Winter vegetables, a great source of complex carbs

 Winter Root vegetables are a great source of complex carbs because they contain fiber and antioxidants.

Winter Root vegetables are a great source of complex carbs because they contain fiber and antioxidants.

Before Winter is over make the most of the amazing Winter root vegetables that are so delicious and versatile. Here is a medley of roasted pumpkin, sweet potato and another sort of sweet potato called "Murasaki' Sweet potato. which have a purple skin and white flesh and they are super sweet!. These root veggies are a great source of complex carbs because they are high in potassium and fiber. They are also high in zeaxanthin and carotenoids, antioxidants that protect against cancer and are good for the eyes too.  

Roast Winter Vegetables Recipe:

Chop up a whole bunch of the root vegetables, place in a pan, toss little bit of olive oil, salt, pepper and all purpose seasoning and roast on 400 degrees F (195 degrees C) for about 40- 45 minutes. Easy!