Recipes

How To Roast Veggies Like A Pro

How To Roast Veggies Like A Pro

How To Roast Veggies Like A Pro

We blinked, and it feels like summer vanished! Now it’s time for fabulous fall recipes that if you are like me, you wait all year to enjoy. While salads tend to dominate the summer scene, cooked vegetables bring us more comfort in the fall.

One of the best ways to enjoy your veggies as the temperatures cool down is to crank up your oven and roast them. It gives them a fantastic texture and flavor that tastes more decadent than any other cooking method, in my opinion. They're just delicious! Plus, they pair well with any main dish.

If you’ve ever tried and failed at roasting veggies – perhaps they were overdone, or some pieces were still raw – you’ve got to keep reading to make the best roasted vegetables to go with every meal. Even those big holiday meals can do with a presentation of perfectly-roasted vegetables.

Tips for Roasting Veggies

Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites Recipe

Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites Recipe

Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites Recipe

One of the most common requests I get from my clients is more healthy and easy recipes. These matcha green tea energy bites fit perfectly!

Give it a try and let me know what you think!

Serves 6 (makes 12-18 bites)

 Ingredients:

  • 1 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened

  • 4 tbsp almond flour

  • 1 tbsp matcha green tea

  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

Cherry-Ginger-Lime Smoothie

Cherry-Ginger-Lime Smoothie

Cherry Ginger Lime Smoothie Recipe

Smoothies are a great way of getting more fruits, veggies and nutrients into your day. This one has a bonus of being great for sleep!

This recipe has a natural source of sleep nutrients - Montmorency tart cherries! They’re naturally rich in melatonin, tryptophan (the amino acid responsible for the infamous “turkey coma”), vitamin C, vitamin A, and potassium, plus a bit of Magnesium.

Give it a try and make sure to share it with a friend who has trouble getting their zzz’s!

Superfood Coleslaw Recipe

Superfood Coleslaw Recipe

Throwing a healthy salad together is easy! Try this superfood coleslaw recipe for your next family get together, BBQ or potluck.

Easy and delicious!

Makes about 2 cups = 4 side portions. Feel free to double the recipe if it’s for a larger group. Salad does not keep well - best served and enjoyed immediately.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups watermelon, flesh cubed

  • 1 cup jicama, cubed (no skin)

  • ½ english cucumber, washed and chopped (with skin)