Tag: brussels sprouts

Kale Winter Salad

Kale Winter Salad

I’m a kale lover and I’m proud of it. Kale is one of the most versatile left greens out there. And if you tell me you’re a kale hater, my response will always be, you’re probably not preparing it correctly. This is my latest favorite, 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Almonds & Pomegranate

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Almonds & Pomegranate

Love them or hate them, Brussels sprouts have been considered a tradition at Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations for centuries. My childhood memories of sprouts are not flattering. Most of my friends have similar stories. To clarify, there is nothing more unappealing than a mushy, flavorless, overcooked 

Roasted Winter Vegetable Salad With Apple Cider-Honey Vinaigrette

Roasted Winter Vegetable Salad With Apple Cider-Honey Vinaigrette

Winter is a wonderful time. Earthy, hearty, beautiful root vegetables are in abundance. But what to do with them?  I say roast them. I love slightly browned roasted vegetables lightly toasted in olive oil. Straight-up, as a side dish or here, mixed together in a 

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Crispy Maple Bacon, Garlic And Thyme

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Crispy Maple Bacon, Garlic And Thyme

It appears I just can’t get enough of these guys.  I think I am drawn to Brussels sprouts because of their strong flavor and the ease of roasting them in the oven. They are a go-to for me during holiday time. I love a great 

Shredded Brussels Sprout With Bacon, Cranberries And Brown Sugar

Shredded Brussels Sprout With Bacon, Cranberries And Brown Sugar

Boy did I hate Brussels sprouts when I was a kid.  To my six-year-old self, these were an odd-looking vegetable not meant for human consumption.  Kudos to my parent, the Brussels sprouts kept returning and eventually, I learned to like them.  Now, older and wiser, 

Brussels Sprouts And  Cotija Cheese

Brussels Sprouts And Cotija Cheese

I discovered Cotija cheese several years ago when I hosted my husband’s 40th birthday party, which had a Mexican theme and was catered by Tacolicious, a fantastic California-style taqueria in San Francisco.  Cotija has become a staple in my house ever since.  Cotija is a cow’s