We are all getting ready to host family events and gather around the table for this holiday we call, “Thanksgiving”. With this in mind, what better time to share a great recipe? Of course, all of us are health-conscious (or at least trying to be) and the holidays present a number of challenges for maintaining healthy eating habits. I mean, who in their right mind would choose the steamed vegetable medley instead of the sweet potato casserole or say, “no thanks” to Aunt Suzy’s awesome cinnamon sweet rolls? Anyone? Bueller?? Of course, these things are super-yummy and we try to justify our decision by telling ourselves, “It is the holidays” or “I will get back on track in January”. While this sounds (and tastes) good at the time, derailing your journey¬†to better health with over-indulgence will only bring you heartache, heartburn and guilt.

With that in mind, the recipe I am sharing today is a potato-substitute and a great savory side dish.

Roasted Radishes

Do not look at me that way. I know this sounds iffy but give it a try. You will be pleasantly surprised.

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches of fresh organic radishes (8-10 radishes per bunch)
  • 2 TBSP of diced garlic
  • 2 TBSP organic butter, melted
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary

Directions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside
  3. Toss all ingredients in a bowl until the radishes are evenly coated
  4. Place radishes on the baking sheet; evenly spaced
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes or till radishes are tender
  6. Serve and enjoy
Roasted Radishes

Let us know when you make this simple but tasty recipe and tell us what you think!

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