Roasted Brussels Sprouts w/ Pomegranate & Hazelnuts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts w/ Pomegranate & Hazelnuts

"I can't believe I never used to eat Brussels sprouts before!" 
    - My Husband

One Thanksgiving, probably about three years ago, my sister-in-law made a simply amazing roasted Brussels sprouts dish.  Neither my husband or I could remember ever having eaten Brussels sprouts - certainly not like that, at least - so it was basically a life-changing experience.  Insofar as Brussels sprouts can be life-changing, at least.

Ever since then, I've been using Brussels sprouts every chance I get, using them raw [LIKE THIS!] or roasted, by themselves or with other veggies/ cheeses/ ingredients.  And (nearly) every time I make them, my husband says something along the lines of the above quote.  

Yep.  He even goes back for seconds on the veggies.  (Husbands eating veggies... it's a miracle, I tell ya.)  Someday maybe I'll be lucky enough to have kids that say the same thing.  Fingers crossed.

 

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Brussels Sprout + Grapefruit Slaw

Brussels Sprout + Grapefruit Slaw

AaaAaaaand I’m back! 

What?  You didn’t know I’d gone anywhere?  Pffftt! 

Well, actually, I wouldn’t be surprised, especially if you’re not reading this directly after my date of posting, and it’s quite possible you were just searching for something else to do with Brussels sprouts. Oh, the things you can do with Brussels sprouts!

Although, if you WERE hanging on the edge of your seat for the last month, saying, where has that girl gone?  What happened to her New Year’s resolution to post TWICE a week?  Then, to you, I say I’m terribly sorry, I HAVE missed you, let’s never part again! 

I know I fell off the writing train a bit, but during that time I have been thinking about you all and some new components for the blog.  I’ve got some plans and some fun surprises in store.  Sneak peek: It’s going to include a series of SERIOUS(ly delectable) clean eats, and finally, some workout tips and plans that go way beyond what I’ve done already.  And something else.  (Just so you know, I’m stifling a squeal.)

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Seven Veggie Stir-Fry

Seven Veggie Stir-Fry

I don’t remember my mom ever telling me I had to eat my vegetables. 

As I recall, roughly from the age of four on, there were no late nights sitting around the table, having been told to clean my plate or I’d have no ice cream, no whining at the sight of peas or broccoli on the table, and rarely a green been pushed aside.

In fact, I’m pretty sure I remember a few times I was upset about there being too little peas on multiple occasions.

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