Don’t like Brussel sprouts? You might just change your mind after testing these little morsels of yumminess. “Maple- glazing” a strong flavored vegetable like Brussel sprouts is a great way to introduce them to a reluctant eater, because the light sweetness helps to balance the sharp flavor.

READ HEALTH BITE: Brussel Sprouts

Maple Glazed Brussel Sprouts
Serves:: 1 serving
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  • For each person/serving:
  • 1 cup Brussel sprouts, cleaned and cut in half
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp dark pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp soy sauce (gluten-free if needed), or a pinch of salt
  • 2 Tbsp slivered almonds (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Place oil in a glass pan and place it in the oven to allow oil to melt.
  3. Remove any damaged outer leaves from the sprouts.
  4. Rinse spouts and cut in halves with a sharp knife.
  5. Carefully remove hot pan from oven and transfer prepared sprouts. Put back into the oven and roast for about 12-15 minutes until tender with a fork. Remove from oven.
  6. Immediately, while still hot, drizzle soy sauce (or salt) and maple syrup over sprouts, and stir well.
  7. Sprinkle with raw or toasted slivered almonds if desired.