Cream Cheese Swirled Carrot Cake Bars

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Try this Cream Cheese Swirled Carrot Cake Bars recipe and make a quick version of the classic carrot cake with cream cheese recipe. This Cream Cheese Swirled Carrot Cake Bars recipe is a really quick and easy snacking cake to make. It is a great one if you like to eat something that is not particularly sweet or high in either fat or calories. Of course, no matter how you look at it, this Cream Cheese Swirled Carrot Cake Bars recipe remains a dessert, so it is going to have fat, calories, sugar and all the rest of it. Still, for a sweet dessert, it has less than many recipes could have, especially since there is no icing. And this snacking cake includes somewhat less sugar as well as carrots and cream cheese for great nutrition.

Carrots are a big part of this Cream Cheese Swirled Carrot Cake Bars recipe. Carrots hold lots of beta-carotene, if not quite as much as the really big swingers, such as pumpkin or sweet potatoes. Still carrots are a good source of plenty of nutrients. As well, studies and research are beginning to show that those veggies that are orange in color, such as carrots, have more protective action for our cardiovascular system than say, green or purple veggies. So there are lots of reasons to eat this colorful veggie. Perhaps somewhat surprisingly, the best cardiovascular protection came from eating carrots on a regular basis. They actually were able to measure that carrots worked significantly better to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease. So eat up those carrots! And eat plenty of them! You can maximize the health benefits of carrots just by storing them properly. Always wrap your carrots in a damp cloth and then the plastic and keep them out of the light. That is the best way to care for your carrots. Then steam them when you eat them to retain as much of the nutritional benefit as you can of this veggie.

There is also cream cheese in this Cream Cheese Swirled Carrot Cake Bars recipe. And so that means protein as well as calcium and magnesium is going to be found in this dish. There is more protein here because of the eggs that are also part of this Cream Cheese Swirled Carrot Cake Bars recipe. So you are getting some good nutrition when you eat this dish. It is also very quick and easy to make, and is a dish that your up and coming baker or cook could like prepare on his or her own. So let the kids in to the kitchen while you relax in the living room. Enjoy this great dessert with the kids woon.

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