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8 Ways to Get to Love Brussels Sprouts

By JulieVR |

Brussels sprouts tend to come out in October; as it tiptoes toward Thanksgiving people begin to remember them once again, and how much they love – or hate – them. There seems to be no middle ground for Brussels sprouts; either they are adored or despised – members of the latter group most likely having been subjected to overcooked frozen grey Brussels sprouts at some point of their childhoods. Members of the brassica family (think cabbage, broccoli and kale), Brussels sprouts are inexpensive and incredibly good for you – high in fiber and low in calories, with cancer-fighting properties. Here are some delicious new ways to serve them that will convert even the most staunch Brussels sprout hater.


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Brussels Sprout Recipes

Brussels Sprout Slaw with Pears, Bacon & Blue Cheese

A dynamite salad combination, the Brussels sprouts are finely shredded, giving them a slaw-like texture people love. Perfect for fall with sweet, perfumed pears.
Family Kitchen has the recipe!

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Julie Van Rosendaal is the author of five best-selling cookbooks, food editor of Parents Canada magazine, a CBC Radio columnist and a freelance writer. Her award-winning blog, Dinner with Julie documents life in her home kitchen in Canada with her husband and 7-year-old son. Read bio and latest posts → Read Julie's latest posts →

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