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Brussels Sprouts

Cabbage’s cousin, the brussel sprout is filled with healthy fiber.

Brussels

There are too many reasons to eat baby cabbage as it is rich in a great deal nutritionally.  Just to begin it is high in carotenoids, potassium, folate and Vit B6.  These vitamins have been thought to be healthy for the heart.  They are loaded with healthy fiber, weighing in at just 2 grams per 1/2 cup serving.  Research shows fiber to improve digestion, improve the ability to absorb certain nutrients, also known to stabilize insulin and blood glucose.  Has been thought most recently to be good for metabolism and arteries.  There are wonderful health benefits of brussel sprouts.  Please try them.

Make them GREAT by Topping them with your favorite toppings.  They are typically medium to large in size so one can be cut in half and be enough for a half serving.

How to buy and find brussel sprouts
Look for bright sprouts with tight green heads. Cut tip of stem off.  Be sure not to overcook as you will LOSE nutrition in this process.  A simple steam 4 minutes, or saute toss in medium pan works perfect.

Directions for sauce:  Cut in half before you toss them.  Prepare mix of sea salt, pepper, lemon juice, olive oil, and garlic. Pour mixture onto hot sprouts.

Top with parmesan cheese (optional).
Vegetarians top with Nutritional Yeast.

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