Veggie and Meat Roast!

Cooking, DIY, Food, Healthy Foods, Saving Money, Uncategorized

Well, I’m in the middle of a fitness challenge and I’ve been watching just about everything going in. More on this fitness challenge once it’s completed. We had company over last night and I needed something a little special for it… Jumped onto Pinterest and found this Italian Sausage and Veggies bake!

I swapped the sausage for kielbasa… Anytime I can eat kielbasa is a good time. It was one of my late Russian Dads favorite proteins.

There is basically just A LOT of chopping with this recipe. I bought baby carrots instead of whole ones… slice those in half. Everything else with this recipe I did the same, except I added my own flair to the rice. I can’t get enough of homemade yellow rice right now. It’s the turmeric that gives it flavor and that yellow color. You can read all the benefits of it here. I mainly like it because it’s an anti inflammatory and who doesn’t get bored with plain white rice??

I prepped the meat and veggies ahead of time and just put it in the fridge until I was ready to bake it. Pre-measured my spices as I had plans… Pulled it out right before baking, added the olive oil to the spices and poured it over. I needed extra olive oil and I never measure what I’m doing and had a lot of extras. This was a great thing, as it tastes even better the next day.

Yellow Rice 

  • 1 teaspoon of – Turmeric  & salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon – Garlic powder, pepper, onion powder
  • Few drizzles of EVOO, Optional – Pad of butter
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup of rice


  1. Heat a pan over medium heat, add your oil and butter
  2. Gently pour in your water, add your rice and seasonings… stir well.
  3. Cover and reduce so it’s gently simmering.
  4. Cook for about 15 minutes… Add water as needed.


Serve together and enjoy!!! This will easily feed about 5-6 people with plenty of veggies and meat left over!!! This meal was a hit and will be making it again soon, even chopped some of the veggies and taters up this am and added it to eggs for a healthy breakfast scramble.



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