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.


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


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


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.

By Hayley Sugg and Hayley Sugg