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THE BEST DAMN BRUSSELS SPROUTS SALAD. EVER.

November 4, 2019

 

Its Brussels Sprouts Season and I am STOKED!

 

Wanna know a funny story. When my boyfriend and I first started dating he told me he hated Brussels sprouts and never wanted to eat them. 

 

I told him everyone in their right mind loves Brussels and he probably just hasn't had them prepared correctly. 

 

Turns out I was right. DUH.

 

Now that man requests them! 

 

Here is an easy, delicious banging Brussels salad. 

INGREDIENTS:

 

SALAD:

2 coconut oil

1.5-2 lbs shaved Brussels Sprouts

salt and pepper to taste

1-2 tsp onion powder

1-2 tsp garlic powder

1 cup corn fresh off the cobb preferred, if in season, otherwise frozen

2 cups roasted bite-size cubed sweet potatoes

1 cup coconut bacon (store bought or homemade) 

 

 

DRESSING:

3/4 cup toasted walnut oil

1/4 red wine vinegar

2 tbsp maple syrup

2 tbsp Dijon Mustard

2 Garlic cloves

salt & pepper to taste

 

GARNISH:

Toasted walnuts

Coconut Bacon

 

DIRECTIONS:

For the salad, heat the coconut oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium heat. Once hot add in the Brussels Sprouts. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring often. Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder. Mix well and cook for another 10-15 minutes until the Sprouts are softened and cooked through. Transfer to a large mixing bowl. 

 

Add the corn, roasted sweet potatoes, coconut bacon and the dressing to the bowl, then mix well. Garnish with toasted walnuts and more coconut bacon. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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On paper, I'm a certified health coach, holistic nutritionist and chef.

In action, I'm a purpose driven Food Freedom and Body Wisdom Consultant, guiding woman and men towards the health and lifestyle of their dreams.

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