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With carrots getting a lot of love this time of year, it's easy to fall into a rut of just serving them with hummus or as floppy sad disks in a batch of steamed vegetables. But there's a huge variety of ways to get your vitamin A and enjoy it too.

Don't just stick with the common orange color, branch out into a rainbow with Chile Lime Roasted Carrots.

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Use up every bit by utilizing carrot tops into beautiful green pesto for Velvety Carrot Soup.

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Carrots can dress to impress in this Savory Carrot Ribbon Tart.

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Don't forget that many of the simplest things are life's greatest pleasures, like these 3-ingredient Butter-Roasted Carrots.

And lastly, sneak in a bit of orange into dessert with Spiced Apple Carrot Cake with Goat Cheese Frosting.

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By Hayley Sugg and Hayley Sugg