Rainbow Carrot Quinoa Salad

Rainbow carrots

I remember the first time I saw a bunch of rainbow carrots.  I was in awe of their beauty and couldn’t wait to see what they tasted like.  But I was afraid to mess them up.  How would I cook them?  Should I cook them?  Then I exhaled and realized I could buy more than one bunch.

The first time I cut into a purple carrot, I was shocked to find it bright orange inside.  If you take a peeler to it, there is almost a tie-dye effect.  Raw rainbow carrots are great for snacking and perfect for veggie & dip platters.  I also enjoy them roasted whole or in halves with a little olive oil and salt.  Each color has a distinct flavor, and the kids love eating the rainbow.

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