Are you looking to add more vegetables to your plate but find yourself lacking inspiration? Look no further! In this blog post, we’ll shine a spotlight on the importance of root vegetables in your diet. These humble veggies not only offer an array of health benefits but also provide a delightful burst of flavors and textures. Plus, we have an exciting announcement for you! Lesley from Solway Farms will be joining us in the kitchen on June 22nd at 6:30 pm to share her expertise. Hurry, as there are only a few spaces left in this not-to-be-missed class!

The Power of Root Veggies: Root vegetables are nature’s hidden treasures, brimming with essential nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants. Incorporating them into your diet can enhance your overall well-being in numerous ways. From vibrant carrots packed with beta-carotene for healthy vision, to nutrient-rich sweet potatoes offering a dose of vitamins and minerals, these veggies are true nutritional powerhouses. They provide energy, support digestion, boost immunity, and promote a healthy heart, among other benefits.






Roasted Root Vegetable Medley Now that we understand the importance of root veggies, let’s dive into a delicious recipe that showcases their incredible flavors. Our Roasted Root Vegetable Medley is a simple yet delightful dish that will have your taste buds dancing with joy. Here’s what you’ll need:


  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into sticks
  • 2 parsnips, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 beet, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 red onion, cut into wedges
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the carrots, parsnips, sweet potato, beet, and red onion with olive oil, ensuring all the veggies are coated.
  3. Sprinkle with fresh rosemary leaves, salt, and pepper, and toss gently to combine.
  4. Spread the vegetables in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Roast in the preheated oven for approximately 30-35 minutes or until the veggies are tender and lightly caramelized, stirring halfway through to ensure even cooking.
  6. Remove from the oven, let cool slightly, and serve as a delightful side dish or even as a hearty salad topper.




Lesley from Solway Farms:

This recipe is delicious, but Lesley, co-owner of Solway Farms, is the guru when it comes to root veggies! We are delighted she, will be joining us on June 22nd at 6:30 pm. She will share her wealth of knowledge and insights into the world of root vegetables. Her expertise will help us fully appreciate the benefits and versatility of these incredible veggies, making our journey toward a healthier lifestyle even more exciting.


Don’t Miss Out:

Spaces in our upcoming class are filling up quickly, but there are still a few spots available. Join us this Thursday, June 22nd at 6:30 pm to explore the wonders of root vegetables alongside Lesley from Solway Farms. Together, we’ll create delectable dishes that celebrate the natural flavors and nourishing qualities of these incredible veggies.

To secure your spot in this engaging and informative class, visit us at Don’t wait too long, as this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss!

Root vegetables are not just ordinary veggies; they hold the key to a healthier and more vibrant you. From the earthy sweetness of roasted beets to the comforting warmth of carrots and parsnips, these versatile gems deserve a special place on your plate. Embrace their flavors, reap their benefits, and join us on June 22nd at 6:30 pm to delve deeper into the world of root veggies with the expertise of Lesley from Solway Farms. Let’s unlock their potential together and embark on a delicious journey toward a healthier lifestyle!




Sakinah Bunch, ND, INHC

Doctor of Naturopathy

Integrative Nutrtition Health Coach


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