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Apple and Brussels Sprout Slaw

Apple and Brussels Sprout Slaw

If you are not a fan of Brussels Sprouts, you’ve got try eating them raw! Some nutrients, break down when they’re exposed to heat; eating them raw gives you the best opportunity to consume their enzymes, vitamins and minerals that are needed for your good health. Many people enjoy Brussels Sprouts roasted, boiled, sauteed and baked, but for those who turn their nose up to them, give them one more try eating them raw with our Apple & Brussels Sprout Slaw recipe.

Brussels Sprouts are high in fiber and getting plenty of fiber my help lower the risk of chronic illnesses. They are also rich in antioxidants, Vitamin K and Vitamin C. Brussels Sprouts can help: protect against cancer, maintain blood sugar levels helping to decrease the risk of Diabetes, lower cholesterol, strengthen bones, reduce inflammation, and can even help women have a healthier pregnancy. A variety of cooking methods, as well as a diverse variety of vegetables are key to a well-rounded diet. So add Brussels Sprouts to your diet, whether you eat them cooked, or raw, for the nutrients you need for better health.

Apple & Brussels Sprout Slaw

2 lbs. raw and shredded Brussels sprouts (use a food processor or thinly slice them by hand)

1 apple, cored and chopped

½ cup chopped walnuts

4 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar

2 Tbsp. olive oil

2 tsp. Dijon mustard

1 tsp. honey

¼ tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. salt

½ tsp. pepper

Add apple cider vinegar, oil, mustard, honey, cinnamon, salt, and pepper to a large bowl. Mix to combine.
Add the shredded Brussels sprouts and chopped apples to the bowl with the dressing. Toss to combine.
Sprinkle the walnuts on the top.
The salad can be served immediately or refrigerated for a few hours.

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