Honey-Roasted Parsnips, Sweet Potatoes & Apples

A perfect fall recipe packed with health promoting ingredients!


Non Stick cooking spray
1 1/2 cups parsnips, peeled and cut into bite-size chunks
1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into bite-size chunks
2 firm red apples, cored and cut into bite-size chunks
1 Tablespoon canola oil
1 Tablespoons honey
2 Tablespoons tamari (or soy) sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray casserole dish with cooking spray and set aside. In large mixing bowl, place parsnips, sweet potatoes and apples and set aside. In microwave-safe bowl, mix oil and honey. In microwave, warm 10 seconds. Mix in tamari/soy sauce and ginger. Pour sauce over vegetables and apples. Toss to coat well. Transfer to casserole dish. Cover and bake until tender, about 1 hour. Adjust seasonings to taste.  Serves 6.


Joan Lavery-McLaughlin RD, LD
Oncology Dietitian
Mercy Oncology/Hematology Center

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Joan Lavery-McLaughlin, RD, LD


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