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Sweet and Savory Carrot Recipes

Carrots are the perfect addition to just about any meal, whether you want sweet or savory flavors. Plus, carrots are low in calories, high in fiber, and loaded with beta-carotene, a nutrient that converts to essential vitamin A in the body.

Carrot Smoothies

With just four ingredients (including the ice!), these low-carb smoothies are a snap to make for breakfast or a diabetic snack.

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Dilled Shrimp with Beans and Carrots

Loaded with veggies and brown rice, this fiber- and protein-rich dish will leave you feeling satisfied. You'll love the short ingredients list and the easy-version variation for busy weeknights.

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Carrot Hummus

Featuring carrots, garbanzo beans, and a hint of lemon, this low-carb hummus makes a healthy appetizer or potluck dish. Serve with pita bread triangles, vegetable sticks, or whole grain crackers.

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Carrot Cupcakes

Using unsweetened applesauce in place of some of the oil cuts this classic dessert to just 207 calories per cupcake. Top these moist cakes with reduced-fat cream cheese and shredded carrots for a sweet bite.

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Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup

This low-calorie soup is packed with vitamin A and boasts only 16 grams of carb per serving. You'll love the delicate hints of onion, leek, and tarragon flavors.

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Carrot Cake Parfait

This healthy twist on dessert is the perfect end to any meal. With fewer than 200 calories per serving, this parfait features fresh pineapple, carrots, nutmeg, and cinnamon.

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Raisin-Carrot Muffins

Raisins and carrots sweeten breakfast in a healthy way. With a fraction of the calories, carbs, and fat of store-bought muffins, these lightened treats can be made even lower in calories and carbs with a sugar substitute.

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Slow-Cooked Beef with Carrots and Cabbage

This comfort-food slow cooker dinner is made just for two. Loaded with pot roast, carrots, and cabbage, this meal has just 14 grams of carb and 5 grams of heart-healthy fiber per serving.

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Nutty Carrot Cake Bars

Loaded with carrots, nuts, and pumpkin pie spice and slathered with a velvety cream cheese frosting, these low-carb bars are sure to become a family favorite.

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Asparagus and Carrots with Asian Vinaigrette

Fill up on carrots, asparagus, and mushrooms in this low-carb salad that's covered in an Asian-inspired vinaigrette made with soy sauce and sesame oil.

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Carrot Cake Cookies

Love carrot cake? These delicious cookies have all the flavors you crave in a portion-controlled treat. Enjoy two cookies for 200 calories and 30 grams of carb.

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Balsamic-Glazed Carrots and Parsnips

For an easy side dish that's both sweet and savory, this low-calorie vegetable recipe is a colorful addition to a main dish featuring poultry, beef, or pork.

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Carrot Cream Puffs

In just five steps you can make this delicious low-carb dessert. Topped with walnuts and raisins, these treats offer a sweet crunch in every bite.

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Herbed Roasted Vegetables

Carrots, potatoes, parsnips, and red onions give a pop of color to mealtime. These fiber-filled veggies are roasted perfectly and tossed with garlic, thyme, and rosemary for a flavorful, low-fat side dish.

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Carrot Cupcakes with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting

Give cupcakes an update with these layered desserts that pack of punch of vitamin A and 3 grams of fiber per serving. Use a sugar substitute to cut carbs and calories.

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Lemon-Thyme Carrot Soup

Looking for a gourmet-style soup without all the fuss? Serve this beautiful soup as a low-carb appetizer that's ready in 30 minutes.

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Carrot-Pumpkin Bars

Can't decide whether to make carrot cake or pumpkin bars? This low-carb recipe combines both classic desserts in a sweet treat that has just 15 grams of carb per serving.

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Pea Pod and Carrot Stir-Fry

Enjoy this easy six-ingredient stir-fry featuring Asian-inspired flavors including ginger, garlic, and soy sauce. Plus, it has only 50 calories and 109 milligrams of sodium per serving.

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Carrot-Mushroom Stuffing

Shiitake mushrooms give this classic dish a twist that makes the perfect addition to a holiday spread or potluck buffet. Enjoy a 3/4-cup serving for only 130 calories and 3 grams of fat.

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