‘You Beauty’ Brussel Sprouts

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Brussel sprout haters, LISTEN UP! This dish was just given the thumbs up by a VERY picky eater! Last year, I was enlisted by a private client to create delicious, nutritious meals using “anything but green vegetables.” When I delved further (because: WTF – ‘what the food?’) I was told her seven-year-old son had a strong aversion to foods coloured green 

Long story short, no matter what she tried over the years (even dying broccoli & celery purple!) he wouldn’t swallow a morsel 🙅🏾‍♂️ Out of sheer desperation, she began looking for someone to help – enter ME! So far, in the last 2 months, this little boy has embraced: zucchini, broccoli, celery & spinach. Today, however, was the BEST DAY EVER because I just got the call to say hedeclared he “LOVES CHEF SHINE’S BRUSSEL SPROUTS!”

To say I’m thrilled would be an understatement – I feel as though I’ve won the lottery. And because I’m on such a natural foods high, I jumped on insta to share this recipe with you, perfect as a side or snack on its own. Obvs, you know how great Brussels are, but just in case:

🌱They were initially bred from wild cabbage to improve digestion.
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🌱Full of vitamins, antioxidants & naturally-occurring sulphur, essential to the functioning of your cardiovascular, muscular & central nervous system.
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🌱Naturally anti-inflammatory thanks to their glucosinolate & Vitamin K

‘You Beauty’ Brussel Sprouts
 
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Recipe type: Main Meals
Ingredients
  • ✨500g/1lb brussels sprouts, shaved
  • ✨1 organic apple, grated
  • ✨1/4 cup dried, organic currants
  • ✨2-4 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • ✨3 tbs lemon juice
  • ✨1 tsp garlic powder
  • ✨1 tablespoon pure date syrup (I used @thedatelady)
  • ✨½ teaspoon sea salt
  • For plant-based parmesan:
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  • 🌱¼ cup shelled pumpkin seeds
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  • 🌱1/4 cup nutritional yeast
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  • 🌱1/4 tsp sea salt
Instructions
  1. Blitz seeds, yeast & salt in a processor. Pulverise & set aside.
  2. Saute brussels & apple in oil & salt until wilted. Turn off heat & mix in all other ingredients.
  3. Toss to combine & serve topped with plant-based parmesan (optional).

 

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