As the leaves turn beautiful colors and the breeze brings a gentle chill, September welcomes the cozy embrace of Fall and also National Fruit & Veggies Month—a celebration of nature's bountiful and nutritious gifts.
Who else is thinking about cozy, hearty meals this season? Our 'Roasted Fall Veggies with just better.® Dijon Maple Glaze' is a testament to this celebration.
Every bite is a tribute to the fresh produce harvested during this season, from the earthy Brussels sprouts and butternut squash to the vibrant zucchini and hearty cauliflower. The inclusion of crisp Granny Smith apples echoes the diversity of autumnal produce. And with our just better.® Dijon Maple Glaze, the dish not only elevates the flavors of the season but also underscores the importance of integrating more fiber-rich fruits and veggies into our meal plan!
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Roasted Fall Veggies with just better.® Dijon Maple Glaze
1 lb. brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
1 Cup butternut squash, cubed
1 Cup zucchini thickly sliced and quartered
1 Cup cauliflower chopped
1 Granny Smith apple, chopped
½ Cup walnuts
1 Tbsp maple syrup
2 ½ Tbsp avocado oil
Pinch of Nutmeg
Sea salt to taste
just better.® Dijon Maple Glaze:
2 Tbsp avocado oil
4 Tbsp Dijon
2 Tbsp 100% pure maple syrup
2 tsp apple cider vinegar
3 Tbsp of just better.® prebiotic fiber
Sea salt to taste
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Lightly spray a large baking sheet with non-stick spray.
Combine veggies, 2 Tbsp avocado oil, 1 tbsp 100% pure maple syrup, and salt in a mixing bowl.
Mix well so everything is evenly coated.
Add to the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
Bake for 15 minutes.
Mix apple and walnuts with the other 1/2 tbsp of avocado oil and a pinch of nutmeg.
Add to the baking sheet with the other veggies. Bake for another 15 minutes.
Whisk together the Dijon mustard, 100% pure maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, and
just better.® prebiotic fiber in a small saucepan.
Bring to a simmer and then reduce heat to medium-low and let thicken — whisking occasionally for about 5 or 6 minutes.
Drizzle on roasted veggies and reserve the remaining glaze for any leftover veggies!
Note: If you prefer to swap veggies, go for it! Always try new things. Tell us how it turned out!
Fall is a time for gathering, reflecting, and appreciating the abundance of nature. Whether it's a casual weeknight dinner or a special holiday feast, this dish stands out. Here's to wholesome ingredients, delightful flavors, and the little choices that make our lives just better.®!