Turnip French Fries

The most unhealthy part about fries is not the carbs and potatoes but rather the frying and frying oil. Give these baked veggie alternatives a try as a delicious side to any meal! 

1 lb turnips
1 tbsp coconut oil or olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp dried parsley

1. Preheat oven to 425°F.  


2. Peel turnips and cut into 1/2-inch sticks.  


3. Coat turnips with coconut oil (or olive oil) and spices, making sure turnips are tossed well. Spread turnips in single layer over a parchment-lined baking sheet.


4. Bake for 30 minutes, flipping at 15 minutes.   


5. Increase heat to 450°F and bake for an additional 5 minutes. Serve immediately.