Caramelized Carrots with a dash of Cayenne


Carrots are naturally sweet. This recipes enhances that with a touch of a savory flare by using cayenne.
This adds a unique twist to your basic sautéed carrots.

5-6 organic carrots peeled & sliced into spears
4T balsamic vinegar
3 T real maple syrup
1T cinnamon
1/2-1 t cayenne pepper

In a sauté pan on medium high add balsamic, maple syrup & cinnamon- stirring
Once glistening and cinnamon has dissolved add sliced carrots
You will sauté for 3-5 minutes or until caramelizing
Remove from heat add cayenne -control the heat to your liking
Let sit for a few minutes
Serve with garnish of your choice
I used pineapple mint
Bon Appetit’

Cayenne’s health benefits

Cayenne powder serves as both a general tonic and a medicine. In addition to potentially helping cease the fatal throes of a heart attack, ingesting cayenne daily also clears clogged arteries while strengthening the whole cardiovascular system and the heart.

It is also a valuable aid for digestion and elimination which can ultimately help heal hemorrhoids and ulcers. Both Dr. Christopher and Dr. Schulze assert that ingesting cayenne powder will boost the potency of the other herbs and supplements you’re taking.

In cayenne studies, scientists have demonstrated an 80% reduction with prostate cancers in mice and in human prostate cancer cells in cultures. The capsaicin in cayenne actually creates accelerated cancer cell apoptosis, or cellular self destruction.

Cayenne pepper contains many beneficial phytochemicals, extremely bio-available vitamins C & E, and minerals, including the vital heart-health mineral magnesium. It cleans the blood, allowing hormonal signals to make their way unimpeded through your system and enhancing the immune system.

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Recipe by: beyond blyss -Tina Meade

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