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July 19, 2017

Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Bacon

by Wendy Myers

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There is nothing better than a Brussels sprout seasoned with BACON. The flavors work brilliantly together. Brussels sprouts kill more cancer cells than any other crucifer. So, let’s cook them and eat up!

Brussels sprouts are some of the most nutritious crucifers you can eat. Not surprisingly, the more nutritious a veggie is, the more bitter compounds it contains. And Brussels sprouts have some of the most bitter compounds within their innocent looking heads. However, if Brussels sprouts are fresh, they are sweet and delicious. It’s only when they sit around too long that they become more and more bitter.

You want to be sure you get the freshest brussels sprouts possible. I like to buy them on the stalk. Heck, you can even roast them on the stalk! Those cute little sprouts begin the road down bitter lane the minute they are harvested. Read More…

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