Healthy Brussels Sprouts Salad

Happy  November Fit Fam.

Ready, set, go! Busy is an understatement of our holiday schedule! Late last night my daughter tells me “it’s dress in your favorite decade tomorrow. “  I know all you moms out there have been there.

Soooo, I thought I would share a yummy, fast and easy recipe this morning. With the holiday season upon us, I need to do my part to keep my clients, family, and my crazy busy self, healthy!

Check out and try this immune-boosting salad with seasonal veggies. It was a hit at our Halloween Potluck and I’m sure it will be a hit at your next gathering.

Fill up on this great salad!

Addictive Brussels Sprouts Salad

24 Brussels sprouts, shredded 

1/2 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano, finely grated 

1 cup toasted walnuts, in pieces 

9 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 

3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 

salt & pepper serves 8

Shred the Brussels sprouts in a food processor, mandolin or chop with a knife! Toss the sprouts in a bowl, top with toasted walnuts & grated cheese. In a small jar, add the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and mustard with a sprinkle of salt & pepper. Put a lid on the jar and shake it up! Pour the dressing over the salad and stir thoroughly! This deliciousness is best served immediately, although leftovers the next day and it still holds up well!

Brussels sprouts are loaded with nutrients, vitamin K, vitamin C, and fiber. Part of the cruciferous vegetable family, Brussel sprouts include the powerful antioxidant kaempferol, that promotes heart health and may reduce cancer growth, decrease inflammation.