Quick Roasted Veggies:

Sweet potato, Courgette, and Large cap mushrooms with fresh garden herbs & potato ramblings

Quick veg - mushroom, spinach, onions and cream 4

Oven roasted vegetables can take approximately 40 minutes in the oven; here is a speedy twist for the time sapped athlete.

Sweet potatoes are rich in beta carotene amongst other vitamins and minerals. Courgettes well I am not sure how much nutrition these boys provide but they are a low-calorie vegetable choice and large mushrooms; these are the bad boy big guns of taste and helpfully versatile as a carbohydrate substitute for those watching their carbohydrate intake (they make super burger bun options and bread options for breakfast omelettes and smoked salmon lunches.

Sweet potatoes are rich in carotenoids, B6, Vitamin C, Biotin, Copper, manganese, potassium and fibre; see here for more details regarding nutrition (FYI a super vegetable to make home-made potato cakes ala Skratch labs for the bike).

Sweet potatoes have unique strengths over the humble spud; notably beta carotene content, Vitamin C content and fibre content. However don’t ditch the regular potato as these have many health and nutrition benefits notably their rich potassium content and from a carb and calorie perspective there isn’t a whole lot of difference between the two types of potato.


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