5 Gorgeous Carrot Recipes That Will Make You Eat with Your Eyes

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Vitamin A-rich carrots are good for your eyes, so we're always thinking of new ways to incorporate them into meals. One foolproof way to get more carrots into your diet is to make recipes that are easy on the eyes and thoroughly craveworthy. Take this Beet and Carrot Slaw, pictured above, that takes only minutes to make and is instantly Instagram-ready. Below, we've rounded up four more gorgeous ways to eat more carrots — some healthy, and some cake — that'll have you saying, "What's up, Doc?"

Swap orange juice for orange-colored carrot juice in mimosas for a slightly healthier way to indulge in champagne before noon.

Now that you've cut the calories from the mimosas, go ahead and add them back into your brunch with these carrot cake pancakes drizzled with maple cream cheese, toasted pecans and lots of syrup.

Photo by: Tara Donne ©2009, Tara Donne

Tara Donne, 2009, Tara Donne

Detox from your decadent brunch with simple roasted carrots, coated in a little honey to bring out the vegetable's natural sweetness.

Eat enough salad and you can reward yourself with carrot cake later. This one is coated in creamy coconut frosting and shredded coconut for texture.

More Carrot Recipes from our Friends:
The Lemon Bowl: Roasted Root Vegetable Soup
The Mediterranean Dish: Turmeric Roasted Carrots
The Fed Up Foodie: Carrot Cucumber Asian Slaw
Elephants and the Coconut Trees: Carrot Peas Pilaf
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