Carrots, ten ways

06 September, 2022

carrots 10 ways
They’re known for improving your eyesight, but carrots are great for even more than that. Used as a side, a snack and even a sweet treat, the opportunities are endless when it comes to this orange veggie. Here are 10 of our favourite ways to use them.


Carrot sticks

Perhaps the easiest way to enjoy carrots: raw and dipped in something tasty. Simply cut your carrots into sticks (you can peel them first, if you prefer), choose your favourite dip and get snacking. Try them with a homemade hummus like the recipe below?

Homemade hummus recipe


Carrot cake

With sweet, spongy cake and a creamy frosting, carrot cake is quite the delicacy. This recipe in particular is both gluten-free and vegan, too, so everyone can taste it. Serve it alongside a cup of tea and enjoy.

Carrot cake recipe


Zucchini and carrot fritters

Looking for an easy, tasty snack that is also toddler friendly? You’ll love these zucchini and carrot fritters. Not only are they delicious, but they are also packed with vitamins and nutrients.

Zucchini and carrot fritters recipe


Spaghetti bolognese

A family favourite for a reason, spaghetti bolognese is an ideal way to squeeze more vegetables into your children’s diet – especially carrots. There are countless different ways to make it, too, but we love this recipe from Simply Delicious.

Spaghetti Bolognese recipe


Honey glazed carrots

You only need one pan to make these tasty honey glazed carrots, making them ideal for mid-week dinners. They’re sweet, savoury and highly addictive – and a great way to use up those spare carrots in the fridge.

Honey glazed carrots recipe


Carrot star bites

Perfect for childcare, an after-school snack or popped in the lunch box, these carrot star bites are a fun way to pack more nutrition into your children’s day. They also only call for four ingredients! Winner.

Carrot bites recipe


Carrot bliss balls

If your children are a fan of bliss balls or carrot cake, they’ll love this hybrid by ‘My Kids Lick the Bowl!’. Full of nutrition for a healthy energy boost, they’re ideal for snacks on the go or in the lunch box.

Carrot bliss balls recipe


Broccoli and carrot tots

Ditch the potato gems in favour of these broccoli and carrot tots. They’re crunchy, cheesy and seriously tasty – everyone in the family will love them. Serve them up as a simple side dish or as party food at your next celebration.

Carrot tots recipe


Carrot fries

Do you own an air fryer? If so, you need to try these carrot fries – they’re seriously addictive. Naturally vegan and gluten-free, they’re seasoned with tasty spices for a classic French fry flavour, only packed with more goodness.

Carrot fries recipe


Ham, carrot and cheese muffins

Perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack, these super easy-to-make muffins are loaded with hidden nutrition. The recipe is super versatile, and you can even freeze them for future lunches.

Carrot savoury muffins recipe


Why not give Zucchini, 10 ways a try? or Cauliflower 10 ways?

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