Maple Glazed Carrots with Thyme


This twist on the usual honey-glazed version features the sweetness of coconut and maple balanced against savory thyme, pungent black pepper and sea salt.

Ingredients

3 cups organic baby carrots, scrubbed

2 teaspoons coconut oil

2 teaspoons pure maple syrup

3 or 4 fresh sprigs of thyme

½ teaspoon sea salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

Directions

Melt coconut oil in a microwave safe dish. Meanwhile, place washed carrots in a baking dish. Drizzle melted coconut oil over carrots, turning to coat. Bake, covered, at 400' F for 30 minutes. Pull dish from oven; drizzle maple syrup over carrots. Place sprigs over all. Return the dish to oven and bake, covered, for another 15 minutes. Serve warm.

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