EASY-BAKE VEGGIE MEDLEY

Sometimes you just want easy. And that's totally understandable. Plus, easy doesn't have to mean compromising your health, nutrients or flavour. This easy-bake veggie medley ticks of all those boxes, is a hit in my household (kids aren't always easy to please ...), and you can toss in any leftover veggies you still have laying around in that fridge of yours.

Simply wash - cut - roast. That's it!

TOMATO - FENNEL ROAST

Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer.

Adding fennel to this dish means adding in a bunch of other medicinal properties. In ancient Chinese medicine, fennel is used to help with congestion, to increase the flow of breast milk, stomach upset, insect bites, or to soothe a sore throat.

SLOWLY BAKED WINTER SQUASH

Winter squash is a name used for different squash species: kabocha squash, spaghetti squash, butternut squash, ... They're popularity is skyrocketing lately and these squashes deserve it: they're super nutritious -only one serving of butternut covers your RDA for vitamin A!, kids love the sweet taste, and their super easy to prepare. Pre-heat that oven of yours, and download the recipe.