Life Without Diabetes spiced roasted veg traybake

This spiced roasted veg traybake will serve four but if you are just making it for two, don’t scale it down – keep what is left over for the following day. Simply reheat in the microwave. 

spiced roasted veg traybake
Chris Alack

Prep time 5 minutes

Cook time 20-25 minutes

Serves 4

1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp chilli flakes
1 tbsp olive oil
1 small cauliflower (around 300g), broken into florets
250g broccoli, broken into florets
400g cherry tomatoes on the vine
salt and pepper

1. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.

2. Mix the spices in a large bowl with the olive oil and 2 tablespoons water until smooth. Add the cauliflower and broccoli and toss to coat evenly. 

3. Tip into a baking dish, place the tomatoes on top, season with salt and pepper and roast for 20-25 minutes. 

4. Serve while warm. 

We strongly advise consulting your doctor before embarking on any diet plan. You should also discuss your medication if necessary. The Life Without Diabetes eating plan is not suitable if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or underweight.

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© Roy Taylor 2020. Recipes created by: participants on the diabetes reversal trial, Kathryn Bruton, Alison Barnes. Food styling: Clare Lewis. Styling: Sue Radcliffe.