Naturally sweet and packed full of vitamin A and beta carotene, carrots are a fantastic vegetable for children but it’s not always easy to convince them to eat them regularly. Boiled or stir fried, they can be a little bland for kids so why not try some of these tasty recipes instead, all of which contain carrots. Shhh, the kids will never know!
Sneaky Carrot Mac & Cheese – Have picky kids or husband? This recipe is for you.
Veggie Millet Cakes – These millets cakes are easy to prepare and take only minutes to cook. Their nutty flavor comes out even more when you add a yogurt tahini sauce for your little one to eat with it.
Carrot Lemonade – Lemonade is a must for summer and this Carrot version adds a whole new twist. It’s so pretty and packed with Vitamins A and C, plus the carrots help sweeten the mix with no added sugar!
Carrot Popsicles – Get your kids involved in making these veggie-packed popsicles!
Carrot Overnight Oats – Creamy overnight oats with all the flavours of carrot cake. Almost as good as eating cake for breakfast and a great deal healthier – plus you get a portion of veg in at the start of the day.
Carrot & Apple Smoothie – A filling and nutritious breakfast smoothie with the goodness of celery, cinnamon and ginger
Carrot Pancakes – Great for getting veggies in at breakfast time!
Miss Rabbit’s Carrot Cake Energy Bites – Miss Rabbit’s Delicious No-Bake Energy Bites made with carrots from Peppa’s Vegetable Garden
Apple & Carrot Greek Yogurt Muffins – Made with lots of healthy ingredients such as carrots, apple, greek yogurt and oats, these muffins are an excellent after-school snack to feed hungry kids!
Courgette, Carrot & Banana Cake – A delicious moist and dense Courgette, Carrot & Banana Cake with an Orange Icing Glaze.
Carrot, Apple & Oat Breakfast Cookies – Vegetable Cookies?! A delicious breakfast cookie recipe, packed full of healthy oats, carrots, apples and banana. Great for picky eaters!
Carrot Cake Cookies – These Carrot Cake Cookies delicious cookies are easy to make gluten, dairy and egg free, low in sugar and packed with nutritious oats and carrots! A great way to get the kids into the kitchen cooking!
Veggie Meatballs For Kids – Packed full of protein and fibre, these Veggie Meatballs make a super healthy meal for kids. They’re great finger food for baby led weaning too!
Carrot & Sweetcorn Fritters – A tasty, quick and simple vegetarian meal
Carrot & Parsnip Fries Liven up plain old winter vegetables with these baked Carrot & Parsnip Fries!
Savoury Carrot Flapjacks Delicious savoury flapjacks packed full of carrots, cheese, nuts and seeds. A really great healthy snack for kids!
Beetroot & Carrot Soup with Feta Cheese – A delicious and vibrant kid-friendly soup made with raw beetroot, carrot and potatoes, garnished with creme fraiche and crumbled feta cheese.
Spiralized Salad For Kids – Carrot, Cucumber & Apple – A quick, easy and super healthy summer salad for kids. I’ve spiralized carrots, cucumber and apple to make this delicious side salad that the whole family will love!