sweetness. They also add both moisture and texture to your
dishes and were favored in tough times when other sweeteners were too expensive
or difficult to obtain.
The many variations of carrot cake that have been handed down over the years are
still family favorites in many households and is not only a great way to get children to
enjoy their veggies but to see firsthand the versatility of them.
Zucchini, because of its moisture and relatively subtle flavor is another favored