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Roasted Root Veggies

Ready in 1 hour • Makes 6 to 8 servings 

  • 2 yams or sweet potatoes 
  • 4 peeled parsnips
  • 2 medium peeled turnips
  • 4 peeled carrots
  • 2 tbsp olive or grapeseed oil 
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp cajun seasoning
  • Pinch of paprika
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. 
  • Peel the yams or potatoes, parsnips, turnips and carrots. Then cut them into bite-sized chunks. 
  • Place chopped vegetables into a large roasting pan. Drizzle with oil, making sure to coat all the vegetables. Sprinkle all the spices on top coating as evenly as possible.
  • Roast for 45 minutes. 

Calories: 210, Total Fats: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 105 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 39 g, Dietary Fiber: 10 g, Sugars: 13 g, Protein: 3 g, Iron: 1 mg

Satisfying a sweet tooth can be tough for a fitness girl. If you must indulge over the holiday season, make it as healthy as possible. Keep the calorie count down with this sweet treat.

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