We were away this weekend enjoying family and Fall on the Jersey Shore (so beautiful!) and our next CSA pick up is this afternoon, which meant I had to figure out what to do with a whole mess of veggies still left from last week that we had in our fridge. I decided to roast a bunch of them. I love having roasted vegetables in the house. I use them in salads, mix them into pasta and rice dishes, slip them into kids’ lunches, incorporate them into quesadillas, include them in wraps, snack on them throughout the day, and, honestly, I eat them straight off the baking sheets in HUGE quantities.
Another perk: roasting vegetables is a great way to encourage kids to try new vegetables, too. The roasting brings out the natural sweetness in vegetables, which makes them more appealing to a child’s palate, which is more inclined towards sweet….