Healthy Prep for the Holidays!
I cannot believe Christmas is just right around the corner!!! Crazy!!! I feel like this year went WAYYYY too fast!! Anyways.. this season is a season that people seem to fall off track with their nutrition.. they go for the cookies, rather than the healthier dishes and snacks. I won’t lie, I am guilty of it too at times! But for the most part, I love cooking up some healthier versions of dishes so I do not feel guilty and bloated at the end of the day!
Today I went out and got some Brussel spouts to prepare a dish for our Christmas meal! If you have read any of my blog posts before, I am a HUGE fan of spice! So these bad boys are gonna be a little sweet and a little spicy!!
Sweet Chili Brussel Sprouts
1 pound brussels sprouts, stem trimmed and halved
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
2 teaspoons soy sauce (I use Bragg’s liquid Amino as a healthy alternative)
2 tablespoons chili sauce (I use Sriracha brand)
- Heat oven to 400 degrees.
- In baking sheet, toss brussel sprouts in olive oil to coat evenly.
- Roast in oven for 20 minutes, turning them half way to cook through.
- Remove sprouts and turn oven on broil to high.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients and pour over sprouts, mixing to coat evenly.
- Broil for 5 min or until sauce is caramelized.
- Remove and serve when cooled off a little!
If you give this recipe a shot, would love to hear how you like in the comments below!! Hope y’all have a wonderful holiday and don’t forget those healthy alternatives will taste just as good and get you closer to your ultimate fitness goals!!
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