Stressed or scattered? This colourful, nutrient-dense dish is for you!
You know you should eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, but it’s easy to get stuck in a rut and buy the same ones each week. Shake things up a bit with this warm, satisfying bowl of roasted veggies, including iron-rich beets, vitamin A-rich sweet potatoes, and the often-underrated but totally delicious cauliflower. If by chance you’re feeling a bit flighty and unsettled, Ayurvedic medicine proposes that the root vegetables in this recipe can also help you return to feeling grounded and back to your normal self again. Regardless of the science, your tastebuds will thank you!
The Down to Earth Bowl
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
- 1 cup diced peeled sweet potato
- 2 cups cauliflower, broken down into small florets
- ¾ cup zucchini, sliced on diagonal
- 1 large beet
- olive oil, in a mister
- salt-free seasoning, such as Kirkland Organic Salt-Free Seasoning or Mrs Dash
- 1 big fistful of mixed greens
- ½ cup cooked white navy beans
- 2 tbsp dark balsamic vinegar
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- Preheat the oven on the high broil setting.
- Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside.
- Chop the sweet potato and cauliflower, and slice the zucchini and beets. Lay them out as flat as possible on the baking sheet and mist with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt-free seasoning and roast/broil for 20 minutes, flipping half way.
- Line the bottom of a big bowl with greens. When the veggies are ready, take them out of the oven and arrange them on top, in addition to the beans.
- Whisk or shake up the balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Add a little sea salt and/or black pepper to taste, then drizzle it over the vegetables.
Angela is an avid runner, fitness instructor, foodie, healthy living blogger, and owner of her business, Spin 360 Health Coaching. Having been overweight, unhappy and insecure as a teenager, Angela took control, changed her unhealthy habits, and adopted a clean eating lifestyle that she continues to maintain today. Her goal is to support, inspire, and motivate others to improve their health and be their best. You can learn more about her on her blog, Eat-Spin-Run-Repeat.com.