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Carrots come in many sizes and shapes and there are equally as many ways to enjoy them. And enjoy them we should. Carrots are high in beta carotene and rich in minerals and vitamins like E and K. We’ve put together 11 ways for you to use a bag of carrots. You can use them in everything from pancakes to muffins to carrot juice to, yes, the classic carrot cake. So grab your carrots and follow the jump for all the recipes.
Carrot Ginger Soup 1 of 11This dairy-free carrot ginger soup is creamy, comforting, warm, spicy, and sweet all at the same time. It's a spoon-coating soup sensation for the senses.
Make carrot ginger soup
Honey-Glazed Carrots 2 of 11Tender carrots are coated with honey, orange rind, and parsley. It's a side dish that parents and kids alike will love.
Make honey-glazed carrots
Carrot, Apple, and Spinach Juice 3 of 11Get juicing! This juice is a great way to start your day. It's loaded with nutrients and tastes good at the same time.
Make carrot, apple & spinach juice
Carrot and Parsley Salad 4 of 11This dish is simple, fresh, and healthy. Brighten up your lunch or dinner with this sensational salad.
Make carrot and parsley salad
Carrot Cake Pancakes 5 of 11Carrot cake has been re-imagined into breakfast form. These healthy whole-grain carrot cake pancakes are a great way to start your day.
Make carrot cake pancakes
Healthy Carrot Cake 6 of 11An updated take on a classic cake. This carrot cake is lightened up with whole wheat flour and tropical flavors.
Make healthy carrot cake
Carrot Cake Cookies 7 of 11Don't want to make a whole carrot cake? No problem. Make a batch of these beauties and fill them with cream cheese icing for a quick whoopie pie.
Make carrot cake cookies
Carrot Cake Cupcakes 8 of 11Just like the cake you love but in cupcake form. Grab the kids and make a batch or two.
Make carrot cake cupcakes
Roasted Carrots 9 of 11Roasting brings out even more sweetness in this veggie. Lime and cumin give these carrots a big kick in the flavor pants.
Make roasted carrots
Carrot Cake in a Jar 10 of 11Get perfect portions preparing carrot cake this way. Plus, these carrot cakes in a jar are perfect for picnics.
Make carrot cake in a jar
Pickled Carrots 11 of 11This preparation is quick, easy, and perfect for snacking. It's also a great way to get kids to eat more veggies.
Make pickled carrots