Roasted Vegetables & Apples w/ Bacon & Pecans

Oh, and towards the end, sprinkle some chopped pecans and brown sugar all over–delicious!

I was cooking some pork and wanted a side that would pair nicely and this worked perfectly.

I know everyone is in the hustle and bustle of the holidays and it is almost over.


The holidays mostly fly by me since I work in retail, but I’m excited about it since I’m able to be back home to NOLA and spend time with family.

I’m really expecting to do no cooking–none, nada! I want to eat some homey food from my parents and be sure to go to some of my favorite spots and try a few new ones. What have y’all been looking forward to? Are holidays to be over or never-ending?


Happy Eating!

Roasted Vegetables & Apples w/ Bacon & Pecans


  • 3 cups sweet potatoes
  • 2 apples cubed
  • 1 cup brussels sprouts halved
  • 3 slices of bacon, chopped
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • a few cracks of black pepper
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Toss the sweet potatoes, apples, brussels sprouts, bacon, and thyme together. Add the olive oil, salt, and black pepper and combine. Spread the mixture out on a sheet pan and then roast in the oven for 20-30 minutes. Make sure to stir and move ingredients around every 5-10 minutes. For the last 5 minutes, sprinkle on top the pecan pieces and brown sugar. Taste for seasoning and serve!