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Spicy Turmeric Roasted Root Veggies with Pomegranates & Feta

Spicy Turmeric Roasted Root Veggies with Pomegranates & Feta

By: Lisa Guy

Eating root vegetables provide dietary fibre to support digestive health and slow-release complex carbohydrates for sustained energy.



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  • 1 medium sweet potato, cut into strips
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into strips
  • 2 parsnips, cut into strips
  • 2 medium potatoes, cut into strips
  • 1 large red onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup or raw honey
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • Handful fresh herbs (parsley, mint, coriander)
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Handful feta, crumbled


  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Cut vegetables into long strips.
  • In a large bowl combine olive oil, maple syrup, turmeric, cumin, pepper and sea salt.
  • Add vegetables to bowl and toss until well coated.
  • Lay vegetables out on the baking trays and put in the oven for 40 mins, or until cooked through and golden. Toss every 15 mins.
  • Serve warm tossed with greens, feta and pomegranate seeds.


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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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