Serves: 4-6|Prep: 65 min
Roasted vegetables are a great way to encourage children to eat their veggies, as roasting accentuates their naturally sweet flavor. Root vegetables such as sweet potato, pumpkin, parsnip and carrot are a great place to start. However, once your child is comfortable eating these popular choices, try to include other varieties such as beets, turnip and Brussel sprouts.
Root vegetables are also an excellent option for babies, toddlers and fussy little people as they are delicious, sweet, and really easy to prepare. This recipe is a common side dish in my family and often accompanies grilled or roasted meat, chicken or fish. I like to vary the veggies and often include mushroom, cauliflower and broccoli. It’s not uncommon for the leftovers to end up in my son’s lunchbox the following day.