How to reduce calories when roasting vegetables

October 15, 2017

Roasting vegetables is a great way to bring out the sweetness in vegetables. Yet most people pour the oil over the vegetables and all of a sudden the calorie count for all of those lovely non-starch vegetables goes way up.

Each tablespoon of oil has roughly 120 calories. Using the “pour” method most people use 2 to 4 tablespoons adding 240 to 480 calories to the dish.

Click here to see a short video with a better method for roasting vegetables that adds only 80 calories to your dish.  When you are watching your weight, that’s a big difference!


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