by Renu Chhabra
All the gifts are nothing. Money gets used up. Clothes you rip up. Toys get broken up. But a good meal, that stays in your memory. From there it doesn’t get lost like other gifts. The body it leaves fast, but the memory slow.–Meir Shalev
Brussels sprouts, the tiny cabbage-like vegetable!
We all know what they are. Right? The ones that show up at the holiday table among other delicious and indulgent dishes. Some of us wonder why are they here when we have so many other goodies to enjoy.
Yes, it’s our love hate relationship with brussels sprouts.
But they come to us with good intentions and mean well for our health.
Brussels sprouts are from cruciferous family of vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, and bok choy, known for several health benefits. These vegetables are big players in cancer prevention and lowering cardiovascular risks. And brussels sprouts are the proud members of this respectable family.
Give them a little love and they will treat you well.
Enjoy this simple recipe with choice of your favorite flavors and garnish.