Lisa’s Festive Roast Veggies

Festive Roast Vegies Recipe

Orange vegetables are jam-packed with beta-carotene goodness, which has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to help support immune health and reduce inflammation and oxidative stress in the body.

Serves: 4

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Festive Roast Vegies Recipe

By: Lisa Guy

Need a quick, healthy and delicious dish for the Christmas table? These roast vegies are a winner!


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Ingredients

  • 1 medium orange sweet potato, skin on & cut lengthways into thick wedges
  • 1 medium white sweet potato or 2 potatoes, skin on & cut lengthways into thick wedges
  • 3 small beetroots, washed well, leaving some green stalk at the top, skin on & quartered
  • 1 bunch baby carrots, some green stalk at the top
  • 2 red onions, cut into quarters
  • 1 bulb garlic, skin on, cut in half through the middle
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • Cold-pressed olive oil
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Small handful fresh thyme

Method


  • Preheat oven to 200ºC and line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  • Place vegetables and garlic on baking trays. Drizzle with a little olive oil, sprinkle on some sea salt and toss gently.
  • Bake vegetables for around 50 mins, flipping after 30 mins.
  • Remove from oven, cover vegies in balsamic vinegar and toss. Return to the oven for another 15 mins or until vegies are all cooked through.
  • Serve warm, topped with fresh thyme.

  

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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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