Brussels Sprout Salad (Roasted & Non-Roasted)

Brussels Sprout

Why Brussels Sprouts? Brussels sprouts are cruciferous veggie which are RICH in sulforaphane, which reduces pro-inflammatory markers in the hippocampus—the memory center of the brain and liver inflammation. Incredible.

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Below these 2 recipes are an exceptionally tasty dish fit for a celebration meal, as roasting them till crisp takes away the sulfur odor and taste. Enjoy!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Cranberries (Version 1)

Author: Diana Herrington

Serving: 2- 3

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh Brussels sprouts
  • 1/4 cup fresh cranberries
  • 4 Tbsp coconut oil or Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Few sprigs of rosemary (optional)

How-to:

1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
2. Wash and trim the ends from the Brussels sprouts. Remove dark outer leaves and cut them in half.
3. Melt coconut oil, putting half in baking dish.
4. Place the Brussels sprouts in a baking dish and sprinkle coconut oil and salt.
5. Bake the Brussels sprouts, cut side down, for 18 minutes.
6. Remove Brussels sprouts from oven, mix in cranberries.
7. Top Brussels sprouts with pecans and a few sprigs of rosemary.
8. Bake for an additional 12 minutes.
9. Place the roasted Brussels sprouts mixture in a bowl, top with lemon juice.
10. Enjoy!

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Brussels Sprout Salad (Version 2)

This is a very easy salad to make and highly nutritious.

Author: Diana Herrington

Serving: 2- 3

Ingredients:

How-to:

1. Steam Brussels sprouts for 3-7 minutes depending on how well cooked you like them.
2. Cut tomatoes and Brussels sprouts in half.
3. In a salad bowl, put in the greens.
4. Add the tomatoes and Brussel sprouts.
5. Sprinkle with salad dressing and serve.

Remember, Your Energy Matters! –KayChong

 

About: Kay Chong is currently an energy-based food, constant jet-lag recovering & healing food researcher,blogger, healthy eating lifestyle strategist, and a community pharmacist. Kay shares healthy, healing & recovering food recipes, energy boosting food recipes for flight attendants who travel frequently across different time zones and combating with constant jet lag health issues every day. Every recipes that Kay choose, she will make sure all the ingredients in each and every recipes that are being shared here is the best, healthiest, and contain the most healing energy in it. Why? Because Kay believes that the REAL FOOD INGREDIENTS are the most powerful DRUG that can CURE and PREVENT ANY CHRONIC DISEASES on earth.

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