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Roasted Yams and Asparagus Recipe

Dark orange, yellow, and green vegetables are high in alpha lipoic acid. Try this yummy roasted yams and asparagus recipe.

A delicious, flexible side dish to amp up your alpha lipoic acid intake. This recipe pairs wonderfully with grilled or roast chicken!

Serves: 4

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  • 2 pounds yams (about 4 medium), scrubbed and cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 1 pound asparagus, washed and prepared
  • 2 tablespoons fractionated coconut oil or avocado oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Other spices, to taste, including rosemary, thyme, garlic, cumin, ginger, or cayenne


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Place yams and asparagus in bowl.
  3. Sprinkle with oil and spices and toss well.
  4. Place yams on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, flip yams over.
  6. Add asparagus to baking sheet.
  7. Roast for 20 minutes more or until yams and asparagus are tender.
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