The Secret To Delicious Brussels Sprouts, Finally!
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Brussels sprouts are great for you! They contain "sulforaphane", a chemical that is believed to have potent anti-cancer properties. They are also a source of indole-3-carbinol, which boosts DNA repair in cells and appears to block the growth of cancer cells. But, I've never liked them because the ones I had were always boiled (which actually ruins their health benefits). That is until I tried them roasted in the oven with just a little bit of olive oil, salt & pepper. 30 mins at 400F. Delicious!
I think they taste better when they are cut in half, instead of baking them whole. It lets the inside caramelize too. Even tastier!
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Brussels Sprouts anti-diabetes food. Recent research has shown that brussels sprouts are also a potent anti-acid anti-cancer food. Those who eat brussels sprouts stabilize blood sugars, lowering acids and possibly avoid cancer. Broccoli, the sulfur can help ward off heart disease in diabetics. Celery, Cucumber,spinach, kale,collard mustard and turnip greens, green beans, snow peas, beans and lentils, asparagus, avocado, tomatoes, eggplant, brown rice, green peppers are all low glycemic.
When I switched from white bread to whole grain bread I started experiencing upset stomachs. But when I tried sprouted whole grain bread instead, my stomach did not object. And another benefit is a great nutty flavor and hearty texture. I don't eat any other kind of bread now.
Try sprouted whole grain bread with a nut spread and banana slices for a filling and delicious treat!
When I'm baking rolls for my family's dinner, I also slide in a little pan of vegetables to roast for me. I especially love blanched brussels sprouts with olive oil just spritzed on them, sea salt, and freshly ground pepper. Carrots are amazing roasted a bit, too, with some onion slices.
I enjoy them instead of the rolls and don't feel deprived! Extras go in a lunch baggie for work the next day.
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