Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.

This is NOT a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
No specific GERD triggers.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"Bad cooks - and the utter lack of reason in the kitchen - have delayed human development longest and impaired it most."
-Fredrich Nietzche, Philosopher

The refrigerator light goes on...

The little baby carrots are not really baby carrots. They're grown up carrots that are cut to look like baby carrots. They are a little more expensive, but it makes it easier because you don't have to prep them.

Maple Syrup

Maple syrup is a great choice for all types of cooking. It adds a rich, sweet, caramelized flavor to recipes like my Maple Herb Ribeye Steak recipe.

Used carefully it can help reduce the amount of fat and calories in a recipe while enhancing other flavors of the dish. It also helps In sauces, as it helps distribute ingredients throughout the mouth similar to the way fat does.

1 tablespoon maple syrup = 52 calories, <1g fat, 0g sat fat, 0g mono fat, 0g protein, 13g carbohydrates, 2mg sodium, 0mg cholesterol


Maple Sage Carrots

Servings = 3 | Serving size =about 1 cup

Cooking Time = 20 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.

This recipe makes great leftovers.

1 quart water
2 lb baby carrots
2 tsp unsalted butter
2 tsp olive oil
3 tsp dried sage
1/2 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
2 Tbsp pure maple syrup

Place the water in a medium pot fitted with a steamer basket over high heat. Add the carrots and steam for about 10 minutes.

Steam for about 10 minutes.

Place the butter and olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Add the carrots and cook, tossing frequently. After the carrots begin to turn slightly brown, lower the heat to medium.

Toss and add the sage, salt and pepper. Cook for about 2 minutes. Add the maple syrup, toss and cook for about 1 minute. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size = about 1 cup

Servings = 3


Amount Per Serving

Calories 103 Calories from Fat 28
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 3g 5%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Monounsaturated Fat 1g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 298mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
    Sugars 11g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 500% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 6% Iron 3%
Vitamin K 24 mcg Potassium 494 mg
Magnesium 20 mg