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Meet Tahira Hayes, Founder of Tall Hungry Girl.

I’m a communications specialist by day and freelance writer, columnist and content strategist by night.

Tall Hungry Girl (or Boy—I haven’t forgotten about the men) is not just a playful slogan, but also a way of living. It means to stay hungry for life and actively and tenaciously pursue new experiences through travel, food, and healthy living.

I’m constantly looking for ways to learn, grow and share that knowledge with others in the process. This site is my platform for doing just that.

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Thyme Roasted Carrots

Thyme Roasted Carrots


  • 10 carrots, peeled and chopped into spears

  • 1 tablespoon of fresh thyme, finely chopped

  • 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil

  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees

  2. Wash, peel and chop carrots into spears (see step 2 photo for size reference)

  3. Put carrots in a bowl and evenly coat with olive oil, toss carrots with thyme and season with just a touch of pepper and salt. (Be sure not to over season carrots as they shrink while cooking and you don’t want them to be too salty)

  4. Cook for 15 minutes, flip carrots over and cook for 15 minutes more.

  5. Enjoy!

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