This is one of the loveliest and most delicious side dishes I've had. Simple is often best, and this is a great example. You can try this with other vegetables too, like parsnips or Brussels sprouts. . . anything roasted and well-seasoned will be wonderful.
For Cleanse and Refresh (with modification for Gut)
prep time: 10 minutes
cooking time: 30 minutes
1 pound carrots (try to choose ones that are roughly the same size)
1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
1 tablespoon coconut palm nectar (omit for Gut Cleanse)
2 teaspoons freshly ground cumin (powder)
1 teaspoon freshly ground coriander seeds
¼ teaspoon chipotle powder
2 teaspoons sea salt
juice and zest of 1/2 lime
Preheat the oven to 375°F
Slice carrots and grind spices.
Toss the the carrots with the coconut oil, lime juice and zest, optional coconut nectar and spices.
Transfer to a baking dish and roast for about 30 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned.
Sprinkle with the mint leaves, lime juice and zest, and serve.