Lose Weight In 3 Days With The Carrot Diet

Lose Weight In 3 Days With The Carrot Diet

The carrot diet is exactly what you need to jumpstart your weight loss towards a healthy lifestyle. Just follow this 3-day meal plan.

If you are thinking about what would be the perfect vegetable for a diet, then look no further. The answer is carrots.

Carrots are the perfect vegetable because they have a slightly sweet taste and can be eaten raw, as a snack. So if you are up to trying new weight loss recipes, why not giving the carrot diet a chance?

Tyler Spraul from exercise.com says that by eating carrots you’ll provide your body with a great dose of vitamin A and antioxidants. You will also get a good amount of minerals, and fiber which is a great plus for weight loss.

These are some great reasons why carrots should be included in your daily diet.

How The Carrot Diet Works

Now that I sold you the carrots with all their benefits, all you need to know is how this diet works. Your main focus will be, of course, carrots that you must include in every meal you have in a day.

The “science” behind this diet is to replace certain foods on your plate with carrots.

Being a low-carb veggie that will make you feel fuller faster and for a longer period of time, it will aid in weight loss.

So it will be carrots in and unhealthy foods out from your plate.

I don’t even need to mention that sugary drinks and fatty meats are out of the menu, and nothing with dough should be consumed during the carrot diet.

The Carrot Diet

All you need are 3 days and a few changes to your meals and you are ready for the carrot diet. Make sure you have a big stock of carrots and check out these recipes for your 3-day meal plan:

Day 1 Of The Diet

Here’s a sample menu for the first day of the carrot diet:

Breakfast: Carrot And Ginger Smoothie

Carrot And Ginger Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 3 grated carrots;
  • 1 peeled ginger;
  • One cup of milk;
  • 1 tablespoon honey;
  • a few ice cubes;
  • 2 tablespoons of greek yogurt.

Preparation:

Put all your ingredients in a blender, mix everything up at high speed, and your breakfast is ready. This is a very fresh and tasty smoothie that will get your day started.

Lunch: Carrot Salad

The Carrot Diet - Carrot Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 carrots, grated;
  • 2 teaspoons of mustard;
  • Some chopped parsley;
  • 1 tablespoon of warm honey;
  • 3 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar;
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil;
  • A celery stick, sliced;
  • 2 spring onions sliced;
  • Add salt and pepper to your taste.

Preparation:

  • Mix together the honey, mustard, olive oil, and apple cider with a whisk.
  • Put the rest of the ingredients in a bowl and add the mixture on top.
  • Add in the salt and pepper.
  • Mix it together and your lunch is done.

Dinner: Carrot Soup

The Carrot Diet - Carrot Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 sliced carrots;
  • One diced onion;
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil;
  • Grated ginger;
  • One vegetable stock cube;
  • 2 tables of basil;
  • 900 ml boiling water.

Preparation:

  1. To prepare this soup, you just need to heat up the oil and add the onion, carrots, and ginger to it.
  2. Mix in the vegetable stock with the boiling water and then mix everything together.
  3. Simmer for about 35 minutes to soften the carrots.
  4. Add in some salt and pepper, then put everything in a blender. If you need to, you can add some more water.
  5. Blend and then put some basil on top and you have a delicious low-carb carrot cream soup.

Day 2 Of The Diet

Breakfast: Carrot Hash With Sausages

Carrot Hash

Ingredients:

  • 6 carrots, shredded;
  • 2 lean pork breakfast sausage, chopped;
  • Juice from one lime;
  • Salt and pepper;
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder;
  • Some chili power;
  • One teaspoon onion powder;
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro.

Preparation:

  1. Put the sausages in a pan and cook until brown.
  2. Pour the fat out of your pan, set aside the sausage, and add in the same pan the carrots. Cooked them until they start to get brown.
  3. Add in all the seasoning and cook for another 3 minutes.
  4. Mix in the sausage with the carrots and breakfast is done.

Lunch: Roasted Veggie Salad With Tahini Sauce

Roasted Veggie Salad With Tahini Sauce

Main ingredients:

  • 4 carrots cut into bigger chunks;
  • 1 broccoli head chopped into florets;
  • 2 parsnips cut into bigger chunks;
  • Salt and pepper;
  • 4 cups of baby spinach;
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil

Sauce ingredients:

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced;
  • Some cayenne pepper;
  • 1/4 cup tahini;
  • a bit of water and salt.

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven while you are lining a pan with some baking sheets.
  2. Put the broccoli and the carrots in the pan and spread the olive oil onto them with some salt and pepper.
  3. Bake the veggies for about 35 minutes.
  4. Make the dressing by mixing together all the sauce ingredients.
  5. Get out 2 large bowls and divide your spinach, broccoli, and carrots into two.
  6. Add into the bowls the parsley and the dressing. This is so easy to make, and it is just 350 calories per serving.

Dinner is the leftover grilled veggies with tahini sauce.

Day 3 Of The Diet

Breakfast: Carrot Juice With Pineapple And Oranges

The Carrot Diet - Carrot Juice Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 3 medium carrots cut, or shredded if you don’t have a juicer;
  • Half of a pineapple, cut into pieces;
  • 1 orange cut into pieces.

Now you just need to use your juicer and add in the ingredients. If you don’t have one, just add everything into a blender and you still have a delicious start to the day.

Lunch: Shaved Carrots With Mint And Pistachio

 

Shaved Carrots With Mint And Pistachio

Ingredients:

  • 7 shaved carrots;
  • 3 tablespoons of pomegranate vinegar (if you don’t have it, you can use red wine vinegar);
  • Salt and pepper;
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar;
  • Half a cup of chopped and roasted pistachio;
  • Some fresh mint chopped;
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

Preparation:

It doesn’t get any simpler than this: place your carrots in a bowl, add the rest of the ingredients, mix them, and it’s done.

Dinner: Carrot Noodles With Peanut Sauce

Carrot Noodles With Peanut Sauce

Main ingredients:

  • 8 carrots cut into noodles;
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil;
  • One red onion sliced;
  • 1 red pepper sliced;
  • Some peanuts for garnish;
  • 2 cups bean sprouts;
  • Some chopped cilantro.

Ingredients for the peanut sauce:

  • 1 cup coconut milk;
  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter;
  • 3 tablespoons of red curry paste;
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce.
  • Juice from one lime;
  • Some grated ginger;
  • 2 garlic cloves grated.

Preparation:

  1. To make the peanut sauce you need to put all the ingredients in a pot over medium heat.
  2. When the peanut butter melts your sauce is ready.
  3. Do the noodles by heating up the oil in a large frying pan and add in the onions.
  4. Cook for 3 minutes then add in the carrots and peppers with a little bit of water. Cover the pan and cook everything for 3 minutes.
  5. Now you need to add the bean sprouts and peanut sauce.

Final Thoughts

You just need three days and lots of carrots to start eating healthier and feeling lighter.

These are easy-to-make and low-calories carrot recipe ideas that you can always play with. Just make sure you are not cooking any unhealthy variations of these recipes.

Get creative and substitute what you don’t like with something you do like. This way you will stick to your diet more easily.

If you don’t like broccoli you can choose cauliflower or even cabbage. Do you see what I mean?

Just be aware, your skin might get a slight orange tint because your body gets a lot of vitamin A (from the carrots). But this will be no threat to your overall health.

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