brussel sprouts

Brussel Sprout Slaw

OMGGGGG you are going to love this.  We served it with baked tofu and it was amaze.  Not into tofu?  Try it with your favorite fish.  It does not disappoint. 


For the dressing:

1/2 c toasted sesame seeds

1 garlic clove 

zest AND juice of 2 lemons

1 Tbsp local honey 

2 Tbsp white wine vinegar 

1/4 c olive oil

salt and pepper to taste


For the salad:

1 pound brussel sprouts, shredded (or pulsed in food processor)

1 garlic glove, minced

1 shallot, thinly sliced 

1/4 c fresh mint, chopped

2 Tbsp sesame seeds

1/3 c golden raisins

Spread 1/4 c sesame seeds into a cookie sheet.  Pop into the toaster oven, or under the broiler for 2-3 minutes to toast.  This happens quickly, so keep your eye on them!

While seeds cool, combine remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor.  Add toasted seeds once cool.

Finally, combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.  Toss with dressing.  

Serves  4-6




Roasted Brussel Sprouts

If you're tired of eating your veggies, it is time you mix it up!!  Roasting is a great way to savor the full flavor--perfect alongside your protein of choice, or a top a bed of brown rice or quinoa! 


What You'll Need:

1 pound brussel sprouts 

2 Tbsp olive oil

sea salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 375*

Combine ingredients in a large tupperware container with a lid.  Shake to coat.  

Spread evenly on a baking sheet.  Bake for 15-20 minutes.

Serves 2-3

Chopped Winter Salad

I've been on the hunt for a good kale salad--I've learned the trick is to chop CHOP it up!!  Add brussel sprouts, seasonal fruit, and a ginger spiked dressing, and you're #winning.

What You'll Need:

1 pound brussel sprouts, shaved 

half bunch kale, any variety, chopped

seeds of 1 pomegrante 

1 apple, chopped

1/4 c slivered almonds 

For the dressing:

1 inch piece ginger, minced

1/2 c olive oil

1/2 apple cider vinegar 

2 tsp honey

salt and pepper

Combine fruits and veggies in a large salad bowl.  

Combine dressing ingredients in a jar; shake to mix.

Because of the heartiness of these greens, it holds up well dressed ahead of time--even over night!

Serves 4 as a main; 6 as a side.