It is a well known fact that eating these “magical fermented carrot sticks” makes the Easter Bunny come to our house with Easter gifts. Then we leave a few out for him to eat too.

NurseMomPaleo

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The house is decorated for Easter and we have already dyed eggs three times! Teaching the kids about healthy eating is a challenge when the holidays seem to revolve around candy. So, we decided to make some fermented carrot sticks for the Easter Bunny because someone has to look after his health. We don’t want him to lose his only two teeth to the devastating effects of candy. This recipe is easy and fun to do because anything that requires a fermentation period feels a bit like a science project, and I love food science! We usually make our fermented foods with sea salt but today we are using Caldwell’s Cultured Vegetable Starter. We followed this recipe, and tweaked it a bit.

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. Carrots, peeled and cut into sticks
  • 3 cups non-chlorinated, filtered water
  • Spices that you might want to add: cumin, dill, cilantro, garlic, etc…

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