3 Delicious Roasted Veggies That May Surprise You

Roasting veggies is really easy! In my program, my clients talk about cooking and meal planning healthy foods. Roasting veggies is an easy snack option and my clients have enjoyed these 3 veggies. Delicata Squash, Cauliflower and Turnips are not the favorite raw veggies, but when roasted with some season, they burst with flavor! Check out the recipes below. If you are craving more sweet veggies, choose the squash to try first. If you like popcorn, start with the cauliflower. If you are feeling low, start with the root turnip! These are kid approved, so serve to your whole family. Enjoy!

Roasted Delicata Squash

Ingredients

  • 1 Medium Delicata Squash
  • varied Olive Oil
  • varied Himalayan Salt

Instructions

  1. Slice Delicata Squash in the center into 2 halves.

  2. Scrape the seeds out with a spoon.

  3. Slice in moon slices 1 inch thick.

  4. Drizzle with olive oil and place on parchment paper into preheated oven at 400 degrees

  5. Cook for 15-20 mins or until soft but firm.

  6. Sprinkle with salt and enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

You can also cook the seeds! Separate seeds from the juicy lining. Mix with olive oil, cumin, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl. Place on parchment paper and cook for 5 mins in oven at 400 degrees. You can also season them with coconut sugar and cinnamon for a sweeter snack. Enjoy! 

 

Roasted Cauliflower

Ingredients

  • 1 Head Cauliflower Cut
  • Varied Olive Oil
  • Varied Himalayan Salt

Instructions

  1. Cut cauliflower into edible chunks. 

  2. Drizzle olive oil and season with himalayan salt.

  3. Place in a preheated oven at 400 degrees and back for 20-30 mins until slightly browned. Enjoy hot from pan!

 

Roasted Turnips

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Turnip Can cut up small white or purple turnips as well
  • Varied Olive Oil
  • Varied Himalayan Salt

Instructions

  1. Slice turnips into edible pieces.

  2. Toss in olive oil and himalayan salt. 

  3. Place on parchment in a preheated oven for 35 mins. Eat warm from pan! 

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Kimberly Stewart
Kimberly Stewart
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I am a wife, mom of 4, friend and neighbor and understand how hard it can be to implement health in our busy lives! I am an Integrative Holistic Health Coach and passionate about empowering others towards wellness in their everyday lives!