Winter is the season to nourish your bones with yummy roots such as: beets, rutabagas, parsnips, turnips, celery, daikon, yams, potatoes, onions, burdock, turmeric, sunchokes, ginger and more!

An easy way to prepare them is to clean and chop your collection of roots to bite-size. Put in a bowl and toss them with your favorite seasonings and bake in the oven at 350F until soft. Serve as a side dish, or make a main dish by topping them with steamed greens and a nut-butter sauce.

Mediterranean Medley
Toss roots in olive oil and add, peeled garlic cloves, rosemary, oregano, thyme, tarragon, halved pitted Kalamata olives and sea salt.

Indian Feast
Toss roots with coconut milk, and add, curry powder, cinnamon, shredded coconut, crushed cardamom pods, dried chili and, manuka raisins in the last ten minutes of baking.