Brussels Sprouts can be one of those, I love it or I hate it kind of things. I am on the lovers side of brussels sprouts, you will find plenty of recipes on my site talking about my love for these little baby cabbages. The truth is, if they are done right you might like them, possibly, no promises. But this recipe is one that could win you over. I also love them for their healing benefits.
According this amazing and informative article from Dr. Oz , by Rachel Beller, MS, RD, Founder of Beller Nutritional Institute, shares why brussels sprouts, a cruciferous vegetable is good for our breast health, here’s an excerpt from Rachel Beller’s article:
“Cruciferous vegetables such as arugula, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, brussels sprouts, bok choy and kale are rich in sulforaphane – one of the primary phytochemicals (protective compounds found in plants) that helps prevent cancer. Recent studies from the Linus Pauling Institute, which was supported by the National Cancer Institute, suggest that sulforaphane can selectively target and kill cancer cells while leaving normal cells healthy and unaffected.”
Brussels sprouts is truly a super hero for our bodies, especially us ladies, take care of your Tatas from the inside out ladies, by eating these foods listed above. I really believe you should enjoy your food, but above all, eat on purpose. I love to incorporate in my daily meals, food that are delicious and healing for me and may family. This 30 day cleanse has helped me be so created with the meals I prepare.
Food is truly Healing Art. Please enjoy this recipe and many other happy healing recipes on my blog. Oh yes, always Set the Table with Love. 🙂
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest, plus 1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 pound brussels sprouts, cleaned, trimmed and leaves separated
2 tablespoon raw walnuts
1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and sliced
2 tablespoons cranberries, for garnish
Whisk together lemon zest and juice and mustard in a bowl. Ad oil in slow, steady stream, whisking until emulsified. Season with salt and pepper.
In another bowl, toss dressing with brussels sprout leaves and walnuts. Gently stir in avocado, season with salt and pepper, and serve immediately.