Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apple Skillet

Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apple Skillet
 
While I happen to love Brussels Sprouts, I understand that some of you out there may have their reservations about them. Perhaps this was due to many people being served soggy, unseasoned brussels sprouts during their childhood. So if you have a “thing” against brussels sprouts I am going to encourage you to give them a try again. I promise you that if you give this recipe a chance you’ll find yourself falling in love with brussels sprouts. Trust me on this one.
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Recipe type: Main, Side
Ingredients
  • Brussels Sprouts chopped and shredded
  • 1 Apple of choice chopped
  • Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tsp of Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp of Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt
Instructions
  1. Add olive oil to a frying pan over medium heat and add shredded Brussels Sprouts and the chopped Apple, sauté for a few minutes until Apple starts to soften.
  2. Add Balsamic Vinegar and mix well while sautéing.
  3. In the last minute of cooking add a handful of shredded Parmesan Cheese and let it start to melt.
  4. Remove from heat, add sea salt to taste, and serve.
Notes
If you need more motivation to give brussels sprouts a try check out these facts. There is a huge correlation between brussels sprouts and cancer prevention. They help to detox cancer causing substances from the body. Brussels sprouts are also high in Vitamins A, C, and E which help support the immune system. They help to combat chronic oxidative stress in the body and have an anti-inflammatory effect. Current research is also proving brussels sprouts as proving helpful in digestive disorders by protecting the stomach lining and preventing the overgrowth of harmful bacteria in the gut.

Apples are packed full of antioxidants and the juice actually helps with the bodies detoxification process. They also contain a substance called malic acid, that helps maintain liver function and improves digestion. In Chinese Medicine apples are used to clear away heat in the body and help protect the Lung.

And while parmesan cheese is still dairy and you don’t want to consume too much of it, there is actually some health component to this tasty ingredient. In Chinese medicine Parmesan helps to circulate Qi and break up stagnant energy which can help alleviate feelings of stress and anger.