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A Healthy Dish With a Fun Twist

3/2/2020

Why does our LolliHop love this recipe?

  • Roasting vegetables will bring out some of their natural sugar. It also comes out colorful with a squishy texture.
  • Bonus points for making it a fun way to explore your child’s senses AND expand their palate!
  • Pair this veggie side dish with a heart healthy protein like chicken or fish for a balanced meal. 


Here's how to make it!

First, start with the sweet potatoes.

  1. Cut 2 sweet potatoes into 1 inch cubes
  2. Coat with 1-2 TBSP of oil, and sprinkle of salt, pepper, and 2 cloves of garlic
  3. Place evenly spread out cubes on a baking sheet
  4. Cook at 400 degrees for 45 minutes


Next, prepare the beets.

  1. Peel and cut 4 beets into 1 inch cubes
  2. Coat with 1-2 TBSP of oil, and a sprinkle of salt and pepper
  3. On a separate baking sheet, cook at 400 for 15 minutes


Last but not least

Let cool, ask your child for help mixing the two together, and enjoy!

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