Reconsidering Brussels Sprouts

On the list of healthy veggies you avoided as a kid, Brussels Sprouts are probably somewhere at the top. Everything about them (look, smell, texture, etc.) just seemed gross. You are older and wiser now, and your more refined palate appreciates the various levels of deliciousness one can achieve when preparing Brussels sprouts properly.

Health Benefits

Some say that green is a good indicator as to whether a particular vegetable is good for you. While that may be an oversimplification, Brussels sprouts are definitely high on nutrients while low on calories. However, that just scratches the surface. They’re also rich in antioxidants and may help you prevent cancer. Read 10 Ways Brussels Sprouts Benefit Your Health from Healthline for a detailed list of health benefits. 

Recipes

If you hate the taste of Brussels sprouts, maybe you just haven't found the right recipe. These two dishes from allrecipes.com will make you a believer.  

Quick Brussels and Bacon     Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Almonds
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