Perfect Roasted Veggies

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. I don’t know about you, but the menu planning is the best part! You can get creative while pooling your favorite dishes for a fantastic spread. I’m super excited to get you ready for your big dinner with some show-stopping dishes that’ll be devoured right off of the table. Whether you are hosting at your house, are a guest bringing a dish, hosting a “Friendsgiving”, or just looking for a delicious veggie side, this dish is for you!

Perfect Roasted Veggies

Simply roasted with some touches that’ll shine. That’s what I’m all about. Plus, just look at those colors!

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Perfect Roasted Veggies

Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 50 min Total Time 1:00

Ingredients

  • 10-15 rainbow carrots
  • 3 cups Brussels sprouts, sliced
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 1 acorn squash or squash of choice, sliced
  • 2 cups purple seedless grapes
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil (code LEXI for 10% off)
  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 4 sprigs of sage
  • 1-2 teaspoons fine pink sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Optional: 2 tablespoons raw honey

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • In a bowl, combine sliced onion, Brussels sprouts, carrots, squash, and grapes
  • Add in oil, garlic, salt, and pepper
  • Toss to evenly combine
  • Line a baking sheet and spread out veggies across it
  • Top with thyme and sage
  • Roast for 45-50 minutes, tossing halfway through
  • Once soft and tender, remove from the oven
  • Remove any stems (from grapes and herbs)
  • If adding honey, add while veggies are warm and toss
  • Add additional salt and pepper as desired and serve hot
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Raspberry Swirl Brownies

WHAT! February is here. How did that happen?

January was all about kick-starting that clean eating for the year with Whole30’s, 21DSD’s, and so on and let me start by saying let’s KEEP IT UP! If you’ve done it or are doing it, there’s no reason to ditch the goals now! Think S-U-M-M-E-R and push yourself to be accountable! With that said… don’t forget to treat yourself once and a while. By treat yourself I mean Valentine’s Day, clearly, and with some guilt-free chocolatey deliciousness. You with me? 

I made you the most perfect paleo brownies exploding with fresh raspberries and creamy raspberry swirls. The perfect festive treat for your Valentine, guilt-free! Recipe below.

Raspberry Swirl Brownies

Now that Valentine’s Day is upon us and my blogger friends and I are bringing you another awesome round-up of healthy treats! Each recipe is gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly, and DELICIOUS! Just the way we like it, right?

Raspberry Swirl Brownies

Brittany from Eating Bird Food made you this amazing Chocolate Coconut TartCocoa powder and coconut cream come together to make this rich and creamy Paleo Chocolate Coconut Tart. Using all whole foods and sweetened with dates and maple syrup, this tart is a decadent treat you can feel good about indulging in. 

Raspberry Swirl Brownies

Taylor from Food Faith Fitness made you these Paleo Almond Joy Lava Cakes which are made with coconut oil and have an ooey, gooey melted chocolate and almond butter center. They’re super easy and made with protein powder for a healthier, high protein dessert for two!

Paleo Almond Lava Cakes

Kelly from Nosh and Nourish made you Maple Bourbon Dark Chocolate Bark. I mean really?!? Raise your hand if your guy likes bourbon and bacon. This Maple Bourbon Bacon Dark Chocolate Bark with Pomegranates has love written all over it!!

Dark Chocolate Bacon Bark

Lee from Fit Foodie Finds made you this Paleo Salted Dark Chocolate Mousse! This dessert made with an avocado and coconut base, sweetened with maple syrup, and topped off with Himalayan Sea Salt for a decedent, guilt-free dessert!

Salted Chocolate Mousse

Davida from The Healthy Maven made you COOKIE CUPSWho needs a cup when you can eat out of a cookie?! Customize your Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups by filling them with coconut cream, berries, more chocolate or whatever your heart desires!

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And now… for my Raspberry Swirl Brownies.

These fudgy paleo brownies are packed with warm chocolate chunks and topped with fresh raspberries and creamy raspberry swirls. The perfect festive treat for your Valentine, guilt-free!


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What is your favorite Valentine’s Day Dessert?