Brassicas!! Oh how I LOVE you! The brussel sprout is a member of the brassica or cabbage family. I love this teeny tiny mini personal head of cabbage, they are just so very cute. Aside from being an amazingly delicious raw salad green, they are incredibly detoxifying and super healthy. Brussel sprouts in particular have 4 unique cancer fighting compounds that help protect our DNA and help our cells stay strong and cancer free. The “Journal Of Food & Science” states that they contain glucosinolates and isothiocyanates which have shown to reduce cancer risk. These sprouts are actually stronger fighters than kale, broccoli, cauliflower and mustard greens! Wow! These little guys are also super high in protein, vitamin K &C, and folate.
Stuffed acorn squash is a perfect thing to make if you have leftovers. You can virtually stuff it with almost anything. I had left over black rice and cooked chickpeas in the fridge, so that’s what I used. This was something that I quickly threw together, so I am just going to talk you through this recipe…