I am always looking for healthy snacks that taste good and fill me up! A lot of those end up being baked veggies. It’s been awhile since I’ve had this as a snack, and the other day, I came across this pin:
It reminded me of how yummy this snack really is, so naturally, I made some and wolfed it down! Carrots and zucchini are both extremely good for you and have some of the following health benefits.
You can see that this makes for an extremely healthy snack, and when you prepare them this way – oh boy – NOM NOM!!!
BAKED ZUCCHINI AND CARROT STICKS
- olive oil
- spice/herb blend of your choice (I used garlic powder and rosemary, but the possibilities are endless – the pin above links to the recipe for these, and used paprika and crushed red pepper – can you say YUM?!)
- sea salt and pepper to taste
1.) Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
2.) Peel and chop your carrots into sticks. Chop your zucchini into sticks as well. Add them both to a bowl. drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle herbs of your choice onto them along with sea salt and pepper. Toss to coat.
3.) Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and arrange your zucchini and carrot sticks on it.
4.) Place in oven and bake for 20-25 minutes until the edges of the zucchini are slightly browned.
5.) Transfer to a plate and serve