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Maple, Ginger and Thyme Glazed Carrots and Sweet Potatoes

A good friend of mine asked me the other day whether I’d ever made carrots with ginger before.  I thought about that question and my short answer was that I had, but then I couldn’t remember the last time I’d made them. I started to realize that I rarely make carrots as their own side dish, mainly because The Husband doesn’t really like carrots.  He’ll eat them, but he doesn’t enjoy them and that’s really saying something because he is the least picky eater on the planet!  So as my friend and I were talking, I started thinking the sweet potatoes that I recently roasted in coconut oil.  This, in turn had me daydreaming about how amazing carrots would taste alongside those sweet potatoes, roasted in coconut oil and glazed with maple syrup and ginger!  I was instantly obsessed with the thought and went straight to the grocery store after work for carrots and ginger!  I came home and within minutes I was enjoying possibly the easiest and best recipe I’d made in a long …