I think brussels sprouts get a bad rap. They can be one of the most hated on vegetables (aside from beets) without someone ever even trying them. I am here to say no more! Brussels sprouts are like tasty little cabbages! Good for you and yummy in the tummy!
Brussels sprouts can help lower cholesterol, can block the activity of sulphotransferase enzymes that can be detrimental to the health and stability of DNA within white blood cells, packed full of antioxidants (including vitamins C, E, and A), can fight inflammation on a genetic level, can help with cancer prevention, provide cardiovascular support, and aid in digestion.
Brussels sprouts are also high in vitamin K (which promotes healthy bones), vitamin C (which can support a healthy immune system, help fight hyper tension and lower blood pressure), vitamin A (protects eyes against cataracts and macular degeneration, maintain healthy bones and teeth, prevents urinary stones, and is essential to our reproductive organs) and folate (which can help properly transcribe DNA and suppresses the amino acid that can contribute to heart disease).
This recipe is quick, easy, has super fast clean up and is a great main or side dish.
Crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Based on a recipe by Pickles & Honey
- 1 pound brussels sprouts
- 1 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons Braggs Liquid Aminos (or soy sauce)
- 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
Pour the dressing over the brussels sprout leaves and toss to combine.